Tennis

Jekyll Island Tennis Center

Proud Recipient of 2018 USTA Outstanding Facility Award

Nestled under live oaks draped with moss and surrounded by manicured hedges and wild palmettos, the Jekyll Island Tennis Center is a public tennis facility featuring 13 Har-tru clay courts. The Tennis Center also includes a pro shop with tennis racket stringing, racket rental, ball machine rental, and tennis equipment and apparel. The Tennis Center offers instructional, private lessons and lessons and is host to many annual USTA tournaments for adults and juniors.

BOOK COURT TIME: 912.635.3154
Reservations Required

Address: 400 Captain Wylly Rd.
Phone: 912.635.3154 reservations required
Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., daily

Courts are closed daily from 12-2 p.m.


Center Membership & Fees

Jekyll Island Tennis Center Membership

Become a member of the Jekyll Island Tennis Club, Georgia’s largest and most unique public clay court facility. Annual memberships are available for individuals, couples, and families. Membership includes:

  • 10% off all pro shop merchandise
  • 10% off food at McCormick’s Grill
  • Discounted rate for guests
  • Free Jekyll Island Tennis Center events
  • Jekyll Island annual gate pass – Valid only with annual memberships
MEMBERSHIP TYPE
MEMBERSHIP DURATIONSingleCouplesFamily
One Year$750$875$1,150
Six-Month$575$675$750
Three-Month$425$525$575
One-Month$185$260$285

Fees & Other Services

Court Fees: $24 per court per hour
Racket Rental: $5 per session
Racket Stringing: $30 – $65

Dress Code

All players must wear approved tennis court shoes. Running or street shoes are not allowed on any of the courts.


Lessons & Clinics

Private lessons

Members

  • $60 for 60 minutes
  • $35 for 30 minutes

Non-members

  • $75 for 60 minutes
  • $45 for 30 minutes

Clinics

Members: $20/session
Non-members: $25/session

  • Advanced: Doubles drills specifically tailored to the advanced player. These drills are designed for the USTA 4.0 level player and above.
    • Terrific Tennis Tuesday Advanced: 9-10:30 a.m.
    • Super-charged Saturday Advanced: 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Intermediate: Doubles drills specifically tailored to the intermediate player. These drills are designed for the USTA 3.0-3.5 level player.
    • Manic Monday Intermediate: 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Fun for All: Doubles drills for all players from beginner to advanced.
    • The Weekend Starts on Thursday Intermediate: 9-10:30 a.m.

Tennis Packages

Please call the Jekyll Island Tennis Center at 912.635.3154 to purchase your package. Sessions will be scheduled directly with the Tennis Pro following purchase.

Ladies Three-Day Weekend

A fun ladies weekend filled with competitive tennis drills, instruction, and play while enjoying three days on beautiful Jekyll Island.

Cost: $160/person for groups up to four; $140/person for groups five+

  • Friday: Afternoon clinic, 3-5 p.m.
  • Saturday:
    • Morning clinic, 9-11 a.m.
    • Lunch with Pro Team, optional
    • Afternoon play guided by Pro Team, 2-4 p.m.
  • Sunday: Morning clinic, 9-11 a.m.

USTA/ALTA Tennis Team Workshop

Four days of intense league season preparation and practice with a focus on team competition and unity. All aspects of USTA/ALTA components will be covered to implement success as individual players and as a team.

Cost: $240/person for groups up to four players; $220/person for groups of five+ players

  • Day One: Afternoon clinic, 3-5 p.m.
  • Day Two:
    • Morning clinic, 9-11 a.m.
    • Lunch with Pro Team, optional
    • Afternoon clinic, 2-4 p.m.
  • Day Three:
    • Morning clinic, 9-11 a.m.
    • Lunch with Pro Team, optional
    • Afternoon play guided by Pro Team, 2-4 p.m.
  • Day Four: Morning clinic, 9-11 a.m.

