Changing the lives of children from low income families through tennis, life skills, educational and leadership programs.

Norwalk Grassroots Tennis
As a chapter of the USTA National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) division, Norwalk Grassroots Tennis is changing the lives of inner city children. Click here to learn how you can help us with our mission.

Testimonials

“NGT is a great program benefitting the kids in Norwalk. It has a direct impact in changing the lives of inner city kids. Tennis is their model platform, but a focus on education is key to its success.” Read more…

NGT Student wins Arthur Ashe Essay Contest

Torianh Blakes’ essay was one of only ten selected from thousands submitted from 660 NJTL chapters nationwide. He won a special VIP experience at the US Open. Congratulations Torianh! Click here to read his essay…

NGT Featured on WPKN Radio show

On Saturday, May 10th Executive Director, Rick Swift; and Director of Tennis, David Kimani, were interviewed by WPKN 89.5 FM in Bridgeport. Marti Fischer, talk show host for “Community Discussions”, spoke with Rick & David about Norwalk Grassroots Tennis. Listen in…

Player Profile
Gabriel Paulk

Gabriel joined NGT in 2007 and discovered his passion and talent for tennis. As a graduate of the program he continues to give back as a coach and role model. He currently attends NCC and teaches at Weston Racquet Club. He plans to attend UCONN and follow in his deceased father’s footsteps and pursue a degree in Electrical Engineering.

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