The Fulton Tennis Lesson League is now open for registration. For the first time the Lesson League is now open to adults. 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 or two sessions. But classes will need at least 8 players to hold a session.
Session 1 for ages 12 and under will be 2:30 to 3:30 pm, ages 16 and under will be 3:30 to 4:30 pm, and adult beginners will be 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Lessons begin and will run for the first session June 28, June 30, July 5 and July 7 (rain date). Session 2 for ages 12 and under will be 2:30 to 3:30 pm, ages 16 and under will be 3:30 to 4:30 pm, and adult beginners will be 4:30 to 5:30 pm. Lessons will begin July 12, 14, 19, 21 (rain date).
The cost of the program is $32.00 per person per session if registered by June 21, 2011 . After June 21, the cost will be $40.00.
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 South 1st Street, 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)
Mr. Matt 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 over 15 years.