Robinswood Tennis Center

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Robinswood Tennis Center - outside

Due to the latest set of statewide restrictions in response to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, Robinswood Tennis Center will be closed through January 12.  Facility reopening and program registration dates for January 2021 will be posted as soon as available.  

Robinswood Tennis Center has received national and regional recognition for its comprehensive programs and outstanding community service.  The facility includes:  four indoor courts and four outdoor lighted courts. Throughout the winter months, two indoor courts are added with a state-of-the-art air structure. Other amenities include locker rooms, mini-pro shop, and a viewing area. 

Court reservations can be made up to four days in advance by calling 425-452-7690 starting at 9 a.m., Monday through Sunday.  You can make a reservation for one court per phone call. There is a 24-hour cancellation period and a no-show policy. There is a six ball limit per court.   

Indoor Court Rental Fees (per court): 

  • Indoor Singles 
    • 60 minutes - $30
    • 75 minutes - $32 
    • 90 minutes - $34 
  • Indoor 3 People 
    • 60 minutes - $33 
    • 75 minutes - $36 
    • 90 minutes - $39
  • Indoor Doubles 
    • 60 minutes - $40
    • 75 minutes - $44 
    • 90 minutes - $48  
  • Indoor Late Cancel Fee -$15
  • Indoor No-Show Fee - $32  

Ball Machine 

  • 60 minutes - $38 
  • 75 minutes - $40 
  • 90 minutes - $42 

*Maximum of four players 

Outdoor Court Rental Fees (per court)

  • Outdoor singles
    • 75 minutes - $14 
  • Outdoor 3 people 
    • 75 minutes - $18 
  • Outdoor doubles
    • 75 minutes - $20   
  • Outdoor Late Cancel Fee - $7
  • Outdoor No-Show Fee - $14  

Pro Shop 
Our pro shop offers the latest line of tennis rackets to demo or purchase: grips, tennis balls, and other miscellaneous items are also available (Prices vary).

Racket Rental - $2

Re-Stringing 
Our professional in-house racket re-stringing is available on site with the option to purchase strings, grips and over grips (Prices vary).

*Service is guaranteed in 48 hours.

Labor-only price (Provide your own string): 

  • General - $18 
  • RTC Juniors - $15 
  • Natural Gut - $25 

 

Tennis Classes

  • At the Robinswood Tennis Center, our goal is to provide productive, high quality programs for our participants.  Enrolling students with others with similar abilities is vital in achieving this goal. Some classes require that a pre-requisite be met prior to enrolling in the class. If you are unsure of your level (or your child’s level), please speak with one of our staff for assistance. 
  • Repeating levels is common. Students should not move to the next level unless directed or approved by an instructor. 
  • Space is limited, especially now during the current COVID-19 environment. Participants may ONLY register for one class AT THEIR SKILL LEVEL. Participants may not register for more than one class, including additional classes at a different level.
  • Students registered for more than one class or a class at the incorrect level will be removed according to the City’s withdrawal policy and will be charged a withdrawal fee.

Little Lobbers 
Class focuses on young children to build hand-eye coordination and develop muscle memory for basic form. 

  • Ages:  4-6 
  • Fees:  $84 
  • Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 
    • Jan 16 - Feb 27 

Beginning 
Class is designed for any child who has never taken lessons before or has minimal experience. Goal of the class is to introduce basic tennis. 

  • Ages:  7-10 
  • Fees:  $84
  • Saturdays, 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 16 - Feb 27 
  • Ages:  11-14 
  • Fees:  $84 
  • Saturdays, 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 16 - Feb 27

Advanced Beginning 
Class is designed for students who have completed the Beginning class or have had lessons in the past. 

  • Ages:  7-10 
  • Fees:  $84 
  • Saturdays, 3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 16 - Feb 27 
  • Ages:  11-14 
  • Fees:  $84 
  • Saturdays, 4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 16 - Feb 27 

Teen Class 
Class is designed for Beginning to Advanced Beginning levels of teens. 

  • Ages: 15-17 
  • Fees:  $84 
  • Saturdays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 16 - Feb 27 

Intermediate 
Class is designed for students who have completed Advanced Beginning II. The goal of the class is to be able to hit all strokes with consistency and the correct technique. This class is the highest level of Saturday Youth Lessons. 

