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.
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