Netting new skills at a summer camp

by Gazette Reporter

LC TENNIS Academy held a summer camp for children with hearing difficulties and children of deaf parents last week. All levels of playing skills were welcomed to what was a great opportunity to learn key skills, improve existing skills and meet new friends, with young and old alike having lots of fun putting their tennis skills to the test.

Taking aim

Roisin FitzPatrick gathers up the tennis balls

Katie O’Rielly-Roman gathers the tennis balls

An exercise in improving aim

Bertha Cohen, sign language interpreter signs for the children

Tennis coach Daniel Clarke

Coach Hannah Clarke helps Eva Smith

Laura O’Brien of LC Tennis coaches Ethan McCarthy

Laura O’Brien with David McManus

Aoife Molloy and Clodagh Haughey

Roslyn Van Deventer and Théa Gillen

Ava Smith, Diana Reedy and Aoife Quinn-Nealon

Lyall Cohen of LC Tennis Academy with his mum Bertha Cohen, sign language interpreter

Volunteer Chloe Barr and Shane Keogh of LC Tennis

The camp attendees

A warm-up before the tennis coaching

Time for a break

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