Tennis
Welcome
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.

Facilities

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

If you need assistance on how to access WebTrac for online registration, please refer to our video tutorial:

http://www.screencast.com/t/VAqa8eW6p

The video demonstrates how to log into your WebTrac account, search for activities, and make online payments.  To register online, go to https://webtrac.brec.org.

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USTA IS OFFERING FREE 1-YEAR JUNIOR MEMBERSHIPS FOR KIDS 10 AND UNDER UNTIL DEC. 31, 2018. Kids 10 and under, new to the USTA, can receive a free 1-year junior membership - a $20 value! Must use source code FYFE for this offer. Click here for form to mail, visit www.tryusta.com/juniorfree, or call 1-800-990-8782.

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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.
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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

 

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

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

HOW TO BECOME A USTA OFFICIAL?
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
Email:  forrest5@cox.net
Cell:  225-284-4940


The Warrior Series Patriots at Play - A day for veterans and active-duty military to come out and enjoy a morning of tennis, ping-pong, shuffleboard, wheelchair tennis, and horseshoes at Independence Community Park Tennis Center. Family fun for all ages! Snacks, beverages, and equipment provided. FREE! Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m.-noon. Click here for information or contact Yvette Marshall at ymarshall@brec.org.


Camps

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

Group

Fee before 6 pm

Fee after 6 pm

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

ATTENTION ALL PARENTS OF BREC CAMP PARTICIPANTS:

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

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Upcoming Tennis Events

May
22
2018
Forest Park Junior Tennis Academy

A continuous, year-round program offering both developmental and high-performance sessions. Academy Director Eric Street

May
22
2018
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

May
22
2018
Junior Beginner Instruction

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

May
22
2018
Exodus Tennis Program for Advanced Beginners

This program features fundamental reinforcement, directional driven drills, advanced scoring system for league players, theoretical framework for future league players, and lots of fun.

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