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Extension: Wimbledon Tennis Clinic

Program Number: 21207RJ
Start and End Dates:
6/19/2013 - 6/23/2013;
Duration: 4 nights
Location: England, UK:England
Price starting at: $998.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Tennis Activity Level: t (see description)
Meals: 6; 3 Breakfasts, 0 Lunches, 3 Dinners    
Meal Options: Low Fat; Vegetarian; Low Salt; Gluten Free    

As Wimbledon prepares to host the greatest tennis players in the world, perfect your own game while you attend clinics at one of newest tennis facilities in London’s suburbs, the Dukes Meadows Tennis Club. Benefit from professional instruction as you join in drills, competitive play and a friendly tournament on the final day of clinics.




Highlights

• Improve your tennis game under the guidance of tennis professional and coach, Slaven Ovuka.
• Practice your techniques during live ball and themed stroke drills, and enjoy friendly competitive play.
• Show off your new skills during a friendly round-robin tournament on the final day.



Activity Particulars

Walking and standing for up to three hours; playing tennis.



Itinerary Summary

Arrival London, 3 nights; departure.




England

It was the seat of an empire on which the sun never set. It has been Merry, Dickensian and Victorian. It has given us common law, Shakespeare, tennis, the Rolls-Royce and the Beatles. England and its people have played an outsize role in shaping world history. It is a country whose past, politics, culture and characters never cease to captivate.



Accommodations
A modern four star hotel in fashionable Kensington, next to Gloucester Road underground station.
Meals and Lodgings
   Millennium Gloucester Hotel
  London, England, UK:England 4 nights
 Millennium Gloucester Hotel
Type: Four-Star Hotel
  Description: A modern hotel in fashionalbe Kensington, next to Gloucester Road underground station.
  Contact info: 4-18 Harrington Street
London,  SW7 4LH UK:England
phone: +44 (0) 20 7373 6030
web: www.millenniumhotels.co.uk
  Room amenities: Air-conditioning. In-room amenities include: satellite television, pay per view movies, direct dial telephone, broadband internet connection (chargeable), tea and coffee making facilities, iron and ironing board, hairdryer, mini bar and use of the hotel's fitness centre and Business Centre.
  Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar. •24 hour Concierge •24 hour room service •Multilingual staff •Theatre and tour reservations •Laundry and dry cleaning services •Foreign exchange •Postal/parcel service •Maid service •Air conditioning •Safety deposit boxes (available in rooms and at reception) •Shoeshine and valet services •Car rental •Doctor on call •Car park •Wifi Gym.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: TBC. For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org
  Check in time: 2:00 PM
  Additional nights after: TBC. For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Transfers to the hotel from London Heathrow. You will be staying at Millennium Gloucester Hotel that night.
  End of Program:
After breakfast in the hotel. You will join 21150 at 5:00pm for a programme overview. You will be staying at Millennium Gloucester Hotel the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required. No
  Parking availability:
N/A.
Transportation (For Independent Travelers)
  Train or bus availability: Trains, underground and buses available.
To Start of Program
  Location:  London, England
  Nearest city or town:  London.
  Nearest airport:  London Heathrow
  Transportation to site: Take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington station. From there take a taxi to the Millennium Gloucester hotel. The Gloucester Road underground station is next to the hotel. It is served by the Circle, District and Piccadilly lines.
  From End of Program
  Location: London, England
  Transportation from site: N/A.
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Equipment Requirements: Tennis racket. Bring a separate bag to hold your sports kit, tennis shoes, materials for showering. Showers and changing facilities are available at Dukes Meadows. Participants are expected to bring their own rackets (all other equipment is provided). Extra rackets for those without their own can be provided (hire cost ). There is also a well equipped pro shop at the centre.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Arrival
(Wednesday, June 19)
   
 Arrive To: London Heathrow. Transfers to the hotel.
 Lunch: Excluded.
 Afternoon: Free afternoon. Welcome meeting at 5 p.m. before dinner.
 Dinner: Welcome dinner in the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Millennium Gloucester Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Meet your professional coach. Drills and strokes with your coach.
(Thursday, June 20)
   
 Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: A coach will take you to Dukes Meadows Tennis Club in Chiswick, where you will meet professional coach Slaven Ovuka of Select Tennis for a programme overview. The brand-new tennis facility offers five outdoor hard courts and four outdoor clay courts together with a purpose-built tennis academy section. On court warmups, themed stroke drills and live ball drills with Slaven Ovuka. At 1 p.m., coach returns to the hotel.
 Lunch: Excluded.
 Afternoon: At leisure.
 Dinner: Excluded.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Millennium Gloucester Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 3: Open play practice.
(Friday, June 21)
   
 Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: A coach takes you to Dukes Meadows for another day with Slaven Ovuka. On court warmups, themed stroke drills and live ball drills with the coach. At 1 p.m., coach returns to the hotel.
 Lunch: Excluded.
 Afternoon: At leisure.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At lesiure.
   
Accommodations: Millennium Gloucester Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Round Robin Tournament.
(Saturday, June 22)
   
 Breakfast: Full English breakfast in the hotel.
 Morning: Coach to Dukes Meadows. Enjoy friendly competition play, a fun Round-Robin Tournament with small, fun prizes and a complimentary gift.
 Lunch: Excluded.
 Afternoon: At leisure. Join 21150-062213.
 Dinner: In the hotel.
 Evening: At leisure.
   
Accommodations: Millennium Gloucester Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
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