Longshore Tennis & Town Courts

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Longshore Club Park,
hosts nine Har-Tru tennis courts with lights for evening play. Court reservations are available online at http://www.westportct.club. Residents may purchase a premium tennis handpass or a basic handpass for the season. A premium tennis handpass eliminates the daily court fees.

 

Be sure to check out our USTA and Town Tournaments!  There is always something going on at the courts!  Don't miss out on Tennis FEST 2019 coming July!  This fun FREE event for Westport residents will offer lessons for all ages /levels, an expanded round robin tournament and raffle prizes.  We will also have the Family Classic. Bring the whole family for FUN! More info to come!

Additionally, all-weather courts are available for open play at:

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Longshore Tennis Courts                             

Season and Hours of Operation

May 4 - Labor Day  
Summer Season  8 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Reserved Play
     
   
Sept. 5 - Columbus Day


Monday - Friday  8 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Reserved Play
   11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Open Play
   3:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.  Reserved Play
     
Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays  8 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Reserved Play
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Restrictions:

  • No singles play on weekends and holidays before 11 a.m.
  • Juniors 8 - 17 years only after 11 a.m. 
  • Juniors 8 and 9 years old must play with a adult

Reservation Procedures

Courts are available for reserved play in 1.5 hour sessions by going online to http://westportct.club.  Unreserved courts are available for walk up play, fees apply. 

  • Handpass holders may reserve courts five (5) days in advance online only at http://westportct.club beginning at 7:15 a.m.
  • Non-Handpass holders may reserve courts two (2) days in advance online only at http://westportct.club beginning at 7:15 a.m.
  • Reservations can be changed online prior to 6 a.m. day of play.
  • For day of play reservations only call (203) 341-1180

 

Season Reservations
Reservations for weekly play are available on a monthly or seasonal basis.  Applications due March 1.  Please contact Cyndi Palaia, Program Manager at (203) 341-5087 for details and application. 

Group Reservations

Limited court space is available Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for private parties, outings, or fundraising events.  Specific information on availability and reservations may be obtained at the courts.  Contact Longshore Tennis Office at (203) 341-1180. 

 

Fee Information for Longshore - 

Per person, per 1.5 hour session

 Seniors/Juniors handpass holder   $8
 Adult handpass holder  $10
 Non-handpass holders  $15
 Premium Tennis handpass holder      N/C

Premium Tennis Handpass eliminates court fees and valid for one year from the date of purchase.
Available at the Parks and Recreation Office at Longshore or online.


Court Closure
Notification of court closure due to weather will be on the answering machine (203) 341-1180 no later than 7:30 a.m.

 

Cancellations
Persons with an advanced reservation must cancel their court time two (2) hours prior to their reserved time. If a person fails to cancel within two (2) hours on two (2) occasions they will lose reservation privileges for the remainder of the season.

 

Junior Play, Ages 8 - 17
Junior Play is welcome during the following hours:  

  • Juniors ages 8 - 17 years old can play only after 11 a.m.
  • Juniors aged 8 and 9 must play with an adult.

 

Tennis Instruction

Private Lessons
Tennis lessons are available from our Parks and Recreation Staff. To arrange a lesson, please contact Dave Kardas at longshoretennis@gmail.com.

Group Lessons
The Parks and Recreation Department offers tennis lessons for players of all ages and ability levels.  Please click here for more information. 

 

Important Phone Numbers

 Reservations and Court Information:  (203) 341-1180  
 Court closure:  (203) 341-1180
 Group reservations:  (203) 341-1180
 Staff and Private lessons:  (203) 341-1182




 Doubleday Tennis Courts - Saugatuck Elementary School, 170 Riverside Avenue

  • 4 All Weather Courts
  • April 1 - Nov. 30
  • Play is first come first serve basis when not reserved for Parks and Recreation Department, Board of Education, or Westport Continuing Education programs.  Please contact the Longshore Tennis Office for detailed schedules. 
  • Courts are not available when school is in session.
  • Please be considerate and limit to 90 minutes of play when others are waiting

 

 

Staples High School Tennis Courts - 70 North Avenue

  • 6 All Weather Courts
  • April 1 - Nov. 30
  • Courts are not available when school is in session
  • Play is first come first serve basis when not reserved for Parks and Recreation Department, Board of Education, or Westport Continuing Education programs. Please contact the Longshore Tennis Office for detailed schedules.
  • Please be considerate and limit to 90 minutes of play when others are waiting

 

Town Farms Tennis Courts - 120 Compo Road North

  • 4 All Weather Courts
  • April 1 - Nov. 30
  • Play is first come first serve basis when not reserved for Parks and Recreation Department, Board of Education, or Westport Continuing Education programs. Please contact the Longshore Tennis Office for detailed schedules.
  • Please be considerate and limit to 90 minutes of play when others are waiting