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Sports Squirts And Tennis

The City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Dept., in partnership with US Sports Institute, is offering two exciting spring programs for local youth.

Total Sports Squirts, for children ages 3-5, is a fun way to introduce children to a variety of sports such as soccer, tee-ball, basketball, lacrosse and hockey, as well as fun playground games.  The 2013 Total Sports Squirts program will be offered as an after-school program on Friday afternoons from April 19 through May 31 (seven sessions).

Total Sports Squirts will be held at John Maccarone Memorial (City) Stadium from 4– 5 p.m. The fee is $105 per child.

First Play Tennis is geared towards players who are of beginner to intermediate level and will teach children the basic fundamentals of forehand, backhand, volley, serve and rallying, as well as court movement, shot selection and footwork.  The enthusiastic coaches follow USTA guidelines and curriculum.  Instruction is in small groups, not individual, and players are required to supply their own racquet. Sessions will be held at the Stanco Park courts at theGlen Cove Golf Course on Saturdays from April 13 through June 1 (seven sessions, includes a miss date for Memorial Day weekend).  Children ages 5-7 will attend the 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. session; ages 8 -10 will attend the 1:45 to 3:15 p.m. session and ages 11-14 from 3:30 to 5p.m..  The Tennis Clinic program fee is only $100 for the one-hour 5-7 year old session and $145 for the one-and-a-hour sessions for ages 8-14.

 Info: City of Glen Cove Parks & Recreation Dept. at 676-3766 or stop by Room 304 in Glen Cove City Hall during business hours.