Publish Date: Sat, March 10
Whether you want to learn to play pro or just need a few lessons to brush up on your strokes, Dallas-Fort Worth has everything necessary to get in the groove for your tennis game.
T Bar M Racquet Club
Price: $40 members/$50 non-members adult instruction/$115 to $155 junior academy
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. (courts only); Fri – 7:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; Sat and Sun – 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Whether you’re training to be the next Roger Federer, or just want to have a good time, T Bar M is one of the best clubs around. With hard courts, clay courts and courts indoors, T Bar guarantees optimum outcome from each tennis match. Additional activities and a great restaurant makes this club a perfect match for both the adults and kids.
Royal Oaks Country Club
Price: $235 junior programs/$269 adult programs/$12,500 lifetime membership
Hours: Mon – lessons only; Tue to Thurs – 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri to Sat – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Sun – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Since the 1960s, this Dallas club has had plenty of experience providing excellent tennis facilities paired with the best tennis coaches. You don’t have to be a member to sign up for tennis classes, but with a lifetime membership you can hit any court any time.
Fretz Park Tennis Center
Price: $3.00 per person for court rentals/$75 to $150 for a 10-lesson pass/$9 to $18 per lesson for junior tennis program/$70 adult clinics
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 9:00 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fri – 9:00 a.m.- 8:30 p.m.; Sat and Sun – 9:00 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Part of the Dallas Parks and Recreations Department, Fretz Park Tennis Center offers up top-notch coaches and courts with the same quality of a private establishment, and for reasonable prices. Flexible class scheduling and hours make this place a perfect choice for players who like to be on the go.
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McLeland Tennis Center
Price: $2.50 per person for court rentals/$10 adult drill sessions/$10 beginner youth sessions
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri to Sun – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
One of the top public facilities in Fort Worth, the McLeland Center offers both indoor and outdoor courts, and lessons designed to bring out the champion in anyone. This center is ideal for tennis players or any skill level, so break out racket and get ready to play tennis.
Oasis Beach & Tennis Club
Price: $20 members/ $30 non-members (drop-in sessions)/$40 to $90 children’s program/$200 to $275 teen’s program
Hours: Mon to Sat – 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun – 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Life’s a beach when you’re playing tennis at the Oasis. This new premier tennis club is designed to bring tennis-playing families together for superb clinics, courts and good times.
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