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Tennis, Pickleball, Paddleball

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Courts Open for Registration

Tennis provides a safe environment for players to engage in a healthy and active lifestyle. Because tennis does not require any direct person‐to‐person contact or sharing of equipment, players may enjoy the health benefits that tennis offers while maintaining safe physical distancing in compliance with CDC and State and Local Public Health Guidelines. These guidelines are subject to change based on community adherence and Public Health Orders.

Reservations must be made online. Reservations can be made up to 3 days prior to the reservation and up to the minute before the scheduled reservation. Phone-in and Walk-in reservations will not be accepted. For questions regarding court reservations or for more information, please call (310) 802-5448.

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Live Oak Park
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Last reservation at 6:00 PM
Manhattan Heights Park
8:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Last reservation time at 6:00 PM


  • Singles play only
  • Reservations will be for 55 minutes to allow for players to vacate before the next reservation arrives
  • Players may reserve a maximum of 2- one hour reservation per day
  • Players should arrive no more than ten minutes prior to their reservation time.
  • Face covering are required when checking in.
  • Upon arriving, please check in to the office.
  • Players should bring their own water and hand sanitizer or disinfecting wipes to wash hands frequently.
  • No equipment is to be shared between players.
  • Each Player will bring their own tennis balls and racquet to play with.
  • No lessons permitted.
  • Each player will mark their balls with clear and unique markings
  • Players will only serve and touch their own tennis balls.
  • When another player’s ball needs to be returned to them, it will be rolled or hit to them with a racquet, without touching the ball in any way, a historical common practice.
  • At no time will any player need to touch or hold another player’s tennis balls.
  • Players are encouraged to not switch ends while playing. If switching does take place, then cross over on the opposite sides of the court.
  • Players are asked to leave the facility immediately after play. No congregating.
  • Modifications to existing reservations must be made at least 2 hours in advance via email
  • A "no-show" charge will be implemented at Manhattan Heights Park Tennis Courts.
    • On the 3rd offense, and every offense thereafter, there will be a $5 charge to the user's account.
    • A No-Show will be deemed anytime the department is not notified to cancel a user's reservation at least 2-hours before their reservation time.


  • Players will be required to wash their hands prior to arrival, and upon leaving the facility.
  • Players are required to wear face coverings when checking in, encouraged to wear a face mask around the facility, but wearing during play is optional


  • They exhibit any symptoms associated with the coronavirus: (mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough and difficulty breathing, or other symptoms identified by the CDC)
  • Have been in contact with someone with COVID‐19 in the last 14 days


  • Where possible, each facility will be clearly marked with designated paths of travel.
  • Benches will be out for patrons to use at their own risk. Congregating is not allowed. 
  • All stationary furniture will be roped off to prevent congregating and touching.
  • All court gates will remain open to prevent touching.
  • All court entrances equipped with signage communicating CDC and county guidelines and expectations.