Tennis Program for Children with Special Needs
According to the US Census Bureau, over 2.8 million children in the US have a type of disability. Research has shown that sports can benefit children with special needs. Sports can help the child be active, increase the child’s self-image and self-esteem, improve social skills and improve the quality of life in general. It leads to a physical improvement (hand-eye coordination, motor skills), but also has a positive influence on cognitive functioning and mental health.
GRC Summer Tennis Sports Camp 2014
Greenwich Racquet Club’s summer tennis sports camp is primarily tennis but also includes indoor basketball and soccer. The camp encourages development of tennis skills including ball control, movement and positioning. Two week sessions, Monday- Friday 6/23-8/29 (one week sessions available.) Our program follows USTA QuickStart Tennis guidelines using slower lighter balls, smaller racquets, shorter court size tailored to the age/size of the child. Format designed to help children find success from their very first swing!
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The Greenwich Racquet Club offers a Summer Tennis Sports Camp for children ages 4-14 which runs weekly thru August 29. This weekly camp encourages development of tennis skills including ball control, movement, and match-play strategy. GRC’s Junior Development Program starts September 8, and offers group instruction for children ages 3-17, beginners to advanced. GRC also offers USTA junior team tennis, which is a great way to get your child to compete at an early age or to prepare them for their high school team.