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Fremont Tennis Buddies

TennisBuddies 150x138 Fremont Tennis BuddiesThe Special Olympics Fremont Tennis Buddies program is ready to start up for this year. Practice will start on March 9th, 2014, 4:30-5:45 pm. at the Fremont Family YMCA. The program is open to all ages and abilities.

Dates for practice are March 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, April 6th, 27th and May 4th.

We will then break and start up again in June.

Nancy Ahrens has agreed to be Head Coach/Leader this season.

Fall Games on August 10th will be the Special Olympics State Tournament for Tennis Buddies.

Please call Coach Dian with any questions.

Volunteers are needed. It is a great experience for those who give their time and talents for the athletes.

Special Olympics Tennis Buddies program starts April 7

Tennis Buddies Special Olympics Tennis Buddies program starts April 7It’s time for Special Olympics Tennis Buddies! The program will be starting up Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the Fremont Family YMCA indoor courts.

Athletes and volunteers will meet five consecutive Sundays, April 7, 14, 21, 28, and May 5, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. All are encouraged to be on time because the session must end promptly by 6:30.

Athletes are encouraged to wear shorts, t-shirts, tennis shoes and bring your racket and a water bottle.

There will be two levels of skills courts and up to three courts of Unified Players.

If you would like to volunteer to help, or for more information, please email Coach Heidi Moran at fhstenniscoach@gmail.com, or call 402-677-2768.

Fremont Special Olympics Tennis Program

Below are some photos from the Special Olympics tennis program held earlier this year. You can see they were having a lot of fun. Thanks to our Olympians for participating, and to the helpers who assisted with the program. And thanks to Diana Myers for sharing the photos with us.

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Tennis Buddies for Special Olympics starting up in Fremont

Tennis Buddies Tennis Buddies for Special Olympics starting up in FremontA new tennis program will be starting up soon for the Fremont area called Tennis Buddies. It is a program growing out of Fremont Special Olympics USTA Adaptive Tennis.

Instruction and play will being on Sunday, March 18th from 4-5 p.m. at the Fremont Family YMCA. Play will be Sundays 4-5 p.m. from March 18th through May 13th. All ages are welcome.

Tennis Buddies supplements tennis opportunities provided to athletes via Special Olympics Nebraska. The program is FREE of charge and coaches and instructors are ALL volunteers. Rackets and balls will be provided. Tennis / gym shoes must be worn to play.

Tennis Buddies will get you exercise and other benefits! AND you will learn how to play tennis!!!! If you have any further questions, please contact: Rick Spalding at 420.720.8284 or Dian Christensen Hillis at 402.720.1334. You may also learn more at the Tennis Buddies Rock home page or the Fremont Tennis Buddies web page.

The Tennis Buddies program is looking for helpers. If you are interested, check out the Fremont Tennis Buddy Guide