General Tennis Information
The programs and facilities at The Clubs at St. James Plantation provide tennis players, of all ages and abilities, the opportunity to participate in a competitive and/or recreational sports activity.
The Clubs at St. James Plantation Tennis Complex and Pro Shop are located adjacent to The Founders Clubhouse at 3021 Beaver Creek Drive. Brian Preston, Director of Tennis, may be reached by phone, (910) 253-3008, x6, or by email at email@example.com.
The Tennis Shop offers a complete line of tennis clothing, equipment and accessories, as well as racquet stringing and ball machine rental. Individual lessons are available and group clinics are held on a scheduled basis.
Tennis Pro Shop Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday, 8:00 am – 12:00 noon
Sunday, 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
The tennis facilities may be used by St. James Plantation residents who have a Tennis or Golf Membership in The Clubs at St James Plantation and by their guests. There is no charge for court usage by Members or for guests visiting from more than 60 miles away. There is a small fee for guests from the local area. To establish a Tennis or Golf Membership, please contact Becky Jones, Membership Director, at (910) 253-9500, x2. Tennis and Golf Membership in The Clubs at St. James Plantation also includes access to the fitness and swimming facilities and social activities.
The Clubs at St. James Plantation currently have 10 Har-Tru (clay) tennis courts. All courts have underground irrigation, and have lights for night play. Six courts are located at The Founders Tennis Complex, two at The Members Athletic Center, and two are located in the Regency area of the Players Club.
All new procedures for 2012 are coming shortly. Court reservations are strongly recommended. Reservations may be made by calling the Tennis Pro Shop at (910) 253-3008, x6.
* Please Note: Open tennis times are subject to change during the year. With the arrival of Daylight Savings Time, the morning times will change to 8-10 am.
League play within St. James Plantation includes two major avenues: the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and the Brunswick County Tennis Association (BCTA). Leagues are formed according to gender, age, and ability level. Participation has increased dramatically with many players playing on two or three teams. USTA local league winners advance to State Championships, then to Southern Sectional Championships, and on to National’s. St. James USTA teams have won a total of 23 State Championship since 2005; 7 State Championships in 2009 alone, 2 State Championships in 2010, and 6 State Titles in 2011.
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