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LIVING THE IMG ACADEMY EXPERIENCE


TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Experience Life at IMG Academy

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Living Options

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Residence Floorplans

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Learning Support Services

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Campus Life Team

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Fuel Up! - Dining Options

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Live Well, Stay Safe

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Making A Difference

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Explore What’s Outside Your Door

- Ascender Hall - Academy Suites

- Health Services - Campus Safety - Sports Therapy

- Clubs and Organizations - Cultivating Leaders

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WELCOME TO IMG ACADEMY EXPERIENCE LIFE Love where you live. As a part of IMG Academy training methodology, we strive to develop leaders with a strong moral fiber. As such, campus life at IMG Academy includes both character-building programs and activities that bond student-athletes from around the world.

Friendships for a lifetime.

IMG Academy offers the ultimate learning and living environment for student-athletes of all ages and backgrounds. Our learning environment extends well beyond the classroom and sports field. This guide to campus life explains attributes about living on campus, including the different living options, health services, on-campus activities, and community outreach. IMG Academy campus life not only provides a social setting to help you meet other student-athletes from around the world, but it also helps you become a responsible, well-rounded student-athlete.

There is no shortage of activities to catch the interest of any studentathlete. Dances… Movie Nights… Fashion Shows… Video Game Stations… IMG Academy has it all.

Road Trip! Beaches, amusement parks, cultural attractions, and professional sporting events – student-athletes get to experience all of them with frequent supervised trips to some of the nation’s top beaches, shopping malls, Busch Gardens, Disney World and other destinations.

Unforgettable moments. IMG Academy offers many treasured on-campus traditions, including Homecoming, Friday Night Lights and pep rallies. One of the most anticipated events is the IMG Academy prom held every spring, which includes immaculately dressed students gathering on campus before whisking off to the night’s festivities.

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ASCENDER HALLS » Three residence halls (Ascender East, West, and South) with 650+ rooms and five total layout options » Furnished with bunk-style beds, desks, bathroom, wardrobe and full room cleaning once/week with trash removal twice/week » Recreational room, common area, snack shop, mail room, study rooms, washer/dryer units on every floor, and in-room wi-fi connections » Additional packages available for laundry and non-boarding enhanced dining » Resort-style swimming pool available for both recreational and training purposes

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Exterior Lobby common area Bunk-style living Outdoor plaza

LAUNDRY PACKAGES IMG Academy offers student-athletes laundry service options for convenience: $1,349/year $745/semester

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IMG Academy provides student-athletes with a variety of room options to customize their living experience, while feeling at home on campus.

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LIVING OPTIONS

ASCENDER HALL - STANDARD The Huddle The Huddle is shared living at its finest! The two bunk beds/desk layout allows student-athletes to comfortably live with his/ her roommate. The Huddle also features a full bath, additional seating and shelving in addition to access to Ascender Hall’s amenities and conveniences.

ASCENDER HALL - ENHANCED The Ace The Ace Room allows for on-campus housing at its peak! This layout, which mirrors that of The Huddle, allows for boarding student-athletes to live comfortably in their personalized, single residence hall room. Completely furnished with a bunk bed/desk, a full bath, and all of the additional seating and shelving additions, The Ace creates an inclusive atmosphere available right from campus.

The Victory As the third largest living option, Victory gives you the best of both worlds. Sized at 14’x10’, the spacious layout features all of the benefits the Ace room has to offer. Take advantage of the additional space to add amenities and personalize your room.

The Championship Championship is our second largest rooming option in Ascender Hall. Sized at 17’x11’6”, the private room provides ample room for additional living space, in addition to its bunk-style setup and full bath.

The Grand Slam Hit a Grand Slam this year with our premier housing option available within the newly constructed Residence Hall. Sized at 20’x13’6”, the Grand Slam layout is the largest living option for our studentathletes, providing a fully furnished living area and enhanced bathroom design.

