DBYTF
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Our Vision

Our Mission

We founded the Delray Beach Youth Tennis Foundation as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in 2015 with the following mission:

“To enhance the lives of under-sourced youth through tennis, academic support, and life skills.”
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Our Vision

We think tennis has something for all of us.

Through community partnerships, parental engagement, comprehensive tennis, education and life skill programs, we inspire under-resourced youth to chart a course of healthy lifestyles, responsible decision-making, and academic success into adolescence and beyond. Our programs foster:

  • self-esteem
  • respect
  • empowerment
  • resilience
  • conflict resolution
  • patience
  • confidence
  • focus
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Court & Classroom

Our programs combine tennis learning with homework assistance to improve:
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Reading
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Comprehension
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Math Skills
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Writing

USTA National Essay Contest

Previous Florida Sectional Winners
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OUR GUIDE

We instill the values of Arthur Ashe.

As a member the USTA Foundation’s National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) Chapter, we follow the Academic Creative Engagement (ACE) and NET Generation curriculum, which are designed to support academic achievement and promote health and wellness.

The ACE program provides opportunities for team building, writing, and developing better communication skills through speaking clearly and listening to others. In addition to physical fitness gained doing tennis drills, the NET Generation program focuses on play and building character. Providing a fun outlet after school also boosts the student’s school attendance.

Both these programs were designed to reflect the ideals and principles of Arthur Ashe, who with Charlie Pasarell and Sheridan Snyder created the NJTL.