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2021 TB McPherson Pilot Program

Tuesday, October 05, 2021
4:30pm- 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 21, 2021

Programs Descriptions:

Dates & Times: September 13 to October 22 (4:30pm to 7:30pm) | (Only Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Partnerships: 100 Black Men & Aces In Motion


Red Ball Tennis 4 Kids
    • $50 for 6 weeks
    • Total participants = 20
  • For new players or beginners with minimal tennis experience, Red Ball Tennis 4 Kids is a 6 week play opportunity with players of equal skill and experience. Ages include 8 and under. In this stage, participants learn on a 36’ court with equipment designed to help younger players develop quicker in a fun and exciting environment. Participants in this clinic will focus on establishing the correct grips, swing patterns, and basic scoring.

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Orange Ball Tennis 4 Kids
    • $50 for 6 weeks
    • Total participants = 20
  • For new players or beginners with minimal tennis experience, Orange Ball Tennis 4 Kids is a 6 week play opportunity with players of equal skill and experience. Ages include 10 and under. This is the first step into the USTA Florida’s Youth Progression Pathway. In this stage, participants will learn on a 60’ court. The orange balls bounce slightly more aggressively than the Red Balls which helps develop footwork, proper technique, and basic strategy.

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Love to Learn Adult Clinic
    • $50 for 6 weeks
    • Total participants = 20
  • For new players or beginners with minimal tennis experience, Love to Learn is a 6 week play opportunity with players of equal skill and experience. Pros work with players on shot basics, point construction, and rallying. Players work up to practice sessions with volunteer mentors (weeks 4-6) who get participants up to speed on court etiquette, scoring, calling lines, and other rules and procedures. Players can then graduate to the Love to Play program featuring more advanced match play which will take place at Westside Park (1001 NW 34th St. Gainesville, FL 32605) after this Love to Learn session is concluded.

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Date & Time

Tuesday, October 05, 2021
4:30pm- 7:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 21, 2021

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Location

T.B. McPherson Park
1965 SE 15th Street
Gainesville , FL 32641

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Contact

Christopher Champion

(352) 559-8860

champion@ustaflorida.com

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This tennis program is coordinated in conjunction with the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department.