To protect the health and safety of the public during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, City Hall and other facilities are closed to the public until April 30. The City continues to provide services during this time and recommends using technological alternatives where possible. For more information related to City services during this emergency, please visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page or call the City at 310-802-5000.


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The health and safety of our community remains top priority. Due to COVID-19, all parks, picnic pads, recreation and athletic facilities/courts/fields and playgrounds are CLOSED.  Furthermore, to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, all gatherings are prohibited until further notice.
Stay tuned for tips on how to stay active and recreate from the comfort of your own home.
Additionally, the following events will be canceled or postponed:

Senior and Scout House Community Center Gala
Volunteer Appreciation Event
Older Adults Health Fair
Family Camp Out
Exhibitions (through April)
AARP Tax Aid Program: Update call 1-888-227-7669 for alternative tax filing options

All park reservations through the end of April will be canceled and customers will receive a full refund.

The City is closely monitoring updates about the coronavirus from a variety of sources. Information regarding the coronavirus is changing frequently. For accurate and up to date information about COVID-19, please visit DPH's website, the City's website, sign up for eNotifications and Nixle public safety alerts, and follow the City on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram.


Please keep in mind that tennis reservations will no longer be available via phone once online tennis reservations begin. Look out for more information coming soon.

Tennis is one of the most popular sports in America. In order to serve this enthusiastic and competitive group of sports enthusiasts, the City of Manhattan Beach provides some of the highest quality tennis facilities to be found anywhere in the region. Whether you're a beginner and want to learn the right way to play the game, a competitive player and want to find a good game – or somewhere in between – the City's tennis programs provide: teaching programs, tournament play and facilities of the highest caliber.

Tennis Teaching Professionals: Manhattan Beach Parks and Recreation Department has a very high caliber of tennis professionals who teach at our tennis facilities. Our tennis pros are some of the finest players in the nation. You will receive excellent tennis instruction and coaching from them. We know you will enjoy your experience with them.

Juniors and Older Adults Annual Pass (Manhattan Beach residents only):

  • $14 per year
  • Good until the end of the calendar year from date of purchase; unlimited use as available
  • Available for Juniors (15 years and under); good for free play Monday through Friday, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Available for Older Adults (65+ years); good for free play Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM and 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Self-Rating Guide
Self-Rating Guide

Tennis Classes and Lessons

Beginning, intermediate and advanced tennis classes are offered for youth, adults and older adults year round. Private and semiprivate instruction is available, as well as workouts and camps which are a great place to meet other tennis players, get an introduction to tennis or sharpen your skills. All classes are taught by highly skilled and qualified tennis professionals certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA). For private and semiprivate instruction information, please contact the Live Oak Tennis Office at (310) 802-5474. For camp information, please visit the Tennis Classes and Camps webpage or contact the registration help desk in City Hall at (310) 802-5448. Tennis class info can be found in the latest issue of MANHAPPENINGS, or on the Registration website.


Tennis Tournaments and Leagues
The following tennis leagues play on the Manhattan Beach public tennis courts:

  • Manhattan Open Tennis Tournament – July
  • Manhattan Beach Junior Satellite Tournament – Spring
  • South Bay Tennis League – December and January only
  • Youth Tennis League – December and January only
  • Marine League – Spring and Fall
  • Challenge Ladder – four times per year

Court Information
Within the city, there are three locations containing a total of 18 tennis courts. All the courts are lighted. They are tournament quality tennis courts with wind screens, high-tech composition surfaces surrounded by green rubber-coated fencing. The facilities are considered some of the best public courts in the area.

