Free Tennis Lessons offered at the Southwest Center


The City of Texarkana, Texas Parks and Recreation Department has associatedhe United States Tennis Association (USTA) to offer free tennis lessons for ages 4-11, 11-16, and adults from April 11, 2022 to May 20, 2022.

The “Rally Catz” age group of 4 to 11-year-olds will meet on Mondays from 4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. and the “Ready to Rally” age group of 11 to 16-year-olds will meet on Mondays from 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Adult tennis apprentice lessons will be offered to UTSA members age 16 and older on Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

The lessons will be facilitated by TAMU-T Tennis Coach Joe Parrish, and TAMU-T lead tennis player, Alex Oviedo. Alex plays the number one position for the Texas A&M University at Texarkana tennis team. In addition to the many awards he has already received, he was recently named the Red River Conference player of the week for Feb 21-27. Alex comes to us from Mexico City, Mexico. More information about Alex and the A&M Eagles tennis team can be found at:

No registration is required. Lessons will be held at the Southwest Center, 3222 W. 7th Street, Texarkana, TX. For more information, please contact Eddie Aulds at 903-798-3979 or email at

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