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CLUB DIRECTIONS USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center City View Columbia University Harlem Armory Tennis Center Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club Randall’s Island -Sportime Roosevelt Island Racquet Club Tennisport Alley Pond Tennis Center Cunningham Tennis Center New York Tennis Club Queens College Westside Tennis Club at Forest Hills Brooklyn Racquet Club Mill Basin Health & Racquet Club Prospect Park Tennis Center
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center Flushing Meadows, Queens (718) 760 6200
www.usta.com By Subway: Take the IRT #7 Flushing subway to the Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station. The Tennis Center is about a three-minute walk down the ramp from the station. By Railroad: The Long Island Railroad Port Washington branch departs from Penn Station to the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station). Contact the railroad for schedule information at (718)217-5477. By Car: From Manhattan: Take the Triborough Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway (East). Travel approximately three miles until the I-678/RT-25A E/Northern Blvd exit -- toward the Whitestone Bridge (it's exit #9E). Then take the RT-25A E/Northern Blvd ramp toward Shea Stadium. At the exit ramp, make a right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight until the second stop sign, where you will then take a left. The Tennis Center will be located on your right. From Brooklyn: Take the Jackie Robinson Parkway to the Grand Central Parkway (West). Travel three miles toward the Triboro Bridge, exit at the Flushing Meadows/Corona Park/Tennis Center (it's exit #9P). At the end of the exit ramp make a left. Then at stop sign make a right onto Meridan Road. The Tennis Center is located on your right. From Long Island: Take the Long Island Expressway/I-495W to exit number 22A, which is the Grand Central Parkway (West). Travel half a mile toward the Triboro Bridge, exit at the Flushing Meadows/Corona Park/Tennis Center (exit #9P). At the end of the exit ramp make a left. Then at stop sign make a right onto Meridan Road. The Tennis Center is located on your right. -or- Take the Long Island Expressway/I-495W, and exit just before the Grand Central Parkway, at College Point Blvd. Take College Point Blvd. to Avery Avenue, and make a left onto Avery Avenue. Go to the corner stop sign and make a right. Follow that road until you get to a stop sign and make another right. Go straight and the Tennis Center is located on your left.
City View 43-34 32nd Place Long Island City NY 11101 (718) 698-3664
http://cityviewracquet.com by Subway: 7 train to 33rd Street/Rawson. Walk down to the street and cross Queens Blvd. Walk back to 32nd Place and make a right. The entrance is on your left. by Car: Manhattan: Queensboro Bridge (59th Street Bridge), Upper level. Keep to the left for Queens Blvd. and make a left at the light onto Thompson. At the next light, make a left onto Skillman Avenue and then a right onto 32nd Place. The entrance is on your right. Queens/Long Island: Long Island Expressway to Van Dam Street. Make a right onto Van Dam and cross over Queens Blvd. At the end of the block, make a right onto Skillman and a right onto 32nd Place.
Columbia University/Dick Savitt Tennis Center 575 West 218th Street New York, NY 10034 (212) 942-7100 By Subway: Broadway-Seventh Avenue IRT Local (No. 1 train) to 215th Street, walk to 218th street and turn left crossing over Broadway. Walk about three blocks up 218th street. You'll see Football Stadium on your right and Seaman Avenue on your left. Driveway to the tennis center is on your right directly across Seaman Avenue. Walk down driveway and go all the way to the back. Walk is less than 10 minutes from the subway. By Car: From Manhattan: Henry Hudson Parkway (West Side Highway) north to Exit 17 -- Dyckman Street, and proceed east to Broadway (first major intersection). Make a left on Broadway and go 20 blocks to 218th Street. Turn left at 218th Street. You'll see Football Stadium on your right and Seaman Avenue on your left. Just past the stop sign, turn right into Driveway to the tennis center (directly across from Seaman Avenue). Drive down driveway and go all the way to the back. Tennis center is there with parking. Alternate Route from Triboro Bridge or FDR: Take the Harlem River Drive north. After the 155th Street exit, stay in the right lane toward Dyckman Ave.; do NOT get in the left lane towards George Washington Bridge. After the split, continue approx. 1.5 miles to the first traffic light at Dyckman Ave. Bear left onto Dyckman. Continue straight about 5 blocks & turn right onto Broadway. Go 20 blocks to 218th Street. Turn left at 218th Street. You'll see Football Stadium on your right and Seaman Avenue on your left. Just past the stop sign, turn right into Driveway to the tennis center (directly across from Seaman Avenue). Drive down driveway and go all the way to the back. Tennis center is there with parking. From Queens and Long Island: Take Long Island Expressway to Clearview Expressway north, or Northern State Parkway/Grand Central Parkway to Cross Island Parkway north, to Throgs Neck Bridge. Bear left after toll for Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) South. Take the Henry Hudson Parkway (West Side Highway) north to the second exit, Dyckman Street and go 20 blocks to 218th Street. Turn left at 218th Street, go about 3 blocks. You'll see Football Stadium on your right and Seaman Avenue on your left. Driveway to the tennis center is on your right directly across from Seaman Avenue. Drive down driveway and go all the way to the back. Tennis center is there with parking. Alternate Route from LI or Westchester: Major Deegan to 230th Street in the Bronx. If you are traveling north on Major Deegan or I-87, take a left at the end of the ramp and cross the expressway. If you are traveling south on the Major Deegan, turn right away from the highway. This street going west will end at Broadway in about a half a block at a light. Take a left on Broadway and shortly you will cross the Harlem River Bridge into Manhattan. Take the first right after the bridge onto 218th St. After 3 blocks, you'll see the Football Stadium on your right and Seaman Avenue on your left. Just past the stop sign, turn right into Driveway to the tennis center (directly across from Seaman Avenue). Drive down driveway and go all the way to the back. Tennis center is there with parking.
