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UCRC General Rules

I. General Rules

  1. Adult members, juniors, guests, and non-members have an equal right to the courts. Priority will be given to:

  • scheduled instruction at times designated for that purpose,

  • club-approved classes,

  • club-approved league matches,

  • club-approved tournaments, and

  • club-approved court rentals.

  • All members and guests must sign in prior to proceeding to their assigned court.

  • The daily guest court fee is $10, $8 if playing with a member, $6 for juniors.

  • Tennis instruction for pay is permitted only by the designated Club Professional. No person may give a lesson for exchange of money unless it is your direct family member.

  • Proper tennis attire must be worn while playing. NO Skateboards, bicycles, black-soled shoes.

  • The courts can only be used for tennis activities only. NO basketball, soccer, pickleball, baseball, etc.

  • No smoking at any time or alcohol consumption on UCRC premises.

  • Children under 8 years of age may use the courts only when supervised by a responsible adult.

  • Players are expected to conduct themselves within the rules of the Club, the game of tennis, and the traditional guidelines of sportsmanship and tennis etiquette of the United States Tennis Association or they will be asked to leave by the Club Management.


II. Court Sign-up Rules

  1. Members may book courts via the on-line RacquetDesk system, phone, or email.

  2. Guests may book courts in advance via email or phone

  3. Members/Guests may book a court for 30 minutes for single person practice (one player), 1 hour for singles (two players) or 1.5 hours for doubles (3 or 4 players), unless approved by management

  4. Courts may be reserved up to 3 days in advance. Members/Guests can make up to 2 reservations per 3 days.

  5. Players are responsible for canceling their reservations at least 12 hours in advance. Less than 12 hours, they may cancel by contacting the club at (858) 452-5863 or A pattern of no-shows will result in restricted court use.

  6. In consideration of all players, please wait until the game is over to announce you have the next court assignment.  Once you are on your court, please stay on your assigned court or inquire at the front desk to see if you can move to another.

  7. If players are more than 10 minutes late to their reserved court time, the reservation will be forfeited and opened for other players to book. 

  8. If players leave a court for more than 10 minutes without notifying the court supervisor, the remainder of the reservation will be forfeited and opened for other players to book.


III. Ball Machine Sign-Up Rules

  1. The club ball machine may be used on court #2.

  2. If use of the ball machine is desired during a reservation, it must be indicated when the reservation is booked. If the ball machine is only desired for a portion of a reservation, the start and end time of that portion must be specified.

  3. Persons under 14 years of age may rent the ball machine only when supervised by a responsible adult.

  4. Ball machine may not be reserved during prime time hours (between 4:30-7:30 pm on Monday-Friday)

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