2017-02-17 / Community

Garden City Community Park News

Adult Learn and Play Platform Tennis

Back by popular demand is our Learn and Play Platform Tennis lessons at the Community Park Platform Tennis Courts. This year we will be offering beginner and advance beginner level adult classes on Monday nights. This five week course will offer the basic and intermediate instruction from our certified platform instructor Sue Tarzian. The beginner class will be 7 - 8pm for the cost of $120. The advance beginner class will be conducted from 8 – 9:30pm for a cost of $185. Both programs will begin Monday February 27th.

For further information on this program please call the Community Park Clubhouse at (516) 483-2525. To register for this program please visit the Recreation Office (108 Rockaway Avenue) or visit www.gardencityrecreation.org to download an application.

LED Light Installation

In efforts to enhance the tennis experience at our Community Park Tennis Center we will be converting to LED lights later this month. As a result, the Tennis Center will be CLOSED from Monday, February 20th to Saturday, February 25th for the installation of the lights and routine court maintenance. Make up time for contract holder will be added onto the end of the season. Contract holders can also make up play during Easter Week or on one of your off days if available. If you have any questions please call Tom at the Tennis Center, 483-2525

Men’s Tennis Programs

Back by popular demand the Department of Recreation and Parks is happy to announce two new men’s tennis programs, both to be held at our Garden City Community Park Tennis Center.

Our Men’s Learn and Play Tennis Program is for players leveled 2.5 – 3.0. You are invited to partake in this hour long program on Sunday nights from 7:30 – 8:30pm. The cost of this program is $200.

Our Men’s Ladder Tennis Program is for more advanced players with a skill level of 3.5 – 4.5. In this program, we invite you to take advantage of our high intensity workout on Thursday nights from 9:00 - 10:30 pm. This tennis program will carry a $299 registration fee.

Classes just started but there are still some spots available. Why play tennis anywhere else but in your hometown!?!

To register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. or download an application at www.gardencityrecreaton.org. If you have a password, register online at www.gcreconline.gardencityny.net. If you do not have a password, please visit our office to register for one!

Please make checks payable to the “Inc. Village of Garden City”. For further information please call the Tennis Center at 516-483-2525.

Tennis Center Etiquette Reminder

We kindly remind all of our tennis players to please reframe from entering the tennis courts until your scheduled time begins. If you are early, please wait in the Tennis Clubhouse until one minute before your court time and then proceed to your court. In order to create a courteous environment we ask players to please end at the specified time. Do not finish a set or play one more point so that the next scheduled group has the opportunity to start on time.

Senior Citizen Tennis Time

The Department of Recreation and Parks is happy to announce that “Senior Citizen Time” has returned at the Garden City Tennis Center. Senior residents can now take advantage of the $20 per hour per court rate on the newly expanded time period of Monday through Friday 7:00am -6:00pm. To make a court reservation, please call the Tennis Clubhouse at 483-2525.

Tennis Lessons

Please note that there will be NO youth or adult tennis lessons the entire week of February 20th due to Presidents Week. Tennis lessons will resume the week of February 27th.

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