New England

Tennis in the Parks


Our beginner program where adults and kids play while they learn!

USTA New England partners with local parks and recreation departments to offer Tennis in the Parks, Presented by Wilson. It's our affordable and accessible tennis program for first-time and beginner players. We offer spring, summer and fall sessions for youth players in grades 1-8 as well as adults. 


Our 2022 programming featured 2,608 players throughout New England!


Youth Programs

Led by approved USTA tennis coaches, this program uses modified tennis balls, age-appropriate racquets, court sizes, and the latest fun and engaging activities that help players successfully learn and play! All players in their first session receive and keep a new age-appropriate tennis racquet.

Parent Support Guide


Adult Programs

Led by an approved USTA coach, participants will have fun developing the skills to serve, rally, and play tennis while getting great exercise.  All players in their first session receive and keep a new tennis racquet.




Summer 2023 registration: 



Amesbury (Youth)

Barnstable (Youth & Adult)

Billerica (Youth)

Leominster (Youth & Adult)

Medway (Youth)

Needham (Youth)

Noewell (Youth)

Norwood (Youth)

Sandwich (Youth & Adult)

Somerset (Youth) - Link coming soon

South Hadley (Youth & Adult)

Yarmouth (Youth & Adult)

Worcester (Grades 1, 2)

Worcester (Grades 3, 4, 5)

Worcester (Grades 6, 7, 8)



Bangor (Youth & Adult)

Eliot (Youth & Adult)

Freeport (Youth & Adult)

Kennebunk (Youth)

Kennebunk (Adult)

Kennebunkport (Youth)

Old Orchard Beach (Youth & Adult)

Old Town (Youth & Adult) - YMCA members can register online. Others can call the Old Town-Orono YMCA (207) 827-9622 to register. 

Portland (Youth & Adult)

Saco (Youth)

Sanford (Youth)

Wells (Youth)


New Hampshire

Bow (Youth & Adult)

Concord (Youth)

Exeter (Youth & Adult)

Hampton (Youth & Adult)

Hudson (Youth)

Loudon (Youth - red ball)

Loudon (Youth - orange ball)

Loudon (Youth - green ball)

Loudon (Adult)

Lebanon (Youth)

Manchester (Youth & Adult)

Peterborough (Youth & Adult)

Portsmouth (Youth)

Wolfeboro (Youth & Adult)


Rhode Island

Tiverton (Youth)

Warren - Link coming soon



Brookfield - Link coming soon

New London - Link coming soon

Woodbury - Link coming soon


Interested in Coaching?

Our ideal coach is someone who is passionate about helping kids and/or adults get more active, have fun and learn how to play tennis. This includes coaches of other sports, parents, college students, current tennis coaches and more. No coaching experience is required and we provide training. All coaches are required to become SafeSport approved. This is a part-time, seasonal paid position. 


Job Posting

Coaching Application


Interested in starting a Tennis in the Parks program in your town or city?  Contact Eric Driscoll:


*SPECIAL FOR TENNIS IN THE PARKS COACHES ONLY* USTA New England and the Professional Tennis Registry are offering scholarships to become PTR Level 1 Certified Coach. Coaches can get $200 off their certification (from $329 to $129) through the PTR's ACE Scholarship Program. Click here to learn more & to apply! 



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