Palm Coast - Tennis could be called the perfect sport - great exercise for all ages in Florida's fabulous climate. If you've always wanted to try the perfect sport, the Palm Coast Tennis Center has two upcoming opportunities to "Try Tennis Free!"

A free introductory clinic for adults will be held 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, March 23, and for children from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 24. Participate in the clinic, meet the friendly staff, check out the facility and ask questions. It's free, but please register in advance.

Registration for tennis programs is simple through the City's new, easy-to-use Civic Rec online registration program:

The Tennis Center, located at 1290 Belle Terre Parkway, has a full lineup of programs, leagues and lessons for all age levels. The center features 10 top-of-the-line HydroGrid clay tennis courts, lighted to tournament standards. The Tennis Center is certified as a Quickstart Tennis Site and as a Cardio Tennis Site and won the 2010 USTA National Award for Outstanding Small Public Facility.

The Palm Coast Tennis Center is open 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and 4-8 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday through Sunday. For more information, call the Tennis Center at 386-986-2550.