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Outdoor Guest Policy

Everyone using the facility, both members and non-members, are required to park in the rear lot and check-in at the Front Desk. As we are a membership club, we request that all non-members limit their use of the clubhouse facilities to ½ hour before your court time and up to ½ hour after the completion of your booked time. Please sign in when you arrive at the Club. This allows us to know who is on the premises in case of an emergency and to insure that all players are off premises when the Club is closing.

Dress Code:

The club has all white dress code in effect from May 1st to October 1st including hats, socks and shoes.
  • 10% of color is acceptable on clothing
  • 50% of color is acceptable on shoes
  • Supersize logos are unacceptable on apparel
THERE IS NO EXCEPTION TO THIS RULE.

Use of Club facilities by Non-Members who are guests of a member:

  1. (a) Guests, both playing and non-playing, shall be admitted to the Club House or Grounds only if accompanied by a member and registered in the Club book. Guests may not exclusively occupy a court.
    (b) No playing guest shall be permitted to play until his playing fee has been paid or signed for by a member. No such guest may play on more than two days in any two weeks' period, or on more than four (4) days in the outdoor season. Playing guests shall be permitted to play in the indoor bubble season, subject to the conditions of the Bubble contract.
  2. (a) No non-playing guest shall be admitted to the Clubhouse or Grounds on more than one day in any week, nor on more than 4 days in any calendar year to participate in social events such as card games, book club, knitting club or any others. Such guests must be signed in by a member and a fee paid.
    (b) A guest (s) of a member for cocktails, lunch, dinner, a club special event or function in the Bar, Lounges, Dining Room, Terrace or grounds may use the facilities without a guest fee..
    (c) For the first offense of abuse of a guest use, a warning will be given to the member and if a second offense occurs, the member is suspended for a period of thirty (30) days.

Use of Club facilities by Non-Members when not a guest of a member:

General:

  1. Private and group lessons can arrive at the club ½ hour before and may stay up to ½ hour after lesson time.
  2. Non-member players are required to wait in the Member Lounge on the 2nd floor.
  3. Non-member players may use the locker rooms to shower.
  4. Players may purchase drinks at the bar with a MasterCard or Visa card only. Please consume your drink in the second floor Member Lounge.
  5. Please use the walkways to get to your court – do not cut across the courts.
  6. Players who wish to stretch before or after playing, may do so only in the 3rd floor fitness room provided they are at least 14 years of age.
  7. Racquet bags are to be stored in the 2nd floor Member Lounge.
  8. Dining facilities are not available to non-members unless a guest of a member.

Juniors:

  1. Non-member juniors and their parents can arrive ½ hour before and stay up to ½ hour later than the lesson time. Parents may not go on the courts (unless in all white attire, including predominately white sneakers, while picking up balls)
  2. Parents may not play with, feed balls to or coach their children. They may only pick up tennis balls wearing sneakers.
  3. Parents or nannies waiting for Juniors that are in the classes should wait in the Junior Lounge.
  4. There is no walk-on court time included with any junior program. A very limited number of work study students use of the club is limited to their work schedule hours only. The parents of these students must abide by the above rules.
  5. Tournament Training Program juniors can pre-arrange warm-ups for the same day tournament with the Pro staff. Warm-ups can be with other players in the program, ball machine or Club members. Courts must be booked in the Pro Shop.

Indoor Guest Policy

  1. Check-In: Non-members, are required to park in the reat lot and check-in at the Front Desk. As we are a membership club, we request that all non-members limit their use of the clubhouse facilities to ½ hour before your court time and up to ½ hour after the completion of your booked time. Please sign in when you arrive at the Club. This allows us to know who is on the premises in case of an emergency and to insure that all players are off premises when the Club is closing.
  2. Tennis Equipment: In the event you arrive early, or wish to stay after your tennis games, please store your tennis equipment in the second floor lounge. Since there may be many people walking in and out of the 1st floor bar area, we are concerned that tennis bags placed on the floor would present a safety hazard. Our locker rooms are available for your convenience.
  3. Lounge: In the event you wish to have a drink, you can charge it to your Visa or MasterCard only at the bar. Please consume your drink in the second floor Member Lounge. Parents or nannies waiting for Juniors that are in the classes should wait in the Junior Lounge.
  4. Dress Code: The "all white dress code" does not apply to the indoor courts. Although tennis attire is requested. For safety reasons, smooth soled tennis shoes must be worn. No running shoes or ripple soles please.
  5. Courtesy and Safety: Please use the walkways to get to your court – do not cut across the courts.
  6. Court Availability: The West Side has the best rates for indoor clay courts. One week booking privileges are extended to non-members. You are welcome to reserve by calling for reservations at 718-268-2300 ext 127.
  7. Clinics and Individual Lessons: There are many opportunities to access both group lessons and individual lessons given by a diverse and excellent, certified professional staff. Additional information about these services is available by calling 718-268-2300 ext 127.
  8. USTA League: Play is scheduled October – April. A food and beverage component served in the Upstairs Member Lounge can be arranged, in advance, for a fee.
  9. Platform Guests: No guest of a member with Platform Playing privileges may play platform tennis on more than two days in any two weeks' period, or on more than four (4) days in the Platform season. No member or member with Platform Playing privileges shall introduce more than six tennis or six platform playing guests in any one calendar month.