An unprecedented program of inclusive tennis opportunities is being rolled out in Far North Queensland this Anzac Day weekend.
A two day schedule of ‘Come and Try”, Match play and Development camps has been planned for Clifton Beach and Cairns, with Tennis Australia’s head of inclusion in Queensland, Alison Scott delivering sessions with local coaches.
Sessions will be held for players in wheelchairs, players deaf/hard of hearing, players with an intellectual disability, players with Down Syndrome and players on the autism spectrum.
Special guest players, David McCormick, Naomi Oliver and Josh Holloway who have represented Australia and Queensland will also join the coaching team to inspire people to pick up a racquet.
SATURDAY APRIL 24
|9.30am – 12.30pm||Clifton Beach Tennis Club||Development session
Special guests: Brisbane based players David McCormick and Naomi Oliver
|2.30pm-5.30pm||Clifton Beach Tennis Club||Come and Try session & Match play|
SUNDAY APRIL 25
Deaf/Hard of hearing, Intellectual Disability, Autism spectrum, Down Syndrome
|1.30pm – 3pm||Cairns International Tennis Centre||Junior Development Squad session for experienced juniors
Deaf/Hard of hearing; Intellectual Disability, Autism spectrum
Special guest: Australian representative player and JD Coach Joshua Holloway
|3.30pm- 4.30pm||Cairns International Tennis Centre||Come & Try session
Deaf/hard of hearing; Intellectual Disability, Down syndrome, Autism spectrum
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