• Spring Training in Florida

      Open to ALL Ontario High School Students!

      Spend March Break outdoors at a spring training experience at the IMG Academy, focusing on the sport of your choice: Baseball, Football, Soccer, Rugby, Tennis or Golf. Located an hour south of Tampa Bay, Bradenton Florida is home to the IMG Academy, the premier sporting academy in the world. Founded in 1978 by legendary tennis coach Nick Bolletteri, the IMG Academy was the first full time tennis boarding school, providing young athletes with the opportunity to train at a higher level while pursing their academic aspirations. The IMG Academy is now a multi-sport training destination that has hosted, trained and taught some of the world’s top athletes. 
      During your week at the IMG Academy, you will be exposed to the forefront of high school athletic excellence. While you will be earning your Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership (PLF4M) Credit, your main focus will be on athletic development as you will have a minimum of 2 hours per day in field, focusing on your sport of choice at the IMG Academy. In addition to your infield training, you will also receive 2 sessions of IMG Academy Coaching from a trained staff member, a personalized weight and nutrition plan and a weight room session each day at the academy. When you are not working on your game or pushing your self to the limit, you will be taking in a Toronto Blue Jays Spring Training Baseball game or spending time at the beach. 


    • Trip Highlights

      All-inclusive, Absolutely everything included!


      • 2 Hours Minimum of Sport instruction in the sport of your choice per day
      • 2 IMG Academy Athlete Development Program Sessions focusing on Nutrition and Weight Lifting 
      • 3 Hours of PLF4M in class instruction each day
      • 1 Hour of Weight Room Training each Day
      Recreational Activities
      • Toronto Blue Jays Grapefruit League Baseball Game
      • Afternoon at the beach 

      The IMG Academy

      • 500 Acre Sporting Facility 
      • 20 + Multi Sport Fields
      • 50+ Tennis Courts
      • 5,000 State of the Art Stadium
      • 18 Hole Golf Course
      • Two 10,000+ Square foot weight rooms

      Accommodation and Meals

      • Stay on the IMG campus in the Champions Walk apartment complex
      • 2 Bedroom & 2 Bath per room
      • Living Room, Full Kitchen & Washer and Dryer in each Suite
      • Television & Wifi 
      • All toiletries 
      • Breakfast lunch and dinner at IMG Academy dining facility
    • Courses

      *Sponsored by The District School Board of Niagara

      • Recreation and Healthy Active Living Leadership, Grade 12,
        University/College Preparation (PLF4M)
        Prerequisite: Any health and physical education course
    • Program Fees

      $3,600 All Inclusive

      * A $1,500 deposit is needed to secure your spot at the time of registration

      Deluxe medical and cancellation insurance: $159

      Please note: It is EduTravel and school board policy that all students travelling on extended trips have both cancellation and medical insurance in place. A specialized students insurance protection plan will be automatically added to the cost of the program fee upon registration. Please know there is an option to opt out of the insurance policy by filling and returning in the “Insurance Opt-Out Form” along with proof of valid insurance coverage from another source. 

      Visa Students may be required to pay an additional fee. Please contact the EduTravel office.

      Fees Include:

      • Airfare and land transportation
      • Accommodations
      • All meals (except for lunch on pre-trip days)
      • All admissions to both course specific sights and recreational group activities
      • Course materials
      • All applicable taxes
      • All gratuities

      Fees Do Not Include:

      • Cancellation and Medical Insurance
      • Discretionary spending money
    Program Details (Click below)


    All Ontario Students

    *This Program is sponsored by the District School Board of Niagara and is open to all Ontario Students. 

    Pre-Trip Date:  Saturday, February 24, 2018, Saturday, March 3, 2018, Saturday, March 10, 2018 (10th online only)
    Travel Dates:  Sunday, March 11, 2018 to Saturday, March 17, 2018
    Post-Trip Dates: Saturday, April 7, 2018
    Location: TBA
    Time: TBA
    Registration Deadline: TBA

    All EduTravel programs require students to have cancellation and health insurance in place. If you did not purchase these insurance policies through EduTravel you will be required to show proof of coverage.



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