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Junior No Coast Tennis

Junior No Coast wheelchair tennis program.

This fun seasonal program is specifically designed to teach kids (K-12), with physical disabilities, basic racquet control skills, overall adaptive tennis skills, basic wheelchair mobility skills, and develop those skills taking their tennis game from a basic recreational level to the more advanced competitive level.

The objectives of this program are:

  1. To allow children with a variety of physical limitations and special needs to be introduced to and explore basic skills in a fun, recreational environment.
  2. To allow children with a variety of physical limitations to learn the fundamentals of the game of tennis.

Goals of the program:

  1. Kids learn the basics of tennis in a fun interactive environment
  2. To improve hand/eye coordination, racquet skills, volleys and ground strokes.
  3. To prepare adaptive tennis players for competitive play.

Participation requirements - To ensure a fun and safe event, children must be:

  • Ages K-12 and able to actively participate in workshop*
  • Seizure free for at least 2 months*
  • Caregiver presence needed for assistance if participant is not physically independent*
  • Having participants be able to push a manual wheelchair independently is preferred*

*NOTE:  Parent/guardian will need to sign a waiver before child can play. Waiver will be available at venue