ADULT TENNIS... Tennis is a game for life!
The YMCA offers tennis instruction to all ages and level of players from tots to adults, from new players to those who have been playing for years. Tennis provides great health benefits, improves bone strength and density, and aerobic fitness. It's never too late to learn this lifetime game. For those who enjoy playing regularly and enjoy the social aspect of the game, we offer leagues and team opportunities. Monthly Tennis Newsletter.
PICKLEBALL AT THE GREATER MARCO FAMILY YMCA
WHAT IS "PICKLEBALL?" Pickleball is a sport described as a combination of ping pong, tennis and badminton. The game uses a simplified combination of tennis rules and strategies. Pickleball is played with a rigid, seamless wiffleball and a paddle similier to a Ping Pong paddle and can be made of wood or fiberglass. The game is played on a court that is the same size as a Badminton Court and players volley the ball over the net. There is 11 points to a game.
Winter 2014 Schedule: (THROUGH JUNE 1) 4 Pickleball Courts are available for play- Under a common roof. When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Where: Airnasium- South End. Fee: FREE to Marco YMCA Members/ $10 Day Pass to Community participants. First 12 players at court play. Pickleball Ambassador- Bart Thompson and Summer Ambassador Michael Endelman.
*Paddles and balls will be supplied or you are welcome to bring your own paddle.
Summer Schedule - June to OctoberTuesdays and Wednesday Nights6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
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