Love to play tennis?
We know that as someone who benefits from the Tennis Programming at Champions for Life, you value the ability to play tennis year round. Did you know that CFL offers the only public, indoor tennis in Cayuga County? Can you imagine if you had to drive to Syracuse or Rochester every time you wanted to play tennis?
At Champions for Life, children and adults of all ages are welcome to learn and grow to love the game of tennis. Friendly competition through league play and instruction at lessons and clinics is offered to those who seek to have fun and exercise while enjoying the camaraderie that is unique to tennis. And we always offer scholarships to children who want to learn to play tennis but don’t have the means to do so.
Our efforts this past year have led to the installation of new, state-of-the-art lighting from LED4Sports, a lighting company who works with tennis courts across the country and in Europe to provide the best, most energy efficient, and most like daylight lighting out there. If you haven't already stopped in to see the new lights, come out and visit!
We tremendously appreciate your support through membership and attendance at our clinics and lessons. With the lights, we are almost all the way there to creating some of the best indoor courts in the area. All that remains is to rehab the court surfaces. While we initially expected to be able to apply an acrylic resurfacer to the courts, that may no longer be an option, so we are investigating all the ways we can address the court surfaces, from fixing cracks, to brightening the paint and freshening the lines, to addressing any dead spots. We know the cost will likely pass $20,000, and of course will keep you posted about that process and the cost. Please know that already we have accomplished so much: new (and beautiful) lighting that is both efficient and bright, and the purchase and installation of new seating, nets, and score keepers.
Want to help? You can do so by clicking on one of the boxes below and donating online, at the level you feel comfortable with, or you can write a check to Champions for Life and drop it off or mail it in. We'll even take a credit card donation over the phone or in person. Please note that this is a tennis specific donation, and every dollar of your donation will be directed toward this project. All donors will appear on the walls outside the courts, and all will know the commitment you've made to tennis and to your club. Of course, if you prefer to remain anonymous, that is absolutely fine, and we will accommodate you and your preferences.