The 2018 Varsity Lacrosse Team Spring Training Trip March 16th to 19th
The Varsity Lacrosse Team Spring Team Training Trip will take place from Friday, March 16th until Monday, March 19th. The team will travel with approximately 28 Players and 3 Coaches. The trip includes intensive lacrosse practices, pre-season scrimmages, and team building throughout the four days. THIS TRIP IS INVITATION ONLY.
Players must register (Click here to Register). After registering, players must complete payment unless other arrangements have been made (Click here to Complete Payment). The out of pocket cost per player is $1,300.00 which includes all flights, hotels, ground transportation and meals (except dinner at the airport on Friday). Please note, players will be missing a full day of school on Monday, March 19th and must fill out the necessary paperwork and contact their teachers to make up any necessary assignments to participate.
All parents and family members wishing to make the trip are welcome and encouraged to do so. You will be able to attend the team workouts, scrimmages, and team dinners. Family members interested in joining the team will need to book their own flights and hotel rooms. Most parents are staying at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort. Parents cannot stay at the team hotel.
On Sunday we will be attending mass at St. Cecelia Church, 820 Jasmine Way, Clearwater, Florida.
As a reminder, we are in Florida representing St. Peter's Prep. It is important that we all conduct ourselves appropriately. Rules and expectations will be discussed with the players. This is a privilege and should be handled as such.
Players and Coaches will depart Prep by bus immediately following school on Friday, March 16th. Players are expected to come to school with all gear necessary for the trip. Remember to bring your school id or driver's license. Players and Coaches are taking United Airlines. They have seats booked Friday March 16th on United Airlines Flight number #1640 departing Newark Airport at 6:45pm arriving at the Tampa / St. Petersburg Airport at 9:49pm. A bus will take them from the St. Petersburg Airport to the Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown Hotel and service the team throughout the trip. Players and Coaches will be returning on United Airlines flight #342 departing Tampa / St. Petersburg Airport on Monday March 19th at 7:11pm and arriving at Newark at 9:59pm. Players will need transportation home from Newark Airport upon arrival and it must be indicated on the registration form. There are a few extra plane tickets that will be available to parents on a first come-first served basis. Please e-mail StPetersPrepLacrosse@gmail.com if you are interested.
The Team and Coaching Staff have reservations and are booked at the Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown, 940 Court Street, Clearwater Florida, 727.562.5400. The Prep Athletic Department has advised us that under no circumstances could / should parents or family members stay at the same hotel as the team.
Many parents and family members have arranged or are arranging rooms at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort, 400 Mandalay Avenue, Clearwater, Florida, 727.461.3222. The hotel is on a quaint stretch of Clearwater Beach and has great access to the beach for various team building activities.
WHAT TO PACK:
All players are limited to ONE BAG. This includes all of you lacrosse equipment and clothing as well. All sticks will be sent together in ski bags. Please make sure you pack an outfit for mass on Sunday. In addition, pack everything you need for 4-6 practices plus 2 scrimmages. We have free time on Monday so bring a bathing suit. Finally, we will have a team dinner on Sunday night and you need to dress accordingly.
There will be two team/ family dinners. On Saturday night at approximately 9:00pm, there will be a team/family barbeque at the Residence Inn Clearwater Downtown. On Sunday night at approximately 9:00pm, there will be a team/family dinner at Salty's Island Bar and Grill, 437 S Gulfview Blvd, Clearwater, Florida, 727.216.8085.The Team and Coaching Staff will be traveling by bus to the restaurant. Casual attire is appropriate. Players must pre-order their meal for the Sunday team/family dinner with their trip registration. Players must indicate the number of guests attending dinner on Saturday and Sunday nights with their trip registration as well.
Saturday, March 17th
9:15am - 11:00am - PRACTICE #1 at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Field 3, 2450 Drew Street, Clearwater, Florida.
1:30pm - 3:00pm - PRACTICE #2 at IMG, 5650 Bollettieri Boulevard, Bradenton, Florida, 941.202.6916.
4:00pm - 6:00pm - SCRIMMAGE at IMG, 5650 Bollettieri Boulevard, Bradenton, Florida, 941.202.6916.
Sunday, March 18th
10:15am - 11:45am - PRACTICE #3 at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Field 3, 2450 Drew Street, Clearwater, Florida.
2:15pm - 3:45pm - PRACTICE #4 at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Field 3, 2450 Drew Street, Clearwater, Florida.
6:30pm - 8:00pm - SCRIMMAGE at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, Field 3, 2450 Drew Street, Clearwater, Florida.
Monday, March 19th
8:30am - 10:30am - COACHES/ INDIVIDUAL MEETINGS
12:00pm - 4:15pm - TEAM BUILDING at HILTON CLEARWATER BEACH RESORT
Contacts in Florida:
Josh Kagel - 973.951.4512
Kevin Brown - 201.303.3645