Weston Racquet Club Director of Tennis Angelo Rossetti spent an evening with Weston Troup 788 – 30 boy scouts and their parents – leading a discussion about setting and achieving goals.Rossetti, a Guinness Book World Record holder for the longest tennis rally (with his twin brother, lasting 14 hours, 31 minutes and 25,944 consecutive strokes) gave an inspirational talk of the dedication, the determination and commitment, the training, the teamwork and mental toughness of goals.
“You can achieve what you set in your mind to do, and follow your Boy Scout promise – to do your very best,” he said.
“It was really cool,” saidd Grant Hoffman, a fifth grader. “He talked about setting goals – but it might be hard for me to wait so long!”
Weston Racquet Club works with many youth group organizations in the surrounding community, inspiring and motivating children of all ages to challenge themselves, to try new things, to teach them about fitness, and to encourage their individuality.
“Weston Racquet Club is a very valuable part of our community,” said John Babyak, Troup 788 scoutmaster. “We look forward to growing our relationship with them.”
For more information regarding junior programs at Weston Racquet Club, contact Junior Program Coordinator Lisa Moholt at [email protected] or call 203-226-2249, ext. 21.
Troop 788, has been an active member of the community since 1943. The troop meets weekly Monday evenings from 7 to 8:30 at the parish hall of Norfield Congregational Church, in Weston. For more information, visit www.westonpack75.org.
Weston Racquet Club is a full service membership tennis club offering programs for youth and adults of all ages and ability levels. Its facility features six indoor Har-Tru courts, three outdoor courts Har-Tru (soft) courts and three outdoor Deco-Turf (hard) courts. Weston Racquet Club is one of two facilities owned by Ivan Lendl.
For more information and program details, please call 203-226-3349 or visit us online at www.westonracquet.com.