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•  McMillen  Park  •   Boys & Girls Ages 7-18   

2018 Lifetime Sports Academy
June 4-July 20, 2018

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 4 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.

ticipants 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.

To Register

You may register at the McMillen Park Pavilion on the first day of the Academy or any time during the summer. Or you may Register on-line. Those who pre-register will only need to “check-in” at their first visit to the Academy.

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The Lifetime Sports Academy 2018  Brochure

Opening Day Schedule

9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
(Bring parent or guardian)
9:30-10:15 a.m.
Intro to Golf (ages 7-12) Intro to Tennis (13-18)
10:30-11:15 a.m.
Opening Day Kick-Off Celebration
1:00-1:45 p.m.
Golf Iron Lesson (all ages) Open Tennis (ages 7-18)
2:00-2:45 p.m.
Golf Wood Lesson (all ages) Open Tennis (ages 7-18)

LSA News!

Nick Bienz has just won the Fort Wayne City Golf Championship at Sycamore Hills Country Club. Nick started his golf as a young man of 11 at LSA. Read more... 

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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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General Information

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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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