tennis club's school visit proves a smash hit!
from Burnham-On-Sea's Avenue Tennis Club have made a special visit
to pupils at a school in the town this week to introduce youngsters
to the sport.
Coach Vinny Duddy and Club Coach Craig Phillips visited Burnham's
St Andrews Junior School, spending two mornings with the youngsters.
showed the teachers several fun indoor tennis games which will
make use of the free tennis equipment that the school has recently
received from the Tennis Foundation.
said the teachers were "fantastic and enthusiastic and the
kids were even better."
club has organised a follow-on day of tennis coaching and games
at the tennis club for both Burnham Infants and St Andrews Schools
on their Inset Day on 16th April.
added that he hoped the children will encourage their parents
to bring them to the Avenue's Open Day on March 18th or get them
involved in the coaching squads that run every night of the week.
are still available for the club's St Patrick's Night Celebration
on Saturday 17th March from 7.30 pm where there will be live music
and an Irish Menu for £10 and £4 for juniors from
12 - 16 years old.