Lifetime Sports Academy
June 10-July 26 McMillen Park Boys & Girls, ages 8-18
FREE TENNIS, GOLF AND SWIMMING LESSONS!
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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 10 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 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). No pre-registration is required. 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.
For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000. Beginning June 10, you may call the Academy at 427-6760.
Lifetime Sports Academy Opening Day Schedule
Monday, June 10
9 am-3 pm Registration
(Bring parent or guardian)
9:30-10:15 am Intro to Golf (ages 8-12)
Intro to Tennis (13-18)
10:30-11:15 am Opening Day Kick-Off
1-1:45 pm Golf Iron Lesson (all ages)
Open Tennis (ages 8-18)
2-2:45 pm Golf Wood Lesson (all ages)
Open Tennis (ages 8-18)
|Former Fort Wayne Native and LPGA rising star Amanda Blumenhurst offered golf tips and demos when she visited LSA in 2012. Thanks Amanda for taking time out of your busy schedule to be with us!!|
Year Around LSA
The Year Around LSA started in October 2007. Participants in the program are eligible to sign up if they have earned their tennis racquet (at a beginner status) and/or golf participants that were members of the birdie or par club.
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.