The Lakewood Club's professional-quality tennis facility is designed to be enjoyed by players of all ages and skill level. 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 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.
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.
JENNIFER PADDOCK is a former #1 junior player in Arkansas, played NCAA Division I Tennis and is also a PTR Certified Professional. She is also an internationally acclaimed author of three novels, one actually set at the Grand Hotel. She is a current writer for Tennis View Magazine.
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.
The professionals that create the 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
1 Hour Hitting/Playing Session
$15 for 60 minutes
Ages 5 – 8 years old
Junior Clinics in the afternoon from 5pm – 6:30pm on Tuesday & Thursday
$20 for 90 minutes
Intermediate to advance players
League Team Get-a-ways
8 hours of instruction that focuses improving doubles skills as a team that teaches partners to play on each others strength.
2 hours on Friday, 4 hours on Saturday & 2 hours on Sunday
Adult Open Clinic focusing on doubles for all levels of play
8:30am – 10:00am on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
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 and Maui Jim products in stock.
Of course, all leading-edge equipment and racquet stringing services are always available.