CONWAY — The North Conway Tennis Association, New Hampshire-based Advantage Kids ( and United States Tennis Association-certified Teaching Professional Justin Chafee will facilitate weekly programs for youth indoor tennis at Cranmore this fall and winter beginning Oct. 23.

Thanks to a USTA New Hampshire grant, supervised court time, and individual and group lessons will be available to children in grades 5-12 at little to no cost throughout the indoor season.

All levels are encouraged to participate on a sign-up basis.

These supervised clinics will be led by Chafee as well as USTA-certified Instructors Kent and Carolyn Hemingway.

The schedule for tennis clinics goes as follows:

-- Grades 5-8: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-5 p.m.

-- Grades 9-12: Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m. and Sundays 9-11 a.m.

Individual and small group lessons are also available throughout the week as needed.

All October and November clinic sessions will be offered at no charge thanks to USTA-NH grant funding. Subsequent sessions will be available at a subsidized $10-per-session rate.

In addition Saturday morning USTA Team Challenge events, introducing children in grades 3-6 to the sport, will be offered in December, March and June, following up on the successful team vhallenges conducted at Cranmore and the Jackson Tennis Club last year.

For more information, call Kent Hemingway at (603) 832-8683 or email him or call Justin Chafee at (207) 256-2313 or email him at

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