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Tennis & Pickleball Courts

Outdoor Tennis Courts

The Park District offers opportunities for hard court outdoor tennis play at four parks. These courts are available for public use when they are not scheduled for Park District programs or lessons. Nets are taken down each winter and replaced each spring in mid-March, weather permitting. Outdoor tennis court lights, where available, are on mid-March through mid-November. The District does not operate any indoor tennis courts.

  • George Ball Park: 800 Elm Street
    Six tennis courts with timer-controlled lights. Close daily at 10pm.
  • Sunset Park: 483 Fairview Avenue
    Two tennis courts with timer-controlled lights. Close daily at 10pm.
  • Newton Park: 707 Fairview Avenue
    Two unlighted tennis courts. Close daily at dusk.
  • Village Green Park: 130 S. Lambert Road
    One unlighted tennis court. Close daily at dusk.

Outdoor Pickleball Courts

UPDATE (1/25/21): Some players within the Pickleball community have requested access to the Village Green Pickleball courts during the winter. Those courts will be made available if they are deemed playable. Due to limited staff and other priorities, snow removal at the site will not take place. Please click here to check the current status of the Pickleball courts.

Outdoor pickleball courts are available for public use when they are not scheduled for Park District programs or lessons. Nets are taken down each winter and replaced each spring in mid-March, weather permitting. 

  • Four unlighted pickleball courts are located within Village Green Park, 130 S. Lambert Road.
  • The unlighted tennis courts at Newton Park, 707 Fairview Avenue, are also lined for pickleball. Please note, the nets cannot be lowered.

Indoor Pickleball

The District offers almost daily opportunities to play pickleball indoors in the Ackerman SFC gymnasium. Learn more »


Clay Tennis Courts

Players need an annual Clay Tennis Pass to gain entry to the clay courts. Learn more »


Platform Tennis Center

The District’s 6-court Platform Tennis Center is located within Maryknoll Park. A membership is required to access the courts and hut. Learn more »


Lessons and Leagues

The Park District offers a variety of racquet sport classes, camps, leagues throughout the year for both youth and adults. See our Playbook for current offerings »

If you are looking for information about weather related cancellations, please visit the Park District Hotline »


Know Before Your Go: Rules & Safety Measures

The following guidelines will need to be followed for the outdoor tennis and pickleball courts to remain open. Please see the Platform Tennis Center webpage, Clay Tennis webpage, and Ackerman SFC website for specific rules and guidelines related to those facilities.

  • SOCIAL DISTANCING REQUIRED: Before and after play, players must maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet from all others.
  • Face coverings are required.
  • All spectators and players waiting for a court must remain outside of the fence until a court becomes available and social distancing procedures must always be practiced.
  • Private lessons of any kind are not allowed unless authorized by the Glen Ellyn Park District.
  • Courts cannot be used for alternative activities including off-leash dogs.
  • George Ball and Sunset Park courts are open daily until 10pm, Newton and Village Green Park courts close daily at dusk.
  • Please be vigilant in preventing the spread of germs by practicing good hygiene. If you or any members of your family are ill or become ill, you should remain home.

If these rules are not followed, the Glen Ellyn Park District reserves the right to close the courts immediately or take other steps as needed. Additionally, if the Governor issues mandates closing outdoor racquet or comparable facilities and/or the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) adjusts their recommendations, the Glen Ellyn Park District will act accordingly.

Assumption of Risk:
By participating in this program, you will be expressly assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages, or loss which you or your minor child/ward or any other family members might sustain as a result of participating in any and all activities connected with and associated with this program (including exposure to communicable disease).