October 11th, 2018

Miami Beach ‘Hit & Dip Fundraising Weekend’ to Serve Wheelchair, Adaptive Tennis

General News Wheelchair Tennis

Tennis apparel brand Lucky in Love and the Sabrina Cohen Foundation have joined forces to host an experiential weekend in Miami Beach, the Hit & Dip Fundraising Weekend, where guests will enjoy two days filled with wheelchair tennis events and an adaptive beach experience.

The interactive weekend, which takes place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20-21, 2018, will combine wheelchair tennis with adaptive beach activities, arts and crafts, music, food and drinks.

“We are bringing the community together to support the first-ever adaptive recreation center in Miami,” says Lucky in Love’s Brenda Maya Singer. “We are thrilled to have eight-time grand slam champion Bethanie Mattek-Sands as our celebrity guest showing her support as a speaker.”
All proceeds raised will go toward building the Sabrina Cohen Foundation’s first-of-its-kind adaptive recreation center for beach access and adaptive sports training, designed by Miami-based architect Kobi Karp.

Schedule of Events:

Saturday, Oct. 20
The weekend will kick off at the ITF World Tennis Championship, which welcomes more than 1,000 participants from 35 different countries. Guests will enjoy a series of wheelchair tennis activities and have a chance to see the best wheelchair tennis players in the country play at the Miami Beach Tennis Center.

Sunday, Oct. 21
Held at Sabrina’s Beach in Miami Beach, guests can participate in an adaptive beach experience where anyone in a wheelchair will be able to get into the ocean. Additionally, there will arts and crafts, music and other adaptive beach activities.

For tickets or more information go to www.ustaflorida.com/event/hit-dip-fundraising-weekend.