Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club
Located in Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch offers a Tennis Center designed to appeal to players of all levels, featuring 18 lighted clay courts that are maintained to the highest standards. Shaded seating areas and cold water fountains are available on all courts for maximum player comfort, while the courts have an underground HydroGrid watering system that ensures even watering for optimal playing conditions. Lakewood Ranch also conducts lessons and clinics for players of all ages, as well as year-round leagues and social events.
Laurel Oak Country Club
Featuring 12 well maintained Har-Tru courts, of which 10 are lighted, the tennis facility at Laurel Oak in Sarasota is consistently ranked among the best in Sarasota. Laurel Oak is represented in 9 ladies teams, 3 men’s teams in USTA and local leagues, with a tennis program designed to cater to players of every level, including a junior tennis program that extends from ages 5 through high school. Three full-time tennis teaching professionals are on staff to provide plenty of opportunities to improve your game, as well as monthly professional exhibitions featuring local and nationally known players.
Longboat Key Club
Recognized as the “Number One Tennis Resort on the Gulf Coast of Florida” by Tennis Magazine and a “Top 25 Gold Medal Resort Worldwide” by Tennis Resorts Online, The Resort at Longboat Key Club in Sarasota features their award-winning Tennis Gardens with 20 Har-Tru tennis courts, including the USTA-certified stadium court with its state-of-the-art infrastructure and patented underground HydroGrid watering system that allows for consistent playing conditions and limited downtime. Their tennis concierges and PGA-certified staff are also on hand for professional lessons and clinics, while a fully-stocked Pro Shop offers the latest tennis accessories and apparel as well as rental racquets.
Plantation Golf & Country Club
The 13 Har-Tru tennis courts at the Plantation Golf & Country Club in Venice are active with weekly leagues, junior tennis programs, and other member activities. On-site USTPA instructors provide lessons for all levels, while tournaments, exhibitions, and evening and weekend socials provide fun and competition for more advanced players. The Club also has a fully stocked pro shop that offers the latest equipment, apparel, stringing services and practice equipment.
The Meadows Country Club
Recognized by Tennis Magazine as one of the topnotch facilities in the area, The Meadows Country Club Tennis Center offers 17 Har-Tru tennis courts, 15 of which are lighted for night play, along with a stadium court and viewing area to highlight special matches. First-class instruction and clinics from their USPTA ranked and certified professionals encourage skill building at all levels. In addition, the Tennis Center provides area tournaments, team tennis, round robins, ladders, and socials that are held throughout the year.
The Oaks Club
With 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, including four lighted courts, The Oaks Club in Sarasota has consistently received praise for its state-of-the-art tennis facilities and consistently given the highest rating possible by the International Tennis Federation. All courts utilize the cutting-edge HydroGrid irrigation system that provides an eco-friendly and consistent playing surface which reduces water usage and erosion. Along with its wide selection of clinics, instruction and tournaments, and its first-rate staff of USPTA-certified professionals, The Oaks Club has also been the host of several professional tournaments, including the USTA Women’s $50,000 Pro Circuit Event, in which acclaimed professional players from around the world compete.
University Park Country Club
Members at University Park in Sarasota enjoy 11 lighted Har-Tru courts that aren’t just kept well-maintained at all times but look out on great views of the lake as well. University Park’s tennis facility has also been named among the “Best of the Best” Places to Play Tennis by Sarasota Magazine and Best Tennis Courts by Tennis Industry Magazine. Also available are USPTA certified tennis instructors and the club hosts clinics, monthly tournaments, and team tennis.