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WHO ARE WE?
The Seger Park Tennis Club (SPTC) is a certified non-profit 501(c)(4) organization.
We are recognized by the USTA as an official Community Tennis Association.
Our mission is to promote the game of tennis in the Center City Philadelphia area.
Please note that SPTC is a separate and distinct organization from Seger Playground.
To reserve court time at the Seger Playground courts, you must purchase a tennis reservation system membership from the playground. Details are in the Frequently Asked Questions section below.
See the Downloads section below for Seger Playground Tennis Rules, SPTC Mission Statement, and SPTC Description of Services.
2021 Challenge Ladder - info coming in the Spring of 2021
The purpose of a challenge ladder is to allow all tennis players, from the beginning novice to the serious, experienced player, to meet and play other tennis enthusiasts at their own skill levels. Whether you play only occasionally, "just for fun," or prefer to compete several times a week, you can meet others at your level. You will also have the opportunity to improve your play by challenging others who are slightly more advanced.
You must also have a Seger Courts Reservations membership ($40) to reserve courts at Seger. You have to pay for that separately, in person, at the rec center (it is not our fee or system).
*Short warm up, no more than 5 minutes (due to the one hour reservation limit).*"PRO SET" format. Winner is the first person to win 8 games.*"NO-AD" scoring.
MERCY RULE: If one player has won the first 5 games, then the Mercy Rule may be used if both players agree to conclude the match.
If time runs out, the person in the lead wins the match. If there is a tie, make ASAP arrangements to conclude the match.
Please send your match results to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tennis balls: Each player MUST bring a new (still sealed) can of tennis balls.
Are you seeking someone of a similar skill level with whom to hit or play a match? Take a look at Seger Match! If you want to be added, send us an email with your info as shown in the columns on that page.
If you aren't sure of your skill level, click here for National Tennis Rating Program info.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I reserve court time at Seger?
A membership is required. The cost is $40 for a season. The season usually begins in March and ends in February. Memberships are usually available from Greg at the Seger Rec Center. See Greg from Monday through Friday, 2pm to 8pm. (call to confirm, 215-686-1780)
When are the courts available?
General court hours are 7am to 9pm.