THE TENNIS CENTER IS NOW OPEN FOR THE SEASON! CALL (530) 587-9474 AND CHOOSE OPTION TWO TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, operations at the Tennis Center have been adjusted to comply with state and county guidelines. Thank you for exercising caution when using the Tennis Center.


SEASON + HOURS

May 8 – Late October: 7:30AM-8PM (daylight permitting)
September 1 – late October: 7:30AM-dusk (conditions permitting


2021 COURT RESERVATIONS, PROCEDURES, ACCESS POLICIES, SINGLES/DOUBLES PLAY AND TENNIS/PICKLEBALL LESSONS

  • Members can reserve courts beginning at 7AM one day prior to the desired court time. Ball Machine reservations can only be made beginning at 12PM for the following day. Guests may begin calling at 12PM to reserve the following day’s court times.
  • Call (530) 587-9474 and choose Option Two to make your reservation request.
  • Walk-in court access is allowed when courts are available.
  • Calls will be returned if a reservation request cannot be fulfilled.
  • Any calls received prior to 7AM will be placed in the back of the queue.
  • Play cannot begin prior to the 7:30AM opening time and cannot continue later than the 8PM closing time.
  • The maximum length of time a court can be reserved is 120 minutes.
  • 120-minute reservations will be unavailable from 8:30AM to 9:30AM.
  • Singles and doubles play from different households is permitted.
  • Each player is recommended to furnish their own set of uniquely marked tennis balls/pickleballs (i.e., different brands, numbers or marked initials).
  • Each player, when serving, will use their own set of tennis balls/pickleballs if applicable.
  • All names and contact information of each participant are needed in case contact tracing is required.
  • No player under the age of 18 is permitted at the facility without a parent or guardian at any time.
  • Clinics, private and semi-private tennis and pickleball lessons are now permitted.

FACILITY ENTRANCE, CHECK-IN AND EXIT

  • When exiting and entering the facility, the wearing of face masks is required, except during play.
  • If a line forms, please keep six feet apart in front of the outside check-in window to scan member cards, pay for access and receive your assigned court.
  • Once checked in, players will proceed down the right side of all walkways and access paths and, upon returning from their courts, will again stay to the right side of all pathways.
  • NO CASH – we will not be accepting cash at this time. Credit/debit cards only.

RESTROOM USAGE, WATER FOUNTAINS AND TOWELS

  • Restrooms will be open and available for use, but please practice social distancing as we are asking that only one person at a time utilize the restroom. Please wash and/or sanitize your hands before and after entering and exiting the restroom. Also, the wearing of face masks in restrooms is suggested, as the flushing of toilets and urinals can aerosolize particles.
  • The water fountain for drinking will be unavailable for use.
  • The water bottle filling station will be operational. Please use your key, a pencil or something other than your finger to activate the dispenser. If you use your finger, please wash your hands or use hand sanitizer available throughout the facility.
  • You must bring your own water bottles to the facility. No loaner, paper or plastic cups will be available on site. The pro shop will have water bottles for sale.
  • Showers will be closed for use.
  • Hand towels will be available.

ON-COURT PROCEDURES

  • Please always practice physical distancing while playing on the court, getting to the court or going anywhere within the facility, on access paths or in parking lots.
  • Do not leave any trash, clothing, equipment or personal belongings on the court after you have completed play. These items will most likely be thrown out if found.
  • Follow best hygiene practices. No spitting or snot rockets are allowed anywhere on the court at any time. Please bring a tissue, towel, hanky or old t-shirt if you feel the need to engage in these activities.
  • Do not handle any tennis ball that is accidentally hit onto your court with your hands. Pick it up with your foot/racket or just kick it back to the correct court.
  • Please remember to not touch your face when you have entered the facility unless you have washed your hands or used either your own or the provided hand sanitizer.
  • Singles/doubles play from different households is permitted.
  • Each player is recommended to furnish their own set of uniquely marked tennis balls/pickleballs (i.e. different brands, numbers or marked initials).
  • Each player, when serving, will use their own set of tennis balls/pickleballs if applicable.

RENTAL RACKETS, BALL MACHINES AND PRO SHOP SALES

  • Rental rackets are available for $2.
  • All rackets will be wiped down after each use.
  • Rental ball hoppers will be available at this time.
  • Rental footwear will not be available at this time.
  • Cans of tennis balls will be available for sale.
  • Any Pro Shop item that is purchased at this time will be final. Please be certain that you need or want that item, as it cannot be returned.
  • No trying on of clothing or footwear is allowed. These item sales are also final if purchased.
  • Racket stringing and regripping services are currently available.
  • The Ball Machine is rentable on a 55-minute basis only. No back-to-back reservations are accepted for the same player/group.
  • Ball Machine reservations can only be made beginning at 12PM for the following day.
  • A sanitized hopper will be given to the player/group using the Ball Machine. This will be the only item used to pick up tennis balls and place them back into the machine. No touching of the balls is allowed at any time.
  • The control panel/adjustment bar will be wiped down at the end of each use.
  • The player/group must be finished with all the balls picked up at five minutes to the hour to allow time to sanitize hoppers and machines prior to the next use.

SUBJECT TO CHANGE IN ACCORDANCE WITH STATE AND LOCAL GUIDELINES.


SUMMER ACTIVITIES REGISTRATION LIABILITY WAIVER AND RELEASE

Click here to view our 2021 Summer Activities Registration Liability Waiver and Release.


For questions concerning the Tennis Center, please email tennis@tahoedonner.com or call (530) 587-9474.