Gotham Tennis Academy offers free clinics at Wimbledon event at Rockefeller Center
Gotham Tennis Academy is proud to be selected by HSBC and Prince Sports to provide free tennis clinics at the weeklong “Wimbledon 2010 at Rockefeller Center” event running from June 21-25. Gotham Tennis Academy will be on hand to provide tips on tennis strategy, conditioning and stroke improvement. Walk-ins are welcome, and the public is invited to sign up to play with our pros on Manhattan’s only grass court.
Schedule for free clinics with Gotham Tennis Academy:
Monday, June 21: 5-6pm
Tuesday - Friday, June 22-25: 12-1pm and 5-6pm
In addition to our free clinics and court play, complimentary event activities include:
- Live Wimbledon Screenings Catch exciting match play daily on a giant screen from 7:00am to 5:00 pm, followed by classic tournament footage until 7:00pm, courtesy of ESPN. Tennis fans can enjoy their lunch or take a break while watching the action from a special seating area.
- Public Grass Court Play Challenge friends to a match on the singles grass court. Sneakers required; Prince racquets and balls will be provided or players may use their own equipment. Call 212.525.2367 to reserve court times.
- Play EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis at Wii kiosks vs. fans on-site at Wimbledon in London.
- Racquet restringing while you wait on-site courtesy of NYC Racquet Sports daily from 12:00 – 2:00pm.
- Photos with the Wimbledon Trophy Through green screen technology, fans can pose with the Wimbledon trophy and walk away with a photo as a memento.
- Strawberries & Cream Carts Enjoy the traditional Wimbledon treat! Strawberries and cream distributed 12:00-6:00pm daily, courtesy of California Giant Berry Farms.
The event takes place at the HSBC outdoor Rockefeller Center venue between 50/51st streets and 5/6th Avenues.