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Tennis Courts

If you want to turn your serve into an ace, practice on one of our many tennis courts located throughout the Berkeley campus.

Channing Courts

Channing Tennis Courts are composed of nine outdoor hard courts and a backboard hitting area. There are no evening court lights. 

Who Can Use It?

Open tennis is not currently being offered at Channing Courts. Please continue to check our Program & Services Updates page for more information about our current operations.

Location

Three blocks south from the main campus, the Channing Tennis Courts are located just above the Ellsworth Parking Structure which is bordered by Channing, Haste Street, and Ellsworth Street.

There is street parking and there are local paid lots near the courts.

Hours

Open Rec play is by reservation only. To make a reservation, please contact the RSF Guest Services Counter at 510-642-8345.

Golden Bear Tennis Courts

The two hard courts of Golden Bear Tennis Courts are available for Open Recreation use during most of the year. The court has lights for night play.

Who Can Use It?

Open tennis is not currently being offered at Hearst Tennis Courts. Please continue to check our Program & Services Updates page for more information about our current operations.

Location

Four blocks south from main campus, Golden Bear Recreation Center (GBRC) Tennis Courts are located on the Clark Kerr Campus (residence halls), off of Dwight Way, near the Hillside Avenue intersection.

Street parking is available along Dwight Way and in the metered spaces directly across from the GBRC building.

Hours

Open tennis is not currently being offered at Hearst Tennis Courts. Please continue to check our Program & Services Updates page for more information about our current operations.

Hearst Tennis Courts

Six outdoor hard courts and a backboard hitting area make up Hearst Tennis Courts. Evening court lights are available.

Who Can Use It?

Open Rec tennis is not currently being offered at Channing Courts. Please continue to check our Program & Services Updates page for more information about our current operations.

Location

The Hearst Tennis Courts are on the south side of campus above the Bancroft Parking Garage at the crossing of Bancroft Way and Bowditch Street.

There is street parking and there are local paid lots near the courts.

Hours

Open Rec play is by reservation only. To make a reservation, please contact the RSF Guest Services Counter at 510-642-8345.

Hellman Tennis Complex

California Tennis makes its home at the Hellman Tennis Complex, located on the southwest side of campus. The complex includes six top-of-the-line hard courts with lights.

Who Can Use It?

The Hellman Tennis Complex does not offer open recreation hours for Rec Sports members. It is only used for Rec Sports tennis lessons, Cal Tennis team practices, and Cal Tennis home dual match competitions.

Location

Hellman Tennis Complex is located immediately north of Edwards Stadium, which is bordered by Bancroft Way (south), Fulton Ave (west), and Frank Schlessinger Way (north). The best access point is along Frank Schlessinger Way.

Metered parking is available near Hellman Stadium on Oxford Street. Please note that many of these meters have a one-hour limit. However, other meters on the surrounding streets such as Dana, Ellsworth, Fulton, Durant, Bancroft and Channing may allow up to two-hour parking.

Hours

Hellman Tennis Complex does not offer open recreation hours.

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