START A TENNIS PROGRAM
Serve & Return Chicago offers grants to assist non-profit organizations, including schools and park districts, with the initiation or expansion of tennis programming activities for junior programs, leagues for junior players of all abilities and populations, and/or for the equipment needed for the programs.
We are always looking for energetic Board members and volunteers who are ready to support our mission.
HOST AN Event
Interested in hosting a fundraiser to benefit SRC? We have lots of ideas on how you can partner with us.
Your donations help us to support junior tennis programs for the youth of Chicago and surrounding communities and provide a unique learning experience that opens them up to a world of opportunity.
Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship
Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship To say Bill Wham’s name – or as many affectionately called him, “Whammer” – in the Chicagoland tennis community is to…
“Own the Arena” by Katrina Adams
Katrina Adams was born and raised in Chicago and competed on the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Tour for 12 years. In addition to many other…
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Server and Return Chicago
2444 North Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
The mission of Serve and Return Chicago is to positively impact the lives of children in Chicagoland’s under-served communities through the game of tennis. We believe tennis is an inclusive, life-long source of physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The funds we raise support outstanding youth programs that provide equipment, education, instruction and fun competition in safe environments.