Endorsed by Curators:
Bring your 2017 City Parks tennis permit*, racquet, 3 balls, sunscreen and water. (Water fountains are available but have low water pressure.)
I will bring bananas and Crystal Light lemonade packets.First come, first served!!
All players must be present to reserve the court(s).Please arrive 15 minutes early to show your permit to the attendant. Otherwise, we lose the court(s).
The more players who sign up for the event and attend, the more chances they have to meet other players at their skill level that they can hit with.
*Full-season permits (Apr thru mid-Nov) for adults 18 to 61 y/o are $100. Adults with a validIDNYC, a free ID card for all NYC residents, get 10% off that fee. Permits for adults 62 y/o+ are $20.
$15 single-play permits also available and good for 1 hour for singles play or 2 hours for doubles play.
Permits can most easily be purchased at Paragon Sports in Manhattan or at Flushing Meadows Corona Park (across from outdoor courts) M-F 9a-4p.
______________________________________________________________________________________________ TENNIS LESSONS:On-site experienced certified tennis coach available for private, semi-private or group lessons after the meetup. Packages available. Teaches all levels. Patient and passionate. Very reasonable cost. Ask the organizer for details.
RACQUET STRINGING:Tennis racquet stringing also available through on-site coach. Modest cost.
EXTREME HEAT: Safety first! I will not schedule an event during extreme heat. It's unhealthy and dangerous to be outdoors, and especially if you are playing an aerobic sport.
FIRST AID: I will have a First Aid Kit with me. Injuries rarely happen, but "just in case".