Tennis Rules

  1. Local Guests are permitted on weekdays only.  A person may be a local guest no more than twice in a season. Exception; Club-sponsored tournaments are not counted towards the guest usage limit.
  2. Out-of-town guests, those having their principal residence outside of Warren, Washington, Essex, Saratoga, Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Hamilton counties may play with a member up to two times per month.
  3. All tennis guests must be registered with the Tennis Pro immediately upon arrival and sign the register in the Hut. 
  4. Members will be charged a $10 guest fee for each invited guest. 
  5. Courts will be open daylight to dark 7 days a week.
  6. Weekends, Holidays and Weekdays after 4:30pm, players 16 years of age and older have priority for the use of courts.
  7. Parents are responsible for the conduct of their children and their guests on the Club premises and ensure that Club rules and regulations are observed.
  8. There is a 60 minute play limit for singles and a 90 minute play limit for doubles. Singles should convert to doubles when demand for courts is great. Singles must convert to doubles on weekends and holidays between 10:00 am and 6:00 pm.
  9. All players should wear proper tennis attire and must wear flat-soled tennis shoes.
  10. Courts should be swept and lined after use.
  11. After a rain, play is prohibited until the Pro declares the courts playable. In the absence of a Pro, play may only take place once indentations are no longer made by walking on the court surface.
  12. Reservations for courts shall be published by the Tennis Committee from year to year.
Not all concerns can be reduced to a rule so when in doubt, please be courteous of others