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Rockdale Therapeutic Recreation offers tennis camp for special needs community

Rockdale Therapeutic Recreation offers tennis camp for special needs community

Jamar Williams, 27, practices his forehand in a tennis volley during a week-long tennis camp presented by the Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation Department. The camp, sponsored by the Rockdale Tennis Center on Parker Road, served 18 participants and allowed special needs athletes to play tennis with their families. (Staff Photos: Karen J. Rohr)

Jamar Williams, 27, practices his forehand in a tennis volley during a week-long tennis camp presented by the Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation Department. The camp, sponsored by the Rockdale Tennis Center on Parker Road, served 18 participants and allowed special needs athletes to play tennis with their families. (Staff Photos: Karen J. Rohr)

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Jaren Whitehead, 12, of Rockdale County, earns a gold-colored tennis ball for his participation in a tennis camp for special needs individuals and their families. Presenting the award, far right, is University of Georgia intern Aaron Cole, along with therapeutic recreation leader Kathy Overstreet.

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Cary Gaither of Covington congratulates his son CJ Gaither, 17, after the two completed a week-long tennis camp presented by the Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation Department for special needs individuals and their families.

The Rockdale County Therapeutic Recreation Department offered a week-long tennis camp for the special needs community. The camp, sponsored by the Rockdale Tennis Center on Parker Road, served 18 participants and allowed special needs athletes to play tennis with their families.