Court reservations are recommended. For reservations please contact the Lakewood Tennis Pro Shop at
(251) 990-6395.

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The Lakewood Club's professional-quality tennis facility is designed to be enjoyed by players of all ages and skill levels. Our outstanding Lakewood staff makes improving your game fun with adult and children clinics as well as private lessons. An active schedule featuring league play, USTA tournament play, and social round-robins gives everyone an opportunity to be a part of The Lakewood Club Tennis community.  Due to the mild year-round climate, there is simply no setting more naturally beautiful in which to enjoy tennis.

  • Tennis Magazine Top 50 resorts in the country
  • Complimentary court times for hotel guests
  • 10 Tennis Courts constructed by Ritzman Court, LLC, which also designed the National Tennis Facility in Orlando
  • 9  HydroCourts (20% cooler than a hard surface)
  • 1 cushioned hardcourt
  • State-of-the-art LED Lighting for night play through 10 pm
  • Full-service Pro Shop includes Babolat, Wilson & Nike products (Official Nike Tennis Dealer)
  • Racquet stringing and repair
  • Ball Machine Access
  • Tennis demo rentals ($5) offering Babolat, Head, Wilson, and Yonex racquets


BRIAN JORDAN (Director of Tennis) is a PTR Certified Professional. A former collegiate coach, he has been a tennis professional for over 25 years. He is an active tournament player on the Southern Level and has won seventy-eight singles titles. Brian has been ranked #1 in the state in various age groups.

MATT MCKELVAIN began his tennis career early and was ranked #1 in Alabama Boy’s age groups:  10, 12, 14, 16, and 18.  He also captured the #1 ranking in the South in the Boy’s 18 age group.  Matt has played with Courier, Agassi, and Sampras in Junior Tournaments.  He then went on to play tennis for both Auburn University at Montgomery and the University of Alabama.  For 30 years, coaching tennis has been Matt’s passion.  

BUTCH RUSSELL Energetic Tennis Professional, Butch Russell, is a certified member of the Professional Tennis Registry since 1992.  For 30 years, he has been coaching all age levels from beginner to advanced tournament players.  Included in Butch’s accolades are several State and Southern rankings in the 35-50 age groups.

CRANE DURHAM began playing tennis from an early age in St. Louis, Missouri. His enthusiasm, drive, intensity, and commitment to excellence have served him well. He walked on The University of Mississippi tennis team, worked many years as a tennis pro, and then served as the Head Coach for Washington University in St. Louis. After leading the team to the NCAA Men’s Tennis Tournament, Crane stepped aside from coaching but continued to play as he spent the next 15 years as a nationally syndicated radio host with his show, Nothing But Truth®. In 2017, Crane returned to his first passion of coaching and teaching tennis. He has developed some of St. Louis‘s top players and has worked with every level of juniors and adults.


The professionals who create outstanding programs are sensitive to the needs of all ages and levels of play.  Junior programs, clinics, and tournaments are regularly scheduled as well as specialized instruction, lessons, and clinics for everyone by our professional staff.

Lakewood Tennis has created multiple collegiate tennis players and southern and nationally ranked juniors. 

1 Hour Private Lesson

30-Minute Private Lesson
$45/30 minutes

1 Hour Private Lesson
$50 per person for two people
$40 per person for three people 

Team Getaway Clinics
$130 per person for eight hours of instruction

1 Hour Hitting/Playing Session

 5 - 8-Year-Old Clinics in the afternoon from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
on Tuesday thru Thursday $20

9 Year Olds & Up Clinics in the afternoon from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
on Tuesday thru Thursday $20

Open Clinics for ages 16 and older on Tuesdays from 8:00 am to 9:30 am
Open Clinic on Thursday  and Saturday for ages 16 and older 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Must sign up prior. $20

League Team Get-a-ways
8 hours of instruction that focuses on improving doubles skills as a team that teaches partners to play on each other's strengths.
2 hours on Friday, 4 hours on Saturday & 2 hours on Sunday

Adult Open Clinic focuses on doubles for all levels of play
8:30 am – 10:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday


tennis pro shop

Full-service fully stocked Tennis Pro Shop.

You'll find everything your tennis game requires at The Tennis Pro Shop. The latest tennis fashions for ladies, gentlemen, and juniors. Choose from designer names and styles as well as the latest performance fabrics. You will find Babolat, Wilson, Nike, Lacoste, Ray Ban, Maui Jim, Lucky in Love & Cross Court products in stock.

Of course, all leading-edge equipment and racquet stringing services are always available.

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday - Sunday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Lakewood Tennis Court Hours: 
8:00 am – 9:00 pm

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