  • Ages:  7-14 
  • Fees:  $84 
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 16 - Feb 27 

Booster Team 
Class focuses on promoting all tennis skills, including strokes, playing matches and even ball-retrieving duties.  This class is designed for students who have advanced at a faster pace through the ranks of Beginner and Advanced Beginner Saturday youth classes.  Entry to this class is granted only through tryout and Instructor approval.  The goal of the class is to boost the student's tennis skills to be considered an above-Intermediate youth before or while turning 12 years old. Next Level is Team 1. 

  • Ages:  7-11   
  • Days/Time:  Saturdays, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Prep Team 
Class focuses on strengthening the student's rally skills. This class is designed for students who have completed Intermediate Saturday Classes. Entry to this class is granted only through Instructor approval. The goal of the class is to develop consistent rallies and begin match play. Next Level is Team 1. 

  • Ages:  All ages up to 18 years old; tryout required
  • Days/Time: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Team 1 
Have you progressed past Saturday Intermediate Lessons?  Players at this level should already be able to keep score, play matches against other players, execute volleys and overheads, and place serves consistently in the box.  This team is for USTA Rookie Level Tournament Players. 

  • Ages:  All ages up to 18 years old; tryout required 
  • Days/Time:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Team 2
Players on Team 2 have finished a session in one of the top ladder spots on Team 1.  They have shown a progression of their basic skills and they are incorporating those skills into their match play.  Team 2 players are playing at an intermediate USTA level.  

  • Ages:  All ages up to 18 years old; tryout required 
  • Days/Time:  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Tournament Team 
Players on Tournament Team have finished a session in one of the top spots on Team 2.  A requirement for this team is that the student is actively participating in tournaments.  The student has a strong grasp of the basics and is working on developing offensive shots and strategies.  Tournament Team players are playing at an intermediate and/or advanced USTA level.

  • Ages:  All ages up to 18 years old; tryout required 
  • Days/Time:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Elite Team 
This junior team is for USTA Champs level players only.  Participants should be ranked in the top 50 of their age group in the Pacific Northwest to try out.  This team is Drill and Match-play environment and is the highest level of Junior Teams at Robinswood. 

  • Ages:  All ages up to 18 years old; tryout required 
  • Days/Time:  Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 4 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Tennis classes:

  • At the Robinswood Tennis Center, our goal is to provide productive, high quality programs for our participants.  Enrolling students with others with similar abilities is vital in achieving this goal. Some classes require that a pre-requisite be met prior to enrolling in the class. If you are unsure of your level (or your child’s level), please speak with one of our staff for assistance. 
  • Repeating levels is common. Students should not move to the next level unless directed or approved by an instructor. 
  • Space is limited, especially now during the current COVID-19 environment. Participants may ONLY register for one class AT THEIR SKILL LEVEL. Participants may not register for more than one class, including additional classes at a different level. 
  • Students registered for more than one class or a class at the incorrect level will be removed according to the City’s withdrawal policy and will be charged a withdrawal fee.

*Don’t have a USTA rating? Self Rate  at:   https://tennislink.usta.com/dashboard/main/signup.aspx 

Adult Beginning Tennis 
Level 1 is designed to provide basic skills needed to play tennis, including etiquette, rules, and scoring.  USTA Level of 2.0

  • Ages:  18 and older 
  • Fees:  $129.50
  • Mondays, 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
    • Jan 11 - Feb 22 
  • Tuesdays, 7:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
    • Jan 12 - Feb 23 
  • Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 13 - Feb 24 
  • Wednesdays, 9 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 13 - Feb 24 

Adult Advanced Beginning Tennis 
These lessons build on the basics, reinforcing technique, adding advanced drills and learning how to play doubles. USTA level of 2.5 or higher. 

  • Ages: 18 and older 
  • Fees:  $129.50 
  • Mondays, 12 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 11 - Feb 22 
  • Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 12 - Feb 23 
  • Tuesdays, 9 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 12 - Feb 23 
  • Wednesdays, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 13 - Feb 24 
  • Wednesdays, 7:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 13 - Feb 24 

Adult Intermediate Tennis
These lessons are for participants who already have sound fundamentals and are working on advanced technique such as spin serves, continental grip volleys, the slice backhand and basic strategies. USTA Level of 3.0 or higher. 

