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Indoor Tennis - What You Should Know
Cooler temperatures in the Mid-Atlantic may mean you’ll be heading indoors more often to play tennis. Tennis facilities with indoor courts are open in the Mid-Atlantic, running programs with safe practices in place. They are working hard to ensure players that visit their courts are aware of the steps and requirements being taken to help people stay safe while playing tennis indoors.
Challenges from the pandemic do continue to exist and in some cases, are increasing in the Mid-Atlantic region. Tennis players and spectators should be aware of and follow the latest guidelines from the CDC, local and state health departments, and tennis facilities they are visiting. You should be aware of any new or recent updates to protocols required by tennis facilities you may be playing at, such as mask requirements and proof of vaccination or negative test requirements, and prepare for those situations. The Section continues to face limitations for indoor court availability due to pandemic-related reasons beyond our control, which may have an impact on the scheduling of tournaments and other tennis programming.
USTA Mid-Atlantic Section continues to monitor the current COVID-19 climate to ensure health and safety protocols are in place for all who participate in an indoor tennis event sanctioned by the Section. The health and safety of our Mid-Atlantic tennis community continues to be our number one priority.
COVID-19 Updates by State:
Playing Tennis Safely Information:
USTA Mid-Atlantic Section has developed required and recommended play guidelines you can review.
“Play Criteria” for my product/program area
“Play Guidelines” for my product/program area
You can also review and re-familiarize yourself with the USTA’s playing tennis safely tips and recommendations.
USTA MAS Promise Program:
The USTA Mid-Atlantic launched the “MAS Promise” to recognize indoor tennis facilities that committed to high levels of safety protocols.
Click here for more information about the MAS Promise.
Play Opportunities In Your Area
Check out the links below to find the right play opportunities near you.
The following are additional resources you may find useful as you head indoors to keep up with your tennis game.
Articles, Webinars, Podcasts & More from the Industry and for Players
Article: Learn how LLA Carisa Dueweke ran successful indoor and outdoor leagues in Shenandoah Valley in 2020. Read more here.
Article: Indoor Play at CA
Webinar: Air Filtration & Air Cleaning for Indoor Facilities - WATCH
Webinar: TIU Episode 20: Indoor Facility Challenges in the Covid-19 World - WATCH
Webinar: TIU The Inside Story of Opening Your Indoor Facility - WATCH
Podcast: USPTA Navigating the Covid-19 Crisis and Club Reopening with Scott Colebourne - LISTEN
Podcast: TIU Episode 12: What Happens When an Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Plus More Stories from Facilities Opening Up - LISTEN
Podcast: TIU Episode 21: COVID-19, Indoor Facilities and Playing Safely featuring Joe Wilkerson, Vice President of JTCC in College Park, MD - LISTEN
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