GENERAL INFORMATION

  • The tennis program at Forest Hill Swim & Tennis Club offers a wide range of opportunities for all interested players, regardless of age or ability. The facility boasts eight hard surface courts, two composite surface courts, a ball machine and hitting backboard. Racket stringing and gripping are available and usually done within 24 hours.
  • The program includes instructional, social and competitive play in a variety of settings, from private and group lessons to camps, round robins and workouts, as well as social and interclub events.
  • Forest Hill is an outdoor seasonal facility and does not have indoor courts.  You will need the code to the tennis gate to use the courts during the Spring and Fall offseason or during the season when the pool and clubhouse are closed. Tennis courts are for members only and their guests. You may request the gate code by logging in and clicking Member Home page.

JON’S CORNER  – Sunday, Oct. 17 – Saturday, Oct. 23

PLEASE DO NOT USE THE UPPER COURTS FOR PICKLEBALL PLAY OR LEAGUE PRACTICE EVEN IF EMPTY FOR THE MOMENT!

Please bring your own water bottle beginning this weekend.  There will be one water cooler out (in front of tennis building)

THIS WEEK: week of 10/18

Ladies Interclub:

Monday – Div. 7 @ Hunt Valley (D)

Tuesday – Div. 2 @ L’Hirondelle (C) – white attire required

Thursday – Div. 4 – BYE

Div. 6 – home vs Homeland (D)

Monday – Wednesday – Pickleball League – courts 6-8 – 6:15-9:00

Tuesday – Ladies 3.0-3.5 workout – 7:00-8:30

Wednesday – Mens Workout – 7:00-8:30 –

Thursday – Ladies 2.5-3.0 workout – 7:00-8:30

Thursday – Pickleball drop-in – 7:00

Mt. DeSales practices for the fall season from 3:30-5:30 – M-F through mid-October

Weekly organized doubles play has ended for the season!

Friday fall clinics – 4:30-6:00

Please do not bring sugary drinks on the courts without a secure lid!  An unintended spill will stain the courts!

Please make sure that if you are the last person to leave the club, whether it is in the daytime or the evening to close the gate behind you.

Pickleball drop-in nights will be held every Tuesday (except during fall league play) and Thursday.

Check the Calendar for all club events!  Some things to look forward to:  Mens and Ladies Guest Days; Team Tennis, Which will be tennis and Pickleball this year; a second pickle ball drop-in night;  Friday night lights-open and organized play for tennis and pickleball players; a club Pickleball championship and our usual holiday mixed doubles and mens and ladies singles and doubles play! Also, check out the Triathlon in August and The Golf Outing in October. Peruse the calendar and we will let you know when you can begin to enroll.

Power to the lights goes on by 6:00.  Use the switches for each court to turn on lights for that court.

Weekly singles and doubles play  – Ladies Doubles – Monday night at 7:00; Wednesday & Friday mornings from 9:30-11:00; Mens, Ladies and Mixed Doubles – Thursday nights at 7:00; Pickleball drop-in – Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7:00.

Reminder:  If you use squeegees, please hang them on the fence after use.

Tennis courts are now open.  Please take the time to read the recommended Tennis Guidelines During COVID-19.

  • Clinics and lessons have now begun for members and non-members.  All non-members must complete the guest waiver form.
  • When coming to play, bring as few personal items on the court as possible.
  • When entering/exiting the courts, do not latch the gates on the courts behind you – court gates should remain unlatched to reduce surface contact.  The tennis gate with the code to get into the club should remain closed at all times.
  • Play will be limited to 90 minutes for doubles and 60 minutes for singles when others are waiting to play.  Courts can’t be reserved so please be courteous.  Everyone wants to play!
  • If court space allows, do not play on adjacent courts.  
  • The ball machine is available at the risk of the user.
  • Groups larger than 10 are not permitted and social distancing guidelines should be followed.

Jon’s cell – 443-864-7732; Chip’s cell – 443-326-2006

TENNIS LESSONS

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JUNIOR ACTIVITIES

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NTRP RATING SCALE

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