2018 TennisWorks Review

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Year-End Numbers:

  • 737 unique youth

  • 946 total registrations

  • 5,181 total experiences

  • 100 hours of off-court SEL programming and 280 hours of tennis/physical activity programming.

Note: These numbers only reflect participants who engaged with us on multiple occasions in programming and does not include youth who came to one event.

Programming Highlights

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  • 120 total registrations for after-school programming in 2018. 

  • 55% of the students in the Fall 2018 session were return participants, including 68% at Andersen United Community School.

  • At Andersen Community School, 97% of tennis students attended at least 30 days of after-school programming in 2017-18, compared to only 70% of their peers.

  • 63% of all after-school participants received an award for perfect or near perfect attendance in the fall session.

  • 12 after-school participants also have a sibling in the same after-school program!

  • We received nine scholarships for Tennis and Life Camps, and we also had nine after-school participants attend Fort Summer Camp on scholarship with free transportation provided each way for these opportunities.

  • The Youth Leadership Team / Youth Advisory Board is being expanded and new members were introduced at a holiday party on December 21 that also had 3 alumni in attendance.

  • We piloted new communication strategies with the introduction of the Remind texting service to translate messages into home languages and hired a family liaison for the summer who was also a native Spanish speaker.

  • We received national recognition as an Aspen Institute Project Play Champion!

  • Ryan Berkas started in September as our new Curriculum and Evaluation Coordinator