Down The Line and Beyond Celebrate New Courts at Poplar Park

On October 11th, Down the Line and Beyond celebrated the opening of the three new tennis at Poplar Park and Playground that were gifted to the city of Philadelphia. Kathryn Ott Lovell, Director of Parks and Recreation for the city of Philadelphia, was there with over 100 Bodine students and faculty to celebrate the completion of these courts.These new courts were made possible by the generous support of USTA Foundation and American Express, as well as support from the DTLB board and USTA Middle States. These will serve as the new home of the Bodine High School tennis team as well as be used to serve up tennis and education to over 400 children in the area.