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Mission Statement

The mission of The New York Junior Tennis League is to develop the character of young people through tennis emphasizing the ideals and life of Arthur Ashe in the following ways:

* Reaching out to young people who would not otherwise have the opportunity to learn and play the sport

* Instill the values of humanitarianism, leadership, and academic excellence

* Introducing the opportunity to fully develop their tennis skills and competitive potential for a lifetime of enjoyment.

Description

The New York Junior Tennis League ("League") is the largest tennis and education-themed community organization in the United States and offers comprehensive school and community-based programs throughout New York City's five boroughs, reaching more than 100,000 youths, from ages 6 through 18.

For over 40 years, the League has pursued this mission by bringing the joys of tennis and education to underserved children. The League is committed to changing the lives of inner-city children through the sport of tennis, providing them with the necessary tools to excel on and off the tennis court.

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http://www.nyjtl.org

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