Upper St. Clair Township

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Tennis Information

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Upper St. Clair maintains 10 tennis courts in the Municipal Park on McLaughlin Run Road, just past the three-hole golf course, and before Morrow Road and Marmion Field. The Tennis and Golf Administration Building can be reached at 412-831-7556. 
The 10 lighted courts are open year-round and 6 are covered with inflated air structures during the winter season. Click the links below for more information. 

Neighborhood Courts
Neighborhood tennis courts are available to residents on a first-come, first-served basis at Baker Park, Byrnwick Park, Hays Park, Johnston Park, and Trotwood Park.  These neighborhood courts are not available on a permit basis and, with the exception of Baker, do not have lights.
Occasionally Baker Courts are reserved for tennis instruction.

2023-2024 Indoor Tennis (Bubble) Season
The indoor tennis "bubble" season is scheduled to begin Monday, October 9th, 2023 to Sunday, April 21st, 2023.

Indoor Tennis Permits
A purchased permit hour enables the player to play during that hour each week for the 28-week season. Participants must play at their scheduled hour and on their scheduled court. Make-ups or rescheduled hours for missed times are not permitted unless approved by the Recreation Department for certain holidays or unexpected circumstances.

Available indoor tennis hours will go on sale on a first come, first served basis. Players may call in at 412-221-1099 ext 6560 for available times and purchasing information. 
Permit Type Times Fees (Click fee below to register)
Prime Time  Monday-Thursday 6:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-10:00pm
Upper St. Clair Resident: $628
Non-Resident: $685
Non-Prime Time Monday-Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday 8:00am-10:00pm
Saturday 5:00p-10:00pm
Upper St. Clair Resident: $546
Non-Resident: $628
Indoor Tennis Random Time
Players who do not wish to purchase a permanent season hour may schedule random hours of tennis up to 72 hours in advance by contacting the Tennis and Golf Administration Building (TGAB) at 412-831-7556. Random fees must be paid by credit card, check or money order at the TGAB immediately prior to the scheduled hour(s).
Random Time  Times Fees (Due immediately prior to scheduled hour at TGAB)
Prime Time  Monday-Thursday 6:00pm-10:00pm
Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm
Sunday 8:00am-10:00pm
$36 per court per hour
Non-Prime Time Monday-Thursday 8:00am-6:00pm
Friday 8:00am-10:00pm
Saturday 5:00p-10:00pm
$30 per court per hour
The Tennis and Golf Administration Building and courts 5-10 (Under Bubbles) will be closed on the following days: November 23rd (All Day), December 24th (open until 2pm), December 25th (All Day), December 31st (open until 2pm), January 1st (All Day), and March 31st (All Day)

Spring and summer outdoor tennis (Municipal Court Play)
Outdoor season tennis permit sale begins TBD.
Season begins April 29th, 2024

The Municipal tennis courts along McLaughlin Run Rd. The courts are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. every day.  

2024 Outdoor Season Upper St. Clair Resident Permit Fees 
Permit Type Upper St. Clair Resident Rate 
Junior (Ages 15 and under)  $75.00
Individual (Ages 16 to 62) $85.00
Family  $185.00
Silver Card (Ages 62+) Free (Required Permit)
Resident season permit holders may make court time reservations up to 72 hours in advance by calling the Tennis and Golf Administration Building at 412-831-7556 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Permits are to be displayed at the entrance of the appropriate court while playing. 

2024 Outdoor Hourly Rate With No Permit When Available (Must be purchased at Tennis and Golf Administration Building)
Fee Type Cost Per Person (USC Resident) Cost Per Person (Surrounding Community)
Junior $6.00 $8.00
Adult $10.00 $12.00
*When playing with USC Permit holder as a guest, fee is $10.00 regardless of residency status.
*Call up to 24 hours ahead to check on court availability: 412-831-7556 
*Check in at the Tennis and Golf Administration Building prior to play to receive court assignment and to make required payment.

Tennis Instruction
USCTDP, Inc. was founded in 1983 with the cooperation of the Upper St. Clair Recreation and Leisure Services Department. Janice Irwin and staff have maintained the highest standard model for grass roots and competitive tennis programs through exceptional teaching professionals in tandem with outstanding administrative resources. Our values are to provide a memorable and positive experience resulting in well-disciplined minds and bodies. In developing a sport for a lifetime, participants acquire a high level of sportsmanship, confidence, self-esteem and a strong work ethic. Close attention is given to the goals of each individual and their desired pace of advancement. The USCTDP provides complete training which includes stroke production, strategy, mental toughness, and physical discipline.  
Visit the USCTDP Website or contact us at 412-831-2630
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Upper St. Clair Different Strokes Tennis League
We are a non-profit resident group run by a committee of volunteers with the assistance of the Recreation Department. Our purpose is to organize sessions of tennis for Upper St. Clair residents of all abilities to play with a variety of partners and opponents. There are four sign-up sessions per year for different days and times of the week dependent upon game levels: 
  • A Spring outdoor session until the end of June
  • A summer outdoor session until tennis bubbles go up in October
  • Fall indoor session from October through mid-January.
  • Winter indoor session from mid-January through mid-April. 
If interested, please contact Gina Braun at 412-221-5717. Join any time! Additional information and applications are available at the Tennis and Golf Administration Building