Platform/Paddle Tennis Courts

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Both platform tennis courts at Longshore Club Park are open for singles and doubles play with restrictions.  Advanced reservations are required for use of the platform tennis courts and can be booked online by valid platform tennis handpass holders (5 days in advance) or by calling the Longshore tennis office at 203-341-1180 (2 days in advance).  Players must check in at the tennis office prior to play.  No walk-ups allowed.

Platform Tennis Courts

Two Platform / Paddle Tennis Courts are located in Longshore Club Park behind the Har-Tru Tennis Courts. 

Season of Operation
Spring / Summer: April 1 - Sept. 30
Fall / Winter: Oct. 1 through March 31

Courts may be reserved for 1.5 hour sessions beginning at 7 a.m. Last reservation time is 9 p.m.



Reservation Procedures

Courts are available for reserved play in 1.5 hour sessions by going online to

  • Premium Platform Tennis Pass Holders may reserve courts five (5) days in advance online only beginning at 7 a.m.
  • A minimum of four (4) players from your team must purchase a Premium Platform Tennis Pass prior to securing your standing time for the season.
  • Any standing time requests must be made directly through Westport Parks and Recreation.
  • Non Premium Platform Tennis Pass Holders may reserve two (2) days in advance by contacting us at (203)341-5152 Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Reservations can be changed prior to 6 a.m. day of play.
  • The person booking the reservation is responsible for any daily guest fees.
  • Daily players will be invoiced.

Note: Failure to purchase Premium Platform Tennis Pass
may result in loss of standing court time.


  • Juniors may play 11 a.m. or later


 Platform Tennis Pass Fees
 Adult Premium Platform Tennis Pass
 Senior (62) Premium Tennis Pass
 Junior (12 - 17) Premium Platform Tennis Pass
 Premium Platform Tennis Pass holders do not pay court fees        
 Court Fees: Per person, per 1.5 hr. court time
 Premium Platform Tennis Pass Holders
 Adult Platform Tennis Non-Pass Holder (Guest)
 Junior / Senior Platform Tennis Non-Pass Holder (Guest)
Standing Court Time (available to Premium Pass Holders only)

Premium Platform Tennis Pass eliminates court fees and is valid Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2020

Purchase your pass online!

Policies and Procedures

Only players are allowed on the paddle tennis courts.    


  • All players must wear flat-soled sneakers.
  • Players must use Platform Tennis equipment only - no tennis racquets or tennis balls.  No equipment will be provided.
  • Court lights and heaters may be turned on at the switches located outside the doors of each court.
  • No Parks and Recreation personnel are on duty at the paddle tennis court.
  • Failure to make payment of daily court fees will result in loss of platform tennis court privileges.

Please notify the Parks and Recreation Office (203) 341-4386 in the event the court requires maintenance i.e., kickboards, screens, lights, heaters.



Cancellations or changes in reservations may be made directly through the Chelsea Reservation system by 6 a.m. the day of play with no penalty 
If you need to cancel due to inclement weather, notification must be made to the Parks and Recreation office at (203)341-5152.  An additional reservation may be made at no charge.  No refunds will be issued.


No parking at the Platform Courts, the Pearl of Longshore, or the Inn at Longshore

Platform Tennis Instruction

Private Lessons
Use of Town courts for private instruction is permitted ONLY for instructors registered with the Parks and Recreation Department.  Contact the Parks and Recreation office for details and list of registered instructors.

Group Lessons
The Parks and Recreation Department group platform tennis lessons are available for players of all ages and ability levels.  Please visit for more information.