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Additional Tennis Courts Open, No Reservations Required; Disc Golf and Pickleball Allowed

Tennis Lessons Available

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

As Illinois moves into Phase 3 of its Restore Illinois plan, the Glencoe Park District will open up additional park amenities beginning this Saturday, May 30. All Park District tennis courts will open and disc golf can resume, with accommodations made for social distancing. Pickleball can also be played on tennis courts at Watts and Shelton.

All tennis courts will be open for single play or doubles play between family members. The middle net will be taken down at parks with three tennis courts and one court will be available for play at parks that have two courts. 

Reservations will no longer be required to play Players are required to use the following rack-up system to reserve a court:

  • Hang your racquet in the designated area for that court before the scheduled court change.

  • Remain with your racquet to validate your reservation.

  • Courts must be yielded promptly at the scheduled time. Please be considerate and allow points in progress to be completed without interruption.

  • Court usage is limited to one hour if other players are waiting.

All Glencoe Park District tennis programs have priority use during summer programs. Dogs are NOT allowed on the courts. Rollerblading, skateboarding, and biking are not allowed on tennis courts.

The Glencoe Park District will also be providing private lessons. Contact Shannon Stevens at sstevens@glencoeparkdistrict.com for more information on private lessons.

Residents may use the tennis courts for private lessons by obtaining a permit. Private lessons are for groups of two people or less. Contact Shannon Stevens at sstevens@glencoeparkdistrict.com for permitting information.

 

Disc golf can also resume on Saturday, May 30. New rules include limiting play to two people, using hand sanitizer and hand washing frequently, keeping your distance from others, and trying not to touch disc baskets.