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General

  • Reservations are accepted in the Murr Center only. There are no reservations at Beren at this time.
  • Members may reserve tennis courts no more than three days in advance by calling (617) 496-5068.
  • Members may reserve one court up to 1.5 hours per day.

Please be aware that all members are expected to pay court fees for every reservation, with the exception of Harvard College students, GSAS Graduate students, and Harvard Extension School Students.

 


Schedule

Most evening clinics are drop-in, and noon clinics run if there is enough interest (please RSVP). All clinics are scheduled for indoors at the Murr Center, so check there first, or check with Mike beforehand to see if he's moved to the Beren courts outdoors. 

LOANERS: There are loaner tennis shoes and rackets available at no cost for people attending clinics and lessons.

MONDAY August 14
No lessons or clinics

TUESDAY August 15
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
6:30p-7:30p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
7:30p-9:00p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

WEDNESDAY August 16
No lessons or clinics

THURSDAY August 17
Lessons with Mike as scheduled
12 noon-1:00p Open clinic - RSVP to Mike if you want to attend - must have 4 to run
6:30p-7:30p Open clinic - use prepaid clinic card or pay as you go
7:30p-9:00p Stroke development clinic - all levels (adults) - $35 - or use the specialty clinic punch card, 4 clinics for $120

COURT TIME AT MURR

Just a reminder, court fees apply for personal use of the Murr courts. For a list of all fees, visit
http://recreation.gocrimson.com/recreation/activities/tennis/Tennis_court_and_guest_fees_FY15.pdf
To see court availability (available time slots are in gray) go to:
http://recreation.gocrimson.com/facility_schedules/Murr_Tennis_and_Squash_Schedules
To schedule court time, call the Murr Center Front Desk at 617-495-3454, ext. 1.


Tennis clinics, private and semi-private tennis lessons are taught by Harvard's Tennis Professional, Michael Mercier. Michael Mercier is known for his international and High Performance Coaching and training. He is certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and by Pat Etcheberry fitness and tennis training, and the United States Racquet Stringers Association (USRSA).

 

  • PRIVATE LESSONS, OPEN CLINICS and SPECIALTY CLINICS taught by Harvard's own USPTA/USPTR professional, Michael Mercier.
  • Juniors and adults of all abilities are welcome, from beginner to open level, including wheelchair tennis athletes.
  • Tournaments and social round robins are held on a monthly basis.
  • State-of-the-art facilities with 6 indoor courts (Murr Center) and 18 outdoor courts (Beren Center), lockers, and showers.


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The USTA adult league begins this week - matches and practices will be running at the Murr Center indoor courts and the Beren outdoor courts. Here is the schedule; only limited courts will be available during these times for other uses.

 

 

MONDAY May 8

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 4.0 men

7:00p-9:30p USTA practice at Beren - 3.5 and 4.0 women

 

TUESDAY May 9

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 4.0 men

 

WEDNESDAY May 10 

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 3.0 women

7:00p-9:30p USTA practice at Beren - 3.0 men

 

THURSDAY May 11

7:00p-10:00p USTA match - 3.5 men

7:00p-9:30p USTA practice at Beren - 4.5 men

 

SUNDAY May 14

Morning (time TBA) - USTA practice at Beren - 3.5 men

5:00p-7:00p USTA practice at Beren - 3.0 women