Harlem Armory Tennis Center 143rd Street between Lenox and Fifth Ave. (212)281-5431 By Subway: Take #3 train to 145th Street (you must be in one for the first 4 cars to get off at 145th St.). Walk south to 143rd Street, and turn left. Entrance to the Armory is halfway down the block, on the right. By Car: Manhattan: FDR North to exit 21 (E. 135th Street). Make a right onto Lenox and a right onto 143rd Street. Armory is on the right. Queens/Long Island: Grand Central Parkway to the Triborough Bridge. Take I-278 East (Major Deegan) to Exit 3 (E. 138th Street). Make a left onto E. 138th Street and go over the Madison Avenue Bridge. Make a right onto Lenox, and a right onto 143rd Street.
Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club Phone: 212 594 0554 450 West 43rd Street, between Ninth & Tenth Avenues (Front door is just east of the Food Emporium, next to florist.) Parking: after 5:00 pm, parking lot is $4 for up to 4 hours. Note: parking ticket must be validated by tennis club staff for special rate. By Subway: A/C/E to 42nd Street/Port Authority; or 1/2/3/7/N/Q/R/S/W to 42nd Street/Time Square. Five minute walk to the club from subway.
Randall’s Island – Sportime www.sportimeny.com/randallsisland One Randall’s Island New York NY 10035 Tel: (212) 427-6150 By Subway/Bus: Take the 4/5/6 to 125th Street. Transfer to the M35 bus to Randall’s Island By Car: Manhattan: Take the FDR Drive to the RFK Bridge (formerly Triborough Bridge). Stay to the left and, after the toll, take the exit for Randall’s Island. Follow the signs to the Tennis Center. Queens/Brooklyn/Long Island: Take the Grand Central Parkway to the RFK Bridge. Stay to your left. After paying the toll, take the exit for Randall’s Island. Follow the signs to the Tennis Center.
Roosevelt Island Racquet Club www.rirctennis.com 281 Main Street Roosevelt Island, NY 10044 Tel: (212) 935-0250 By Subway: F train to Roosevelt Island stop. Exit subway, turn left; club is about 100 yards up the road, under the bridge. By Tram (from Manhattan): Take the tram from 59 Street and 2nd Ave. Turn left out of tram; club is under the bridge By Car: Queensboro Bridge: From the lower roadway: Make first right; go 2 blocks and turn right onto 43rd Avenue; go 4 blocks to 21st Street; right onto 21st Street; proceed north to 36th Avenue; turn left onto 36th Avenue; go 7 blocks to the Roosevelt Island Bridge. From the upper roadway (easier): bear right over the bridge; take ramp to 21st Street; turn right off ramp onto 21st Street; proceed north to 36th Avenue; turn left into 36th Avenue; go 7 blocks to the Roosevelt Island Bridge (see below) Midtown Tunnel: First exit make a right onto Borden Avenue (towards river) to Vernon Blvd; right onto Vernon to 36th Avenue; left onto Roosevelt Island Bridge (see below) Triboro Bridge: First exit off bridge in Queens; quick right onto 29th Street; go one block and then turn right onto Astoria Blvd; left onto 21st Street and proceed south to 36th Avenue and turn right; straight about 7 blocks onto Roosevelt Island Bridge (see below) Long Island Expressway: LIE westbound towards the Midtown Tunnel; exit at Van Dam Street (last exit before toll); go straight and follow under elevated expressway along the service road; make right at Vernon Blvd; take Vernon north along the river and under the Queensboro Bridge; Make left at 36th Avenue onto the Roosevelt Island Bridge (see below) Brooklyn Queens Expressway: BQE to LIE westbound; (see above) Grand Central Parkway (westbound): Exit at Hoyt Avenue (last exit before toll); stay on service road to 21st Street; turn left onto 21st Street and proceed south to 36th Avenue; make right onto 36th Avenue; straight 7 blocks onto Roosevelt Island Bridge (see below) From Roosevelt Island Bridge: Proceed past the guardhouse and down the ramp to Main Street; turn left and go through town; make left after soccer field; make first right; directly under the Queensboro Bridge club parking lot is on the right; make first right after bridge; additional parking lot is on the left; club is around the corner on right.
