• Register for an 8-lesson season of classes in San Jose, Palo Alto or Gilroy
  • Open to all youth 2nd grade & up! Equipment Provided
  • Teens are welcome! We have special entry-level classes (PLAYer & Par) for teen beginners.
  • Each season (12 hours of instruction) – Registration Fee $210 (Full cost $270 — $60 subsidy by FTSV)
  • Financial aid is available on a sliding scale and can reduce the fee to $20-$180 (apply during registration)



  • 2022 Winter — Registration Opens Thursday 11/03 at 11am — Season from Tuesday 11/29 to Saturday 2/4. Break Weeks 12/20-12/31
  • 2023 Spring — Registration Opens Wednesday 2/08 at 11am — Season from Tuesday 3/14 to Saturday 5/6
  • 2023 Summer — Registration Opens Wednesday 5/10 at 11am — Season from Tuesday 6/6 to Saturday 8/5. Break Week 7/4-7/8
  • 2023 Fall — Registration Opens Wednesday 8/09 at 11am — Season from Tuesday 9/5 to Saturday 10/28
  • 2023 Winter — Registration Opens Wednesday 11/01 at 11am — Season from Tuesday 11/28 to Saturday 2/3. Break Weeks 12/19-12/30

Class Safety

Class Purpose

  • Our class purpose is to build character in all youth and help them succeed in life

How do we coach?

  • We are focused on building relationships, fostering teamwork and inclusion, and creating an engaging activity-based learning environment that makes learning interactive and fun
  • Our classes use golf games to build character and deliver the First Tee’s Life Skills Experience (LSE)
  • For more information on our coaching philosophy click here (Versión Español)

What do we coach?

  1. Certifying LSE Classes
    • 27 Life Lessons, 9 Core Values and 9 Golf Fundamentals introduced over 5 levels
    • Interpersonal communication, self-management, goal-setting, and resiliency
    • PLAYer level is the entry level
    • PLAYer through Eagle levels are divided into Part 1 and 2
    • For more information on our levels and certification click here (Versión Español)
  2. Skills Advancement Classes
    • Designed to assist golf skill development
    • Classes consist of:  Golf Rounds, Golf Play, Golf STEM and Golf Practice
    • For more information click here (Versión Español)

Where are the classes?

  • Locations – view which golf course offers classes closest to you

Who can join?

  • We teach all youth 2nd – 12th grade regardless of background. We offer financial aid for those in need to make our classes affordable.


2022 Winter Parent Agenda (Español)