::Raleigh To Host Tennis Block Party
From Raleigh Chronicle Staff Reports
Thursday, April 19, 2007
RALEIGH - The City of Raleigh announced this week that it will be hosting a huge tennis "block party" in early Mary.
The Tennis Block Party will be held on May 5th at Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center at 1905 B Spring Forest Road in Raleigh from noon to 3pm. The event is free and open to the public.
The Tennis Block Party the city says the event will feature three hours of tennis instruction, interactive games, and attractions, offering people of all ages and abilities the opportunity to learn and enjoy the benefits of the game. Skilled teaching professionals and special guests will guide attendees through games and skills during the entire day.
Tennis Block Party events and attractions include:
-- Family Fun Zone: Parents teach kids how to play tennis in a fun, noncompetitive atmosphere.
-- Cardio Tennis: Get a great workout listening to heart pounding music.
-- Demo Racquet Court: Attendees can test the latest equipment on the market, including the newest racquets.
-- Tennis 101: Designed with the new player in mind, Tennis 101 provides a quick way to start rallying with a partner.
-- Beat the Pros: Teaching pros and top-level players take on all-comers in an abbreviated tennis match.
-- Team Tennis Challenge: Players enjoy the team experience of the sport beyond doubles.
-- Champions of the Court: Competitors can strut their stuff and remain on the court until defeated by challengers in abbreviated tennis matches.
"Spring brings a new attention to fitness, and tennis offers unparalleled ways to have fun and get into shape," said David Bell, Tennis Director at Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center. "The Tennis Block Parties celebrate the sport and provide a new way for people to get out and play."
For more info on the City of Raleigh's Millbrook Tennis Center, click here. ::