  • Ages: 18 and older 
  • Fees:  $129.50 
  • Mondays, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 11 - Feb 22 
  • Mondays, 7:45 p.m. to 9 p.m.  
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 11 - Feb 22 
  • Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.   
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 14 - Feb 25 
  • Thursdays, 7:45 p.m. to 9 p.m.   
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 14 - Feb 25 

Adult Advanced Tennis 
Class will focus on more advanced drills and strategy for singles/doubles play. USTA Level of 3.5 or higher.    

  • Ages:  18 and older 
  • Fees:  $129.50 
  • Mondays, 9 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 11 - Feb 22 
  • Thursdays, 9 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. 
    • ​​​​​​​Jan 14 - Feb 25 

* Self Rate at  https://tennislink.usta.com/dashboard/main/signup.aspx

WEEKDAY COMPETITIVE LADIES' FLIGHTS  
   Flight Sub Fee - $12  

Adult 2.0 Flight 
The 2.0 flight is an introductory flight for players new to competitive play. 

  • Ages:  18 and older 
  • Thursdays, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Adult 2.5 Flight 
This Thursday Flight is USTA NTRP Level 2.5 and Seattle Area Cup level Evergreen.  

  • Ages:  18 and older 
  • Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

Adult 3.0 Flight 
This Wednesday Flight is USTA NTRP Level 3.0 and Seattle Area Cup level Emerald to Classic. 

  • Ages:  18 and older  
  • Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

Adult 3.5-4.0 Flight 
This Monday Flight is USTA NTRP Level 3.5 to 4.0 and Seattle Area Cup level Challenge to Kingco. 

  • Ages:  18 and older  
  • Mondays, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

Adult 3.0 Partner Flight 
This Tuesday Partner Flight is USTA NTRP Level 3.0 and Seattle Area Cup level Classic. 

  • Ages:  18 and older  
  • Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

Adult 3.5 Partner Flight 
This Friday Partner Flight is USTA NTRP Level 3.5 to 4.0 and Seattle Area Cup level Rainier to Challenge. 

  • Ages:  19 and older 
  • Fridays, 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 

Seattle Area Ladies' CUPS Leagues 
These leagues offer six different levels of play: Evergreen, Emerald, Classic, Rainier, Challenge, and Kingco, with an NTRP rating of 2.5-5.0. Team tryouts are conducted in June. The season runs eighteen weeks beginning in September. New players who missed the tryouts should contact the Head Professional for potential roster openings. 

*CUPS league is cancelled for the 2020-2021 season.  For alternative options at Robinswood, contact Max Mehren, Program Coordinator, at mmehren@bellevuewa.gov 

  • Fees:  $14/person  
  • CUPS 

USTA 
Annual Tournaments, Mixed Doubles, Junior Team Tennis, Senior, Men’s & Women’s Adult Leagues. 

 

Adaptive Recreation Tennis Class 
Tennis for individuals with intellectual disabilities allow participants to be introduced to basic tennis skills with the focus on building self-esteem and participation.  Registration for this class may only be done in person with Instructor Sara Wilson.  

  • Ages:  14 years and older 
  • Classes are currently not available. 

Lessons can be scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on the 24th of the month for the following month, by phone or in person.  Customers can book an additional lesson after completion of the first lesson.  Payments are due at the time of booking.  

Only Robinswood tennis pros are permitted to instruct on site. 

Robinswood Tennis Center offers private lessons at the following rates per hour/group: 

  • 1 person - $70 
  • 2 people - $76 
  • 3 people - $88 
  • 4 people - $94 

Cancellation Policy:  Cancel 48 hours in advance or late cancellation fee applies (50% of the lesson fee).  Cancel within 24 hours, there is no refund. 

 

Cardio Tennis 
Cardio Tennis consists of short cycles of workouts.  Players of all abilities enjoy tennis together while they also consistently elevate their heart rates into their aerobic training zone.  

Call to register up to seven days in advance.  This program runs September through June. 

