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.