Looking outside, it’s hard to tell that Spring is right around the corner, but it’s coming!

Spring Break Camp will be held April 2, 3, and 4 at the First Tee Practice Facility at Suntides Golf Course.

Spring Session will begin May 1, with classes meeting two times each week, through May 30, at the First Tee Practice Facility at Suntides Golf Course.

Spring Schedules

Please know that scholarships are available. We do not want anyone to miss out on this great program because of finances.


Instructions for Registration:

If you are new to The First Tee of Yakima, please create a NEW ACCOUNT using the registration button provided below.
New Participant Registration               CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!
If your child was involved in our Summer 2018, or Fall 2018 seasons, you will need to use the email and password you created within Salesforce to register for our 2019 Spring season.
If you did not participate in any of the sessions mentioned earlier, but have in previous seasons or years, you will need to login using the email address you referenced when registering using our ACTIVE platform. (If you do not remember the email you used to register in past seasons, please contact Mollie Thola @ 509-731-2722 or molliet@thefirstteeyakima.org before creating a new account.) You will need to use the FORGOT PASSWORD link in the Log In section in order to help you finalize the set up of your account. By using this link, you will receive an email link that will allow you to create a new password. Please check your SPAM/JUNK folder if you don’t receive it. For more information or for a step-by-step break down of this process, please use the registration instructions provided below.
Click Registration button below.
From the login page, click “Forgot Password?” hyperlink.
Enter your login email address and click Submit.
Open your email and click on the new hyperlink provided to set up a new password.
You may now register for any of our Spring 2019 Season.
*If you have any questions regarding Spring Registration or Salesforce, please contact Mollie Thola @molliet@thefirstteeyakima.org


For the full schedule and registration, click here.

Youth Program Unlike Any Other

The First Tee emphasizes Nine Core Values: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy and judgment. Through golf and our core values, your kids and teens will learn life skills like:

  • Making proper introductions
  • Managing emotions
  • Resolving conflicts
  • Setting up step-by-step goals
  • Planning for the future
  • Appreciating diversity

Advancing through the Program

From age 7 through 18, youth progress through different levels by demonstrating The First Tee Nine Core Values, life and golf skills as well as passing an assessment. All participants regardless of age start at the PLAYer level. The pinnacle of The First Tee is completing Ace.

  • Target (5 and 6 year olds) – Introduce your little one to the game in a low stress, high fun atmosphere using over sized equipment and belco targets.
  • PLAYer (required minimum age 7) – Tee up for the first time and learn the game of golf and The First Tee’s Code of Conduct.
  • Par (recommended minimum age 9) – Focus on interpersonal and self-management skills on and off the course.
  • Birdie (recommended minimum age 11) – Emphasis on setting goals and making them a reality.
  • Eagle (recommended minimum age13) – Learn resilience, conflict resolution, and future planning.
  • Ace (required minimum age 14 or entering 9th grade) – Put it all together and hone in on setting goals, career education, and giving back to the community.


Ask us about scholarships for financial need.

The Power of Relationships

“I consider my coaches at The First Tee to be some of the most important mentors I had growing up.” –alumnus

The First Tee coaches are trained to create positive relationships that inspire youth to discover their individual potential. Our programs help young people build confidence, develop respect and appreciate the value of giving back to our community all while learning the lifelong sport of golf.