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Central 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 the first Saturday of April 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
Central Park93d St. near West Drive(212) 280-02064
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OutdoorHardLessons Offered
NameLocationPhoneCourts
Central Park93d St. near West Drive(212) 280-020626
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OutdoorFast DryLessons Offered

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Central Park Weather

  • Sun
    Chance Light Rain
    42°F
  • Mon
    Rain and Areas Fog
    56°F
  • Tue
    Mostly Cloudy then Chance Rain
    62°F
  • Wed
    Mostly Sunny
    60°F

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