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Tennis and Pickleball Courts at Municipal Tennis Center Open Tomorrow

Pre-Reserved Court Times Required

The Municipal Tennis Center will reopen tennis and pickleball courts starting tomorrow, Tuesday, April 28. Court time slots must be booked in advance; to reserve a spot, please visit https://bit.ly/SBMuniTennisSignUp. This modified reopening is in accordance with the Santa Barbara County Department of Public Health order issued on Friday, April 24 that provided new guidance for essential businesses and recreation facilities.

Social distancing protocols will be in place at Muni Tennis; details will be posted at the facility and staff will ensure all necessary measures are taken, in accordance with state and local public health guidelines. If you plan to play at Muni Tennis, please bring all necessary equipment with you, including a mask to wear until you reach your reserved court.

The Municipal Tennis Center is located at 1414 Park Place (off Old Coast Highway), and opening hours are 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Sunday.

Please email Sports Supervisor Jeff Smith at JESmith@SantaBarbaraCA.gov or call (805) 564-5495 with questions.

Guidelines for a Safe Player Experience

  1. City employees will manage the courts.
  2. Court hours are 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Monday – Sunday.
  3. Parking lot gate will be closed and locked at 6:15 p.m.
  4. Advanced court reservation required.
  5. Courts may be reserved for 1 hour or 2 hours (maximum) per group.
  6. Players will be greeted by a City employee when arriving to check in.
  7. Players will be directed to their assigned court.
  8. Players shall wear a mask until entering assigned court.
  9. Court gates shall be secured open during facility hours.
  10. Youth 17 or under must be accompanied by a parent.
  11. No congregating at the courts or facility. No spectators permitted.
  12. Bring your own equipment including hand sanitizer, towel, racquet, water, and water bottle.
  13. Remove your personal items when leaving. Items left behind will be discarded.
  14. Courtside benches shall be removed or made unavailable. 
  15. Public drinking fountains are closed.
  16. Municipal tennis/pickleball lobby is closed.
  17. Hitting walls are closed.

Last Updated: Mar 15, 2018
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