June 2, 2020 3:32 PM
COVID-19 Update: Tennis Courts Reopen to Saturday, June 6
On June 1, 2020, the Health Officer allowed the play of tennis subject implementation of certain limitations and procedures including posting of required signage. The Recreation and Parks Department is working to implement those requirements with the goal of having tennis courts reopened by Saturday June 6. Tennis play will be subject to the following requirements:
The following play is allowed on the courts:
- Singles Tennis between any two people provided that they touch only their own tennis balls
- Doubles Tennis only if all players are members of the same household or living unit
- No other sports allowed including pickleball
- Only active players allowed on the court- no spectators
- Players must have own sanitizer to use after touching surfaces and to clean any seating areas
- Players must bring own water for hydration
- Players arriving and while waiting to play must wear masks and maintain 6 foot separation at all times.
- Each Tennis Player must mark their tennis balls with clear and unique markings. Accordingly, players must use at least six balls (two cans) rather than three balls (one can).Tennis Players will only serve and touch their own marked tennis balls. When another Player’s ball needs to be returned to them, the player must roll or hit the ball with a racketback to the other player, without touching the ball in any way.
For more information on COVID-19 Protocols in place, please visit the tennis page.
Note that the platform that hosts our tennis reservation system went down for most the day today, June 5. We apologize for the inconvenience. As of 6 p.m. Friday, June 5, online reservations for tennis courts are now be back open.