*Room layouts subject to change based upon availability of downstairs and upstairs units. IMG ACADEMY / HOUSING BROCHURE

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LEARNING SUPPORT SERVICES The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is designed to

the LRC are assigned a block during their academic

help student-athletes develop academic skills and

day to receive assistance. With a 6- period schedule

strategies, while also receiving help on content area

that rotates on a weekly basis, student-athletes will

work that they are completing for their classes.

meet with their LRC teacher five times over the course

Student-athletes can access the LRC if they are

of two weeks during their open period.

struggling academically or if they have an identified

The focus teachers work on executive functioning

learning difference. The Comprehensive and the

skills (planning and prioritizing, organization and

Consultation LRC plans both allow for student-athletes

time management), as well as content area skills

with an identified learning difference a chance to gain

and strategies during this time (which typically lasts

additional support throughout their courses, exams,

about 15 minutes per block.) The rest of the time is

and overall academics. Contact your student-athlete

individualized to the particular needs of the student

advisor for associated costs with these courses.

and the work that they are currently completing. The

The Support LRC plan enables student-athletes a chance to enhance their learning experience and gain that ultimate academic experience as well. Ranging

faculty will also help with homework completion, preparing for assessments and learning how to manage long term projects.

from $3,000/academic year or $1,500/semester, this

Parents of student-athletes enrolled in the LRC will

plan provides an additional element of academics that

receive communication every two weeks from the

ensure student-athletes have the tools to enter the

focus teacher outlining the progress the student is

next level with even more confidence.

making in content area classes, along with what skills

The LRC faculty is trained in specific content areas so that student-athletes are able to utilize the strengths of the teachers without having to leave the department when they come for class, academic advising, or evening directed learning. Many student-athletes in

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and strategies are being developed. Focus teachers also communicate with content area teachers and, when appropriate, dorm mentors, coaches, college planning and placement and other key adults that the student interacts with on campus.


CAMPUS LIFE

TEAM Helping our Student-Athletes write the next chapter in their life story

IMG Academy is one of the few boarding school to utilize fulltime Residential Mentors. By serving as supportive mentors and responsible leaders, our full-time Campus Life team led by our Residential Mentors have one responsibility: the care and guidance of our student-athletes.

Residential Mentors: Residential Mentors promote a safe and positive living environment condusive to academic achievement, character development, personal growth and all-around well-being. Most importantly, our Residential Mentors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With two Residential Mentors are assigned to each floor, they promote a positive living environment, while uniting student-athletes to create a thriving floor and hall community. In addition to the constant supervision provided by our team of Residential Mentors, a select group of student residential assistants will have the opportunity to lead their fellow athletes in residential life activities.

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FUEL

UP! IMG Academy serves a daily buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner complete with healthy selections for the training athlete. IMG Academy serves a daily buffet-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside the Campus Center at The Servery, complete with healthy selections for the training athlete. The Servery allows athletes to choose from a variety of nutritionallyplanned meals and is included in the standard meal plan. Additional options are available inside the Campus Center, including Fuzion, Brick Oven, and La Boulangerie.

MIX IT UP! Fuzion Offers a blend of stir frys, burritos, and sushi from its cuisine.

Brick Oven Creates delicious varieties of pizzas and calzones with over 20 different toppings, along with meatball subs or chicken parmesan.

Boulangerie CafĂŠ and Bakery Features an assortment of quick and easy food and drink options, including coffee, pastries, and grab-andgo salads and sandwiches.

Smoothie King Offers healthy, convenient options for student-athletes in two on-campus locations, including smoothies and snacks. 08

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LIVE WELL

STAY SAFE HEALTH SERVICES

With a knowledgeable, compassionate team of nurses on duty 24 hours a day to assist, Health Services provides support to student-athletes for any type of medical issue. Provided by Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, Health Services can also help student-athletes with pre-existing medical conditions by distributing prescription medication at designated times to ensure safety and proper dosage. If advanced medical care is necessary, an appointment can be scheduled with our on-campus medical provider, with most major insurances accepted. If a referral to a specialist is recommended, the Health Services team will provide assistance by helping to schedule appointments and transportation. Please feel free to contact the Health Services office with any questions or concerns. The office can be reached 24 hours a day/7 day a week, at 941-752-2479 or by visiting them inside the Campus Center.