Tennisport www.tennisport.com Telephone # 718-392-1880 Borden Avenue & 2nd Street, Long Island City, NY 11101 (51-24 Second Street, if using MapQuest) By Subway: Take the #7 Flushing Line toward Shea Stadium from Times Square or Grand Central Station. Get off at Vernon/Jackson stop (first stop after Grand Central). Walk 2 blocks west, heading toward the skyline on either 50th or 51st Avenue. At 2nd Street make a left; club will be on your right By Car: Midtown Tunnel - Use the far right lane. Make immediate right after toll booth onto Borden Avenue. Follow straight to club parking lot. Borden Ave. ends in club parking lot. Queensboro Bridge - From the lower roadway - Follow far right lane to Jackson Avenue, make right. Continue to Vernon Blvd., make a left. At Borden Avenue make a right & continue straight to the club parking lot. Borden Ave. ends in club parking lot. From the upper roadway - Follow signs for 21st Street and make a left onto 21st Street. At Jackson Avenue make a right and continue to Vernon Blvd. At Borden Avenue make a right and continue straight to club parking lot. Borden Ave. ends in club parking lot. L.I.E. Westbound - Exit at Van Dam Street, continue straight through light at bottom of ramp. This road will become Borden Avenue. Follow Borden Avenue all the way to the end. Borden Ave. ends in club parking lot. Brooklyn - Take the BQE to the LIE Westbound exit, follow to the Van Dam Street exit and follow above directions from LIE. Westchester - Whitestone Bridge, follow signs for Whitestone Expressway (you can only go east). Continue until you see signs for Van Wyck Expressway (east), take exit for LIE West. Follow above direction from LIE.
Alley Pond Tennis Center
www.alleypondtenniscenter.com Alley Pond Tennis Center 79-20 Winchester Blvd Queens Village, NY 11427 Tel: 718.264.2600 By Public Transportation: Take the E or F train to Union Turnpike. Take the Q46 LTD bus to Winchester Avenue. (approx. 35 minutes on the Q46). QM1A – North Shore Towers. This is an express bus from Midtown. Cost: $5
http://www.mta.info/busco/schedules/qm001cur.pdf By Car: Manhattan: Midtown- Take Queens Midtown Tunnel. Take exit #27 towards Hillside Ave (RT-25) onto I-295 South. Take exit #2 towards Union Turnpike East. Turn Left on Union Turnpike. Turn Left on Winchester Blvd. Tennis Center on Left. Brooklyn: Downtown- BQE/ I-278 E. I-495/ Long Island Expressway exit- exit number 35. Merge onto I-495 E. Take exit #27 towards Throgs Neck Bridge/RT-25/Hillside Ave. Merge onto Clearview Expressway/I-295 S via Exit 27S on the Left toward Grand Central Parkway/RT-25/Hillside Ave. Merge onto Grand Central Parkway East via Exit 1 toward Eastern LI. Take the Winchester Blvd exit- Exit 23- toward Alley Park. Turn Right onto Winchester Blvd. Tennis Center on Left. Long Island: Grand Central Parkway to the Clearview Expressway/Alley Pond exit. Follow straight ahead to Union Turnpike. Make a left onto Union Turnpike. At the 2nd light, make a left onto Winchester and then a left into the parking lot.
