Tennis is enjoyed by many and locating the best tennis courts can make the game that much more gratifying. There are countless tennis courts in Chicago and the surrounding areas, the best tennis courts in Chicago are listed below.
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East Bank Club
500 N. Kingsbury St.
Chicago, IL
(312) 527-5800

Those who are looking to learn how to play tennis for the first time or participate in competitive play will find that the East Bank Club has a wide array of programs to fit everyone’s individual needs. Their tennis programs range from classes for beginners to those that are looking for game specific skills. They run regular drills, round robins and social events. Courts are also available to rent and their pros run both private and semi-private lessons. Their skilled professionals offer lessons for players of all ages and levels. Members may book courts up to eight days in advance.

Forest View Racquet Club: Arlington Heights Park District
800 Falcon Drive
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 640-2574

Forest View Racquet Club offers six indoor tennis courts, and a six court facility as well as USTA and PTR professional teaching staff. Court time, lessons, and memberships are available for those who want to improve their tennis skills. Lessons are available for children where they are taught tennis techniques and rules of the game in a format that is appropriate to their size and ability. Quick Start lessons are for players between the ages of 4 through 10.

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Lakeshore AC Lincoln Park
1320 W. Fullerton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 348-6377

Lakeshore boasts one of the most complete tennis programs in Chicago, highlighting a wide selection of recreational, instructional, and competitive tennis options for adults and children alike. Facilities include eight indoor tennis courts and three rooftop tennis courts. Courts may be reserved up to one week prior to the desired playing time.

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Midtown Tennis Club
2020 W. Fullerton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 235-2300

The famous tennis player, Billie Jean King has called Midtown Athletic Club the best place to play tennis in the world. Midtown Athletic Club Chicago, originally established in 1970 as Midtown Tennis Club, is one of the world’s biggest indoor tennis facilities and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Midtown Chicago features 18 tennis courts, a 3,200 square foot group fitness studio, dedicated Pilates and cycling studios, thrilling social events, and a pro shop.

Northbrook Racquet Club
2995 Dundee Road
Northbrook, IL 60062
(847) 498-2520

Northbrook Racquet Club has been the North Shore’s leading tennis club since 1971. They offer leagues, lessons, drills, junior development, plus senior programs. Their dedicated pro staff offer instruction tailored to everyone’s individual needs. Pro shop features competitively priced stringing, customization and personal racquet evaluation. Northbrook Racquet Club has eight cushioned, air-conditioned indoor courts. Whirlpool baths, saunas and private full lockers. Northbrook Racquet Club members can reserve permanent court time on an annual basis. Non-members can also reserve time by stopping by the club and pre-paying for available time.

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