Salmon Arm students are getting an opportunity to give tennis a try.
Starting in October, Grade 3, 4, and 5 students will take to the Salmon Arm Tennis Club’s courts at The Askew Tennis Centre.
Coach Mary Manley said the Askew’s Aces program is a joint effort between the Columbia Shuswap Healthy Schools Program, Askew’s and Canadian Tire’s charity, JumpStart. It will see students receive weekly instruction from local Tennis Canada-certified instructors.
Throughout October, the students will participate in exciting activities that introduce them to tennis, and also receive their own brand-new tennis racquets, balls and T-shirts.
The program will be part of students’ school days, and bus rides to and from the tennis centre will be provided.
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