Connecticut offers some of the best tennis courts in the country, with facilities ranging from high-end clubs to classic style centers with a community and family based feel.  Amenities included youth and adult programs and leagues, private lessons, and strictly outdoor courts. There is something for every tennis fan regardless of age or playing level.  Some private, some open to the public, we take a look at some of the best tennis courts there is to offer.
Fairfield Indoor Tennis Club
210 Old Dam Rd.
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 254-0440

Fairfield indoor tennis clubs offer a variety of perks for adults and kids, including clinics, camps, one-on-one instruction, at all levels of experience. To fit everyone’s budget, Fairfield offers no membership fees from September to April, with five championship courts at your disposal. Free child care for your pre-schooler is also available, making that much more attractive and easy for everyone to play.

Chelsea Piers Tennis Club
One Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 989-1000

Chelsea Piers offers an extensive program for the avid tennis player. Private classes and camps are just the tip of the iceberg with an offer for IMG training, a prestigious sports academy specializing in prep and training. Chelsea Piers is also a full sports club with membership benefits including Pilates and yoga classes, indoor soccer clubs, swimming and basketball, and even a corporate wellness program.

East Hartford Tennis Club
151 Roberts St.
East Hartford, CT 06108
(860) 528-9251

If you are looking to step away from the bigger tennis clubs, with a more subdued and less corporate feel, East Hartford Tennis Club is the place to go. With six perfectly maintained courts, all with a new lighting system, East Hartford caters to every level of player and ability, even offering a complete preschool tennis program. Other perks include a viewing area and lounge complete with a full kitchen and fireplace, to make you feel right at home.

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Ridge Top Club
556 Skiff St.
North Haven, CT  06473
(203) 281-6447

Outdoor tennis is a great option for those warmer months and Ridge Top Club offers it all. The club offers nine different types of courts, three red clay, three hard-tru and three hard surface. Ridge Top also offers a classic-club feel with a swimming and diving pool, activity center with games for the kid in all of us, as well as a snack bar and grilling facilities. A nonprofit club, Ridge Top takes a step back offering a more familial and community oriented place with high quality amenities.

Old Greenwich Tennis Academy
151 Sound Beach Ave.
Old Greenwich, CT  06870
(203) 637-3398

Old Greenwich Tennis Academy offers a wide variety of tennis pleasure, with programs to develop and hone skills at any level of play. Club facilities include five hard-tru courts, a lounge with viewing area, and lessons either private or group with skilled pros. Old Greenwich also offers junior and adult programs, even with options to join men, women, and junior leagues.

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