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Tennis

Albuquerque is a great area for tennis.

Tennis Facilities

Albuquerque is home to two great public tennis facilities: Jerry Cline and Sierra Vista West.

Enjoy the sunshine, competition, and great exercise? Tennis may be your game.

Albuquerque has dozens of public tennis courts for everyone's enjoyment. Our warm weather makes Albuquerque an ideal place for a game of singles or doubles, and introductory lessons are available starting at age five through adult.

Whether you are a beginner or an old hand, make plans for some time on the court.

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Tennis Lessons: Fall 2021

Lesson registration begins August 18, 2021 online at play.cabq.gov! Classes will be limited to six participants. Staff at Jerry Cline Tennis Center are also happy to help people who cannot register online.

For more information about tennis lessons, call:

  • Jerry Cline Tennis Facility
    (505) 224-6682
  • Sierra Vista Tennis Center
    (505) 897-8815

Tennis Class Descriptions

  • Red Ball Beginner: Ages 5 to 8
    Focus is on technique, rallies and athletic development.
  • Red Ball Intermediate:Ages 7 to 9
    Focus is on consistency, placement and play.
  • Orange Ball: Ages 8 to 11
    Focus is on tactics and recognition skills.
  • Green Ball: Ages 10 to 14
    Focus is on game play.
  • Yellow Ball Beginner and Intermediate: Ages 12+
    Focus is on developing skills for future recreational play.

Tennis lessons for juniors and adults will take place at Jerry Cline and Sierra Vista Tennis Courts. Not all skill and age levels are available every hour. Proof of age (birth certificate) is required for children joining 5- to 7-year-old classes. Lessons will run in two-week sessions, Monday to Friday or Monday to Thursday. All lessons are 50-minute classes. The cost is $40 for 5-day sessions for Juniors and $38 for 4-day sessions for Juniors.

 

Site/Lesson Days Dates Times

Jerry Cline

  • Saturday morning lessons

 

  • 9/11 – 10/30 (6 lessons total, NO lessons on 9/18 & 10/23)

  • 9:00 a.m.
  • 10:00 a.m.
  • 11:00 a.m.

50 minutes each

Jerry Cline

  • Monday/Wednesday afternoon lessons
  • Session 1: 9/13 – 10/6
  • Session 2: 10/11 – 11/3
  • 4:30 p.m.
  • 5:30 p.m.

50 minutes each

Jerry Cline

  • Tuesday/Thursday afternoon lessons
  • Session 1: 9/14 – 10/7
  • Session 2: 10/12 – 11/4
  • 4:30 p.m.
  • 5:30 p.m.

50 minutes each.

Drop-In Tennis League

What is the Adult Drop-In League? It is an informal, friendly tennis league sponsored by the City of Albuquerque and run by the Jerry Cline Recreation and Tennis Facility and the Sierra Vista Tennis Center.

One must have a minimum intermediate skill level to qualify, as determined by the Drop-In Coordinator. Juniors are generally not permitted, but an occasional exception may be made. The cost for all Drop-In sessions is $3 per person; tennis balls are provided. All participants are expected to abide by the full Drop In policy.

Arrive early to insure a spot.

Drop-In Tennis Schedules & More Information

  • Monday/Wednesday @ 6pm
  • Tuesday/Thursday @ 9am

For more information, contact:

  • Jerry Cline Tennis Facility - (505) 224-6682
  • Sierra Vista West Tennis Center - (505) 897-8815

Ball Machine Rental

Both the Jerry Cline Recreation and Tennis Center and the Sierra vista Tennis Center have ball machine rentals.

The cost is $8 per hour. Call first and reserve your time.