City of Sarasota: Tennis courts set to reopen May 15



City of Sarasota
Outdoor tennis courts, including the Payne Park Tennis Center, will reopen to the public Friday, May 15 .
Payne Park Tennis Center will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., with court use limited to singles play only. Players will be asked to adhere to safe playing policies as recommended by the United States Tennis Association .
To help keep the community safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19, new policies will be in place at Payne Park Tennis Center, including:
  • Reservations only. A court reservation can be made by phone at 941-263-6640 or online with a master pass number. A brief, 80-second how-to video is available for those new to the online system.
  • New tennis balls only.
  • Showers, lockers, ball machines temporarily unavailable.
The complete Payne Park Tennis Center reopening policy is available online .
Tennis courts at Arlington Park, Gillespie Park and Pioneer Park will be open daily 5 a.m. to 11 p.m. with singles play only following social distancing guidelines and USTA recommendations.
For questions or to reserve a court at Payne Park Tennis Center, please call 941-263-6640.