Whether you're an expert or a beginner, the Central Park Tennis Center is a fantastic place to burn off some energy in one of its 30 outdoor courts (26 clay and 4 hard). Mingle with other tennis-obssesed natives in the large waiting area that overlooks the courts, which are surrounded by some of the most beautiful foliage in Central Park.
Hours: Open daily from 6:30am until dusk, April - November
Season Permits: Season permits can be purchased at The Arsenal located inside the park at 64th Street and 5th Avenue. You need a passport-style photo to obtain a permit. Call 212-360-8133 for more information.
- Adults: $200
- Seniors: $20
- Juniors: $10
Single-Play Permits: Single-play permits are good for one hour. These can be purchased at the Arsenal and the Tennis Center. Call the Tennis Center at 212-316-0800 for more information.
Rate is $15 per person, per hour.
Please Note: Smooth-soled shoes are required to play tennis. Running shoes are not allowed on the courts.
Reservations and Condition Information
Please call 212-280-0205 for more information.
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