Children can pick up tennis tips during two programs in Duplessis and Gonzales hosted by Hope Youth Development.

A four-week tennis program for children ages 5 to 12 will be offered from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. on Mondays starting March 9 at the Gonzales tennis court on Meylan Drive, Hope Youth Development Director Mark Peters said.

Lessons are planned for children on Thursdays starting March 12 at the Duplessis courts next to Duplessis Primary School.

Cost is $40 for both, and equipment will be provided.

To register, call Peters at (225) 647-3927.