Tennis in the Parks hits the courts for kids’ lessons

Dust off those rackets and get ready for Tennis in the Parks as part of City Parks Foundation’s Summer Sports program. From now until Aug. 28 the city’s youngsters will get the opportunity to get tennis lessons from the pros.

The program is for suitable for children up to 17 years old, and offers lessons at all skill levels, plus tournaments and leagues.

Classes are available at these locations:

• Pelham Bay Park (Bruckner Boulevard and Middleton Road) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1 pm to 4 pm.

• Van Cortlandt Park, Stadium (W. 242nd Street and Broadway) Tuesday and Thursday, 9 am to noon, and Monday and Wednesday, 9 am to noon (intermediate players).

• Williamsbridge Oval (E. 208th Street and Bainbridge Avenue) Monday and Wednesday, 9 am to noon.

• Woodlawn Park (W. 233rd Street and Jerome Avenue) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 am to noon.

All classes are free, and registration is required online at: www.cityparksfoundation.org.