Roosevelt Islander Online: Sign Up Now For New York Junior Tennis & Learning Fall Season At Roosevelt Island Octagon Courts, “All You Need Is Sneakers And A Smile” Says Resident And Site Director Joyce Short

Joyce Short is a Roosevelt Island resident and New York Junior Tennis & Learning (NYJTL) Octagon Courts site director. Ms Short reports:

Octagon Park’s Summer, New York Junior Tennis and Learning program ended on
Friday, August 27th with Gold Medals for our Roosevelt Island Team who
finished Number One in NYC, among teams from every NYC borough.


This past season, NYJTL’s FREE community Tennis Program hosted over 250 kids.

Special congratulations go to Anthony Garcia who won a $10,000 USTA
Scholarship which he will use toward his Hunter College enrollment this Fall.
Anthony grew up playing tennis at our Roosevelt Island site, and has served as
a mentor and volunteer for several seasons. 

NYJTL’s Fall Season gets underway on September 13th, after school and
Saturdays. To register, simply complete the form and request a schedule from the Site Director, Joyce Short. There is no registration fee, whatsoever. All you need is sneakers and a smile!

NYJTL is made possible through the generosity of NYC’s City Council, Council Member Ben Kallos, and the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation.

Learn more about NYJTL at their web site and videos below. 


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