WABC  2011
World Aquatic Babies Congress
orld Aquatic Babies & Children

the 11th Biennial International educational conference
for leading learn to swim teachers and program directors


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WABC 2011 . 11th Biennial Conference . 14-16 October, 2011
Sheraton Sand Key Resort on the white sugar sand beaches and warm Gulf waters of Clearwater Beach

The Sheraton Sand Key Resort, Clearwater Beach, Florida
1160 Gulf Boulevard, Clearwater Beach, Florida 33767 USA  Phone: 1 (country code) 727 595-1611
A smoke free resort. Check-In 3pm  Check-Out 11am...Bags may be stored at Captain's Desk.
Free parking. No resort fee. No additional charge to your registration if you do not stay at the hotel.
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Mention your are attending the World Aquatic Babies & Children Conference. Free parking. No resort fee. No additional charge to your conference registration if you do not stay at the Sheraton. $9.95/day additional for Internet. Add 12% tax. Would you like to have a roommate to split the cost of lodging?
email for assistance Office@WABCswim.com


Transport from airports to the hotel is by commercial carrier (not the hotel).

> Shuttle Van Service from TPA Airport  Tampa Airport   22 miles/ 34 km (35 minutes by car or longer)

     Proceed to baggage claim on level one in the main terminal and claim your luggage. Exit on that level to either end of the
    terminal, where you will find a Express by SuperShuttle booth and a Ticket Agent ready to assist you with your
    transportation. $28 if one way, $25 each way when booking round trip without discount; and just $22.50 each way when
    clicking on our discount with SuperShuttle and making a round trip reservation and paying online each way for an adult.

    > Car rental or taxi from PIE Airport St Petersburg/Clearwater Airport 12 miles/ 19 km (24 minutes by car or
     longer) * Taxi cab is the only transport to Clearwater Beach from this airport. Likely more than $25 each way.


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Hotel Reservations may be made by phone, email or fax
  Phone  (1 country code) 727 595-1611 ask for Reservations Department and the WABC rate
  Fax     (1 country code) 727 596-1117
  Email   Pam.Schusler@sheratonsandkey.com directly to the Reservations Department Mgr.
  Email the following information in order to book directly with the Sheraton Sand Key Resort:
Name and Address of Guest
     . Phone number of guest
     . Email to send confirmation to
     . Credit / Debit Card information to secure room - one night's deposit is required at time of reservation.
     . Dates of Arrival and Departure
Hotel Website

Special Conference rate of $149 plus 12% tax (guaranteed available if booking prior to Sept. 13) is still available as of October 7...on a space available basis. At some point the rate will likely be more. Book your room as soon as possible to get the lowest rate. Rooms typically, during this period go for $199 plus tax and higher. Email Reservations Mgr. Pam.Schusler@sheratonsandkey.com indentifying yourself as a WABC Conference participant and include the required information above.

Hotel Description:

heraton Sand Key Resort is a beachfront hotel resort offering rooms and suites near Sand Key Park featuring 2 restaurants and a large beach on the Gulf of Mexico, outdoor pool, tennis courts, and fitness center with massages, facials and sauna treatments. Facing the sunny shores of the Gulf of Mexico, Sheraton Sand Key Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida. Guests travel around the area by beach trolleys that connect to bus lines throughout Clearwater and St. Petersburg.

Guests interested in on-site dining can experience live jazz and caviar at Rusty's Bistro and salads and sandwiches at Island Grille. Guests enjoy live jazz piano at Rusty's, Tuesday through Saturday evenings. An equipped business center provides busy executives with high-speed Internet access, a laptop work area and two computers with Microsoft Office Suite software.

Sheraton Sand Key Resort spotlights a pool area nestled between white sand and lush greenery. Guests can enjoy a game of sand volleyball or speed through the sea in rented watercraft. The Suncoast Fitness Center enables guests to fit in a workout along with massages, facials and sauna treatments. The resort's tennis center offers three all-weather courts and a daily schedule of teaching programs designed for both amateurs and advanced players. Less active guests might choose to scan the surroundings from a poolside cabana while enjoying frosty cocktails from the outdoor bar.

 one king size bed      two queen size beds

Sheraton Sand Key Resort offers hotel suites and rooms. Featuring contemporary furnishings and fabrics rich with earth tones, 375 guestrooms offer cable television with premium channels, high-speed Internet access and coffeemakers. The 15 suites offer separate living areas with wicker furniture. Additional amenities include refrigerators, video game consoles and sofa beds.

Standard rooms offer one king or two double Sheraton Sweet Sleeper Beds. Furnished balcony with street view. 336 square feet. Bathroom with massaging showerhead. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access (surcharge of $9.95/day). Two direct-dial phones (one cordless) with voice mail. Cable/satellite TV with pay movies and video games (surcharge). In-room safe.