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750 students' tennis unit culminates at special tournament
San Antonio Sports

March, 2014

Hundreds of Students Make a Racquet!

750 Elementary Students’ Tennis Unit Culminates at Special Tournament


WHAT:           750 students in San Antonio Sports’ i play! afterschool program will show off their newly developed tennis skills at a special tournament, with the winning school earning the Najim Cup, named after i play! afterschoolsupporter Harvey Najim. Students representing 30 schools in San Antonio and Harlandale ISD’s will participate. 


WHERE:         McFarlin Tennis Center

                        1503 San Pedro


WHEN:           Saturday, March 29

                        9:30– 11:45 a.m. 


WHY:                   i play! afterschool is San Antonio Sports’ innovative afterschool program that ignites a love of sport in third through fifth graders while teaching them life lessons about active living, good nutrition and strong personal character.  During the 2013-14 school year, 750 kids in two inner-city school districts have an opportunity to succeed through sports.  They receive skill-based instruction in track, soccer, volleyball, tennis and golf, as well as nutrition, character education, leadership and team-building skills.  Each five-week sport unit culminates in a fun tournament where kids can demonstrate their new skills and parents, family and friends can cheer them on.


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