First Tee of Greater Akron to resume in-person youth programming on june 8

Registration now open for programs at mud run golf course & driving range

and Raintree golf & event center

AKRON, Ohio (May 27, 2020) – First Tee of Greater Akron is pleased to announce that in-person programming will resume the week of Monday, June 8 at Mud Run Golf Course & Driving Range.  Summer Session #1 at Mud Run will go on as originally scheduled.  Programs are available for kids ages 4-18 and focus on personal growth and building character through the game of golf.  Registration is now open for Summer Session #1 at Mud Run Golf Course & Driving Range and Summer Session #2 at Raintree Golf & Event Center.  All other session registrations are temporarily closed as we determine programming best practices.

First Tee of Greater Akron will follow all recommended guidelines from the CDC, state and local officials and will implement additional policies and procedures to responsibly protect all participants, parents, volunteers, and staff.  Safety precautions include:  reduced class sizes (8 participants), required masks/face coverings for all First Tee of Greater Akron staff, temperature checks upon arrival for all staff and participants, hand sanitizing stations, and cleaning and disinfecting of equipment after each use.  A document outlining all our policies and procedures for our return to programming can be found by clicking HERE.  WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND ALL PARENTS READ THIS DOCUMENT.

“The health and safety of First Tee of Greater Akron’s participants, parents, staff and volunteers is always our top priority.  We are very excited to welcome the kids back for in-person programming and continuing our mission to make a difference in our local community,” Executive Director, Jeff O’Brien, emphasized.

First Tee of Greater Akron’s reopening aligns with the Back2Golf playbook, a guide to the responsible return to golf and golf-related programs during the COVID-19 pandemic.  First Tee headquarters joined the game’s leading organizations to collaborate and develop the framework which was reviewed by the CDC and medical experts.  The golf industry has adopted a three-phase approach for golf’s careful reopening and continuation of programs that focus on prolonged social distancing and enhanced sanitization practices.

For more information about First Tee of Greater Akron please call 330-375-2638.