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Join Florida Tennis Facilities Hosting March Play Events

January 30, 2014 03:34 PM
march-play-days-mediawallSign-up now to join Florida facilities celebrating World Tennis Day on March 3 by hosting a Play Event in the month of March.

Facilities can welcome families new to the game, or offer a Play Day to introduce kids to the thrill of competition. By registering you'll receive resources, increased visibility, access to best industry practices, and a Celebration Pack for your event including a banner for you, bracelets, and a supply of Bounce magazine to share with kids (* while supplies last).

Currently registered Florida Play Events (as of Jan. 27):

March 1 -- USTA Free Play Day, New Port Richey Recreation & Aquatic Center, contact: Chill.tennis@gmail.com
March 1 -- Venom Foundation "Registration Fun Day," FAMU Tennis Facility, Tallahassee, contact: jlowery@venomfoundationinc.org
March 2 -- World Tennis Day Play Day, Jewish Community Center, Maitland, contact: amy.mccully@gmail.com
March 3 -- Tennis Play Day, Fred G. Smalley Youth Center, Pensacola, contact: y.center@mchsi.com        
March 3 -- Masters Tennis Demo, Hammock Dunes Club, Palm Coast, contact: rwalker@hammockdunesclub.com
March 3 -- World Tennis Day the Montessori Way!, Montessori School of Pensacola, contact: TriciaKruse@cox.net   
March 3 -- South Olive Tennis Week, South Olive Elementary, West Palm Beach, contact: ulrike.vernachio@palmbeachschools.org
March 4 -- Rally for the Cure, Hammock Dunes Club, Palm Coast, contact: rwalker@hammockdunesclub.com
March 8 -- Tennis Advantage of Miami 10 and under Kids Challenge, Ron Ehmann Park, Miami, contact: tennisadvantageofmiami@gmail.com     
March 8 -- Thakkar Tennis Center 'Youth Day,' Sebring, contact: ladycgull@comcast.net
March 20 -- 10 and Under Primary Skills Clinic, Southside Tennis Complex, Jacksonville, contact: HThomas@coj.net
March 22 -- 10 & Under Festival and Play Day at MacFarlane Park, Tampa, contact: barbarasoto@hotmail.com
March 29 -- MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation Play Day, MaliVai Washington Youth Center, Jacksonville, contact: terri@malwashington.com       
March 29 -- FREE Tennis Clinic for Kids, Treaty Park Tennis Center, St. Augustine, contact: staugustinetennis@comcast.net       

World Tennis Day is the international effort to get kids excited and active in tennis. It is a celebration of tennis around the world that includes professional tennis matches in New York City, Hong Kong and London. The televised World Tennis Day celebration at New York's Madison Square Garden will feature Novak Djokovic squaring off against Andy Murray, and Bob and Mike Bryan taking on John and Patrick McEnroe.

More than a thousand facilities will host USTA Tennis Play Events this March, each showcasing how fun and easy it now is for families to get into the sport. These events will also allow parents to sign up their children for spring and summer tennis programs.

To register an event call (800) 990-8782 or go to the website http://ct.usta.com/playevent?InitiativeCode=March2014&linkidentifier=newslette​rlead.

* Bounce magazine included while supplies last. USTA reserves the right to limit the quantity distributed. Subject to change at USTA sole discretion.






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