March 2, 2019
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Althea Gibson Tennis Complex
3405 Park Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
Welcome athletes to another Swing into Spring Tournament!! The Tournament and Skills clinic is open to all children and adults with intellectual disabilities. We look forward to seeing all our friends from past tournaments and hope to welcome new friends into our family. Although there is no fee for this event, players must register on-line.
9:00am-9:30am: Player Registration
9:30am – 12:00pm: Group picture and Unified Doubles Play Begins!
10:00 am–Noon: Skills Clinic Court. In addition to the tournament, we will be holding a Skills Clinic. If you are a new or beginner level athlete with intellectual disabilities come on out and join the fun!
1:00pm-4:00 pm: Unified Doublesplay continues, both full court and short court.
The fun never ends at the “Swing into Spring” event. At 4pm a Tennis Carnival will be held for all registered athletes, unified partners, and clinic attendees. You will be hitting tennis balls for a chance to win prizes.
We need a lot of help on and off the court.
The recommended hotel is Holiday Inn Express-University Center, 160 Van Campen Blvd., Wilmington, 28403 910-392-3227. Please mention Swing into Spring and receive the $82 rate for a double queen for March 1st… Must book by February 2cd to receive this rate.
Questions about volunteer responsibilities? Email Billie Fitzsimons.
The “Swing into Spring” event could not be possible without volunteers, grants and donations from the community. We cannot thank you enough for your time and support.