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Prospect Park

 Tennis Courts

It’s never been easier to become a tennis player in New York City—you can purchase a tennis permit online for use at any outdoor tennis court during tennis season, which lasts from April 1 to the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Visit our Tennis at NYC Parks page to purchase or renew your permit, or to find more information about our tennis program.

Before heading to a court, make sure that you’ve read our rules and regulations. Follow our permit rules, wear smooth-sole tennis shoes, and use a maximum of six tennis balls on each court. Most courts are open from 8:00 a.m. to dusk, except at Central Park where courts open at 7:00 a.m. and Randall's Island where courts open at 7:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.

NameLocationPhoneCourts
Prospect Park Tennis CenterParkside Ave at the Parade Ground(718) 436-250011
Indoor/OutdoorTypeAccessibleInfo
OutdoorClayLessons are available. During the indoor season (October 23-May 6), there are 11 bubbled courts that may be rented for a fee. During the outdoor season, 8 courts are available to Parks tennis permit holders. For more information, visit the Prospect Park Alliance tennis page.

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