BREC's Tennis Department manages five major tennis centers, each housing its own pro shop that offers tennis resale merchandise, equipment rentals, refreshments and a full staff that manages court reservations and fees. The five major tennis centers provide a number of programs to the community, including tennis instruction, school athletic programs, youth and adult league play and tournaments. Facilities are available for rental to organizations for tournaments, workshops, and high school league practice. There are also 85 neighborhood tennis courts located at recreation centers throughout East Baton Rouge Parish where patrons can play tennis at no charge.

Monthly Program Guides

The Monthly Program Guide lists all programs available at all BREC tennis centers.


Follow the links below to learn more about our tennis centers located around the parish and the various programs taking place at each center.

Capital One Tennis Center at City Park

Forest Community Park Tennis Center

Greenwood Community Park Tennis Center

Highland Road Community Park Tennis Center

Independence Community Park Tennis Center


Introduction to Tennis for Adults
This edition of the Introduction to Tennis for Adults takes the mystery out of a game where LOVE means zero and ALL means the score is tied.  With full illustrations, the Introduction to Tennis explains in easy-to-understand language everything you need to know to start playing tennis - serving, scoring, the lines and parts of the tennis court, how to call balls out, and many other helpful tidbits.  Also provides tips on how to prepare for safe play and proper court etiquette.  The Introduction to Tennis is for anyone and everyone who wants to understand the basic rules of the game in a fun, easy-to-learn format.  By following the rules and treating opponents with respect, everyone wins because everyone gets the most enjoyment out of the game.
Click here to view.

“How to Become a USTA OFFICIAL” - We Need You in Louisiana!

A roving umpire, chair umpire, line umpire or referee who ensures that a tennis match is conducted under the fairest possible conditions.

Certified officials are involved in the game of tennis in a variety of roles; ranging from overseeing local, junior, adult or senior tournaments to collegiate events to officiating on court at professional tournaments like the U.S. Open.

If you are interested in becoming a certified tennis official, please contact:
Denise Loveless-Forrest
Louisiana Chairman of Officials
Cell:  225-284-4940


Looking for information on upcoming tennis camps?

For holiday (Mardi Gras, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas) camps, visit our Holiday Camps page.

For summer camps, click the tennis center link above to see a detailed listing of camps for that location. 


Court Fees


Fee before 6 pm

Fee after 6 pm

Adults $5 per hour $8 per hour
(under 12 years of age)
$2.50 per hour $8 per hour
Hitting wall
$2 per hour $2 per hour
Indoor Court
$12 per hour  

Ball machine rental is available at Capital One Tennis Center at City Park, Forest Park, Greenwood Park, Highland Road Park, and Independence Park for $8 per hour.

Click here for a list of neighborhood parks that have tennis courts.

      Want to reserve courts at a BREC site for a tournament? Click on the appropriate form below. Adult tournaments serving alcoholic beverages must also complete the Alcohol Policy Contract Addendum.


BREC Tennis is requesting your feedback regarding your experience with our Junior Summer Camps and the Highland Park Summer Academy. It will only take a few minutes to complete the evaluation form and this will help us to improve our programs in the future. Click here for the evaluation form.

Please let us know how your experience was with receiving instruction from a BREC Teaching Professional. It will only take a couple of minutes to complete and will assist us in evaluating our programs and instructors. Click here for the evaluation form.

Baton Rouge Tennis League

Click here to view local league information. Captains forms and players applications are posted.  League results are posted throughout the season.

BREC USTA/GBRCTA League Rainout Policy/Lights Out Policy

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Newsletter Archive

Download past tennis newsletters by clicking the links below

Upcoming Tennis Events

Highland Park Junior Tennis Academy

This is a continuous, year-round program separated into semesters. Skill levels include beginner, advanced beginner and intermediate. Academy Director Natalie Johnson

Open House Series for Juniors

Come out and learn to play tennis. BREC provides equipment and racquets. Please bring a water bottle and dress to sweat. No registration required.

Highland Park Junior Tennis Academy

This is a continuous, year-round program separated into semesters. Skill levels include beginner, advanced beginner and intermediate. Academy Director Natalie Johnson

Beginner Adult Tennis Instruction: Highland

This four-week program for beginners introduces and reinforces fundamental tennis techniques. Walk-ins accepted.

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