Cunningham Tennis Center 196-00 Union Turnpike Fresh Meadows, New York 11366 718-740-6800 By Car: Manhattan: Midtown Tunnel to LIE East. LIE to Clearview Expy SOUTH. Clearview to Exit #2 Union Turnpike. Right turn at bottom of ramp. Pass 2 lights; make left turn into large parking lot. Clubhouse on left side of lot. Long Island: Northern State Parkway/Grand Central Parkway. West to Exit 20A (Francis Lewis Blvd. North). Left turn at the first light (Union Turnpike). Pass one light; make left turn into large parking lot. Brooklyn/Staten Island: Belt Parkway. East to Cross Island Parkway North. CIP to Grand Central Parkway West. Then follow Long Island directions above. Upstate NY/Bronx: NYS Thruway to Deegan Expwy South. Deegan to Triboro Bridge. Triboro to Queens/Grand Central Pkwy EAST. GCP to Exit 20A. Then follow Long Island directions above. ALTERNATE ROUTE: Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expwy South to Exit 2 (Union Turnpike). Then follow Manhattan directions above.
New York Tennis Club
www.newyorktennisclub.com
3081 Harding Avenue
Bronx NY 10465
(718) 239-7916
By Public Transportation:
Express bus (BXM9) to Harding Avenue & Pennyfield. The express bus cost $5 one-way. Please visit http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/busco/schedules/bxm9cur.pdf for schedule and stops.
By Car:
Queens:
Take the Throgs Neck Bridge and keep to the right as you approach the toll booths. Immediately after the toll booths, take the Pennyfield Avenue exit. Turn left at the overpass onto Pennyfield. At the light, stay straight on Pennyfield. At the stop sign, turn left onto Harding. The club is immediately on the left.
Manhattan/Bronx/Westchester:
Head towards the Throgs Neck Bridge. Take the Harding Avenue exit – it’s right before the toll booth. Turn left and then an immediate right onto Harding. The club is on the right side, just before the stop sign.
Queens College Tennis Center:
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing NY 11367-1597
(718) 997-2771
By Public Transportation:
LIRR or #7 train to Main Street. Take the Q25, Q25-34, Q34 or Q17 bus to the College Main entrance.
E/F/G/R subway to 71st and Continental Avenue. Exit at the North side 70th Ave & 108th Street. Take the Q64 to Kissena Blvd. and Jewel Avenue. Walk North 1 block to the campus.
By Car:
Manhattan:
Take the LIE East to Exit 24 (Kissena Blvd.). Immediately go to the far right lane, and turn right almost a U-turn) onto Reeves Avenue. Make the first 1st left onto campus through Gate 3. Make the 1st right, go past the gym and then turn right and park in front of the bubble.
Long Island:
Take the LIE West to Main Street. Make a left at the light and cross over the expressway. Make a left onto Reeves Avenue. Turn right onto campus through Gate 3. Make the 1st right, go past the gym and then turn right and park in front of the bubble.
Westside Tennis Club at Forest Hills 1 Tennis Place Forest Hills, NY 11375 Phone: 718-268-2300 www.foresthillstennis.com
By Subway: E, F, R, or V trains to 71st (Continental) Avenue Station. Leave station at 71st Avenue, south side of Queens Boulevard exit. Walk south on 71st Avenue towards the L.I. Railroad underpass (2 blocks). Walk under the overpass and immediately turn right on Burns Street. Walk one block and turn left on Tennis Place; the Club entrance is on the right.
By Railroad: The Forest Hills Station of the LIRR is within two blocks of The West Side Tennis Club. Go to MTA website for schedules.
By Car:
Manhattan: Queensboro (59th Street) Bridge to Queens. Follow signs for Queens Blvd. Queens Blvd. to 71st (Continental) Avenue. Right onto 71st Avenue and proceed three blocks to Dartmouth Street. Right onto Dartmouth Street, proceed one block to Tennis Place and make a right.
Alternate Route: Triborough Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway. Go to Exit 11 – Jewel Avenue. The exit ramp puts you on a street parallel with the expressway. Turn right at end of the exit ramp (69th Road). Follow 69th Road to 108th Street. Turn left on 108th St. and proceed directly across Queens Blvd. onto 71st Continental Avenue. Proceed three blocks and turn right onto Dartmouth Street. Proceed one block to Tennis Place and make a right. Long Island (North Shore): Long Island Expressway to Van Wyck Expressway South. Take Van Wyck Expressway south to Jewel Avenue exit. Turn right at end of the exit ramp (69th Road). Follow 69th Road to 108th Street. Turn left and proceed directly across Queens Blvd. onto 71st Continental Avenue. Proceed three blocks and turn right onto Dartmouth Street. Proceed one block to Tennis Place and make a right.
