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Bay Road Tennis Club

The Bay Road Tennis Club and MultiSport Center, on the campus of Hampshire College, is open during the academic year, September through mid-May. 

•  4 DecoTurf indoor tennis courts
•  1/8 mile indoor track
•  2000 sq. ft. fitness and weight room
•  Court overlook area
•  Men's and women’s locker rooms with showers

Assorted membership plans are offered. Inquire about our tennis contracts, which guarantee a weekly court time.

 Hours  Rates
 Special Programs  USTA Adult League
 Arthur Carrington Tennis Academy  

2013/14 Season: September 3 through May 12

Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
      Weekends: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Weight Room Hours*
      Monday through Friday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
      Weekends: 1-6 p.m.

*The Weight Room closes on the last day of class each semester and operates on a limited schedule during the January term.

Holiday Tennis
From December 19, through January 1, all 34-week contracts are suspended and court rates are lowered to $24/hr (with no guest fees). We welcome members and nonmembers to visit the club and play with their relatives and friends. Members and nonmembers may make reservations during this period.

      December 19 - January 1: $24/court hour (no guest fee)


Monday through Friday*
      8-11 a.m.        $30/hr     
      11 a.m.-2 p.m.    **see below
      2-5 p.m.          $30/hr
      5-10 p.m.        $34/hr

   **Special Midday Rate (weekdays only)
       11 a.m.-2 p.m.       no guest fee
          Members                 $24/hr
          Non-members           $28/hr

    *Friday 7-10 p.m. $24/hr; Community Tennis Time (no guest fee)

      8 a.m.-6 p.m.    $28/hr
      6 p.m.-9 p.m.    $24/hr; Community Tennis Time (no guest fee)

      8 a.m.-7 p.m.    $28/hr
      7 p.m.-9 p.m.    $24/hr; Community Tennis Time (no guest fee)

Walk-on time is considered time that is not reserved. For this rate, members or non-members may not call in advance for court time. Guest fees are charged for non-members except during Community Tennis Time.

A 24-hour notice of cancellation is required for all court reservations or court fees will apply.


Contracts may be purchased for either 34 or 36 weeks. All 34-week contracts are suspended from December 19 through January 1. The 36-week contract option is offered for those who wish to play throughout the holiday season.

                                                  34 Weeks   36 Weeks
     8 a.m.-5 p.m.                $  886   $  918
     5 p.m.-10 p.m.              $1070   $1094

   *Friday only: 7-10 p.m.   $ 740   $ 770

      8 a.m.-6 p.m.                $ 890    $ 920
      6 p.m.-9 p.m.                $ 740    $ 770
      8 a.m.-6 p.m.                $ 890    $ 920
      5 p.m.-7 p.m.                $ 960   $1000
      7 p.m.-9 p.m.                $ 740   $  770


SENIOR “HIT AROUND”                                                                                                                      Seniors are invited to participate every Friday morning from 8:30-10:00 a.m. to have some fun on the courts.


: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings have been designated as open tennis time for the community. All courts cost $24/hr., and there are no guest fees. Members and nonmembers are welcome. Members and nonmembers may make advance reservations.

      Friday:      7 p.m.-10 p.m.
      Saturday:  6 p.m.-9 p.m. 
      Sunday:    7 p.m.-9 p.m. 


The Arthur Carrington Tennis Academy(ACTA) has been at Hampshire College for over 30 years and has been extremely successful in producing some of the valley’s best junior players. ACTA also has programs for recreational junior and adult players.

ACTA offers after-school programs and Saturday-morning clinics for juniors, as well as adult clinics and lessons. The emphasis is on having fun while learning the fundamentals of the game. Art and Lex Carrington provide tailor-made programming based on years of experience. For more information regarding programs, call Art at 413.977.1967 or Lex at 413.219.5609.


The Bay Road Tennis Club is home to many USTA teams. Indoor League play takes place on Saturday and Sunday afternoons throughout the season, as well as during the summer. Contact for more information.


Contact Us

Bay Road Tennis Club
Multisport Center
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Fax 413.559.6656

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