Sioux Falls – Elmwood Golf Course


2024 Programming – Coming in March 4th
Click the link below to sign up online or click the paper application link and mail in.

As you recall from the last few years our online registration had been redesigned, and we utilized the new system last year couple of years. As a reminder instructions on how to sign up online: click the green button on the right hand side of the page.  For new participants, you can click the link, create and account, then view/register for classes.  For previous participants/return participants, please click the instructions below on how to log in, reset your password if you forgot password, and then view/register for classes.
Click here for log in instructions. **Recommended Browser to use while registering is Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.**

Mail Paper Application to:
First Tee—South Dakota
2604 W. Russell St.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

2024 Summer Programming Dates

Ages 12-13 and 14+ class times on Tuesday mornings are subject to change

Ages 7-11:
Mondays: June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 8, 15, 22, 29 August 5
Times: 8:00-9:15 a.m., 9:30-10:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 1:00-2:15 p.m.
Tuesdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6
Times: 8:00-9:15 a.m., 9:30-10:45 a.m.

Ages 12-13 Beginner/Intermediate:
Tuesdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6
Times: 9:30-10:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

**Ages 12-13 Advanced:
Tuesdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6
Times: 9:30-10:45 am, 11:00-12:15 a.m.

Ages 14+ Beginner/Intermediate:
Tuesdays: June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6
Times: 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Little Duffers (Ages 5-7):
Tuesdays and Thursdays:
Session 1 – June 4, 6, 11, 13
Session 2 – June 18, 20, 25, 27
Session 3 – July 1, 2, 9, 11
Session 4 – July 16, 18, 23, 25
Session 5 – July 30, August 1, 6, 8
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.

LPGA Girls Golf Program Ages 7+:
Wednesdays: June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7
Times: 8:00-9:15 a.m., 9:30-10:45 a.m., 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

**Ages 14+ Advanced:
Wednesdays: June 5, 12, 19, 26, July 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7
Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Class Sizes are limited and are on a first come, first serve basis

Age Groups:
Ages 7-9: Elementary School
Ages 10-11: Elementary/Middle School
Ages 12-13: Middle School
Ages 14+: Middle/High School (still enrolled in high school)

**Whatever age a participant is when programming starts, is the age group they will be in for the program.
Ex: If a child is 9 but turns 10 in June, they will remain in the Ages 7-9 year old group for the remainder of the program**

**Advanced classes are for those who have previously been in the First Tee program for at least 3 years or play competitive golf**

Ages 5-7: $78
Ages 7-14+: $151
Ages 12-13 Advanced: $155
Ages 14+ Advanced: $158
**No refunds after the first day of programming**

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available, please contact Chantel at 605-367-7092 or email [email protected]. No young person will be turned away from the First Tee programs because of an inability to pay.


Equipment (golf clubs) are available to borrow, there is a check-in/check-out golf club area located by putting green, but you may bring your own golf clubs. If you bring your own golf clubs from home please individually label EACH golf club with name and phone number, so if lost we will be able to get the club back to you.

First Tee—South Dakota at Elmwood Golf Course Participant Benefits

  • Participants can play Kuehn Park and East 9 at Elmwood GC Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after 5:00 PM for $8.50.
  • $1 range tokens may be purchased during the summer program at Elmwood GC, Prairie Green GC, and Kuehn Park GC.

About First Tee—South Dakota Program

First Tee—South Dakota improves the lives of young people be providing educational programs and learning environments that promote character development and positive values through the game of golf.  First Tee Life Skills experience enables participants to learn valuable lessons about the importance of maintaining a positive attitude; how to make decisions by thinking about the possible consequences and how to define and set goals from the golf course to everyday life.  Participants learn about themselves and others through a range of experiences enhancing their golf skills as well as their fundamental values for life. As their opportunities on the golf course expand, so do the opportunities for their futures. For full program overview click here.

Volunteers are always needed -you don’t need to play golf to be an effective role model or volunteer for our program. Sign Up to be a volunteer.