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    Mary and Frances Youth Center

    Two private tennis courts and classrooms provide programming and training to enhance the lives of youth in the Richmond metro area.


Summer Programs

Lobs & Lessons and Discovery camps are offered for rising first through ninth graders.

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Improving the quality of youth programs.

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Youth on Campus

VCU is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive environment for minors who participate in VCU programs.

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The one night you can't lose on the court!

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Oct. 6, 2018 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

In celebration of 10 years of impact on Richmond area youth, we invite the community to join us for an evening of celebration, recognition and support of youth programming. The evening will highlight the Mary and Frances Youth Center's 10th anniversary and Richmond Tennis Association's new youth initiatives.


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2017-2018 At a Glance

In the 2017-2018 Academic Year, the Mary and Frances Youth Center:

  • Served 837 youth in the Richmond area
  • Had 204 volunteers
  • Facilitated 1,899 volunteer hours
  • Provided 77 scholarships to local youth


Award for Lobs & Lessons

In 2011, Lobs & Lessons was named one of the National Junior Tennis & Learning Chapters of the Year!



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