2018 Tennis After-School Community Enrichment Strategy (ACES)
2018 Youth Tennis Program
Co-Sponsored by Franklin & Marshall College & Tennis Central
(Monday - Friday)
June 18 - June 29
July 2 - July 13
(No Camp 7/4)
July 16 - July 27
Registration Deadline is:
June 11, 2018
Two Week Session - $60
Six Week Session - $150
Registration After 6/4/18
Two Week Session - $65
Six Week Session - $165
Registration & Payment Information
Please fill out the online form (preferred) or print, complete and mail the registration form (pdf) to register your child. The completion of either the online form or mailed-in brochure is necessary for your child to participate. These forms must be filled out completely and legibly and then signed by a parent or guardian. Please pay online or mail payment with your child's name in the memo line by the registration deadline above.Online Payment - Preferred (You must fill out the registration form before submitting online payment) OR MAIL CHECK (with Registration Form) TO: (Payable to LTPA) Patricia Epps - Athletics Franklin & Marshall College P.O. Box 3003 Lancaster, PA 17604-3003
Skill Level & Camp Hours
Ages 10 and Under - 9:00 am to 10:30 am: New, young players will be grouped with other children of the same skill level and age.
Ages 11 to 18 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm: Older players will be taught and grouped together according to level of play.
Advanced/High school team/Tournament Level Players - 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm: Experienced players looking to develop their skills and improve their match play. (Match play on Friday 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.)
Tennis & Education
Tennis ACES and Tennis Central work together to provide Lancaster Youth with opportunities to strengthen the community through tennis and education.
This year, each session will include an educational component that will build character and confidence, as well as teach lifetime skills. Participants will have the opportunity to earn points toward prizes!
Click here for directions to the Brooks Tennis Center.
Inclement Weather Info:
Inclement weather info will be available 30 min. before each scheduled session at:
Director: Jody Wilson, USPTA
Director of Education/Jr. Team
Jody is a USPTA & PTR certified teaching professional. She has served two years as a board member of Tennis Central, an NJTL chapter supported by USTA Foundation. She has helped to promote the growth of tennis in the community through various programs including: Steinman Patrons Cup, Freedoms World TeamTennis, elementary, middle and high school tennis clinics and local tournaments. Jody, a Tennis Central staff member, directs Tennis Central’s Winter and Spring Jr. Team Tennis Leagues and she has coached teams from Lancaster and Ephrata. In 2014, Jody was awarded USTA Central PA District JTT Director of the Year. Jody has established a successful and growing, year-round tennis program for juniors that is run through the Ephrata Recreation Center, including Quick Start tennis, private lessons, and camps. She was also involved with the planning and development of New Holland’s Junior Tennis Camp program and the New Holland YMCA.
Rita M. Bonchek, Ph.D
James P. Argires, M.D.
Daniel R. Porterfield, Ph.D - President, Franklin & Marshall College
Josh Schofield, Dir of Tennis/Head Tennis Coach, Franklin & Marshall College
Patricia Epps, Director Athletics and Recreation, Franklin & Marshall College
Rob Kintner, President LTPA
Delaine Mast, Executive Director, Tennis Central
National Junior Tennis League Mission Statement:
To develop the character of young people through tennis and to emphasize the ideals of life of Arthur Ashe by:
- Instilling in youngsters the values of leadership and academic excellence
- Giving youngsters the opportunity to fully develop their tennis skills so they
- Can derive lifetime enjoyment from the sport
- Reaching out to those who may not otherwise have the opportunity to play the sport.