Mercy College Honors Outstanding Bronx Advocates

Last night Mercy College hosted their Annual Leadership Awards Dinner at Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, New York. The night brought together both Bronx natives and Bronx newcomers to honor four outstanding community members who work diligently to strengthen … Continued

Fall Festivities in Crotona Park!

Monday may have been a day off from school, but not from fun. NYJTL served up its third annual Fall Festival in Crotona Park, adjacent to the new Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning. More than 1,000 students from … Continued

Hector Henry: Cricket + Soccer = Tennis

Tennis wasn’t the first sport Hector Henry fell in love with, nor the second. As a child in Jamaica in the 1940’s he and his friends spent many long hours playing cricket and soccer. He was even so gifted at soccer … Continued

Returning the Serve

NYJTL and JPMorgan Chase brought together 150 students from across the city on August 13 for a tennis festival culminating with Chase presenting NYJTL with $10,000 to support free tennis and education programs for kids. Students from NYJTL’s free Community Tennis … Continued

Maria Sanz: “Love” at First Sight

Maria Sanz has been both a student of New York Junior Tennis & Learning and a teacher to young students picking up a racket for the first time. Based on the suggestion from her softball coach, Maria joined one of … Continued

A Visit to City Hall – and a Surprise!

Each summer, we collaborate with USTA Eastern to host a sleep away camp that focuses on tennis, education and culture for five days. The event brings together 36 student athletes, a group comprised of six players in grades nine to … Continued