CAMPUS SAFETY The Campus Safety team maintain a safe and secure environment for campus occupants, while also being warm, relaxed and approachable to all. They provide 24/7 security at campus entrance and exits, as well as campus patrol.

SPORTS THERAPY Our team of certified athletic trainers are on site to help oversee the evaluation and treatment of each one of our student-athletes, reducing the potential of injury and promoting continued good health through massage, physical therapy, and corrective exercises. This includes: » » » »

Sports Therapy Evaluation Injury Prevention Education Proactive Rehabilitation Injury Management

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MAKING A

DIFFERENCE IMG Academy, with the leadership of its student-athletes, annually logs 2,000-plus hours in community outreach projects and initiatives in the community.

Teaming up with organizations like the American Heart Association, Boys and Girls Club of America, Special Olympics and Feeding Children Everywhere, IMG Academy instills the importance of giving back to the less fortunate by assigning required outreach hours for completion to student-athletes throughout the academic year.

ORGANIZATIONS

CULTIVATING

In addition to our leadership opportunities, IMG Academy encourages student-athletes to get involved with multiple organizations and clubs, depending on their interests and goals.

To make a future impact on the world, IMG Academy student-athletes are offered multiple platforms for which they can take on a leadership role, including:

& CLUBS

» Key Club » Green Team » Student Activities Committee » UNICEF Club » Model UN 10

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LEADERS

» Spirit Club » Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) » Student Residential Assistants » Student Ambassadors


EXPLORE

WHAT’S OUTSIDE YOUR DOOR Located only minutes from vibrant Sarasota and about an hour from bustling Tampa, IMG Academy sits within a short drive of several of Florida’s top attractions.

Jacksonville

Orlando St. Petersburg

Tampa

Bradenton/IMG Academy Sarasota

Ranked in 2017 as the #1 beach in America, relax at the beautiful Siesta Key, recognized for having the world’s finest, whitest sand. From parasailing to snorkeling alongside dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico, find the perfect getaway at Anna Maria Island.

Containing world-renowned exhibitions that range from Dali’s The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus oil painting masterpiece to the Venetian Gothic style Ca’ d’Zan mansion, the museums cultivate an environment of intellectual stimulation, creativity and inspiration.

Locally in Bradenton, enjoy the outdoors on a hike through the Robinson Nature Preserve or the De Soto National Memorial. Experience the geometric Salvador Dali Museum in downtown St. Petersburg and the classical European John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota.

Venture over to Orlando to the world’s most visited entertainment complex, Walt Disney World, which offers 24 themed resorts, four theme parks, two water parks and other recreational venues. Orlando also offers Universal Studios while Tampa features Adventure Island and Busch

Naples Miami

Gardens for your adrenaline-seeking indulgences. Voted by Parents Magazine as the #1 zoo in the United States, go on a safari or ride a camel at the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. Or head over to the domed Tropicana Field to cheer on the Tampa Bay Rays. Find impressive savings at the Ellenton Premium Outlets, which feature 130 stores including Under Armour and Calvin Klein. IMG ACADEMY / HOUSING BROCHURE

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New in 2018:

THE LEGACY HOTEL The Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy, set to open in November 2018, will be a 150-room, upscale boutique hotel on the northern edge of campus that will serve guests, parents, trainees, teams, staff, athletes, and more.

The hotel will offer 5,060 square feet of flexible meeting space for seminars, specialized training, and other functions. A resort-like backyard will include a large outdoor swimming pool, along with spacious outdoor event and breakout spaces located on the south side of the hotel. The Legacy Hotel will also include an elevated lobby lounge and bar, as well as a massage and fitness facility.

5650 Bollettieri Blvd., Bradenton, FL 34210 P: 1 800 872 6425 / F: 941 752 2531 imgacademy.com / admissions@imgacademy.com

2018 IMG Academy - This is Living  
2018 IMG Academy - This is Living