Kiawah Island Tennis: All You Need to Know

See for yourself why The Kiawah Island Golf Resort was ranked #1 in the world by and named the #3 U.S. Tennis Resort by Tennis Magazine!

Whether you’re a seasoned player or a new recruit, Kiawah Island offers an array of tennis programs designed for every age and skill level. Kiawah’s tennis program features expert instruction and activities for all ages and skill levels. You’ll also find matchmaking services and exceptional pro exhibitions. Private and group instruction is available!

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Where can I play Tennis on Kiawah Island?

Kiawah Island Tennis

The Roy Barth Tennis Center is your destination for tennis on Kiawah Island. 10 new courts were added in 2018, upon demolition of West Beach Tennis Center (to allow for West Beach expansion).

  • Pro David Boyd
  • (843) 768-2838
  • Open Year-Round

The center operates under the direction of Jonathon Barth, son of legendary tennis pro Roy Barth who's claimed multiple championship titles. Located in East Beach Village and sometimes referred to as East Beach Tennis Center, Roy Barth is open year-round.

How many courts does the Kiawah Island Tennis Center have?

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Facilities are public and court fees are $49. Court time, clinics, drill sessions, and round-robin play must be reserved in advance. The club features:

  • 19 Har-Tru clay courts
  • 3 hard courts
  • 8 teaching professionals
  • practice court with ball machine and an automated retrieval system
  • fully stocked pro shop
  • racquet stringing and rentals
  • matchmaking services
Kiawah Island Tennis Courts

Additional Kiawah Island Tennis Programs

Looking to improve your game? Consider signing up for an adult instructional program at Kiawah Island Resort.

Stroke-A-Day Clinics are offered daily at the Roy Barth Tennis Center and will help you master the accuracy, consistency, and power of your stroke.

Or, try the Adult Tournament Tough Workout which includes doubles and singles play-action drills, strategy, and supervised play. This challenging program is offered each summer in 2 hour sessions. Programs, lessons, and tennis camps for children are also available.

Kiawah Island tennis offers a nationally-recognized three-day Adult Doubles Mini Camp. This program covers the basics of doubles play, strategy, positioning, and drills. Participants receive 8 hours of intensive instruction as well as an instructional manual by Director of Tennis, Roy Barth. Reservations for the camp are required so be sure to call ahead.

Pro Doubles Exhibition

One of the most exciting tennis programs at Kiawah Island Resort is the highly competitive Pro Doubles Exhibition. Visitors may watch a complementary doubles match between Kiawah's talented tennis pros like Santiago Falla, Bruce Hawtin, Langdon Brockinton, and many others. Games are held every Monday in the summer at the Roy Barth Tennis Center.