Tennis & Facility Info

Annual Registration Fee / Benefits 

A paid annual registration entitles a player sign up for leagues, drills and permanent court time. It also allows a player to reserve a court 7 days in advance. 

2016-17 Annual Registration Rates (September 1 - August 31) 
Individual - $125 (tax included)   • Household (Couple / Family) - $175 (tax included)
Complete 2016-17 Annual Registration Online • Download 2016-17 Player Registration (pdf)

2016-17 Court Fees

  • Court Rental $32 (applies to registered or non-registered players) 
    - Weekday (7am-4pm) $26 (Special Fall Rate)
    - Weekday (4pm-close) $30 (Special Fall Rate)
    - Weekend $30 (Special Fall Rate)
  • Guest Fee: $5 / player.  Applies only when a non-registered player plays on a registered player’s reservation. 

Ball Machine

Ball Machine Rental: Court Fee plus $5. Available Monday - Friday 7:00am - 6:00pm

Demo Racquets Available

Demo and loaner racquets are available for use while playing at Reed Sweatt for no cost (players only have to leave their driver’s license or car keys at the front desk while using racquets)

Facility Info

InnerCity Tennis has 11 indoor courts, including a lounge with court viewing, locker rooms with showers, vending machines, and pro shop with racquet stringing.  

General Policies

These policies are designed to make everyone’s tennis experience enjoyable at InnerCity Tennis. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

  • Please check-in with the reservation desk staff each time you enter the center.
  • Please enter and leave the courts by using the time on our atomic clocks.
  • Smoking and alcohol are prohibited in the tennis center.
  • Food & beverages are not allowed on the courts.
  • Only tennis shoes are allowed on the courts. Black or other sole marking shoes are not allowed.
  • Private tennis instruction can be taught at the center ONLY by certified InnerCity Tennis professionals.
  • Shirts must be worn at all times.
  • Tennis bags or warm-ups must be placed at the net post. Do not leave them in the lobby area, alongside the court divider nets, or in the back court area.
  • Spectator seating in the lobby area and on end-court bleachers only.
  • Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Cancellations: Customers are responsible for cancelled reservations that are not resold.
  • No Shows: Customers are responsible for all no shows. No show and cancellation fees must be paid before additional reservations can be made.
  • Refunds: Group lesson/play reservations cancelled and unsold will not be refunded. Refunds will only be given if a student’s spot is resold to someone else. Sorry, but no make-up classes if a student misses due to illness or personal reasons.

Hours Of Operation

Summer Hours (May - August)
Monday-Thursday (7:00am -11:00pm)
Friday (7:00am - 5:00pm)
Saturday (7:00am - 3:00pm)
Sunday (7:00am - 9:00pm)

Winter Hours (September - April)
Monday-Thursday (7:00am-11:00pm)
Friday-Saturday (7:00am-10:00pm)
Sunday (7:00am-11:00pm)

League Information

Reed Sweatt Family Tennis Center offers a wide range of singles, doubles and mixed doubles leagues for all abilities. Our Winter leagues run from September - April. Our summer leagues run from May - August. Players must have a current annual registration and league fee to participate.  View more information about InnerCity Tennis leagues.

Lesson Info For Adults and Children

InnerCity Tennis has lesson programs for children and adults of all ages and abilities. Children can begin in our free Super Saturday Program and advance into our paid Cities Academy program (smaller groups, more specialized instruction). Adults can choose between our beginner group lessons sessions and advanced drop-in drills. Private or semi-private lessons are available for youth and adults with any of our teaching professionals.

Location / Parking

InnerCity Tennis’ offices and the Reed Sweatt Family Tennis Center are located in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park on the corner of 40th St and Nicollet Avenue in South Minneapolis. Free parking is available, but please allow extra time as the lot (entrance on 40th St) is small and is frequently filled. Street parking is available on 40th St, 1st Ave, and Nicollet Ave. View Map

Non-member/Walk On Court Bookings

Non-registered players may reserve a court time or ball machine rental only two hours in advance on that same day. No guest fees are charged. Call the front desk at 612-825-6844 to inquire about court availability.

Parties/Special Events

All or part of the center can be rented for parties, tournaments, and other special tennis events. For more information and to schedule your event, please contact John Wheaton, Executive Director at 612-584-4732.

Permanent Court Time (PCT) Reservations

InnerCity Tennis sells weekly permanent court time for the 8 month season (September - April). To apply for a new permanent court time for 2016-17 please return this form to the front desk.  Contact Laura Meyer for more information.

Pro Shop

InnnerCity Tennis has a small pro shop that sells racquets, strings, shoes, socks, over grips and replacement grips.


Scholarships are available for aspiring junior player in financial need. Please contact John Wheaton, Executive Director, at 612-584-4732 for more information.


  • Racquet stringing: $23-31; $15 with your own string. 24 hour turn around.
  • Replacement Grips ($10) Overgrips  ($2)
  • Towel rental  (50 cents)

Tennis Etiquette

View our Tennis Code of Conduct PDF

Please be considerate of other players. Do not walk onto your court until the designated time. To get to your court, walk behind blue backdrop curtains in designated walkway. If your ball goes onto another court, please wait for their play to stop, then ask for your ball.  Poor behavior (racquet throwing) or bad language (swearing) will not be tolerated.

Weather Closings

Occasionally, InnerCity Tennis will close due to inclimate weather. Please check our website for updates on the facility closing if the possibility of severe weather exists.