CityParks Tennis provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids ages 6 to 16 each year in more than 36 parks throughout the five boroughs.
CityParks Tennis promotes physical fitness while building self-confidence, and is designed to make the sport of tennis freely available to those who want to learn the game in a fun, relaxed environment. Lessons for kids are offered at all skill levels. Opportunities include free beginner lessons, tournaments, leagues, excellence programs and special events. CityParks Tennis is presented by BNP Paribas; LACOSTE is the Official Apparel Sponsor.
CITYPARKS TENNIS SUMMER PROGRAM
Each summer from July - August CityParks Tennis offers free instruction programs to New York City kids ages 6-17. Hosted in parks citywide across all five boroughs, our highly experienced staff use fun drills and age appropriate equipment to help new players discover the sport and experienced players develop techniques to enhance their game.
CityParks Tennis meets 2x weekly from July 5 - August 11
JUNIOR TENNIS ACADEMY PRESENTED BY LACOSTE
The Junior Tennis Academy is a free, annual scholarship training program for dedicated New York City juniors. The Academy has evolved into a unique youth development effort that strives to build character and self-confidence through the discipline of advanced tournament-training.
2017 TRYOUT INFORMATION: ROUND 1 TRYOUTS
When: Saturday, May 20 3pm-6pm (rain or shine)
Where: USTA/ Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, Flushing Meadows Park, Queens
Requirements: NYC Residents 8-17 years old (US Citizenship Required)
REGISTRATION FOR TRYOUTS IS CURRENTLY CLOSED
Our most dedicated and advanced junior tennis players are invited to participate in our year-round Aces intermediate-level program.
CITYPARKS JUNIOR INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS
Open to all USTA members, the City Parks Junior Indoor Championships is now in it's 24th year hosting this L2 Open tournament during the Presidents Week holiday.
CITYPARKS JUNIOR TOURNAMENT SERIES
Get tournament tough in the parks of New York this summer! The CityParks Junior Tournament Series offers a fun and relatively low-cost opportunity for juniors ages 14 and under to compete in USTA Eastern-sanctioned tournaments during the summer.
- CityParks Tennis is open to New York City residents only.
- Registration takes place at each park during program hours.
- For adults, we offer a Corporate Tennis League and a Seniors Fitness Program in the spring and fall of each year.
Questions? Contact Sports@CityParksFoundation.org