New York Junior Tennis & Learning's free education programs include the Aces Clubs After-School Program, the Arthur Ashe Educational Guidance Program and the Arthur Ashe Essay & Art Contest.
The Aces Clubs After-School Program offer year-round activities in underserved New York City schools to promote academic enrichment and valuable life skills through tennis. Programs are funded by the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS).
Aces Clubs OST I locations run year-round and Aces Clubs OST II locations operate during the summer.
Through the Arthur Ashe Educational Guidance Program, Individuals and families receive educational support, counseling, and assistance with school admissions. Activities include admissions and financial aid counseling, Character Counts curriculum training, Scholarship opportunities, Summer Reading Clubs and the Arthur Ashe Essay & Art Contest.
The Arthur Ashe Essay & Art Contest invites children ages 18 and younger to research Arthur Ashe’s life, work, and ideals and to write an essay or create a drawing based on a selected quote. Winners receive US Open tickets and are guests on Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
NYJTL programs are made possible by the generous support of corporate citizens, public officials and individuals. Click here to learn more.