In the mood to practice your swing during your time on Sanibel Island? There are several options for tennis-fanatics visiting the island. Soak up the sun and work on your game right here in the heart of paradise.
Located near the Sanibel Causeway, The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club is home to 7 newly resurfaced Har-Tru courts for the best playing experience. The pro shop offers tennis equipment and apparel including footwear, racquets, accessories and racquet stringing. A Tennis Concierge Service is available for anyone who is looking for a partner at their own level, singles or doubles. Private Instruction is offered for all ages and abilities. If you don’t want to purchase or lug your equipment around when you travel? Equipment rentals are available for $5 a day. Court fees for non-members for 1 1/2 hour is $24, and $12 after 1 pm.
Head down Sanibel-Captiva road and visit the Sanibel Recreation Center. Reserve a court ahead of time by using their official website. If you are not a member, a day, weekly, six month, and annual rates are available. Daily rates begin at $22.50. A day pass provides visitors access to the entire recreational complex including youth programs, pool access, athletic programs, full gym with a weight room, and fitness classes like yoga and aerobics.
Hit the beach and play steps from the sand at Sundial’s tennis courts. Awarded Best Tennis on Sanibel & Captiva Islands, six state of the art HydroGrid clay courts offer guests the best playing surface in paradise. With tennis programs, lessons, match pairing and tournaments, Sundial Tennis is perfect for players of all ages and skill levels. Memberships and daily passes may be purchased at the Pro Shop. Sundial’s tennis facilities feature a full-service Pro Shop, open daily from 8 AM-4 PM, offering players access to the most desired selection of upscale athletic gear and equipment, as well as player services including racket stringing and repair.