Kids get free day of tennis for Day of Play
Tennis anyone? As part of Nickelodeon's Worldwide Day of Play on Oct. 6 when the channel will "go dark" so that the kids will go outside and play, tennis centers around the country are offering a free day on the courts.
Experience tennis in a social atmosphere with tennis skills challenges, games and use of modified equipment and courts tailored to a child's size. Among the locations are:
- Treasure Bay Golf and Tennis, 10315 Paradise Blvd., Treasure Island from 9 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 6.
- Macfarlane Tennis Courts, the city courts at 700 N MacDill Ave. in Tampa; and
- YMCA at 4550 Village Center Drive in Palm Harbor.
Some are offering the free day a bit earlier.
The Innisbrook tennis center is offering free tennis on Sept. 28 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the courts at 36750 U.S. 19 N in
There will be a festival with games and obstacle courses at the Hillsborough Community College courts with prized for kids on Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at 3901 Tampa Bay Blvd. Tampa.
To find an event near you, plug your Zip Code into the Youth Tennis website.
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