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Casper offering youth tennis classes for multiple skill levels in July

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CASPER. Wyo. — The Casper Recreation Center will be offering youth tennis class beginning the week of July 13. The youth classes will last for four weeks and will be held at the Beverly Street tennis courts in Casper.

The Casper Rec Center says that classes will be available for kids of different age and skill levels, according to the Thursday, June 25 release. That includes the following classes:

The 10 & Under Tennis Program developed by the United States Tennis Association (USTA) tailors equipment and courts to a child’s size so they develop skills and have fun right from the start. Classes for ages 7-10 meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00-9:45 a.m. Registration fee is $35 for Rec Center members and $47 for non-members.”

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Level 1 classes are an intensive skill-building level for the older students ages 10-14 that have never had lessons before. Class meets Monday through Thursday from 9:50-10:45 a.m. Registration fee is $74 for Rec Center members and $86 for non-members.

Level 2 classes are great to improve skills, especially for those going into competitive levels in High School. Students should have taken at least one session of beginning classes and are able to use forehand and backhand consistently, and serve the ball over the net. Class meets Monday through Thursday from 10:50 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $86 for Rec Center members and $98 for non-members.

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Students should bring their own tennis racquets, though the Casper Rec Center they have some available for students to borrow. They will also need to bring one new can of high-altitude tennis balls.

“Don’t delay – class sizes are limited, so register today,” the release adds. “For more information on individual classes and registration fees, please call (307) 235-8383, stop by the Casper Recreation Center at 1801 E. 4th St. or check online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/casper.”

NOTE: A previous version of this story said the tennis classes would begin the week of June 13. They’ll start the week of July 13. This story has been updated to reflect the accurate date.