Three schools that are participating in the program: Blackman and Gollop, Grantley Prescod Memorial, and Luther Thorne Memorial Primary Schools. Speaking during his visit, Mr. Maynard commended the Barbados Tennis Association saying, "By teaching children to play tennis The Barbados Tennis Association encourages healthy habits, a love of exercise, and provides them with skills necessary to excel in the sport and in life."

B’town US Embassy Funds Youth Tennis Program in Barbados

B’town US Embassy Funds Youth Tennis Program in Barbados

Three schools that are participating in the program: Blackman and Gollop, Grantley Prescod Memorial, and Luther Thorne Memorial Primary Schools. Speaking during his visit, Mr. Maynard commended the Barbados Tennis Association saying, "By teaching children to play tennis The Barbados Tennis Association encourages healthy habits, a love of exercise, and provides them with skills necessary to excel in the sport and in life."

Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Barbados, Donald Maynard just witnessed a session of the Barbados Tennis Association’s Tennis 10’s Youth Program. The program, which is being funded by a U$10,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy, seeks to introduce tennis to approximately 75 primary school students attending public schools in Barbados.

Three schools that are participating in the program: Blackman and Gollop, Grantley Prescod Memorial, and Luther Thorne Memorial Primary Schools. Speaking during his visit, Mr. Maynard commended the Barbados Tennis Association saying, "<em>By teaching children to play tennis The Barbados Tennis Association encourages healthy habits, a love of exercise, and provides them with skills necessary to excel in the sport and in life</em>."
Three schools that are participating in the program: Blackman and Gollop, Grantley Prescod Memorial, and Luther Thorne Memorial Primary Schools. Speaking during his visit, Mr. Maynard commended the Barbados Tennis Association saying, “By teaching children to play tennis The Barbados Tennis Association encourages healthy habits, a love of exercise, and provides them with skills necessary to excel in the sport and in life.”

President of the Barbados Tennis Association Dr. Raymond Forde, who was in attendance for the visit, thanked the U.S. Embassy for its support and noted that he hoped the program would create professional tennis players to represent Barbados in the future. Supporting such programs is part of the U.S. Embassy’s larger effort to promote youth empowerment, health, and wellness in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

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