Get Moving with Marcel!

September 19, 2016

Join us for Free Fitness instruction from a personal trainer, Every Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm starting September 27, 2016. Training will be at the BWH Center for Community Wellness at Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center, 950 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester No need to sign up; just show up! (must be 18 years or older) Download PDF of flyer

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Hello, CCW!

September 19, 2016

Get to know the Center for Community Wellness, a health and fitness center open daily to local adult residents, free of charge! On September 28 from 12:00-2:00pm there will be an open house-style event here at Sportsmen’s. Please join us for an introduction to the Center for Community Wellness. There will be a fun fitness class, tennis, nutrition demos, […]

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FREE diabetes management and education seminar series

September 1, 2016

Diabetes University, a FREE diabetes management and education seminar series will be offered at the Brigham and Women’s Center for Community Wellness at Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center. When: Mondays, 9/12-10/24 (excluding 10/10), 12:30-1:30pm Where: Brigham and Women’s Center for Community Wellness at Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center, 950 Blue Hill Avenue, Dorchester How: Contact Lizzie to hold your spot: LBarnett@sportsmenstennis.org, 617-288-9092. Healthy snacks will be provided.  Download […]

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X-Cel Education offering free HiSET Prep classes at STEC

August 12, 2016

X-Cel Education is now offering free HiSET Prep classes on the Dorchester/Mattapan line for adults seeking their High School Equivalency. X-Cel’s classes help adults without a high school credential prepare for the HiSET test. X-Cel also offers one-on-one support and connections to further education, training, and job skills. Here’s how: no waiting lists individualized instruction convenient community locations […]

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Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center awarded a $225,000 grant

July 5, 2016

Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center has been awarded a $225,000 grant amount by the Boston Foundation.  The grant will be used for Match Point, Sportsmen’s signature community outreach program. Through Match Point, Sportsmen’s has partnered with nearly 2 dozen nearby schools and community organizations to provide school-based and out-of-school time tennis instruction since 2008.  The […]

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Battling drug use with tennis is this Boston cop’s racket

July 5, 2016

Every Friday night, Frank Williams and his fellow Boston police officers give free tennis lessons to kids in South Boston. Williams says drug use is a problem in his community, and believes tennis acts as a positive influence in children’s lives. (Run time: 2:06) For more information about Boston’s Volley Against Violence Program, which expands […]

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Celebrate the Life of Bud Collins

June 13, 2016

Memorial Service on Friday, June 17th, 2 PM at Trinity Church On behalf of Anita Ruthling Klaussen, I’m writing to remind you that a memorial service for our beloved Bud Collins will be held next Friday, June 17th, at Trinity Church in Copley Square, beginning at 2 PM. In Anita’s own words: “OUR FAMILY VERY […]

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Tennis clinics teach game, life skills to students with autism

June 7, 2016

By Mina Corpuz GLOBE CORRESPONDENT A new tennis program at Boston Community Leadership Academy is helping students with autism hone their athletic and life skills. In the two months since the tennis clinics began, 35 students at the Hyde Park school have learned about patience, self control, and attentiveness to directions through sport, said Toni […]

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Students With Autism Learn Tennis

May 31, 2016

Boston School Brings Tennis to Students With Autism HYDE PARK, MA- The game of tennis has recently been making a significant impact in the lives of three dozen students in Hyde Park, MA. Since mid April, Boston Community Leadership Academy (BCLA), which serves the largest population of high school students on the autism spectrum in […]

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STEC’s Hey Sister program selected as a 2016 Sports 4 Life grant recipient

May 6, 2016

We are proud to announce that STEC’s Hey Sister program has been selected as a 2016 Sports 4 Life grant recipient by the Women’s Sports Foundation and espnW! #Sports4Life was specifically designed to benefit African-American and Hispanic girls and will enable us to make sports more accessible and in turn, create a healthier and more successful […]

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