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Centennial Sportsplex Tennis Center

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The Centennial Sportsplex Tennis Center is in the heart of Midtown Nashville, 224 25th Ave. N., Nashville, TN 37203, within walking distance of Centennial Park, the Parthenon, Vanderbilt University, and many retail shops, hotels, and restaurants.


The Tennis Center houses thirteen outdoor hard courts, including one 2500-seat stadium court, the Ruthelia Buchi Indoor Tennis Center with four hard courts, and eight 36-foot outdoor permanent courts for ages eight and under play. These eight outdoor courts double as pickleball courts and are available to reserve during operating hours.

Metro Parks and the Centennial Sportsplex are committed to the new USTA rule changes for ages 10U and 8U play for kids. All 13 outdoor courts have 60-foot permanent lines for 10U play, and eight permanent 36-foot courts for 8U play.

The Tennis Center offers programs for almost any age and ability. For players looking for team or individual competitive match play, we offer tournaments and a variety of League play opportunities. Leagues include; In-house Centennial singles play, Adult USTA team, NALTA and MTTL women's singles and doubles.

We offer year-round Junior Clinics, Adult Clinics, and Private Lessons. The teaching staff teach you the techniques and tactics to improve your tennis game. Whether you are a beginning, intermediate, or an advanced player, we teach you the right tennis skills for every level of play.

USPTA and USTPR Certified Teaching Professionals advise you on anything and everything to do with the great game of tennis. We have locker rooms, a pro-shop with demo rackets, racket repair (stringing and grips), tennis balls, and a ball machine upon request. And, we can arrange a match.

As you see, we have programs to meet all your tennis needs. Please come by and tour the facility or contact us for more information.

Court Reservation

For court availability and reservations, call 615-862-8490. Due to special events, tournaments, and league play, there are times when courts are not available for general public play. Always contact the front desk for daily court availability.

Centennial Tennis offers Indoor Contract Time for Fall and Winter. Contract Time allows a player or group of players to reserve courts from October through the end of March. For information about Indoor Contract Time, contact Dillon Hoyt.

The general public can book indoor and outdoor courts year-round. Call 615-862-8490 for more information.

Outdoor courts are not available for general public use during tournament or league play.

Outdoor Quickstart/Pickleball courts are available for general public use. Call 615-862-8490 to make a reservation.

Individual courts can only be reserved at the time payment is collected. 24-hour cancellation is required for a refund. Call 615-862-8490. Contact Dillon Hoyt for multiple court bookings or special events.


  • Members may reserve six days in advance.
  • Non-members may reserve three days in advance.
  • Rates are per hour, per court.
  • We have a 24-hour cancellation policy


  • Outdoor courts - $10.00
  • Indoor courts - $20.00
  • Quickstart/ Pickleball courts - $5.00
  • Ball machine rental (indoor only) - $10.00


  • Outdoor courts - First hour FREE for recreational play each day
  • Outdoor courts - $4.00 each additional hour
  • Indoor courts - $20.00
  • Quickstart/Pickleball courts - Free
  • Ball machine rental (indoor only) - $5.00

Accepted forms of payment: Check, Cash, Credit Card (2.3% credit card convenience fee added)

Tennis Lesson Request

Complete the Tennis Lesson Request Form and we will contact you shortly.

Tennis Event Registration

To book a tennis event, contact Dillon Hoyt

Complete the Tennis Event Registration Form for the date of requested use. This does not guarantee court availability for dates selected. Return form to Dillon Hoyt for approval based on availability. Payment is made upon final approval.

Wheelchair Tennis

The Centennial Tennis Center and the National Wheelcats offer year-round tennis programs for disabled athletes. The Wheelcats offer match play, drills, lessons, and the annual Music City Classic Wheelchair Tournament. For more information, contact Kelly Skelton-Weise or call 931-639-7549. Visit for more information.

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Contact Us

615-862-8490, Dillon Hoyt

Mailing Address:

Centennial Sportsplex Fitness and Tennis Center
P.O. Box 196340
Nashville, TN 37219-6340

Court reservations: 615-862-8490

Hours of Operation

Monday: 5:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Centennial Tennis Staff

Tennis Pros:

Kevin Riser

  • USPTA Certified Teaching Professional
  • Adult Clinics, Youth Clinics, racquet stringing, and Private or Group Lessons

Jason Seufert

  • USPTA Certified Teaching Professional,
  • Adult Clinics, Youth Clinics, racquet stringing, and Private or Group Lessons

Mary Taylor Tepper

  • USPTA Certified Teaching Professional
  • Adult Clinics, Youth Clinics and Private or Group Lessons

Melanie McKinney

  • USPTR Certified Teaching Professional
  • Adult Clinics, Youth Clinics and Private or Group Lessons

Brad Hunter

  • USPTR Certified Teaching Professional
  • Adult Clinics, Youth Clinics and Private or Group Lessons