Holiday Schedule
Please note the following dates:

  • Independence Day (July 4th) - Live Oak Park (Gentleman's Rule only); Mira Costa High School is CLOSED
  • Day Before Thanksgiving - Live Oak Park closes at 4:00 PM and Mira Costa High School is CLOSED
  • Thanksgiving Day - Gentleman's Rule Only: Live Oak Park closes at 4:00 PM and Mira Costa High School closes at 2:00 PM
  • Day After Thanksgiving - Live Oak Park closes at 4:00 PM and Mira Costa High School is CLOSED
  • Christmas Eve - Live Oak Park closes at 4:00 PM and Mira Costa High School is CLOSED
  • Christmas Day - All tennis courts are CLOSED
  • New Year's Eve - Live Oak Park closes at 4:00 PM and Mira Costa High School is CLOSED
  • New Year's Day - All tennis courts are CLOSED


Reservation Policies

  1. Reservations cannot be made more than 3 days in advance
  2. Reservations can be made in person or by phone (310) 802-5474 during the following hours:
    1. Weekdays: 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
    2. Weekends: 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
    3. Recreation Attendant is available to schedule reservations at the top of the hour - :45 to :15
      (i.e. 8:45 AM to 9:15 AM, 9:45 AM to 10:15 AM. etc.)
  3. Tennis patrons can reserve a court for two hours
  4. Cash ($20 or less) and check payments only
  5. Tennis court reservations will be released after 5 minutes if no one arrives for the reservation

Live Oak Park
Pressure Washing Schedule: Every Sunday 5:00 PM to Close (4:00 PM to Close November to March)

Location Amenities Reservation
Live Oak Park
1901 Valley Drive
  • Year-round play
  • 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM Monday through Friday
  • 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM weekends
  • Six lighted courts
  • Reservations: (310) 802-5474
  • Courts always require a reservation and fees are charged
  • Ball machine rental
  • Christmas Eve and New Years Eve no reservations past 3:00 PM. Courts are closed after the last reservation (4:00 PM). Fees still apply.
  • Thanksgiving Day - Gentlement's Rule Only and courts close at 4:00 PM
  • Closed - Christmas Day and New Year's Day
  • $8 per hour (7:00 AM to 5:00 PM weekdays)
  • $10 per hour (5:00 PM to 10:00 PM weekdays; Saturdays, Sundays and holidays)
  • $3 regular can of tennis balls
  • $5 special can of tennis balls
  • $8 per hour for ball machine

As a special consideration to Manhattan Beach youth and older adults, the City offers free play privileges to holders of annual passes which are available at the Live Oak Tennis Office.

Manhattan Heights Park
Pressure Washing Schedule: 1st and 3rd Friday 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Location Amenities Reservation Fees
Manhattan Heights Park
1600 Manhattan Beach Boulevard
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Two tennis, two pickleball courts, one convertible court (pickleball and paddle tennis); all lighted
  • No reservations are required; Parks and Recreation classes have priority on the courts; no private instruction allowed unless operated by the Parks and Recreation Department
  • Open seven days a week, 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Otherwise free and on a first-come first-served basis
  • Questions, call Live Oak Tennis Office (310) 802-5474
  • Thanksgiving Day, Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve - Courts close at 4:00 PM
  • Christmas Day and New Year's Day - Courts closed


Mira Costa High School
Pressure Washing Schedule: Every Friday

Location Amenities Reservation
Corner of Artesia Boulevard and Meadows Avenue
  • Year-round play (weekends and weekday evenings only)
  • 10 lighted courts
  • Reservations: (310) 802-5484
  • Reservations are required and fees are charged
  • Monday through Thursday, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Weekends, 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Closed Fridays and all major federal holidays.
  • All other times reserved for school activities
  • To reserve during non-staffed times, call (310) 802-5474

$9 per hour (all times)

Reservations: (310) 802-5484

As a special consideration to Manhattan Beach youth and older adults, the City offers free play privileges to holders of annual passes which are available at the Live Oak Tennis Office.

As a special consideration to Mira Costa students, one court can be used for one hour for any Mira Costa student with an ID. If more time is requested the student would have to pay $9 per hour for each additional hour. If there are two (2) students wanting to use one court together, each one could use one hour of free time, which would allow them two (2) hours for free on that court. Each additional hour for that one court would cost $9 per hour.

For more information regarding Tennis in Manhattan Beach, feel free to contact Tennis Operations Supervisor at (310) 802-5474 or Michael Hudak, Recreation Supervisor, at (310) 802-5432.