MCCPRA tennis classes being held

The Moultrie-Colquitt County Parks and Recreation Authority’s summer tennis program began last week. Classes, which will meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, will be offered on a weekly basis through July 21. Classes will not meet the week of June 29-July 3. The cost is $70 per child.To register, contact the Moultrie-Colquitt County Parks and Recreation Authority at 668-0028, stop by the office at 1020 Fourth Street Southwest or visit www.mccpra.com.The beginner classes will be held from 8-9 a.m.; the intermediate class will be held from 9-10:30 a.m.; and the advanced class will meet from 10:30 a.m.-noon. The instructor will be Jacob Tompkins, who played on the Colquitt County High School team from 2008-2010 and later played at ABAC. Tompkins has more than five years of coaching experience at all levels and age groups. He is currently the assistant tennis coach at ABAC and is a USTA/USPTA member.Those interested can contact Tompkins directly at 921-0610. Shown in photo helping young players are, from left, volunteers Elyssa Tompkins, Jacob Icard and Odessa Dixon.