The City of Natchitoches and the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce will host a grand opening ceremony for the Natchitoches Tennis Center Friday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. at East Fifth, School Drive. There will be refreshments and a Red Ball 10 and under free clinic with the NSU Lady Demons Tennis Team.

The center will also be the location for a tennis adult beginner session, set for Sept. 20-Oct. 11 on Thursday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. The cost is $70 and includes the racket, six hours of lessons from a tennis professional, one league or step up league paid for and player party. To register, visit