Lifetime Sports Academy
June 11-July 25
Boys & Girls, ages 8-18
FREE TENNIS, GOLF AND SWIMMING LESSONS!
|Lifetime Sports Academy Brochure|
The Lifetime Sports Academy, under the supervision of Academy Director and Wayne High School teacher and track
coach, Tom Hogan, is open to boys and girls ages 8-18 and offers free group lessons in the lifetime sports of golf,
tennis and swimming. The program begins June 11 in McMillen Park and operates Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Group lessons in golf, tennis and swimming will focus on skill development, training, and participation and will be
taught by certified coaches and highly trained professionals and volunteers. The Lifetime Sports Academy is
funded by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department and Lifetime Sports Academy Committee and is
offered to area youth FREE of charge.
The Lifetime Sports Academy is located in the McMillen Park Pavilion just west of the pool (enter the park off
Oxford). You may come as often as you wish and stay as long as you like.
Special activities such as soccer, softball and volleyball will be organized at various times throughout the
week for children not participating in group lessons.
The Fort Wayne Community Schools summer lunch program will also be available at McMillen Park for
Academy participants. You may register on-line March 21-June 2 or at McMillen Pavilion on the first day
of the program or any time during the season.
For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000. Beginning June 11,
you may call the Academy at 427-6760.
Fort Wayne native and LPGA golfer, Amanda Blumenherst, will conduct a golf clinic and visit with LSA participants on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Amanda was a three-time National Player of the Year at Duke University and won the U.S. Women’s Amateur title in 2008 . She turned pro in 2009 and is now in her fourth year on the LPGA Tour.
Her visit is brought to you by The Lifetime Sports Academy of the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department
All lessons, open range and open tennis sessions are 45 minutes.
Advanced Golf Lessons and Bogie and Par Club Play Sessions are open to participants who have passed the golf rules and skills tests and earned their clubs.
The Intermediate and Advanced Tennis Programs are open to participants who have passed the tennis skills test and earned their rackets.