  • Ages:  18 years and older 
  • Fees:  $12 
  • Class size:  Minimum 4/maximum 5 
  • Mondays, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. 
  • Tuesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. 
  • Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Senior Drill and Play 
This class is a combination of instruction, drill and point play. 

Call to register up to seven days in advance.  This program runs September through June. 

  • Ages:  50 years and older 
  • Fees:  $13 
  • Class size:  Minimum 4/maximum 8 
  • Tuesdays, 2:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
  • Classes are currently not available. 

Robinswood Tennis Center is offering a six-week drop-in wheelchair tennis program. Each class is one hour and fifteen minutes long. No prior tennis experience is required. It is designed as a drill workout class covering mobility patterns, tennis stroke production and games. Registration for this class may only be done in person with instructor Bill Dow. 

  • Fees:  $13 
  • Days/Time:  Select Mondays, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. 
  • No online registration 
  • Wheelchair Tennis flyer 
  • Call front desk for information and availability - 425-452-7690.

 

 

 

The Tennis Center supports these rental groups as another opportunity for organized, casual play. For more information, please contact the individual coordinator of the specific group. These programs are not coordinated by the Tennis Center staff. 

  • Working Women -
    • Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.
    • Coordinator: Lisa Stix. 
    • Contact Robinswood Tennis Center for more information.
  • Men’s Doubles -
    • Coordinator: Pat McGill 
    • Intermediate to advanced players USTA 3.5+ 
    • Contact Robinswood Tennis Center for more information.

Outdoor Tennis Courts
Please see the Outdoor tennis courts page for a list of courts operated by the City of Bellevue.

Private Facility Rental
The Tennis Center is available for rental for special events, group functions, birthday parties, and other activities. Please call for availability and fees.

  • John Soriano, PTR/USPTA
  • Maxwell Mehren, USPTA
  • Alex Santiago, USPTA
  • Matt Richter
  • Bill Dow, USPTA 
  • Daniel Armellino, USPTA
  • Vikram Best
  • Craig Yahne, USPTA
  • Sofiia Romani, USPTA

Q. Do I need a membership to play tennis at Robinswood? 
     A. No. Since Robinswood is a public facility, membership is not required.

Q. Can I get tennis lessons through Robinswood? 
     A. Yes. Lessons are available for groups or individuals. Group lessons meet once per week, Monday through Thursday. Day lessons are scheduled for either 10:30 a.m. or 11:45 a.m., and evening lessons for either 7:45 p.m. or 9 p.m. Private instruction can be arranged by calling the front desk to set up an appointment with an instructor.  See the Private Lessons section above. 

Q. What is the registration policy? 

  1. Call Robinswood for current information about registration dates. A 9-10 day advanced registration preference is given to households within the City of Bellevue.
  2. Registration can be done over the phone or online.  In-person registration is not available at this time. 
  3. Robinswood Tennis Center does not give refunds or pro-rate fees. Credit may be given, but only under special circumstances. Management approval is required.

Q. What is the reservations policy? 
     A. Reservations may be made up to four days in advance, starting at 9 a.m. Monday through Sunday.  Court time is reserved for 60, 75 or 90 minutes, depending on the facility's schedule. All court cancellations must be made at least 24 hours in advance.

  • Indoor: A $15 fee is charged for late cancellations. A $32 fee will be assessed for no-shows. 
  • Outdoor: A $7 fee is charged for late cancellations. A $14 fee will be assessed for no-shows. 

 

 

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In the event of inclement weather, the Parks & Community Services Department will make every effort to communicate the status of facilities and programs, special events and rentals. Administration will decide whether to cancel a program or close a facility based upon the safety of participants and employees, and the ability to appropriately staff programs and facilities.

As a general rule, if the Bellevue School District is closed due to a weather event, Parks & Community Services Department classes and programs will be cancelled for the entire day. If the Bellevue School District is on a delayed schedule, call the facility for an updated status report. Select facilities may be open for drop-in activities at a modified level. If you are unable to reach the facility, call the Parks & Community Services Department's general information number at 425-452-6885. Inclement weather can affect park use and trail conditions. Please use caution when visiting park sites during poor weather, as trails and other park facilities may become wet and slippery. Park trails may be closed.

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