Tennis

Information

Open to The Public!

A full array of tennis and social activities is provided from dawn to dusk by the tennis staff and the membership. Whether you’re looking for early bird drop-in tennis or for play in the evening followed by a group meal, it’s all here for you! Prospective members may get acquainted by playing a couple of times without cost during morning drop-in and attending a tennis social activity.

8 Har-Tru soft tennis courts & 2 hard tennis courts (two lighted for year-round play!)

Recreational & Competitive Play
Private Lessons – Men’s Early Bird – Men’s/Women’s Drop-In’s – All Levels Adult Clinics – Youth Programs – All Levels Junior Clinics – Junior Camps – Flights – USTA® – Interclub Competitions

Social Events
Ocean Pines Tennis Club (OPTC) – Fun Tournaments – Dinner – Block Parties – Picnics – Clubhouse – Full-Service Pro Shop

Pro Shop

Open through October 31, 2019
7:00 am – 12:00 pm

410-641-7228

The Manklin Meadows Racquet Sports Complex features a full-service Pro Shop, open seasonally. The Pro Shop offers:

  • Racquet restringing
  • Racquet regripping
  • Tennis, pickleball and platform tennis balls for sale
  • Membership information
  • Vending machines
Lessons

Ocean Pines Racquet Center Manager Vernon Mummert and fellow Ocean Pines tennis pro Terry Underkoffler are available for clinics and private and semi-private tennis lessons year-round, for children and adults.

One-hour private tennis lessons are $40 for Ocean Pines racquet sports members and $50 for non-members. One-hour semi-private lessons (2 players) are $50 an hour for members and $60 for non-members. All prices include applicable court fees.

Mummert has over 40 years of experience in college athletics and sports, including serving as an associate professor and department chair of PE, as a tennis and soccer coach and 25 years as an athletic director. He also spent many summers as a country club tennis director and head pro.

Underkoffler teaches at Worcester Preparatory School in Berlin, where he also coaches men’s tennis and soccer. He has won several league titles as well as state, regional and national awards for coach of the year. His players have received all-state, all-American and national team recognition.

Lessons and clinics may be scheduled by calling Mummert at 765-376-5915 or Underkoffler at 215-808-6457.

News

Scramble Tournament: Eight men and eight women competed in the Ocean Pines Tennis Club’s Men’s and Women’s Doubles Scramble Tournament on July 27. Congrats to the women’s champion Ginny Zifchak and runner-up Marie Luncynski and to the men’s champion Phil Bermin (who won 20 out of 24 games!) and runner-up Scott Blake.

Costs and Fees

Daily Fees

$10 per person (limited to six plays). Sign up in person at the Pro Shop or by calling 410-641-7228.

• Drop-in for combined skill levels: Monday-Friday 6:30am and 9:00am. Just show up and play. All are welcome!
• Flight: Monday-Friday, 9:00am. Challenge your ability with three different doubles partners! Sign-up required.

Tennis Memberships
Amenity memberships are available to Ocean Pines residents and property owners. Associate memberships are available to those who are not residents or property owners.

2019-20 Amenity Membership Rates

  • Family – $435
  • Individual – $270
  • Junior – $55
  • Afternoon Only Family – $165
  • Afternoon Only Individual – $105

2019-20 Associate Membership Rates

  • Family – $615
  • Individual – $385
  • Junior – $80
  • Afternoon Only Family – $215
  • Afternoon Only Individual – $135

PLAY 3 & SAVE! Ask about our combo rate for all 3 racquet sports!

Click here for amenity membership applications.

Description

The Ocean Pines Tennis Center is a very friendly, professionally managed and socially active tennis facility open to the public—where new members are always welcome! A full array of tennis and social activities is provided from dawn to dusk by the tennis staff and the membership. Whether it’s early bird drop in tennis or playing in the evening followed by a group meal—it’s here for you. For those who desire more competitive play, the club participates in USTA® and Interclub Competitions and offers several club tournaments and flights.  Individuals who purchase an annual tennis membership are also invited to join the Ocean Pines Tennis Club (OPTC), the social core of tennis activities in Ocean Pines offering special events and tournaments.

Contact the Pro Shop for more information or to inquire about our daily fees & court times. Tennis on the Eastern Shore doesn’t get any better than this!