Are you a Trenton area professional? If so, the National Junior Tennis and Learning of Trenton wants you to participate in their “Community Tennis and Mentor Program,” designed to bring together NJTL of Trenton students and successful professionals from the community. The professionals and students interact with each other as part of a 1.5 hour clinic/practice on court. The spring and summer programs will be hosted at Cadwalder Park and the winter practices will take place at Pennsbury Racquet Club.

Following intense drilling, the community professionals will spend 10 to 15 minutes discussing their careers. During the sessions, the NJTL of Trenton Students will be allowed an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback. All activities will completed by 6:30 p.m. For more details on the Community Tennis and Mentor Program, please contact Denard McLendon at dmclendon@njtloftrenton.org or at (609) 341-1698.

The National Junior Tennis & Learning of Trenton is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Trenton youth through tennis, academic and life-skills programs. Founded in 1975 with three volunteers and 30 children, it was initially affiliated with the Philadelphia-based National Junior Tennis League founded by Arthur Ashe. Today, NJTL of Trenton is one of 300 chapters chartered by the United States Tennis Association Foundation.

The organization delivers comprehensive services to more than 2,700 Trenton children annually through three programs, creating significant, documented opportunities for participants.

Currently, planning for an $80,000 redevelopment of the Villa Park tennis facility in Trenton is underway. The NJTL of Trenton’s three-year plan also calls for broadening our mentoring programs, increasing scholarship opportunities, developing an indoor tennis facility and establishing a new headquarters in Trenton.