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WNBA at IMG Academy, Bradenton 

Official Home of the 2020 WNBA Season at IMG Academy

Welcoming teams from across the nation, IMG Academy is the Official Home of the 2020 WNBA Season.

As a lifestyle boutique hotel, Legacy Hotel at IMG Academy is the ideal accommodation selection for WNBA players to relax and recharge just steps from their on-campus training. Many of the players and coaches are staying at Legacy Hotel, while others have unpacked inside Academy Park Villas and the Lodge. IMG’s campus has been hosting all aspects of the league’s needs, from dining to accommodations to practices to down time, since their arrival in early July.

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WNBA teams and staff have also enjoyed off days and post-practice evenings in the Sunshine State. Poolside cabanas offer a rejuvenating setting for the league while Icon Eatery & Bar provides nutritious meals and convenient in-room dining options for optimal nutrition and performance.

Situated along the Gulf Coast, athletes and coaches have access to some of the nation’s highest rated beaches across the white sands of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key, all just a short drive from campus. With tropical dining options and historical attractions, the League is situated in an ideal open-air location surrounded by the natural beauty of the West Coast of Florida.

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Icon Eatery & Bar – Re-opens to the public October 2020

Pool & Cabanas – Re-opens to the public October 2020

IMG Academy Golf Club: Open to the public, accepting reservations

Wellness Spa – Closed

Event Hosting

IMG Academy is the premier destination for athletic and performance development as well as world-class event hosting. Our history of success began over 40 years ago and continues to evolve and expand across youth and adult athletic programs, boarding school, team training, corporate retreats, and more. With stunning views of the world-renowned IMG Academy campus and customizable on-property branding options, Legacy Hotel is the ultimate stay-to-play option for IMG events.

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health & safety

With the health and safety of the WNBA players and staff, IMG Academy personnel, student-athletes, campers, and event specialists at the forefront, IMG Academy has established specific health and safety protocol in tandem with Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Additionally, the WNBA has prioritized the health of each team as well as league employees from the onset and will continue to oversee these efforts both on campus as well as at Feld Entertainment Studios.

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Legacy Hotel is utilizing hospital-grade products to ensure the safety of our guests, associates, and community, as well as the cleanliness of our property. Legacy Hotel is continuing to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are mirroring our policies based on the recommendations by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as well as local Florida Health Department officials.

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