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Sacramento’s Best Tennis Courts And Clubs

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Tennis courts in Sacramento make it worth the sweat with clubs, team matches and great instructors throughout the area. If you’re looking for a workout to make you forget you’re working out, joining a tennis club is a great way to get solid bang for your buck. Check out Sacramento’s best tennis courts.

Natomas Racquet Club

2450 Natomas Park Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95833
(916) 649-0909

Price: Enrollment and monthly fees vary call for details
Hours: Mon to Thurs – 5 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Fri – 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sat and Sun – 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

With 17 outdoor courts, 15 of which are lighted, this club has plenty to offer tennis buffs. This is a membership club, the only one in the Natomas area. It boasts a staff of profession tennis players who teach at all levels and coach league play. The club offers USTA and SATA tourneys, youth lessons and play, social play and club tournaments.

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College Greens Swim and Racquet Club

2707 Notre Dame Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 383-9920

Price: Enrollment and monthly fees vary call for details
Hours: Mon to Wed – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thurs – 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Fri – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat – 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sun – 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

College Greens offers swim and tennis lessons for all ages at a facility right near California State University. Membership is required and open to anyone, and guests of members are welcome. Choose from three courts and a variety of other activities.

Related: Learn to Swim in Sacramento

Sutter Lawn Swim and Tennis Club

3951 N St
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 451-3336

Price: Enrollment and monthly fees vary call for details
Hours: daily – 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. (9 p.m. during winter months, Nov. 1 to March 31)

This members-only club offers five courts and open membership. In addition to tennis tournaments and lessons, it features a 25-yard heated swimming pool, full-service snack bar, an exercise room and ping pong. The club boasts Bill Blickle as its fitness trainer. Racquet up and begin your volley here.

McKinley Park

601 Alhambra Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 808-6054

Price: Free
Hours: Daily – 24/7

The City of Sacramento operates 17 parks with tennis courts. McKinley Park, the focal point for public tennis in Sacramento, offers eight courts. Come for lessons, rated tournaments, round-robin play, social tournaments and competitive ladder play. In addition to the top-rated courts, the Rose Garden here is a gorgeous stop for a post-workout picnic.

Rollingwood Racquet Club

9373 Winding Oak Dr.
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
(916) 988-1728

Price: Enrollment and monthly fees vary call for details
Hours: Mon to Fri – 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sat and Sun – 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Since 1980, the Rollingwood Racquet Club has been teaching tennis and fitness to its members. In addition to the 12 tennis courts, the club indoor, heated pool is one of many amenities and activities members simply must take advantage of. On-site tennis pros offer both USTA and SATA league programs.

Charles is a freelance writer who has lived in the Sierra, halfway between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe, for the last 37 years. He retired from teaching after 36 years in 2010. He and his wife hike, kayak, cross country ski, snow shoe, ride mountain bikes and road bikes, year round. Wandering aimlessly, always looking for another place to explore, some place new, is high on the agenda. Charles enjoys all aspects of the great outdoors and writing about it to encourage others to explore as well. His work can be found at Examiner.com.

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