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USTA awards $10K to West tennis for facility upgrade

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The United States Tennis Association (USTA) will award a $10,000 grant to Pueblo West High School through its USTA Facility Assistance Program.

The USTA Facility Assistance Program aims to support and provide communities access to safe, appealing and functional tennis environments.

“We are committed to enhancing and building more tennis facilities in communities across the country,” said Kurt Kamperman, Chief Executive, Community Tennis, USTA. “This program allows us to assist in the development process of providing usable tennis venues to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds”

Since 2005, the USTA has awarded these grants to support tennis facility enhancements, renovations and new construction projects to provide more and enhanced tennis venues for increased playing opportunities. In total, the USTA Facilities Assistance Program has built more than 35,000 tennis courts across the country in the past seven years.

In addition, grant recipients receive technical assistance. The USTA Facility Assistance Program provides industry leading experience in tennis court and facility construction from concept plans to professional construction document review.

The West tennis program will play and practice this year in a new state-of-the-art tennis facility located on the Pueblo West High School campus. The tennis complex renovations are part of a campus-wide athletic facility renovation that debuts this fall.

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