Offering Much More Than Just Tennis Courts
The Pavilion hosts a variety of tennis programs for all ages and experience levels, from educational lessons to competitive tournaments. Take a lesson if you’re new to the sport, rent a ball machine for practice, or reserve a court for your own private tournament.
Reserving a Tennis Court
If you want to reserve a tennis court at the Pavilion, please call 864.322.7529 ext. 207. Keep in mind the following reservation policy:
- Groups requiring two or more courts must make a reservation.
- Leagues and schools must make a reservation.
- Reservations must be made at least 90 minutes in advance.
- All Greenville Rec courts cost $6 per hour per court.
Junior Tennis Programs
Eligible Ages: 5 – 8
Schedule: During the school year: Thursdays from 3:15 PM – 4:15 PM and Saturdays from 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (Saturdays in December – February are from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM)
- One day per week: $55 per month
- Two days per week: $90 per month
Round Robin Tournament
Eligible Ages: 8 and up
Schedule: Third Saturday of each month from 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Costs: $18 per entry
To learn more about the Round Robin Tournament, or to sign up, please call 864.322.7529 ext. 207.
Home-School Tennis Clinic
Eligible Ages: All ages
Schedule: Thursdays from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Costs: $11 per child per class
To learn more about the Home-School Tennis Clinic, or to sign up, please call 864.322.7529 ext. 207.
Pavilion Tennis Academy
Join this fun and exciting way to learn the game of tennis! You’ll get instruction in serves, ground strokes, volleys and game strategy. You can find important information, including how to sign up, below.
Eligible Ages: 8 – 19
Beginner and Intermediate Players
Tuesday & Thursdays from 4:15 PM – 6:15 PM and/or Saturdays from 10 AM – 12 PM
Mondays, Wednesdays, and/or Fridays from 4:15 PM – 6:15 PM
- One day per week: $65 per month
- Two days per week: $110 per month
- Three days per week: $155 per month
Prices are based on a calendar month.
For more information, or to sign up, please call 864.322.7529 ext. 207.
Summer Tennis Camps
Eligible Ages: 4 – 8
Schedule: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. The weeks of the camp are:
- June 5 – 7
- June 12 – 14
- June 19 – 21
- June 26 – 28
- No camps the week of July 4th
- July 10 – 12
- July 17 – 19
- July 24 – 26
- July 31 – August 2
- August 7 – 9
- August 14 – 16
- $45 per week
Beginner / Intermediate
Eligible Ages: 5 – 16
Schedule: Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The weeks of the camp are:
- June 4 – 8
- June 11 – 15
- June 18 – 22
- June 25 – 29
- No camps the week of July 4th
- July 9 – 13
- July 16 – 20
- July 23 – 27
- July 30 – August 3
- August 6 – 10
- August 13 – 17
- $120 per week
Eligible Ages: 8 – 19
Schedule: You can sign up for a month of camp in June and/or July. Camp takes place on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
Month 1: June 5 – 28
Month 2: July 10 – August 2
June: $214 per month for 2 days/week
June: $320 per month for 3 days/week
July: $214 per month for 2 days/week
July: $320 per month for 3 days/week
You can call Tim Driscoll at 864.322.7529 ext. 207 to learn more or register; you can also register online.
Adult Tennis Programs
Adult Beginners Clinic
Learn the basics of tennis in a constructive and welcoming environment!
Schedule: Call 864.322.7529 ext. 207 for details
Costs: Call 864.322.7529 ext. 207 for details
This adult tennis clinic works on doubles strategy and high energy drills that are both fun and informative.
This adult clinic is geared towards both men and women.
To learn more about any of these adult clinics, or to sign up for one, call 864.322.7529 ext. 207.
If you can’t find a group class that fits your schedule, or if you want to work on specific skills at your own pace, consider taking a private lesson. You’ll get individualized instruction tailored to help you meet your specific tennis goals.
Semi private lessons are also available, so you can bring a friend and enjoy the same quality of instruction, at the same rate, and split the cost!
For more information, or to sign up, please call 864.322.7529 ext. 211.
Meet Our Coaches
Director of Tennis
Tim began playing tennis at the age of 10 with his father and immediately loved the game. Attending college at Virginia Intermont College on a full scholarship playing #1 Singles and Doubles, Tim was awarded the NAIA Division VII Player of the Year in his senior year and reached the semifinals of the National Doubles Collegiate Tournament.
Immediately after graduating from college with a BS in Sports Management, he started teaching tennis at Bristol Racquet and Fitness and Bristol Country Club. After moving to Greenville in 1995, Tim became the head tennis pro at the Thornblade Club.
After six years, Tim came to Greenville County Rec to build a tennis program and has developed great junior and adult curriculums. With over 25 years of experience as a full time tennis professional and USPTA Elite Pro certification, Tim feels blessed to be able to do what he does each day.
Assistant Tennis Pro
Sherry Moyers has been named the new Assistant Tennis Pro for Greenville County Rec. Sherry is a USTA Certified 10 and Under Instructor. She played 4 years of high school tennis and has trained with Tim Driscoll at the Pavilion, along with her daughter Faith, for 9 years. She has volunteered in our tennis program for 2 years, working with kids of all ages.
Sherry plays USTA Ladies League at the 4.0 level, where she Captains and Co Captains several teams out of the Pavilion. She also Captains the Pavilion 18 Advanced Jr. Tennis team, who were undefeated and advanced to State last summer. She is currently pursuing her USPTA Certification.
Sherry’s passion for tennis is known by all who know and meet her. This, combined with her love of children, makes her a perfect fit at Greenville County Rec.
Racquet Services and Ball Machine Rentals
Get your racquet strung, buy a new one, or rent a ball machine for a couple hours. The Pavilion carries Babolat racquets, bags, strings, and overgrips; Dunlop racquets, strings and grips; and a wide selection of Gamma strings and grips.
- Pavilion provides the string: $24 – $32 per racquet, depending on the type of string.
- You provide the string: $18 per racquet
Buy a Racquet
Stop by the Pavilion and you’ll find an extensive selection of Dunlop and Babolat junior and adult racquets at competitive rates.
Grips and Overgrips
- Pavilion provides and applies new grips: $9 per grip.
- Pavilion provides and applies a new overgrip: $8 for a pack of three.
Ball Machine Rentals
Get some practice and develop your strokes by renting one of our ball machines for $12 an hour. For rental times and additional information, call Tim Driscoll at 864.322.7529 ext. 207.