Our Award-Winning Tennis Gardens Will Have You Swinging for the Stars

Recognized as the #1 Tennis Resort in Florida, come and play tennis in Sarasota like the pros do by playing at our award winning tennis Gardens during your stay.


Play at our USTA award-winning tennis facility. The Tennis Gardens offers a unique tennis experience with 20 Har-Tru courts set amidst beautifully landscaped acreage along
Sarasota Bay.

The Resort at Longboat Key Club is proud to announce it has been named the #6 top tennis resort in the world by Tennis Resorts Online in its highly competitive annual listing. We achieved special mentions for our Game Arranging and the Pro Shop, which came in #1 for their category. With only 75 tennis resorts and 25 tennis camps included in this exclusive roster, the resort is very pleased to have attained the #6 spot.

The listing is compiled from surveys submitted by tennis  enthusiasts and reflects the quality of lodging, services, amenities, dining options and programs available at the resort. This recognition is a testament to our continued commitment to excellence and exceptional guest service.

No stranger to awards, The Tennis Gardens has also been recognized as the #1 Tennis Resort on the west coast of Florida by Tennis Magazine, making it one of the top ten tennis resorts in the USA. - John Woods, Director of Tennis

After a match, stop by Court 21 Café & Lounge for organic omelettes, fresh fruit smoothies and grilled sandwiches or take in the action from our expansive Players Patio. At Longboat Key Club, tennis is more than just a fun pastime, it's our passion.

Discover the latest tennis offers at our Sarasota beachfront resort. Click to learn more about our CLINICS at The Tennis Gardens and our Tennis Tune up Package.

To arrange court times and lessons, please contact our Pro Shop at 941.387.1633

Court Times & Reservations

Courts are available for play in the afternoons from November through April and full day reservations from May through October.  Courts may be reserved one day in advance of play.

Court Fees are as follows:

May through October:  $10 all day/$5 half day
November through May:  $8 half day
Private lessons , semi-private lessons and clinics are available 

Clinics at The Tennis Gardens:  

Daily Strokes and Strategy
Monday through Saturday 11 am | Sunday 9 am

Live Ball | 2:30 pm - 4 pm
Fast doubles game play with strategic feedback.
This is a great workout!  Meet at Court 21 for a la carte refreshments. 

Beginner Clinic | 4 pm - 5 pm
Learn the basics of stroke production, footwork and court positioning.  Tennis in a fun atmosphere!

Live Ball | 2:30 pm - 4 pm
Doubles realistic plat at an accelerated pace

Tennis Fit | 3 pm - 4 pm
All levels!  This class involves lots of running, hitting and footwork drills.  If you are looking to get a workout and play tennis, this is the perfect combination for you!

Doubles Clinic | 4pm - 5pm
Strategy and court positioning are the focus

Mixed Doubles Round Robin 3.0 - 3.5 Level | 10:30 am - 12 pm

Advanced Live Ball 4.0 - 4.5+ Level | 2:30 pm - 4 pm

Sunday Mixed Doubles Round Robin with a Twist 3.5 - 4.0 Level | 10:30 am every Sunday October through April
This is a great way to get the extra game in your week!  All levels are welcome on the 1st and 3rd Sundays.
3.5 - 4.5 Levels play on the 2nd and 4th Sundays.  Complimentary.

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