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614-583-5000 3600 Tremont Rd

The City of Upper Arlington owns and operates the Northam Tennis Courts. The facility features Har-Tru clay courts that provide for a slower, more enjoyable game and help reduce player injury.

The 2024 tennis season opens on Sunday, May 5 and runs through Sunday, August 4. Due to the construction of a new clay court facility and park building, the 2024 tennis season will be a shorter season and with eight Har-Tru courts. Passes are on sale now, click the “Buy Pool & Tennis Pass” button below to purchase a pass.

The City also operates nine Hard Surface Courts, at Fancyburg (four), Sunny 95 (one) and Thompson (four) parks. These courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are FREE for public use.

We do run various tennis and Pickleball programs on these courts. Click here to view the scheduled use.

If you want to be kept up to date on pool and tennis weather closings, as well as news of our special events, join us on to receive these updates via text or email. To join:

  • Northam Park Tennis Courts Remind text @northamte to 81010

PLAY UA Financial Assistance Program

The PLAY UA Financial Assistance Program is designed to support community members who face financial barriers that may prevent them from participating in UA Parks & Recreation programs. PLAY UA will provide a 50% reduction for most program and membership fees – including summer and winter camps (with a cap of $400 for summer day camp assistance), Safety Town, and membership passes for pools, tennis and the Senior Center’s Studio 55 – for qualifying residents and those who work in Upper Arlington. The program is not available for daily admission fees or facility rentals. Assistance will be awarded as funds are available.

Visit the park page for a list of AMENITIES, photos, videos and more.

Memberships and Admission

  • Northam Tennis memberships may be purchased online at or over the phone by calling the Northam Tennis office at 614-583-5461 or in person at the Northam Tennis Courts
  • Northam tennis will operate as a cash free facility
  • Daily passes will only be sold online (limit 4 per season)
  • Northam Tennis Courts are closed on Thursday, July 4, until Wednesday, July 5, 1 pm for the Fourth of July Fireworks and cleanup
  • Due to construction, the 2024 Tennis season will be shorter than usual


REGULAR SEASON: May 5-August 48 Courts Available
Monday-FridayAM: 7, 8:30, 10, 11:30
PM: 1, 2:30, 4, 5:30, 7
SaturdayAM: 8, 9:30, 11
PM: 12:30, 2, 3:30, 5
SundayAM: 8, 9:30, 11
PM: 12:30, 2, 3:30, 5, 6:30
  • Patrons must reserve court time for designated 90-minute time blocks
  • Reservations made online at under facility reservations, over the phone by calling the Northam Tennis office at 614-583-5461 or in person at the Northam Tennis Courts
  • Maximum of 1 reservation per person, per day
  • Reservations available 7 days in advance and open at Noon
  • Daily admission players must call the Northam Tennis office at 614-583-5461 to make a reservation, these reservations can be up to 7 days in advance
  • Stay home if you are sick or do not feel well


Individual Pass$142$168
Family of 2$203$223
Family of 3$270$297
Family of 4$320$335
Add-on 5+$37$27
Child Caregiver Add-on*$74
Senior Individual$118$149
Senior Couple$166$186
Residents must live or work in Upper Arlington. Please provide a copy of a utility bill, lease, deed, pay stub or Tax record to the main office at 3600 Tremont Road. Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
Individual Pass$216$253
Family of 2$307$335
Family of 3$405$446
Family of 4$454$501
Add-on 5+$56$38
Child Caregiver Add-on*$111
Senior Individual$179$223
Senior Couple$240$279
Family = A maximum of two adults and/or their dependent children. All pass holders must live at the same address.
* Child Caregiver is an individual employed by the family to provide extended childcare to the family's child or children. Limit one child caregiver pass per family. Family must verify employment with Parks & Recreation Department.


Daily$10 R/$14 NR$10 R/$14 NR$10 R/$14 NR$10*
Evenings-after 7 pm$5 R/$7 NR$5 R/$7 NR$5 R/$7 NRNA
AM Lap Swim$5 R/ $7 NR$5 R/ $7 NR$5 R/ $7 NRNA
2 Years & UnderFreeFreeFreeNA
Note: Daily admission fees may not be applied to the cost of a season pass.
*Guests are limited to four(4) visits per individual per year. All facilities are cash-free. All pass and daily fees must be paid by credit card (Visa, Master Card and Discover Card). If you wish to use cash or check to purchase your passes, please visit the Municipal Services Center. Children two and under are free, and do not require a pass or daily admission.


Northam Tennis Open House
1-5 pm, Saturday, May 4 | Enjoy this opportunity to meet the pro, tennis staff and members. Purchase your membership and get information on GCTA teams, tournament, Doubles Social and Member/Guest Nights..

Junior Tennis Open House
3:30-5 pm, Saturday, May 18 | A chance for junior players (18 yrs & under) to meet the pro and tennis staff and play on the Har-Tru surface. Information on memberships, junior tennis instruction and competition development will be available. No membership or daily admission fee required.

Doubles Social Nights
6-9 pm, last Friday of each month | Members and guests are invited to attend themed social nights. Bring a partner or just show up. Play women's, men's or mixed doubles. Register in advance at the Northam Tennis Court.

  • June 28
  • July 26
  • August 30

Member & Guest Nights
5-8 pm, 2nd Saturdays | Free play for any guests of Northam Tennis. Try out the courts and play with Northam Tennis members.

  • June 8
  • July 13               
  • August 10

League Play

  • Contact GCTA chairs, Emily Saalman at [email protected] or Lenny Comeros at [email protected] to join a GCTA team
  • Match pairings and court assignments to be established and communicated in advance of arrival
  • Players are required to check in at the office and report to their court when directed

Private and Group Lessons

  • Junior lessons begin June 3
  • Competition Development Group begins June 3
  • Adult instruction begins June 3
  • Register at
  • Daily/guest passes will only be sold online (limit 4 per season)
  • Guest pass holders can reserve a court by calling 614-583-5461
  • To cancel a reservation, please email [email protected] or call 614-583-5461
Tennis Lesson

Private and Group Lessons

  • Schedule
    • Junior lessons begin June 3
    • Competition Development Group begins June 3
    • Adult instruction begins June 3
    • Register at
  • Teaching professionals will be assigned specific courts, dates, times
  • Participants should only touch their equipment
  • Encourage use of racquet/foot to move balls back to the instructor/participants o For serving practice, participants must use their own balls
Northam Tennis Courts

Greater Columbus Tennis Association (GCTA)

Northam Park Tennis is a member of the Greater Columbus Tennis Association. All GCTA team members are required to have a Northam Park Tennis membership pass purchased before the start of team practice. Playing a GCTA match without the membership pass will result in forfeiture of the match. GCTA practices start in May and we have daytime and career teams from 2.5 to 4.5 USTA levels. Contact the GCTA Chairs to register for a GCTA League Team.

GCTA Women’s Team Chair: Emily Saalmon 614-406-5330 or [email protected]
GCTA Men’s Team Chair: Lenny Comeras, 614-570-8577 or [email protected]

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