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Rec, Tennis Groups Schedule Clinics

LOWER POTTSGROVE PA – Instruction for basic and intermediate tennis players will be offered in an eight-week summer program being jointly operated by the Pottsgrove Recreation Board and the Greater Pottstown Tennis Association that runs from June through August at the Pottsgrove High School tennis courts, 1345 Kauffman Rd.

Your serve.

Your serve.

The basic class, targeted to all children in grades 1-12, as well as adults, will run on Wednesdays from June 24-Aug. 12. Kids in grades 1-5 and adults will be taught in separate sessions that run concurrently from 6-7:30 p.m.; those in grades 6-12 will be taught from 7:30-9 p.m.

The intermediate class is offered for those age 11 and up who have already completed the basic program. It will run Thursday evenings from June 24-Aug. 13 between 6 and 7:30.

A minimum of six students is needed to hold each class. Registrations are now being accepted, at a cost of $65 for residents of the three Pottsgrove townships, and $75 for non-residents. No refunds are available once payments are made. Registration forms are available here for download. Any child who does not own a tennis raquet will will be provided with one to use.

The clinics and other recreational programs in Upper, West and Lower Pottsgrove (PA) townships are among programs of the recreation board, a centralized recreational organization funded by the three and the Pottsgrove School District. It meets on the second Thursday of each month.

The board is composed of an elected official and a citizen representative from each governing body. They are Steve Klotz and Patty Bleakly, Lower Pottsgrove; Renee Spaide and Jill Ludy, Upper Pottsgrove; Patrick O’Neil and Pat Daly; and Scott Fulmer and Diane Cherico, schools. Jody Sweinhart is director of recreation.

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