Advancing Public Tennis in the Garden City



(See picture of new FoNT member Shruti Mandana and daughter Layla in our new Ts)

Members (as of 4/15/21)

Jerry Abrams
George Adams
Albert T. Aladjem
James Anderson
*Bruce Baron
Mike Blauer
Jeffrey Cohn
Deborah Cronin
Robert Ellertsen
*Doug Eng
*Tom Friedman (President)
Alan Glass
David Goldstone
Ami Gordon
Alan Greenbaum
Noura Guermazi
James Hoben
*Paul Holt
Paul Holtzman
Ross Honig
*Bob Jampol
Ron Joseph
*Phil Landa
Lora Martino
Lisa Newfield
Shruti Mandana
Rosemarie Mullin
Ted Murphy
Craig Newfield
*Sami O'Reilly (Executive Director)
Louise Knapp Page
David Patterson
Christopher Quinn
Larry Schumer
*Eric Segal
Martin Seemann
Qing Shi
Dennis Sullivan
Ellen Vershbow
David Weiss
Stephanie Zelman
(*Board members)


(Click HERE For Quick Locator of all of Newton's 67 Tennis and 12 Pickleball Courts)

Newton South Courts

All 12 courts are available to the public. Lights are now on. Note: High school tennis seasons will begin April 26 this year and ends June 10.  

Newton North Courts  

All 10 courts are now open. Lights are now on.

Newton Centre Clay Courts & Schedule

These topnotch five Har-tru clay courts in Newton Centre Playground are scheduled to open the first week of May (weather permitting) for residents and non-residents.  Seasonal user/membership fees ($285/resident; $325/non resident payable at; daily guests and walk-up fees $15/resident; $25/non resident.  This year, all hourly court reservations will made on on-line thru  

New for 2021! Outdoor Pickleball Hybrid Tennis Courts & Schedule

The city of Newton has painted regulation Pickleball lines on courts at The Cove Park in Auburndale, Richard McGrath Park (aka formerly Warren Jr. High Playground on Washington Street ) and Pellegrini Park at 11 Hawthorn St. 

To find out about more about Newton group pickleball schedule, register at

Beginning soon, players will register through city of Newton Parks, Recreation and Culture (PRC) website in order to formalize permitted pickleball play 7 days a week 10:30 to 12:30 pm at the Cove in Auburndale. Permitted Pickleball players at the Cove will be charged $20 for Newton residents and $25 for non-Newton residents per quarter. 

To find out more about city-sponsored pickleball programs, click here






Join Now (click blue button)

The Friends of Newton Tennis, Inc. - a 501(c)(3) non-profit invites you to become a full, active member. Your 12-month membership benefits include advocacy among city officials, fundraising for repair and maintanance of the city's 68 tennis courts, regular updates about the state of all public courts (including Newton Centre Clay Courts), alerts about latest decisions by Newton Parks, Recreation and Culture Commission, and discounts to city tournaments and roundrobins. PLUS+++ a branded, first-edition "The Friends of Newton Tennis" T-shirt,