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USTA grant will help city tennis programs recover

By Bobbie Cantu, Athletic Supervisor

The College Station Parks and Recreation Department recently received a $2,500 Facility Recovery Grant from the United States Tennis Association to help defray the costs associated with the eventual reopening of our tennis facilities.

We’ve paused our youth and adult programs because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but we’ll use the USTA grant to cover teaching equipment, proper cleaning supplies, and other expenses. We hope to see you at our future tennis classes when regular programming returns.

Until then, we encourage you to play tennis at the 14 lighted recreational tennis courts located in these community and neighborhood parks:

Have fun, but remember to be careful and take appropriate precautions, too!

 


About the Blogger

Athletics Supervisor Bobbie Cantu is in her third year with the Parks and Recreation Department. A native of Weslaco, she earned bachelor’s (2017) and master’s (2019) degrees in Sport Management from Texas A&M.


 

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Youth tennis program stirs up a racket

10-and-Under TennisWhat would happen if your 5-year-old wanted to play soccer, but had to play with adult-size soccer balls, on adult-size fields, with adult-size goals?

What if your 8-year-old chose softball and had to play with the same size bat as an Olympian?

They probably wouldn’t have much fun.

For many years, kids have tried to learn the game with adult equipment, but thanks to 10 and Under Tennis, that’s no longer an obstacle.

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