NYJTL is committed to providing donors and volunteers unique participation opportunities through a variety of events throughout the year. Attend an event, contribute to a fund and make a difference in the life of a child.


Leadership Luncheon

For 30 years, 100% of the proceeds from NYJTL’s Leadership Luncheon have directly supported NYJTL programs. This year’s Leadership Luncheon will be held at the Pierre in Manhattan near Central Park on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Katrina M. Adams, Chairman and President of the Board of the United States Tennis Association will be the honoree. Special thanks to the Benenson family, who have generously underwritten all expenses for this major annual fundraiser.

Purchase tickets here, view the Save the Date here, and check out last year’s photos here.


Boathouse Bash

The NYJTL Boathouse Bash (formerly known as the Summer Gala) was held on Wednesday evening, August 1, 2018 at the iconic Loeb Boathouse in Central Park. The annual event is a fun and festive evening complete with music, dancing, gondola rides, magicians, and a silent auction. This event typically attracts upwards of 500 attendees from the New York City community, raising funds to support NYJTL programs that make a difference in the lives of children across all five boroughs.

CLICK HERE to view event details.

doubleduneDoubles by the Dunes sponsored by HSS
Co-chaired by NYJTL Board members Kyle Kliegerman, Rob Rahr and Matthew Snyder, Doubles by the Dunes is a “serious tennis, serious fun” doubles tournament to be held this year on Saturday, August 11 at East Hampton Indoor Tennis.

The Doubles by the Dunes Championship is an afternoon of tennis, lunch, drinks and a Calcutta auction, all while raising funds to support NYJTL’s programs. Contact Rob Rahr for more information at


nyjtlnextNYJTL Next 
The mission of NYJTL Next is to develop the next generation of leaders through volunteer and service opportunities. Currently, there are more than 200 people in the NYJTL Next network. From joining an event planning committee to volunteering as an after-school mentor, there are many opportunities to help and to contribute.

For more information about our events, contact us at

Dalia Leeds Memorial Fund

The entire NYJTL family mourns the passing of Dalia Leeds on April 27, 2016. To preserve her legacy, The Dalia
Leeds Memorial Fund has been established to ensure that free quality tennis is provided to children who benefit from it most for years to come.  To donate, click here


Stadium Grand Opening

On April 9, 2017, NYJTL marked the official completion of the Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning in the South Bronx with the dedication of two stadium courts, the Victor Kiam Stadium Court and the Pershing Square Stadium Court, seating nearly 800 spectators and the Dalia and Larry Leeds Viewing Bridge.  Please see our press release detailing this landmark achievement. Read press release and press release#2