Riverside 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.

Tennis permit sales have been suspended for the 2020 season. If you have already purchased a tennis permit, it will be valid through 2021.

NameLocationPhoneCourts
Riverside ParkRiverside Drive and W. 96th St.(212) 978-027710
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NameLocationPhoneCourts
Riverside ParkRiverside Drive and W. 119th St.(212) 978-027710
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OutdoorHardAccessibleLessons Offered; contact Dave Kardas at (212) 634-9124 or yourserve@msn.com for more information.

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Know Before You Go

MarinasWest 79th Street Boat Basin

West 79th Street will close for reconstruction and dredging as of November 2021. The project will repair storm damage, add capacity, and make the site more resilient to climate change. The site is anticipated to re-open in 2025.

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