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McCarren 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
McCarren Tennis CenterNorth 13th Street Between Berry Street and Bedford Avenue(347) 873-96987
Indoor/OutdoorTypeAccessibleInfo
IndoorHardLessons are offered. All 7 courts are bubbled during the indoor season (the day after Columbus Day-April 27) and may be rented for a fee. During the outdoor season, there are 6 courts available to Parks tennis permit holders. For bookings or for more information about tennis at McCarren Park, please email nycmccarrentennis@gmail.com, or visit mccarrentennis.net.

Directions to McCarren Park

Know Before You Go

Recreation CentersMcCarren Play Center

On Wednesday, November 27, 2019, this recreation center will close at 5:00 p.m. in observance of Thanksgiving Eve. On Thursday, November 28, 2019, this recreation center will be closed all day in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

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