Dr. Eddie Floyd Tennis Center

Dr. Eddie Floyd Tennis Center

The Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center features 24 asphalt courts, 6 Hydro-Grid clay courts and a 5,000 sq. ft. activity center with outdoor decking. The activity center includes a lounge area, student study area, restrooms, locker rooms with showers, meeting and office space, and a stocked pro shop. The Tennis Center is located at 1300 Jennie O’Bryan Parkway, off of 1060 N. Cashua Drive. The location of the facility is ideally situated for easy access and participation by all members of the Florence community. The complex currently hosts USTA league play, open/free play, personalized instruction sessions, and developmental clinics. In partnership with the Florence Tennis Association, the City also offers an after-school educational/tennis outreach program for city youth.

Since the opening of the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center in July 2011, the City of Florence Recreation Department has been productive in promoting and marketing the new center through several programs and events. Weekly scheduled programs include a youth academy, 2-4 person Clinics, Adult Beginners Classes and individual lessons.  The City of Florence has once again been awarded a USTA Women’s Pro-Circuit event scheduled for October 2015.  The event is a $25K event and will feature some of the up and coming talent in the professional tennis arena, such as the 2014 winner CiCi Bellis.  For our full calendar of events please look below.

2018 Tennis and Pickleball Event Calendar includes, but not limited to:

Date(s) Event Type Tournament Name
February 3-3 Adult / Tennis One-Day Warm -Up Adult Tournament
February 3-4 Collegiate / Tennis City Of Florence College Tennis Invitational
February 16-18 Junior / Tennis Yam Slam Junior Open
March 2-4 Junior / Tennis Boys High School Tournament
March 10 – 10 Adult / Pickleball PDP Spring Fling Round Robin
April 20-22 Collegiate / Tennis Peachbelt Conference Championships
April 27 – 29 Junior / Tennis Subway Junior Challenger
April 28 – 29 Adult / Pickleball Florence ICG Pickleball Championships
May 5 – 7 Adult / Tennis SC Spring 40s State Championships
May 17 – 19 Senior / Pickleball SCSSC Pickleball Tournament
May 26 – 26 All / Tennis Rolland Garros Round Robin
June 30 – 30 All / Tennis Wimbledon Round Robin
June 16-16 Adult / Pickleball PDP June Jam Round Robin
July 27 – 29 Adult / Pickleball SC State Indoor Pickleball Championships
August 10-12 Junior / Tennis Peanut Patch Junior Open
August 17-19 Junior / Tennis Girls High School Tournament
September 1-2 Junior / Tennis TJ Spurling Jr Challenger
September 6-10 Adult / Tennis USTA SC Mixed Doubles State Championships
September 15 -15 Adult / Pickleball PDP Fall Festival Round Robin
September 15 -17 Pro / Tennis Florence Open Wildcard Tournament
September 22 -23 Collegiate / Tennis FMU/FTC Collegiate Tennis Championships
October 14 -21 Pro / Tennis McLeod for Health Florence Open
October 20 – 20 Adult / Tennis FMU Round Robin Social
November 17 -17 Adult / Tennis Tennis Polar Bear Round Robin
December 1 – 1 Adult / Pickleball Pickleball Polar Bear Classic

For a printable calendar, including events held at our Timrod Park facility, please click on the following link:
2018 Tournament Schedule

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday
8:30am – 9:30pm
8:30am – 6:00pm
12:00pm – 8:00pm

Clay Court Fees:

Annual Membership Fee $300.00 per person
Annual Family Membership Fee $500.00 per family
Court Rental Fee (per 1.5 hours) $5.00 per person

* There is no fee for hard court access

The courts can be reserved on a 1.5 hour basis by clay court members.  Payment can be made on an annual basis or paid by time of use. During the various league seasons, four (4) clay courts will be designated for league play and two (2) clay courts will remain open for public play. On the same note, during league season, fifteen (15) hard courts will be designated for league play and nine (9) hard courts will remain open for public play. The center also has a ball machine that is available for rental.

We look forward to expanding tennis in the Florence Community and surrounding areas through the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center! It is essential that we strive to develop diverse programs and recruit quality tournaments in order to create a world-class atmosphere for everyone who visits the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center in Florence, South Carolina.

Please call Rob Hill at (843) 665-3106 for information on lessons, clinics, and tournaments.

Also, Become a Fan of the Dr. Eddie Floyd Florence Tennis Center page on FACEBOOK for up to date information!  We also encourage you to visit the Athletics website at www.cityofflorenceathletics.com for the most up-to-date athletic happenings.

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