22 May Tennis Day at Elks Center in Billings
The Elks Tennis Center is hosting a kick-off for the 2013 summer tennis season on June 1. This special event, located at 934 Lewis Avenue in Billings, will feature something for all ages and tennis ability levels. For more information, call the club at 406-839-2896 or Tennis Professional Coach Peach at 406-839-6982.
The Tennis LaLaPalooza will be highlighted by a playing exhibition of Kimberly Yee, the #1 ranked junior female tennis player in the United States. Kim has a world ranking in womens tennis and has qualified for the US Open in the past. She will take the courts later in the afternoon to play an opponent for the enjoyment of the viewing public in Billings.
Tennis players interested in participating should come to the cushion courts at the Elks Club during the following schedule:
8-9:30 AM = U-10 children playing on 36′ courts; parents are invited to join in the fun with their children and learn to coach U10 tennis.
9:30-10:30 AM = 11-15 year old children playing tennis games and competing at contests for tennis prizes.
10:30-12:30 PM = High School players playing World Team Tennis (2 boys and 2 girls on a team); players can enter on their own team or individually and we will form teams.
12:30-2:30 PM = Adults playing World Team Tennis (2 men and 2 women; same plan as with the juniors).
2:30-3:30 PM = Elks Club BBQ.
3:30-5:30 PM = Kim Yee, USTA #1 junior female playing exhibition.
5:30-6:00 PM = Raffle winners playing doubles with elite players.
6:00-6:30 PM = Billings junior tennis benefit auction; tennis legend Billie Jean King memorabilia among the items.