4/2 - US Davis Cup Family Event
630 The Fan is excited to announce The City of Boise & Idaho Tennis
Association will host a free public event Tuesday, April 2 to welcome
the Davis Cup to Boise and to provide a variety of kids’ tennis
The event will run from 6-8
p.m. at CenturyLink Arena in downtown Boise and will include an
appearance by members of the U.S. Davis Cup Team and will feature games
and other tennis activities for kids and teens of all
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. CCDC is offering
free parking at all six of its garages between 5-10pm!
Visit www.ccdcboise.com/ParkingDowntown/GarageInformation for garage
Advance registration for the free kids’
encouraged. Kids ages 5 to 13 can register online at www.idtennis.com.
The first 300 registrants will
receive a special gift from Let’s Move
Boise! upon arrival at CenturyLink Arena on Tuesday, April 2, and Davis Cup
posters will be distributed to the first 500 fans
through the doors.
Day-of registration will take place from 5:30-6 p.m. at
CenturyLink Arena (limited space available).
information is available at 322-5150
“Boise is thrilled to
host Davis Cup tennis in Boise,” Mayor David Bieter said, “and to
express our thanks we are hosting a community event to raise the
excitement level about Davis Cup, to show the team our hospitality, and
to get more young people involved in tennis and the healthy benefits it
Interested youth players will be invited to
“take to the courts” with local pros and Boise State Bronco players as
the Idaho Tennis Association and Boise State University men’s and
women’s tennis teams lead kids’ tennis activities by age groups on
reduced-size tennis courts. BSU head coaches Greg Patton and Beck
Roghaar will be on hand to encourage everyone on the courts as they
engage in interactive play featuring fun, fast-paced skill drills for
kids of all abilities.
“This is a unique opportunity
for kids to be introduced to the life-long sport of tennis with smaller
courts and lower-bouncing balls, and with players they can look up to
from the Boise State teams,” said Steve Bickham, Executive Director,
Idaho Tennis Association. “It’s fun and offers kids of all abilities an
opportunity to play with the big