Tennis Program

A shot of one of our nets at a neighborhood playground

San Francisco Recreation & Parks manages 147 free municipal tennis courts located at playgrounds, parks and recreation centers throughout San Francisco. Golden Gate Park has 21 courts which can be reserved for a nominal fee. Use our map page to locate a tennis court near you!

SF Rec and Parks Recieves Grant to Renovate Tennis Courts Citywide!

SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department announced today that the Department has received a cash grant of $864,000 from San Franciscans for Sports and Recreation (SFFSR) to resurface tennis courts in the City’s park system.  Throughout 2016, the Department and SFFSR worked together to identify a … Continue reading

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The Golden Gate Park Tennis Complex is a public facility under the auspices of the City & County of San Francisco / Recreation & Park Department.

GGPTC is located in the east end of Golden Gate Park on John F. Kennedy Drive & Middle Drive East. GGPTC is open Monday through Friday 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m., Saturday & Sunday 9:00a.m.-5:00p.m. & is closed on all legal holidays.

The time slots that are available for play are:

  • 9:00 am - check-in time 8:55 am
  • 10:30 am - check-in time 10:25 am
  • 12:00 pm - check-in time 11:55 pm
  • 1:30 pm - checkin-time 1:25 pm
  • 3:00 pm - checkin-time 2:55 pm
  • 4:30 pm - checkin-time 4:25 pm
  • 6:00 pm (summer) - checkin time 5:55 pm

Reservations are confirmed 5 minutes prior to playing time. Players check in at the director's office to acknowledge their presence, claim their court, & pay the appropriate fee.

Weekday play is on a first come first serve basis. There are no advanced phone or e-mail reservations for weekday play (except for group, league, tournament, & special events).

For weekend advanced reservations you may call on the Wednesday prior to the weekend you desire from 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm, Thursday / 9:30 am - 6:30 pm, & Friday / 9:30 am - 6:30 pm at (415) 753-7001

For any further tennis related inquiries please contact Tennis Programs Coordinator Lou Maunupau

Lou Maunupau
Tennis Programs Coordinator
(415) 244-8921

For San Francisco Recreation & Park Department tennis classes for all ages please visit sfRecOnline

  • $4 per court per 1.5 hour time block for weekdays before 4:30 pm
  • $5 per court per 1.5 hour time block for weekdays after 4:30 pm
  • $6 per court per 1.5 hour time block for advanced weekend reservations
  • $5 per court per 1.5 hour time block for walk-on weekend tennis play
  • $2 per court per 1.5 hour time block for seniors (over 65) only on weekdays prior to 4:30 pm
  • $10 per court per hour for advanced group, league, tournament, & special events
  • Juniors 17 & under are free
  • No Rain Checks