The Best Washington DC Tennis Clubs, Courts, Pro Shops & More

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Anyone that is trying to learn more about the local Washington DC tennis scene has found the right blog post. From the closest court to play on to a racket club to take lessons, pro shops to buy new gear, or leagues and tournaments around town this page should have you covered.

Getting the ball rolling will be a list of the best tennis and racket clubs in Washington DC where you can find everything you need in one place. They are great spots to play a match, sign up for classes or quick lessons, join leagues or tournaments, shop in their stores, or mingle with like-minded individuals.


We will also be giving public indoor and outdoor tennis courts in your area a shout out so that you can go play a match whenever you have the time. Pro shops where you can buy new rackets, balls, strings, shoes, skirts, and other apparel will be broken down as well.

Before we get you out of here we will dive a little deeper into classes, lessons, leagues, and tournaments near you. Expect to find a map towards the end with all of these venues pinned on it and feel free to look through all of our posts on the Northeast at that link if you want.

Best Racket & Tennis Clubs In Washington DC

You can sign up for lessons, join a league or tournament, buy some gear, or just play a match on the courts at one of the best racket and tennis clubs in your area:

Expect to find 15 outdoor courts and 10 clay courts at Rock Creek Tennis Center, five of which are heated and available to use in the winter. They offer a variety of private or group lessons for kids or adults plus they host leagues, have a pro shop on site, and can do racquet stringing.

The Promenade Tennis Club features both an indoor and outdoor tennis facility near you where many types of lessons can be taken.

The Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center has six local indoor courts where taking both private and group lessons is possible.

Public Indoor & Outdoor Tennis Courts

Visit one of these public Washington DC indoor or outdoor tennis courts to play your next game:

  • Jesup Blair Park at 900 Jesup Blair Dr
  • Lynnbrook at 8100 Newdale Rd
  • Sherwood Recreation Center at 640 10th St NE
  • Harry Thomas Rec Center at 1743 Lincoln Rd NE
  • Volta Park Recreation Center at 1555 34th St NW

Jesup Blair Park has two tennis courts with lighting.

There are two tennis courts at Lynnbrook.

Local Tennis Pro Shops

These pro shops are where to go when you want to buy your next racket, balls, shoes, skirts, strings, apparel, or other gear:

Lessons & Classes Near You

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Tennis lessons in your area are offered at Vern Tennis Center.

Adults can take group, private, and semi-private lessons at Rock Creek Tennis Center.

The Promenade Tennis Club offers private and group lessons as well as at-home service for instruction on your private court.

There are both private and group lessons available at The Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center.

Tournaments & Leagues

Rock Creek Tennis Center organizes tennis leagues throughout the year.

If you are interested you can also read our posts on:

Have Fun Playing Tennis In Washington DC

That is all we have to share for now but we will be updating this page often so come back in the future. All of those local tennis and racket clubs, public indoor and outdoor courts, pro shops, places to take lessons and classes, and leagues and tournaments in your area are ready whenever you are.

It would be great if you could use the comments to let us know if we got anything incorrect or to share any tips or tricks you might have on what else is available near you. Now go have fun playing tennis in Washington DC.

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