Golf for children 5-13 to be offered at Cypress Lakes and Grand Ridge in Fall 2023.

Published 6:34 am Wednesday, July 19, 2023

HAHNVILLE, La. – The St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is excited to announce its third season of youth golf through its partnership with First Tee Greater New Orleans. The program will return to Cypress Lakes in Ormond and has expanded to add programs at Grand Ridge in Willowdale.

Children ages 5-13 are invited to participate in First Tee. There are limited spots for the fall session. Registration will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 19 online.

Classes will begin September 7 and will run through October 28. The season offerings are below.

Cypress Lakes – Thursday Afternoons

  • Ages 5-6 at 4 p.m.
  • Ages 7-9 at 4 p.m.
  • Ages 10-11 at 5:15 p.m.
  • Ages 12-13 at 5:15 p.m.

Grand Ridge – Friday Afternoons

  • Ages 5-6 at 4 p.m.
  • Ages 7-9 at 5 p.m.

First Tee is a youth development organization that enables kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through life’s challenges. By seamlessly integrating the game of golf with a life skills curriculum, First Tee creates active learning experiences to build inner strength, self-confidence and resilience that kids can carry to everything they do. First Tee is Building Game Changers through its junior golf programs.

About First Tee Greater New Orleans
First Tee – Greater New Orleans is one of 150 First Tee chapters across the U.S. and select international locations. First Tee reaches kids and teens through programs delivered at 13 golf facilities across the New Orleans area, including St. Charles Parish. The organization offers year-round programming consisting of various classes, clinics and summer camps.

About the Department of Parks and Recreation
The mission of the St. Charles Parish Department of Parks and Recreation is to provide quality recreation programs, activities, parks and facilities that allow residents to enhance their quality of life. For more information on Parks and Recreation, visit or call (985) 783-5090 or follow us on Facebook (@scpparksandrec) and Instagram (@scpparksandrecreation).