LevelUP!

 

Level Up! is designed to focus on enhancing your child’s academic opportunities outside the classroom.  This high quality instruction opportunity will teach children about good sportsmanship and commitment through introducing them to the lifelong game of tennis.  Our focus will be to teach good citizenship, the importance of an education, and create exercise skills that will follow them throughout their lives.

Program activities include: classroom time consisting of volunteer opportunities, crafts, exposure to local leadership, wellness, nutrition and fitness education, and high level tennis instruction. Instruction will be provided by a tennis professional in areas such as eye-hand coordination, creative movement, agility drills, racket drills and match play.  

This new Bainbridge-Decatur County Recreation Program is funded through a trust and is being offered to your child at no cost. Rackets, t-shirts, visors and balls will be provided.

LEVEL UP!

Student registration for Level UP! Education and Tennis Academy is now open. Limited spots are available and classes are FREE of charge. Classes begin soon!

5th, 6th, and 7th Graders will attend on Mondays.
3rd and 4th graders will attend on Wednesdays

Classes are held at the Joe L. Sweet Community Center (formerly know as the Potter Street Community Center) and Potter Street Tennis Courts beginning at 3:45 and ending at 5:45. Please contact Carolyn Newberry, Program Director, at director.levelup@gmail.com or call 229-254-6595.

More information on this tennis program is listed below.  

PROGRAM OBJECTIVE:
To identify students in grades 3-8 that shows interest in the sport of tennis. The program focuses on academic excellence, community citizenship, and athletic sportsmanship. The measure of success will be shown through the continued participation each year by the students as well as the increase of interest by students wanting to be a part of the program.  Students will be encouraged to participate in local tournaments, local ladders, match play, and USTA Jr. Team Tennis for the summer months.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:
Students will meet at assigned time and day of the week at the Joe L. Sweet Community Center located on Potter St. for class time. Tennis instruction will take place on the tennis courts located next door to the Community Center.

EDUCATION CURRICULUM: (will consist of, but not limited to)

    • Games that incorporate mathematics and history
    • Crafts that encourage creativity and learning
    • Exposure to local government and volunteer opportunities
    • Wellness and Nutrition Education

ENCOURAGING, EMPOWERING, & ENRICHING YOUTH THROUGH TENNIS
The program is designed to focus on enhancing the participant’s academic opportunities outside the school system. This high quality instruction opportunity will teach children about good sportsmanship and commitment through the lifelong game of tennis. Our focus will be to teach good citizenship, the importance of education, and create exercise skills that will follow them throughout their lives.

ON COURT TRAINING & CURRICULUM: (will consist of, but not limited to)

  • Eye-hand coordination
  • Creative movement
  • Agility drills
  • Racket drills
  • Match play

PROGRAM OUTCOME:
Our goal and focus is to offer the opportunity for students to be introduced to the skills needed for the game of tennis. This program will be designed to encourage the development of citizenship skills, high academic achievement, and community involvement. In addition we will produce quality tennis players who exemplify good sportsmanship.


LevelUp Team 2017

BOARD MEMBERS

Melanie Feliz- Executive Director

Carolyn Newberry- Program Director

Leann Buchanan – Educator

 Beth Wilson – Educator

Mark Gonzales- Tennis Director

Carole Floyd- Tennis Advisor

Winston Price- Medical Advisor


Level Up! Activities

“Kids on The Move”