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Lifetime Sports Academy

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Lifetime Sports Academy

McMillen Park   


DATES for 2016 TBA in the spring • McMillen  Park  • Boys & Girls Ages 7-18   

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 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 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 be available at McMillen Park for Academy participants.    

You may register on-line through June 1 or at McMillen Pavilion on the first day of the program or any time during the season   

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.   

For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 427-6000. 

Register in the SPRING


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.

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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

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General Information

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.



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