Lifetime Sports Academy
Boys & Girls, ages 8-18
FREE TENNIS, GOLF AND SWIMMING LESSONS!
Please check back in the spring for opening information!
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.
For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000.
Fort Wayne native and LPGA golfer, Amanda Blumenherst, conducted a golf clinic and visited with LSA participants during the 2014 season. 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.