Contact Info

For information on tennis classes and programs, contact Shannon Stevens.

Tennis & Pickleball

The Glencoe Park District offers year-round preschool and youth tennis classes, and adult lessons spring through fall. Adult beginner and intermediate pickleball classes are also available in the spring, summer, and fall seasons. Click on the program guide to see this season's schedule.

Youth, Teen & Adult Classes

Learn the basics of tennis with our expert instructors! We'll work on movement, balance, and hand-eye coordination. Games accompany fun activities to help develop swing techniques and tactics.

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Tennis On-Demand Classes

Have a group of friends that would like to take a tennis class together? Tennis schedule doesn't work with your busy schedule? No problem! Our tennis instructors can teach private, semi-private, and family lessons at a time that works for you! To build your class, please contact Shannon Stevens.

Tennis Courts

The Glencoe Park District has five parks with tennis courts. Nets are installed seasonally, from the first Monday in March through the first Monday in December:

Pickleball Courts

Pickleball lines have been added to the tennis courts at Shelton Park and Watts Park. There are two courts at both locations. Nets are installed seasonally, from the first Monday in March through the first Monday in December. We offer beginner and intermediate pickleball workshops. To learn more about pickleball classes, contact Adam Wohl.

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Court Usage

Court reservations are accepted March 1-October 31. To make a court reservation click here. To learn more about permit requirements, contact Shannon Stevens. Court priority is given in the following order:

  • Glencoe Park District and District 35 programs
  • Advance reservation play/permitted lessons
  • Resident drop-in play
  • All other play

Please note, in order to prolong the life of the nets, all outdoor will be taken down on the first Monday of December and re-installed on the first Monday of March.

Tennis Court Reservations & Permits

Residents and Tennis Instructors are required to purchase a permit if they wish to teach private/semi-private lessons on Park District tennis courts. This is limited to 3 or fewer students. The permit is $250 for the season. They must provide an approved Certificate of Insurance. Court reservations are required to guarantee court time. Permits are required March 1-October 31. To purchase a tennis permit, contact Shannon Stevens.

Court reservations are accepted March 1-October 31. To guarantee a court time, you can make a reservation up to seven days in advance. 

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Competitive Adult Tennis

Calling all competitive tennis players! Shoreline Tennis has team positions available for our summer leagues for men and women's teams. The women's league plays June 10-August 5 and the men's league plays June 12-August 14 (with playoffs the final week).

  • Women's B division (USTA 3.0-3.5) play Wednesday
  • Women's A division (USTA 3.5+) play Thursday
  • Men's Blue division (USTA 3.0-3.5) play Saturday
  • Men's White division (USTA 3.5-4.0) play Saturday
  • Men's Red division (USTA 4.0+) play Saturday

Please contact Karen for more information on how you can join in this tennis league and play against players from nearby communities.