Alternate Route....Grand Central Parkway West to Queens Blvd. Exit. Take Queens Blvd. west to 71st (Continental) Avenue. Turn left onto 71st Avenue and proceed three blocks to Dartmouth Street. Turn right and proceed one block to Tennis Place and make a right.
Long Island (South Shore): Southern State Parkway west to Belt Parkway. Belt Parkway to Van Wyck Expressway north. Van Wyck Expressway to the Queens Blvd exit. At the end of the exit ramp turn right onto Queens Blvd. Take Queens Blvd. west to 71st (Continental) Avenue. Turn left onto 71st Avenue and proceed three blocks to Dartmouth Street. Turn right and proceed one block to Tennis Place and make a right.
Brooklyn Racquet Club 2781 Shell Rd Brooklyn, NY11223-6100 Phone:(718)769-5167
By Subway: F train to Neptune Avenue. You will see the tennis bubble on the east side of the train (as the train is going south, toward Coney Island, you will see the bubble on your left). Once off the train, walk back toward the bubble (north), along Macdonald Ave (under the elevated tracks). You will walk under the highway (the Belt Parkway). Just past the highway, turn to your right (east). Make your first left. Go to the end of the street; the street ends at the club parking lot.
by Car:
Manhattan: BQE to the Belt Parkway. Take exit 7 and turn left onto Ocean Parkway North. Make an immediate left onto Shore Parkway (which is the Belt Parkway service road). Make a right onto Colby Court, go 1 block and look for the bubble.
Queens/Long Island:
Belt Parkway West to Exit 7A. Take Shore Parkway towards Coney Island. Make a right onto Colby Court.
Mill Basin Health and Racquet 2350 East 69th Street, Brooklyn 11234 info@brooklynforlife.com (718) 444-3600 Club is 1 mile from Kings Plaza Shopping Center. by Car: Manhattan: From the Manhattan Bridge, take Flatbush Avenue. Stay to the right around Grand Army Plaza to continue on Flatbush Avenue. Turn left onto Avenue U and then right onto East 69th Street. The club is approx. 4-5 blocks down, on the right. from the East: Belt Parkway to Exit 11 (Flatbush Avenue/Marine Park). Turn right onto Avenue U/Kings Plaza. Turn right onto East 69th Street. The club is approx. 4-5 blocks down, on the right.
Prospect Park Tennis Center www.prospectpark.org 50 Parkside Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11226 (718) 436-2500 By Subway: F Train to Fort Hamilton Parkway station (exit at Greenwood/Prospect Ave., rear of the train). Walk straight up Greenwood Avenue, cross Prospect Park Southwest, turn right and walk towards the tennis courts. Clubhouse is between the two sets of courts/bubbles. Q Train to Parkside Avenue station. Continue down Parkside Avenue; just past the fields, you’ll see the tennis courts. Clubhouse is between the two sets of courts/bubbles. By Car: Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges: Take Flatbush Avenue to Grand Army Plaza. Continue on Flatbush; make right on Ocean Avenue; right on Parkside Avenue. Tennis courts are several blocks down, past the fields, on your left. Clubhouse is between the two sets of courts/bubbles. BQE or Battery Tunnel: Exit onto Prospect Expressway. Take the Fort Hamilton Parkway exit. Proceed two blocks and make left on Caton Avenue. Make left on Coney Island Avenue and continue to Park Circle. The tennis courts are on your right. Clubhouse is between the two sets of courts/bubbles. Queens: Grand Central to BQE towards Verrazano Bridge. Stay on BQE, go around Battery Tunnel, merge towards the left and exit at Prospect Expressway. Take Fort Hamilton Parkway exit (second exit). Proceed two blocks and make left on Caton Avenue. Make left on Coney Island Avenue (Exxon station on your right; Mobil station on your left) to Park Circle. At stop sign look across the circle to the right; you’ll see the tennis courts. Clubhouse is between the two sets of courts/bubbles. Jackie Robinson Parkway, exit onto Bushwick Ave. At the 2nd light, turn left onto Eastern Parkway. Follow Eastern Parkway for several miles (10 – 15 minutes depending on the lights). Look for Washington Avenue (it’s just before the Brooklyn Museum) and turn left. Keeping the Park on your right, follow the street around; you will turn right on Empire Boulevard, then left on Ocean Avenue. At the circle, turn right onto Parkside. After about 3 – 4 blocks, you’ll see the tennis courts.
 

 
 
 
 
 
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