The Gates Tennis Center is a public tennis facility that was awarded the 2008 USTA Outstanding Large Public Facility of the year. The center is 'pay as you play' with no residency requirements.
GATES TENNIS CENTER HOURS OF OPERATION
Open 7am - 10pm, 7 days a week.
Courts are available for public usage. Reservation are allowed up to 5 days in advance online or 1 day ahead over the phone or in person.
- $6 per court hour during non-prime (Mon.-Fri. before 5pm and Sat. & Sun. after 2 pm)
- $8 per hour during prime-time (Mon.-Fri. 5-10pm and Sat. & Sun. 8am-2pm)
The Gates Tennis Center offers one of the largest ladders in the country at the following levels: Men (5.0, 4.5, 4.0, 3.5, 3.0), Women (4.5, 4.0, 3.5, 3.0, 2.5). The computerized ladder offers printouts with names, phones and times available to play for those that desire competition within your own level. The fee to participate on the ladder is $15 per season.
“LATE NIGHT” DOUBLES
Gates now offers “Top Dog” Doubles Monday through Thursday at 8pm with levels for almost everybody. No partner needed to sign-up. Rotate partners, keep score and join our “friendly competitive” co-ed league!
- $16 for a one time drop-in
- $225 for a one day a week season pass
- $275 for a two day a week season pass
The Gates Tennis Center has a complete pro shop offering a full line of rackets and accessories. The Pro Shop carries Babolat, Wilson, Head and Prince racquets and accessories. At GTC, we beat most internet prices and guarantee products. The shop also offers professional 24 hour string service and “as you wait” re-gripping.
Gates Tennis Center offers lessons seven days a week scheduled at your convenience. Lessons range from $55-$90, depending on the pro. We are pleased to offer lessons from a variety of pros who give great lessons to all ability levels.
The Gates Tennis Center has a ball machine, which is an affordable way for adults and juniors alike to practice. It is available seven days per week with 5 day in advanced court reservations online and 1 day advanced reservations by phone.
- $12 per hour during non-prime time (Mon.-Fri. before 5pm and Sat. & Sun after 2pm)
- $14 per hour during prime time (Mon.-Fri. 5-10pm and Sat. & Sun. 8am-2pm)
Advertised group classes are a great way to improve your game. The classes are offered to adults and juniors of all levels and offer a 6 to 1 ratio. Private groups may be arranged if the advertised classes do not accommodate your needs. Private groups vary in price.
Gates Tennis Center offers private lessons to juniors year-around and junior group lessons are also offered. In addition, our comprehensive junior programming offers in-house leagues, tournaments and “Tennis Everyday” - a summer program that offers each player up to 15 hours per week of tennis with total flexibility for family planning.
USTA ADULT LEAGUES
The Gates Tennis Center offers adult leagues for every age and level of player. They include Trio, Mixed 18+, Mixed 40+, Adult 18+, Adult 55+, CTA Women’s Daytime Doubles, Adult 40+, CTA Twilight, ITA Fall Mixed, CTA Adult 65+ and CTA Women’s Summer Daytime. Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The Gates Tennis Center plays host to the Girls and Boys 5A State Championships, the Colorado State Open Tennis Championships and many smaller events for individuals and companies. The center has openings for company mixers, birthday parties, and other events.
General Rules & Procedures
A. Hours - open seven days per week (hours change seasonally).
B. Payment for services will be accepted via cash, check or credit card. (Visa/MC/Discover)
C. Pets and bicycles must be left outside the premises at all times.
D. GTC can assume no responsibility for lost or stolen articles.
COURT RESERVATION SYSTEM AND RATES
A. All players must check in at the front desk, even those who use the backboard. Payment for courts, lessons and the ball machine will always precede usage of the courts.
B. Courts may be reserved online up to 5 days in advance or over the phone/in person 1 day in advance.
C. A player may reserve a court for 2 hours for any given day under his/her name. Players may not reserve additional courts for other people including husband, wife or children if they have already reserved 2 hours under their own name. One reservation per person, per day.
D. Players must conclude play after prescribed time regardless of the status of the match if other players are waiting. Players wishing to play after their designated times may return to the reservation desk to reserve additional time.
E. Players who play longer than their designated times are on the honor system to return to the reservation desk to pay for the additional time after play has concluded.
F. Reserved courts that are not claimed 5 minutes after the designated starting time will be assigned to others waiting to play.
G. Cancellation Policies:
- 4 hour cancellation policy is in effect for all court and ball machine reservations
- 24 hour cancellation policy is in effect for all private lessons.
- 7 day cancellation policy is in effect for all programs and classes
Reservations cancelled or not used within the cancellation period will be subject to full costs. Check your schedule before making a reservation, so as to avoid court costs with late cancellations. Repeat offenders may be asked to pay in advance to hold a reservation.
A. All guests at GTC play at their own risk. We will not be held responsible for injury.
B. Sorry, jogging shoes will not be permitted on the courts. They lack lateral support and therefore are not safe. Furthermore, jogging shoes mark up the courts with black marks and hence will not be permitted on the courts.
C. The locker rooms are for tennis patrons only.
D. Please refrain from taking children onto the courts while playing.