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  

2015/16 Season: September 8, 2015 through May 16, 2016

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: 2-6 p.m.

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


   Tennis members pay no guest fees, may reserve courts up to two weeks in advance, purchase tennis contracts, and use the track and fitness/weight room.

  •    Individual $240
  •    Couple (same household)                        $385
  •    Family (up to 4 members)                       $430
  •       (each additional child under 16, $100)     
  •    Junior (16 and under)
  •        Tennis & Track Only                          $135
  •    Senior (over 65)                                     $150
  •    Weight Room Only $200 
  •    Track Only $115
  •    Guest Fee (per visit)                      $10
  •    Junior Guest Fee(16 and under)   $ 6

Nonmembers must pay a guest fee each time they play and may not reserve court time (walk-on only), except during special rate events and Community Tennis times.  Nonmembers who substitute for members on contracts must pay a guest fee.  Guests may use track and fitness room.

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 a.m.-5 p.m.       $26/hr     
      11 a.m.-2 p.m. **see below
      5-10 p.m.            $30/hr

   **Special Midday Rate (weekdays only)
       11 a.m.-2 p.m.   No guest fee
       Members play at walk-on rate ($24); nonmembers pay regular rate of $26 per court hour.

    *Friday: Community Tennis Time   

      7-10 p.m. $24, no guest fee

      8 a.m.-6 p.m. $26/hr
      6-9 p.m. $24/hr; Community Tennis Time (no guest fee)

      8 a.m.-7p.m. $26/hr
      7-9 p.m. $24/hr; Community Tennis Time (no guest fee)

WALK-ON RATE: $24/hr
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.


Tennis 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. $850  $890
   5-10 p.m.   $952 $990
 *Friday only: 7-10 p.m.  $740  $770
   8 a.m.-6 p.m.  $850 $890
   6-9 p.m.  $740 $770
   8 a.m.-6 p.m.  $850 $890
   7-9 p.m. $740 $770


SENIOR "HIT AROUND"                                                                                                                     

Seniors are invited to participate every Friday morning from 8:30-10:00 to have some fun on the courts.

     MEMBERS: $10     NONMEMBERS: $12

COMMUNITY TENNIS TIME: 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:     7-10 p.m.
      Saturday:  6-9 p.m. 
      Sunday:    7-9 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.

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