Kings County Tennis League (KCTL) uses tennis as an instrument for youth development and community building in underserved neighborhoods in Brooklyn, NY.
By bringing tennis to kids right where they live, KCTL seeks to build a future in which
Every child in Brooklyn has regular access to an activity that is healthy, stimulates their personal growth, and exposes them to new concepts, cultures, people and possibilities.
KCTL and Brooklyn residents enjoy a relationship built on trust and respect that empowers families to support the development of their children and their community.
KCTL’s approach to “localizing tennis” serves as a replicable, scalable model to engage and mentor youth in low-income communities through non-traditional activities.