Trying to decide if it is the right time to Find a Tennis League depends on many factors, including where you live, your skill level, and your tennis goals. Play Your Court is here to help you decide if tennis leagues are for you.
SHOULD I JOIN A TENNIS LEAGUE?
- How much free time do you have to devote to a league? Take a look at your evening and weekend commitments. Do you have 4-6 hours per week to devote to a tennis league schedule? Also, how flexible is your schedule? Nothing frustrates your fellow tennis players more than cancelled matches, so be sure you are able to be available as matches can often be tough to reschedule.
- Are there enough league players in your area? Do you live in a metro area that is big enough to support a thriving tennis league? One way to find out “is there a tennis league near me”is to put out feelers. You can try meetup.com, or for an instant view into your area, join the Play Your Court Tennis Community.
- Do you have the right equipment? If you are playing with an old racket, can’t afford to re-string your racket or need specialized equipment you don’t have, you may become quickly frustrated during league play. In addition, not being able to wear proper clothing – especially tennis shoes – can frustrate you, and potentially cause injury. Before you commit to a tennis league, be sure to suit up.
- Are your skills up to par? Make sure you are ready to play with players who will benefit from your skills. In addition, you want to be sure you are playing with others who are at your level, so they do not grow weary of playing with you. One way to be sure is to use Play Your Court’s tennis skill level assessment. Another is to take a look at the USTA tennis levels and see where you fall.
Deciding whether to join a tennis league is a big commitment, and we hope you found this guide helpful. To join our friendly tennis community and start connecting with tennis players near you, visit our Tennis League Community.