Contact Information

201 4th Street SE
Room 150
Rochester, Mn 55904 (Map)

Phone: 507-328-2525
Fax: 507-328-2535

Mon-Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Department Contacts

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 Mission Statement: To impact the lives of young people by providing learning facilities and educational programs that promote character development and life enhancing values through the game of golf. 

 

The First Tee’s Nine Core Values:

Honesty  Integrity  Sportsmanship  Respect
Confidence  Responsibility  Perseverance

Courtesy  Judgment
Life Skills & Nine Healthy Habits
The First Tee Life Skills Experience promotes character development to enhance personal and social growth. Along with The Life Skills experience The First Tee also promotes healthy living through The Nine Healthy Habits, which are in three categories;
Physical Health
  • Play-regular physical activity
  •  Energy-proper diet and nutrition
  • Safety-safe practices and physical recovery
Emotional Health
  • Mind-emotional and psychological well being
  •  Family- contribute to healthy home
  • Vision-preparing for the future
Social Health
  • Friends-maintaining healthy relationships
  • School-obtaining knowledge
  • Community-participate in extended social opportunities
 
National School Program
  • The National School Program has been growing every year since 2004. It is in over 3,400 schools, 350 school districts across the country and has impacted more than 1.6 million elementary students.
  • Program Focus: Safety, Character education,  concept learning, developmental approach to teaching and learning, motor skills, and the Nine Core Values in each lesson.
  • The First Tee of Rochester introduced the National School Program to the first school in the Rochester area in 2011, Lincoln Choice K-8. Over 300 kids were introduced to this program. In 2013, NSP expanded to thirteen schools in the Rochester area and 4000+ kids participated in the program. Those schools are: Byron Elementary, Central Intermediate, Folwell, Lincoln Choice, Jefferson, Washington, St. Francis, St. Pius, St. Johns, Holy Spirit, Gage, John Adams and Bamber Valley.
  • New schools for 2015 are: Pinewood, Longfellow, and Riverside.
 

 

PARTICIPANTS   INVESTMENT

           Individual - $70.00 first session,  $30 each additional session      

           Family -(2 or more children)  $70 per session per participant, yearly maximum of $210 

           Wee Level -$30.00

           Scholarships are available, inquire at Hadley Creek

 

Class Registration:  ****Register Online****

 Online registration will begin February 15th 2020 and ends one week prior to each class.

 

  All participants new to The First Tee, regardless of golf skill must start with the PLAYer level. 
  •    PLAYer 1, 2, 3  Ages 7-17.
  •    Par I-Ages 9-17: must be PLAYer certified .
  •    Par II-Ages 9-17: must be Par I certified
  •    Par III-Ages 10-17: must be Par II certified
  •    Birdie- Ages 11-17; must be Par certified.
  •    Eagle- Ages 14-17; must be Birdie certified.

             

       

2020 Summer Schedule

THE 2020 SCHEDULE WILL BE AVAILABLE

FEBRUARY 1ST.

WITH ONLINE REGISTRATION BEING AVAILABLE

FEBRUARY 15TH.

                         2020   Player Weekly sessions:

 

                      JUNE CLASSES
Session 1    
Session 2   
Session 3  
Session 4  

Session 5  

Session 6  

 

           JULY & AUGUST CLASSES

Session 7  
Session 8

Session 9  

Session 10 

******PLAYER3 MUST BE TAKEN TWICE

BEFORE MOVING TO PAR1******

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                               2020   Par Level Sessions:

                        JUNE CLASSES

Session PR1       
Session PR2      
Session PR3       
  

                    JULY & AUGUST CLASSES

Session PR4   
Session PR5 

Session PR6 

Session PR7

Session PR8 

Session PR9 

Session PR10

******PAR3 MUST BE TAKEN TWICE BEFORE

MOVING TO THE BIRDIE LEVEL******

 

 

 

                2020   Birdie Level Sessions

 

 
   2020  Wee-Tee Sessions (ages 5 and 6)
  

 

Additional Information:

  

  • Young Ladies Golf Social
    • When: Thursday Evenings - 5:30 - 7 PM
    • Dates:
    • Ages: 10-16 years old
    • Cost: $99.00 ($39.00 for participants registered in other First Tee classes)
    • In-Person registration only at Hadley Creek (not available online) 
  • In case of inclement weather, we will schedule make up days on Fridays.     
  • A minimal of 4 and a limit of 24 participants per session. 
  • Schedules subject to change.
  • Certification from one level to the next will be held on Fridays, at 8,9 or 10am-You must register for certification.  
  • Remember . First Tee participants may play anytime with an adult for only $3 at Hadley Creek. 
 
Information about The First Tee Rochester is available at the Park and Recreation Department office at 201 4th Street SE (City Hall) or after April 1st at Hadley Creek Golf Learning Center at 2427 Hadley Valley Road NE.Phone 507-529-4119  For more information contact W.W.(Watty) Watson- email: firstteehadley@gmail.com