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Management of the Park Forest Tennis Facility is delegated to the Park Forest Homeowners Association (PFHOA) Tennis Committee based on the rules established in this document. The PFHOA board will review these rules along with changes submitted by the tennis committee on an annual basis to ensure that rules best serve the tennis needs of the Park Forest and Park Creek residents.

The Tennis Committee will consist of the Tennis Committee chairperson, appointed by the PFHOA board, team captains and co-captains and other interested residents approved by the tennis committee chairperson. The chairperson of the committee shall report on any open issues to the PFHOA board in person or in writing at each PFHOA meeting. The Tennis chairperson is to be notified of all meetings in which he/or she should be present at least 72 hours in advance.

The two tennis courts adjacent to the pool shall be referred top as the “pool courts” and the two tennis courts located in the park shall be referred to as the “park courts”.

Players on all courts shall be residents of Park Forest or Park Creek and their accompanied guests.

Residents are not allowed to bring outside teams to play on Park Forest courts. The Tennis committee must approve any play involving special circumstances. Residents are responsible for their guests and are limited to the use of one court.

All players are responsible for locking courts, turning off lights, and putting trash in its place after play is finished.

Appropriate tennis shoes are to be worn (no black soled shoes allowed). Shirts are to be worn at all times.

Spectators are to remain outside the fenced area. Proper tennis etiquette and courtesy should be followed at all times.

Motorized vehicles, skateboards, bicycles, skates, scooters and any other equipment not related to tennis is strictly prohibited on courts.

Food, gum, tobacco products and glass are prohibited on courts.


Club House Usage     
Each Park Forest/Park Creek ALTA or USTA team may use the Park Forest clubhouse for home matches as long as each team submits a $250.00 deposit to the tennis committee chairperson. This money will be refunded at the end of the season provided:
Clubhouse was continually left clean after matches, and no damage was done.
Court trash (including trash cans) are emptied after every home match.
Clubhouse key is returned to tennis committee chair.
No children under the age of 14 are allowed in the clubhouse without a parent or guardian present.
A written warning will be issued at first offense.

All paid rentals take precedence over league use.

Tennis Team Play     
Use of the courts for league play including camps and clinics) must be approved by the PFHOA tennis committee before play. Proposals for teams, camps, clinics and lessons should be submitted to the tennis committee and include dates and times for practices and matches and the number and names of people comprising each team/camp/clinic/lesson. Once this information is provided the team captain will receive a different access code to reserve court practice and match time for the season.

**please reserve only your home matches**

No lessons shall be given on Park Forest courts to nonresidents with the exception of those nonresidents who are members of Park Forest/Park Creek ALTA or USTA teams during a team season.

All Park Forest and Park Creek residents should be notified of the formation of new teams.

Each team must consist of at least two Park Forest or Park Creek residents. Nonresidents will be required to pay a $25 fee per season (Spring ALTA, Fall ALTA, etc.), with a max per-person annual fee (Jan-Dec) of $50 to participate on Park Forest teams. The fee for juniors is $10 per season, annual max $20.

Tennis teams who play on weekdays shall also practice on weekdays before 3:00 pm. Teams whose matches are on weekends shall practice on weeknights.

Night practices may occupy both lighted courts no more than (2) hours. Night team practices or lessons are prohibited on Friday evenings. Teams may make up matches on Friday’s if approved by the tennis committee.

Matches may be scheduled for three courts.

Once a match begins and the 4th park court remains vacant and not reserved, a team may elect to use it after a waiting period of one hour.

Make-ups of suspended or postponed matches will have priority but should be scheduled to cause the least disruption in court scheduling.



Court Hours
Mon-Fri          8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sat –Sun          9 AM– 10 PM
Park Courts     Close at dusk



Tennis Committee
Committee Chair: Scott Cohen
[email protected]



Court time reservations shall be made on www.Reservemycourt.com.

The required access code is “player” unless you area designated captain in which case your access code will be “captain”.

Court time is limited to (2) hours for both singles and doubles play.

No resident may reserve the courts for more than (4) hours per week for individual play during “prime facility hours” This includes T2 and Kswiss matches. This does not include Park Forest team play associated with ALTA or USTA.

Prime facility hours are Mon – Fri 6:00pm – 9:00 PM

If play is not commenced within 10 minutes of the reserved time, the reservation expires.

Repeated incidents of non-appearance at the reserved time should be reported to the tennis committee.

Special events, including ALTA and USTA matches or tennis committee sponsored social events will have priority for extended court time. ALTA and USTA matches that have to be rescheduled due to bad weather or and extended season due to playoffs also have priority and can override existing reservations.