COVID-19 Response

Hi friends, It is with heavy hearts that we now reach out to our Advantage Kids family about the public health situation. Given the recent state of emergency declaration and the USTA’s programming cancellation announcement, we at Advantage Kids have made the difficult decision to pause all programs for the next two weeks. This decision… Read More

Youth Tennis at Cranmore

The North Conway Tennis Association, NH based Advantage Kids ( ) and USTA Teaching Professional Justin Chafee announce the programs and schedule for youth indoor tennis at Cranmore this winter weekly beginning October 23.   Thanks to a NH USTA grant, supervised court time, individual and group lessons will be available to children in… Read More

TennisGolf Press Release

LACONIA – TennisGolf is what it sounds like, and it’s coming to Laconia on Saturday, July 27th to raise funds for the statewide youth organization Advantage Kids. Players will use tennis racquets to hit tennis balls into the nine holes at Tavern 27 in Laconia while raising money for the free tennis lessons, coding instruction,… Read More

Summer Tennis Press Release

Free Junior Summer Tennis begins for another season on Monday, June 24 throughout the Lakes Region for kids grades 1-8 and even adults in some locations! Franklin, Tilton, Moltonborough, Meredith, Laconia, and Gilford are all part of the Advantage Kids Free Summer Tennis program. In Franklin, lessons are at Odell Park on Monday & Wednesday… Read More

John J. Donovan Jr. Memorial Men’s Doubles Tournament

HOOKSETT – On Saturday, June 8th, Advantage Kids and Southern New Hampshire University are hosting a men’s doubles tennis tournament to honor the memory of local hero, the late John Jr. Donovan Jr. The John J. Donovan Jr. Memorial Men’s Doubles Tournament is an expression of gratitude for a gift made to Advantage Kids by… Read More

Middle School Tennis League

LACONIA – A free middle school tennis league is being offered to 5th-8th graders. Advantage Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to advancing youth tennis and education, hosts this team tennis experience on Tuesdays in May from 3:30-5:30 PM at Laconia’s Memorial Field tennis courts. The program is being offered free of charge. Transportation from schools to… Read More

Mt. Washington Valley Kids Tennis Day

CONWAY – Kids in grades 4-6 are invited to attend a free day of tennis on Saturday, April 13th from 10:30am-2:30pm at the Cranmore Mountain Resort Tennis Center. This inaugural event, the Mount Washington Valley Kid Tennis Day, will include clinics, doubles, and singles play in a team format, plus free lunch, prizes, and awards.… Read More

ACEing Autism Press Release

LACONIA – “Aceing Autism opens up the world to kids on the spectrum,” Patricia Hunt, Autism Center Coordinator, said of the six-week tennis program recently hosted by Advantage Kids at the Boys & Girls Club of the Lakes Region in Laconia. This is the second ACEing Autism clinic here in New Hampshire, thanks to a… Read More

Jr. Tennis Jamboree Press Release

CONCORD – Advantage Kids hosted the Second Annual U18 Concord Preseason Jamboree this past Saturday at the Health Club of Concord, showcasing talented kids from across the state in an exciting competition organizers are calling “a great success!” Two dozen players brought their skills to the tournament, carrying banners from Bow, Kingswood, Oyster River, Keasarge,… Read More