IRVINGTON, NJ - Essex Grassroots Tennis & Education Inc. (EGTE) is offering a new tennis program at Irvington Park to provide growth and development of the sport of tennis.

In 2017 EGTE began offering tennis program in conjunction with the city of East Orange in a program that used fun, friends, form and player development to help build the foundation for future success in tennis and in life. Registration has already begun for the 2018 summer tennis camp ,July 9-August 17,2018.  The program is for children ages 5-16 years old.

The program is managed by Director of Tennis and player development.PTR /USTA HP Coach 

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Samuel Inalegwu. T-shirts,Racquet and tennis Balls will be provided for participants for free.

To learn more about EGTE  call 2034249899 or goto:essexgrassrootstenniSeducation@hotmail.com and Www.essexgte.org.

About Essex Grassroots Tennis Education, INC. (EGTE)

Founded in 2016, Essex Grassroots Tennis Education, INC. (EGTE) is a non-profit organization striving to provide opportunity for youths from under privileged families and communities to achieve their full potential.

Essex Grassroots Tennis Education programs are based on the philosophy of tennis legend Arthur Ashe. EGTE is part of National Junior Tennis and learning (NJTL), which is a nationwide network for non-profit youth development organizations.

EGTE’s aim is to promote overall health and wellness to encourage personal growth. Using tennis and education as a platform, they strive to instill the virtues of patience, perseverance, fortitude and responsibility. They offer structured, progressive instruction which extends beyond the sport.

They operate on three basic principles; Access, Affordability and Opportunity. Educational programs and guidance augment the teaching in school through homework assistance and encouraging competency in mathematics and literacy. After school academic initiative programs are designed to support and encourage academic achievement, health, wellness, and strengthen life skills.