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NTC reopens on Tuesday, June 23


The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (“NTC”) re-opened the outdoor courts to the public and welcoming patrons of all ages and levels on Tuesday June 23, 2020.

Access to the check-in area and outdoor courts will be through Parking Lot B in the Indoor Training Center Lobby. There is no access permitted to the Indoor Training Center beyond the lobby at this time.

The following actions have been taken for the health and wellbeing of our patrons and NTC Staff:

  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting with increased frequency;

  • Outdoor restrooms available with touchless handwashing stations (located outdoors by Court #7 and #11 );

  • Hand sanitizer stations located throughout the NTC;

  • Social distancing floor markers at the check-in location;

  • Safety tips and recommendations posted throughout the site;

  • Tennis court gates will be in the open position to minimize contact;

  • Reduced number of courts and staggered schedules to encourage social distancing.

The following requirements apply to everyone for the health and wellbeing of our patrons and NTC Staff:

  • Reserve your court up to 2 days in advance online prior to arrival; “Drop-ins” are not permitted at this time;

Note: indoor courts are not available at this time;

If you have the old website url bookmarked, you will need to delete that bookmark and create a new bookmark for the new ntc.usta.com url.

  • We are offering singles play and private lessons at this time; Outdoor courts will be available for recreational singles play from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm daily. Private lessons will be available from 10:00 am - 6:00 pm. The only doubles that will be permitted at this time are family members who reside in the same household.

  • Wear your cloth face covering/mask at all times (except when you are active on court);

  • Fill out a health questionnaire provided to you before checking-in AND then be prepared to have a temperature check upon arrival.

Note: If you have a fever of 100.4 or more and/or are unable to meet the requirements of the health questionnaire you will not be permitted entry;

  • Locker rooms are temporarily closed – please arrive dressed and ready for play;

  • Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to play to allow for showing your health questionnaire and to have a temperature check conducted;

  • Leave grounds within 10 minutes of completion of play to comply with staggered start times for social distancing;

  • Patrons are responsible for managing their own equipment;

  • Patrons must supply their own towels;

  • Patrons must bring their own drinks/water bottles.

Note: Vending machines are not currently available;

  • Aside from tennis bags, no other equipment will be allowed on site, to include coolers, ball hoppers, etc.

  • Due to reduced on-site capacity, and to maintain social distancing, a maximum of one guardian per child will be permitted at this time;

  • In the event of rain, you will be required to return to your car to ensure groups are not congregating in any areas and social distancing is maintained;

  • If anyone refuses to comply with these requirements, they will be asked to leave the NTC.

Updated: 6/30/20

NTC 2020 Spring Session cancelled

We would like to provide a new update regarding the spring session originally scheduled to begin in May. In accordance with government regulations and in order to keep our staff and patrons safe and healthy, we regret to announce the 9-week Spring Group Programs have been canceled.

Additionally, please note that the NTC Indoor Tennis is currently going through a disinfecting and cleaning process. Both the government service providers and our maintenance crew will ensure the facility is safe and clean for our members and staff prior to our re-opening of the indoor facilities once we have governmental approval to reopen.


Updated 5/28/20