Situated in Santa Coloma de Cervelló in Barcelona, this HIGH-PERFORMANCE TENNIS CENTRE is open throughout the year. During the summer season, Bruguera Tennis Academy offers a Summer Stage program to students aged between 11 AND 23 YEARS OF AGE.
The course is aimed at those looking for an INTENSIVE TENNIS TRAINING PROGRAM to help improve their all-round technique. In addition, the program can be combined with ENGLISH OR SPANISH CLASSES and a huge range of leisure activities to ensure that the students get the most out of their stay.
Participants from many different nationalities
Training method implemented by Luis Bruguera
There is little time for social activities
It is not recommended for beginners
The option with languages only includes 1 hour of classes a day
The academy was founded in 1986 by former tennis player and ex-captain of the Spanish Davis Cup team, LLUIS BRUGUERA. His son, two-time FRENCH OPEN CHAMPION SERGI BRUGUERA, is also a director at the academy.
Over the years, the academy has developed SPECIALIST TRAINING METHODS that adapt to the needs of each individual student. As a result, the Bruguera Academy has PRODUCED MANY TOP TALENTS including GARBIÑE MUGURUZA and SARA ERRANI.
This camp is fully-contained so students can stay in ON-SITE ACCOMMODATION where they can enjoy a fun and LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE alongside peers of many different nationalities.
If you would like more information about the annual program or other regular courses held throughout the year at the Bruguera academy, please contact us on (+34) 952 222 998
Please note that older students (19 to 23 years of age) are accommodated in apartments close to the facilities.
All tennis training sessions at the Bruguera Tennis Academy are carried out under the supervision of professional tennis coaches based at the Santa Coloma de Cervelló installations in Barcelona.
Bruguera Tennis Academy is a high performance academy that offers programs for students of all levels. However, it should be noted that the training program is very intensive and occupies a large part of the day.
The training sessions take place from Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm with a break for lunch. Students train for a total of 32 hours per week and the training is divided into two categories: technical and tactical training, and physical preparation.
The students are divided into groups according to their tennis ability and each group consists of 2 to 4 children under the supervision of one coach.
A custom training schedule is designed that takes into consideration the objectives of each student and the duration of their stay.
Students also have the option to enrol in tennis tournaments where they will be accompanied by an academy technician. The staff member will be responsible for transporting the student to and from the game, and will also provide any support that the child may need before, during and after the event. All additional costs including tournament registration fees and travel expenses, are the responsibility of the player.
Participants who wish to improve the mental side of their game can register for a specially-designed psychology course that is available at the camp during the summer months.
Course of psychological practice applied to tennis:
- Duration: 10 sessions held over 2 weeks
- Availability: Courses are held between June and July
- Languages: Spanish or English
- Price: 155 € (to be paid by the player upon arrival)
- Teacher: Held under the supervision of licensed psychologist, Mr. Juan Carlos Monje
Language classes at Tennis camp
The classes are suitable for students at all levels of ability and cover a range of skills including grammar and vocabulary. The teachers can also help children to prepare for any language exams that they may have in the future.
The groups are divided according to ability and each class will contain between 1 and 7 students.
Agenda & Activities
*This is an illustrative schedule and it is subject to changes by the camp.
During their free-time the kids can enjoy other sports such as football and swimming or they can spend time playing with their peers.
During the weekends, additional excursions are also available. These outings are optional and students wishing to attend must register at the camp. The excursions have a typical cost of around €80 (depending on the type of excursion) and are held subject to a sufficient number of registrations.
Excursions can range from a trip to the cinema, a visit to the Aquarium of Barcelona or a day at an amusement park such as Port Aventura.
Bruguera high performance tennis - Barcelona camp Accommodation
Distance between facilities
Each room is shared between 2 and 6 students and the residence also has a separate TV and video room where students can relax and socialise. A laundry service is also available 3 times per week.
A reception with 24 hour assistance is available and two monitors are always on campus to help the students with whatever they may need.
The Bruguera tennis academy is a large, well-equipped complex with a large range of facilities including:
- Clay tennis courts
- Hard tennis courts
- Swimming pool
- Snack bar
- Nurse’s office
- Halls of residence
There is also a shop that sells sports equipment and offers a racket stringing service.
In case of injury, a monitor will accompany the injured student to a doctor.
If a student is suffering from an illness, they must advise the front desk. If necessary, they can arrange for a doctor to treat the child on-site (call-outs carry an additional cost of approximately 60€).
Other additional services
The camp also has a physiotherapist service based at the injury treatment centre and is available at no additional cost to the students.
The physiotherapist service includes:
- Sports massage
- Follow-up during rehabilitation
- Injury prevention guidelines
The centre offers everything necessary to ensure fast recovery, injury prevention and readjustment to training.
Prices & Dates
Included in the price
- Full room, board and accommodation
- All tennis training
- Language classes (depending on program selected)
- Leisure activities (except excursions)
Not included in the price
- Excursions: Each excursion is subject to sufficient enrolment and carries an additional charge of approximately €80
- Medical assistance: In cases of illness where a doctor is called to the camp, a charge of approximately €60 will be incurred
- Laundry service: Available at a rate of €10 per kg of clothes
- Psychology course (optional): Available at a rate of €155
The Bruguera academy provides a free pickup service at different points in Barcelona including:
- Prat Airport
- Train stations of Barcelona (Sants, North and France)
- Local bus station
- Centre of Barcelona
The arrival and departures to the camp should take place between the following timetables:
- Arrivals to the academy: between 8.30 and 20.00 hours
- Departures from the academy: from 8.30 till 20.00 hours (the flight should be scheduled to leave from 11.00am onwards)
* Transfers outside of these hours will incur a cost of €30 each way.
Through an international insurance company, we offer two different types of insurance:
Camp cancellation insurance
If you want to rest assured that you can recover your money in the event that your child is unable to attend the camp because of unforeseen circumstances - our cancellation insurance policy may be of interest to you. More information here
We also offer a travel insurance policy that also includes medical assistance. Details of the full policy coverage can be found here
Steps to make a reservation for the camp
- Step 1: Make a payment of 50% of the total cost of the program. (If you reserve after May 31st, you must pay 100% of the cost of the program to reserve.)
- Step 2: Turn in the required documents duly completed.
Once you have completed steps 1 and 2, we’ll send you a confirmation of your reservation.
Once you have received the confirmation, you can buy your transportation tickets. If you have reserved the transfer service, be sure to send us an email regarding the details of your trip so we can successfully transport you to the camp.