National Campus of United States Tennis Association In Lake Nona Features 100 Courts
By Lisa Nicholas // July 11, 2017
expansive grounds encompass more than 64 acres
LAKE NONA, FLORIDA – Space Coast Daily hit the road and traveled to the burgeoning area of Orlando known as Lake Nona to visit the National Campus of the United States Tennis Association (USTA).
This remarkable facility, the expansive grounds of which encompass more than 64 acres, boasts 100 fully lit tennis courts, including two championship courts, along with 84 courts that feature live streaming.
Open to the public, the Campus offers 25 programs for individuals of all ages and experience levels, including a variety of youth and adult summer camps.
In particular, youth programming at the USTA National Campus has been tremendously successful, with an average of 500 children per week enrolled in assorted programs. Courts can be rented for as little as $12 per hour, and small-group, semi-private, and private lessons are available.
The Nemours Family Zone provides a place for children, parents and grandparents to acquire knowledge and hone their skills. Unique 36-foot courts assist children in learning basic tennis proficiencies in an enjoyable environment, and the Adult/Child programs offered on the Nemours Family Zone courts allow families to experience the sport of tennis together.
The Collegiate Center features a dozen courts and is home of the University of Central Florida men’s and women’s tennis teams.
In addition to welcoming the general public and fostering family interaction, the USTA National Campus places an intense focus on and is the home of USTA Player Development, and several top American pros have relocated to the area to train on a full-time basis.
Having celebrated its six-month anniversary on July 5, 2017, the USTA National Campus has already hosted dozens of events, including more than 500 USTA Pro Circuit matches. For ambitious and aspiring tennis players, the USTA Pro Circuit is the passageway to the U.S. Open and tour-level competition.
To ensure continuous training opportunities, even when the Florida weather takes an unfavorable turn, situated on Campus is the Player Development Building, which houses six indoor courts.
Locating the USTA National Campus in the Orlando area was a logical and pragmatic decision. In addition to being able to play and train outdoors and host tournaments year round, those traveling to the area can bring their families and be assured that they will have plenty to do.
Even if you are not a tennis aficionado, you simply must visit the USTA National Campus in Lake Nona. You can peruse the beautiful 64-acre grounds, take in a match, and dine at the Net Post Grill, which offers a wide array of delectable food items. Then pick up some USTA souvenirs at the pro shop, and visit the Racquet Bar to have your racquet restrung and customized.
A mere 45-minute drive from Central Brevard, the USTA National Campus is located at 10000 USTA Boulevard, Orlando, and is open Monday through Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
CLICK HERE for additional details on this magnificent facility and all that it has to offer, call 844-872-8667.
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