| By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On Thursday, July 11, Chase and City Parks Foundation have announced that they will reopen Wolfe’s Pond Park Tennis Courts. Join Chase, City Parks Foundation and the USTA as they cut the ribbon on the refurbished Wolfe's Pond Park Tennis Courts. Chase dedicated funds to ensure that the courts were refurbished and opened after they were severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy. These courts have hosted CityParks Tennis presented by Chase for over a decade, teaching hundreds of children to play the sport each summer completely free of charge. With technical and financial support from the USTA’s Disaster Relief Fund and Facility Assistance Program, and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, this initiative is a very positive step forward for the borough of Staten Island, and the tennis community.

Representatives from City Parks Foundation, Chase, the USTA, NYC Parks and local elected officials will join a group of dedicated and aspiring young tennis players who have participated in free intermediate tennis lessons in Wolfe's Pond Park in previous years will reopen the courts and then participate in a clinic led by tennis legend Virginia Wade.

The event will take place from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m., opening with remarks and a ribbon cutting ceremony, and from 10:20 a.m.-11:00 a.m., there will be a clinic with tennis legend Virginia Wade. Wolfe's Pond Park Tennis Courts in located in Staten Island, near Chester & Cornelia Avenues. On-site contact for the event is Nora Lanning who may be reached by phone at (440) 364-3576.