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The Bay Road Tennis Club and MultiSport Center, on the campus of Hampshire College, is open during the academic year, September through mid-May.
Assorted membership plans are offered. Inquire about our tennis contracts, which guarantee a weekly court time.
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.
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.
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)COURT RATESMonday 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)Sunday
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.CANCELLATIONSA 24-hour notice of cancellation is required for all court reservations or court fees will apply.
SEASONAL CONTRACT RATES
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.
SPECIAL PROGRAMSSENIOR "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: $12COMMUNITY 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. ARTHUR CARRINGTON TENNIS ACADEMY
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.USTA ADULT LEAGUE
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.