City’s courts to host summer tennis camps for youth

The Marion Community Building Park’s tennis courts will be closed on certain days this summer for McDowell High School tennis camps.

The tennis courts will be closed on the following dates: Monday, June 19 through Friday, June 23 from 8 a.m. until noon and from Monday, July 17 through Thursday, July 2 from 8 a.m. until noon.

“It is possible that the listed dates could be rescheduled due to inclement weather,” reads the news release from the city.

These free tennis camps will be offered at the courts to help young people learn the game. Youth and local P.E. teachers and coaches are welcome.

For more information about the Community Building tennis courts, please contact the Public Works Department at 652-4224 or City Manager Bob Boyette at 652-3551.

For information about the tennis camps, please contact McDowell High School Men’s Tennis Coach John Wells at 828-301-0475 or email him at