Tribeca, New York
Any road
New York , NY 10013

ElfTennis is Teaming Up With ACEing Autism to Give Back With Tennis Programs For Kids September 16, 2013

Tribeca, Manhattan
ElfTennis is Teaming Up With ACEing Autism to Give Back With Tennis Programs For Kids, Manhattan, New York

New York City's own portable tennis school, ElfTennis is giving back to the community with their new tennis program for children on the autism spectrum. The hard working 'Star Elves' 

(ElfTennis' instructors) are teaming up with ACEing Autism to offer programs in Brooklyn, in addition to their usual Lincoln Center tennis lessons for kids.

ACEing Autism was founded by accomplished tennis professional Richard Spurling. Spurling and his partner, Shafali Jeste, a neurologist specializing in children with different levels of autism, founded ACEing Autism to give children on the autism spectrum an opportunity to learn social, cognitive, fine motor, and gross motor skills through tennis!

Esther Forrest, founder and owner of ElfTennis has previous experience working with SNACK NYC, the special needs activity center for kids, which offers after-school and weekend programming for children with autism and other special needs individuals to age 21. The ElfTennis instructors and all volunteers will be trained in the proper methodology by the ACEing Autism experts, and given the opportunity to work one-to-one with autistic children.

The ElfTennis and ACEing Autism program is one among various fundraising drives being hosted by ElfTennis this fall. The program depends on the compassionate service of dedicated volunteers. To sign up, please email The schedule will be posted soon, so check online for more information on the tennis program and other fundraising efforts. 

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from ElfTennis
Why tennis will make your kids more successful in school? , Manhattan, New York
I was reading an article yesterday on DNAinfo that stated that a specialty music school boosted the highest scores on the state standardized tests in New York City. There is a clear more
What you can learn from Roger Federer, Manhattan, New York
Yesterday, Roger Federer and Gael Monfils faced off in an epic quarterfinal US Open Match. Gael Montfils played 4 phenomenal sets and found himself the owner of two match points! more
US Open reveals the key to a winning doubles game, Manhattan, New York
Have you been watching the US Open? Finally, the television executives' antennae have been switched on and they are showing some doubles. The other night, I was watching Hingis and more
Win a free lesson! , Manhattan, New York
Are you looking to win a free tennis lesson? Email your picks for the winner and finalist for the men's and women's singles finals to to be entered into a more
Tip of the week, Manhattan, New York
Tip of the week: To reinforce hitting the ball early, toss the ball in front of you when feeding in a practice rally. For more tips go to www.elftennis.comread more