Three & Me

A program designed with specific drills and play for three players, with your fourth player being a Pro Team member. These drills enhance the competitive aspect of the game while having fun with a member of the professional staff.

Cost: $160/person

  • Day One: Afternoon clinic, 3-5 p.m.
  • Day Two:
    • Morning clinic, 9-11 a.m.
    • Lunch with Pro Team, optional
    • Afternoon play, 2-4 p.m.
  • Day Three: Morning play, 9-11 a.m.

STARters Package

This program is designed for beginners looking to develop the introductory form and skills necessary to achieve playing enjoyment. Those who have no prior tennis experience will find this session a great starting point to develop skills that will bring them a lifelong love of playing the game.

Cost: $160/person for groups up to four players; $140/person for groups of five+ players

  • Day One: Afternoon clinic, 3-5 p.m.
  • Day Two:
    • Morning clinic, 9-11 a.m.
    • Lunch with Pro Team, optional
    • Afternoon play guided by Pro Team, 2-4 p.m.

34th Annual Banana Open Challenge

October 11-14, 2018
Jekyll Island Tennis Center
Jekyll Island, Georgia

Jekyll Island Tennis Center is proud to be the new home of the 2018 Banana Open Challenge. Located just south of its former home on Hilton Head Island, Jekyll Island is a tennis lover’s paradise. Surrounded by manicured hedges and wild palmettos, the Jekyll Island Tennis Center is a public tennis facility featuring 13 Har-tru clay courts. The Center is proud to be a recipient of the 2018 USTA Outstanding Facility Award.

Divisions:

  • Men’s/Women’s: Singles & Doubles – Open 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0
  • Open & Combined Mixed Doubles – 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0
  • Senior 50 Men’s/Women’s Singles & Doubles – 3.0, 4.5
  • Senior 50 Combined Mixed Doubles – 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0

Format: Two tie-break sets, 3rd set 10 point tie-break. Draws of five or more are single elimination.

Two event limit. It is possible to play up to 4 matches a day.

Surface: Clay

Entry Fee: $60/person for 1 event; $70/person for 2 events

Entry Deadline: September 30, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Starting Times: TBD; call 912.602.9980 for starting times and questions.

Official Tennis Ball of the Jekyll Island Tennis Center is Wilson Championship

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Accommodations

 

Villas by the Sea Resort and Conference Center

Villas by the Sea Resort is a proud sponsor & Host Hotel for the Jekyll Island Tennis Center Banana Open Qualifier. Located just 3 miles from the Jekyll Island Tennis Center, Villas by the Sea offers a wide range of guest rooms from which to choose. Resort amenities include large pool, bike rentals, 17 oceanside acres of lush tropical landscaping and an on-site restaurant, Driftwood Bistro.

IslandsideOceanside
Mini Villa/Studio$99N/A
One Bedroom$129$139
Two Bedroom$169$185
Three Bedroom$219$229

Please call 912.635.2521 and mention “Banana Tennis” for these discounted rates.

Rates are per villa per night and subject to tax and resort fee. Advance deposit of one night’s room charge is due at time of reserving.

Quality Inn & Suites

Located in the heart of Jekyll, Quality Inn & Suites is close to the Island’s golf and tennis facilities as well as the Convention Center, the Marina, and the beach. Guests enjoy large rooms and amenities including a free breakfast, Wi-Fi, pool, and bike rentals.

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Holiday Inn Resort

Located on 1/4 mile of oceanfront property, the Holiday Inn Resort at Jekyll Island provides rooms and suite accommodations, most with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Guests can relax by the oversized oceanfront pool and enjoy dining at The Anchor or NorthShore.

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Hampton Inn & Suites

The Hampton Inn & Suites is a beachfront hotel offering visitors accommodations as well as complimentary breakfast, a lobby bar, an oak-lined boardwalk from the pool to the beach, on-site bike rentals, and a fire pit.

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