There is big news at the Peterson School of Tennis.The USTA and American Express have teamed up to resurface Burdett Tennis Center in College Park, GA. The facility now includes six 36 foot tennis courts or youth courts. The new “kiddie” courts are part of the USTA’s effort to get more children involved in the game. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony July 16th at 10am. The USTA and local officials will be in attendance as well as rising tennis pro Ryan Harrison.
The USTA’s grant comes through USTA Serves, the National Charitable Foundation of the Unites States tennis Association. USTA Serves has awarded some 44 community and educational oraganzations grants that total more than $400,000.
Peterson School of Tennis, has also received a grant through Fresh Courts, a joint effort between American Express and he USTA to refurbish existing courts.