Lifetime Sports Academy
FREE TENNIS, GOLF AND SWIMMING LESSONS!
LSA is over for 2016. Check back in the spring for information on our 20th year celebration in 2017!!
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 7-18 and offers free group lessons in the lifetime sports of golf, tennis and swimming. The program begins June 6 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. Participants may come as often as they wish and stay as long as they 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.
The Lifetime Sports Academy is funded by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department and Lifetime Sports Academy Committee and is offered FREE to area youth.
For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000.
You may register at the McMillen Park Pavilion on the first day of the Academy or any time during the summer. Or you may pre-register on-line through May 31. Those who pre-register will only need to “check-in” at their first visit to the Academy.
Information on First Tee!!
The Lifetime Sports Academy will sponsor a spring First Tee In-School Program in Fort Wayne Community School’s elementary physical education classes. The First Tee teaches the basics of golf and core life values including: Honesty, Integrity, Sportsmanship, Respect, Confidence, Responsibility, Perseverance, Courtesy, and Judgment. The summer Lifetime Sports Academy will also include First Tee core values, teaching methods, and testing requirements.
Amanda Blumenherst-Freiman Visited LSA
Fort Wayne native and LPGA golfer, Amanda Blumenherst-Freiman, provided FREE golf tips & demonstrations to LSA participants. 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 with 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.