Our Junior Golf Center Annex in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens offers free instruction and use of equipment for beginners and select intermediate golfers. Participants have access to a driving range, practice green, video swing analysis and an 18 hole Par-3 course. Sessions are held once a week for 7 weeks in Spring, Summer and Fall.
Ages 7 – 17
May – October, Free
New for 2018! City Parks Foundation has launched a pilot program with the First Tee of Metropolitan NY that will introduce its “PLAYer” curriculum to all beginners. The First Tee is a nationwide youth development organization impacting the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Advancement through The First Tee PLAYer program requires commitment to attendance, as well as completing practice requirements and life skills & golf knowledge assessments. To register, please click on the appropriate age group below.
PLAYer (Ages 7- 17)
For students who are new to the game and are still acquiring the basic fundamentals.
PLAYer 3 (Ages 7 & 8) New Participants
Introduces 9 core values focusing on respect, courtesy & responsibility. Requires 3 hours of additional practice for each session.
PLAYer 6 (Ages 7 & 8) Returning Participants
Reinforces core values above and focuses on honesty, sportsmanship & confidence. Requires 6 hours of practice for each session.
PLAYer 9 (Ages 9 & Up) New or Returning Participants
Reinforces the core values in PLAYER 3 & 6 and introduces judgement, perseverance & integrity. Requires 9 hours of additional practice for each session.
INTERMEDIATE (Ages 8 – 16)
For past participants who can demonstrate the essential golf skills, understand basic rules of golf and are ready to safely play on a course. Please note that tryouts are required for the Intermediate program.
Online registration will open in April 2018. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (718) 760-6999.
The Junior Golf Center Annex is located at the Flushing Meadows Park Pitch and Putt on Meridian Road in Flushing Meadows Corona Park Queens, near the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, a short walk from the #7 Willets Point/Citifield subway station. View directions here.
Generous private support is provided by the American Seniors Golf Association. Public support is provided by the New York City Council and in partnership with NYC Parks and the First Tee of Metropolitan NY.