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Fulton Tennis Lesson League Announced

The Fulton Tennis Lesson League is now open for registration.

Participants will be taught how to play tennis and then given the opportunity to apply what they have learned in a match situation.

Tennis strokes and strategies will be taught and then players of similar abilities will be matched up for supervised match play.

Participants can register for one, two or three sessions.  But classes will need at least 6 players to hold a session.

Session 1 for ages 13 and under will  be 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.,  ages 18 and under will be  3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and adult beginners will be 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Lessons will run for Session 1 on June 25, 27,  July 2 and  (rain date) July 3.

Session 2 lessons will run  July 9, 11, 16,  and (rain date) 18.

Session 3 dates are July 23, 25, 30 and  August 1(rain date).

The cost of the program is $35 per person per session if registered by June 18.

After June 18,  the cost will be $40.

Those interested may request registration forms by  emailing  [email protected] (write tennis registration in subject line) or call Joann Cavalier at the City of Fulton Department of Parks & Recreation at 598-3593.

Registrations may also be picked  up at the Municipal Building, 141 S. First St., Fulton, at the City Clerk’s  Office; or by calling Matt Goodnough at 342-9238 or 593-5406, e-mail at [email protected]

Return both forms in person or by mail to the same address to Joann Cavalier, Parks & Recreation Office. (Checks to be made out to the City of Fulton)

Goodnough is the boys’ and girls’ varsity tennis coach at G Ray Bodley High School in Fulton.

He is the Class A tournament director for the boys’ Section III Tournament.

He has been coaching varsity tennis and running community tennis camps, leagues and tournaments for more than 16 years.