We know Austinites love to be active and have fun outdoors, which is why we’ve compiled a few of our favorite tennis courts in Austin, TX. Whether you are an avid tennis enthusiast or want to try something new, these outdoor tennis courts around Austin are sure to please.
Check out seven of our favorite tennis courts below, many of which are in Austin City Park. Is your favorite not on the list? Please don’t hesitate to email us if you think we should add your tennis court to our list!
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1. Austin High Tennis Center
These tennis courts are open to the public free of charge after 7 p.m. (after school hours) and located right next to the Colorado River. Imagine enjoying a nice breeze off the water during your game! This field also has lights for when your game is taking place in the evening. Click here for directions to Austin High Tennis Center!
2. Northwest District Park
Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park is known for its friendly atmosphere and many amenities. Besides enjoying the swimming pool, playground, baseball fields, basketball courts and trails, you can also play tennis. In 2019, the Austin Parks Foundation completely resurfaced this tennis court and basketball court. Click here for directions to the Northwest District Park!
3. Joslin Neighborhood Park
This park is tucked away in the Western Trails neighborhood of South Austin. With two side-by-side courts, lighting, and a fence, this court is perfect for a friendly game or a quick game while the rest of the family play under the holm oaks, on the playground, or hike the trail. Click here for directions to Joslin Neighborhood Park!
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4. Shipe neighborhood park
This 2-acre location in central Austin has a bit of it all, but a game of tennis accompanied by the breeze from the nearby creek is a classic Shipe experience. Do not miss the swimming pool and the basketball court. Click here for how to get to Shipe Neighborhood Park!
5. South Austin Tennis Center
Located at the South Austin Recreation Center, the tennis center offers a range of services including lessons for all skill levels, a pro shop and a friendly atmosphere. Best of all, it’s only $ 4 an hour. Click here for directions to the South Austin Tennis Center!
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6. Dick Nichols District Park
Two side-by-side tennis courts are fenced in and set back from the rest of the park here at Dick Nichols in southwest Austin. The courts are lit for players who want to get busy at night, or head to after work when the heat is a bit more bearable. Click here for directions to Dick Nichols District Park!
7. Little Stacy Neighborhood Park
If you’re new to tennis, the courts at Little Stacy Park may be for you! Located in a quiet neighborhood park, these courts nestled among the trees give you the opportunity to learn the ropes of tennis before moving on to courts frequented by more advanced players. Click here for directions to Little Stacy Neighborhood Park!