REGISTRATION now available
Spring Session: March 12 – May 15
Registration Deadline: March 6
- PeeWee: New and returning participants age 5 and 6
- PLAYer: New and returning participants age 7 and older
- Par: Returning participants who have successfully completed PLAYer
- Birdie: Returning participants who have successfully completed Par
- Eagle: Returning participants who have successfully completed Birdie
- Ace: Returning participants who have successfully completed Eagle
**PLEASE NOTE** We have moved to a NEW registration platform. Please use the blue button below for a tutorial of how to navigate the new system!
Attendance is a key component to the success, development and progression of The First Tee program. Participants are expected to attend all program dates with a maximum of two (2) missed class per eight-week session. We ask that while reviewing our spring program schedule you choose to register for a program that’s schedule allows you to meet our attendance requirements. Program space is limited and out of respect and courtesy for fellow participants, volunteers, and organizers it is important to commit to the programs schedule.
The First Tee of the Columbia is open to all juniors between the ages of 5 to senior in high school. The dates below determine how old a participant is in order to place them in the proper level. Participants must be at least 5 years old by the date listed in order to participate in PEEWEE. Additionally, participants must be 7 years old by the date listed in order to participate in PLAYer.
- Spring PeeWee: March 31
- Spring PLAYer: April 15
When registering online, you are currently UNABLE to pay by credit/debit card. Please select to pay by cash or check in person. Your registration will hold your spot in class and payment is accepted on the first day of class.
Are available based on your families requested need of support. All scholarship participants will be afforded the same opportunities for participation as non-scholar shipped participants. We ask that only cases of necessity apply. To apply for a scholarship, you must complete your request online as part of the official registration process. Once the chapter is able to review your request, you will be notified on the level of scholarship provided and alerted to complete registration and confirm your child’s spot in the program.
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
In the event of inclement or possible inclement weather a decision regarding the cancellation of programming will be made at minimally 90 minutes before the scheduled start time. A text messaging service, Rainedout.com, will be utilized to notify parents of any cancellations. All parents are required to sign up for this service! Please see directions by click on orange button on the left side of page.
Equipment & ATtire
The First Tee of the Columbia will provide equipment free of charge for use during our weekly curriculum programs for those that do not have their own. We will insure that borrowed equipment meets the needs of your participant and is the correct size. Participants are asked to wear golf or athletic attire that is weather appropriate. This includes appropriate length shorts or slacks, shirts with sleeves and tucked in, tennis or flat soled closed toe shoes.
PARENT MEETING: Please plan to stay after the first session your child attends for a 10 minute Parents’ Meeting.