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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.

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.

Directions to Riverside Park

Know Before You Go

Skate ParksRiverside Skate Park

Riverside Skate Park is closed to reconstruct the existing skate park with new skate elements, fencing, benches, picnic tables, and landscaping. Please visit the Capital Project Tracker page for updates on the project.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2020

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