ORLANDO, Fla., August 19, 2021 – The USTA at the moment introduced that 25 tennis services had been named winners of the USTA’s annual Excellent Facility Award, which acknowledges excellence within the building and/or renovation of tennis services all through the nation.
“Nice tennis services like these assist us to develop the sport on the grassroots degree, and we’re proud to acknowledge them for his or her ongoing affect on the game of tennis,” stated Craig Morris, Chief Government, Neighborhood Tennis, USTA.“Every of those services have embraced many key tennis initiatives and saved the game on the forefront of their neighborhood every year.”
To be thought-about for an award, services have to be underneath the jurisdiction of a park and recreation division, an academic establishment, a nonprofit company or be a personal or commercially-owned-and-operated facility that provides each USTA and public programming designed to assist develop tennis.
Amenities had been judged on the next standards: total structure and adaptation to website; excellence of courtroom floor and lights; ease of upkeep; lodging for gamers, spectators and press/officers; aesthetics; graphics (together with the usage of indicators and landscaping); facilities corresponding to informal seating for spectators, meals companies and social areas; and the services’ participation in USTA packages.
Nominated services had been voted on within the following classes: Public Courts which can be eithersmall tennis facilities with 2-10 courts or massive tennis facilities with 11 or extra courts; Non-public Amenities that assist the USTA and different “development of the sport” packages open to the general public; and Academic Establishments corresponding to faculties, universities, private and non-private grade faculties, center faculties, or excessive faculties.
All 2021 award winners will obtain a wall plaque and an all-weather signal, which could be mounted on the facility. One of many award winners will earn the distinguished “Featured Facility of the 12 months” designation and be honored as a part of the USTA’s Semi-Annual Assembly later this 12 months.
The 2021 USTA Excellent Facility Award winners are:
Public Courts: Small Tennis Facilities (2 to 10 courts)
Barceloneta Tennis Academy (Barceloneta, Puerto Rico) Guam Nationwide Tennis Middle (Dededo, Guam) Kinetix Tennis (Norristown, Pa.) Lighthouse Level Tennis Middle (Lighthouse Level, Fla.)
Public Courts: Massive Tennis Facilities (11 or extra courts)
Barnes Tennis Middle (San Diego) Metropolis of Palm Seaside Gardens Tennis and Pickleball Middle (Palm Seaside Gardens, Fla.) Delray Seaside Tennis Middle (Delray Seaside, Fla.) HCC Tennis Middle (Tampa, Fla.) Worldwide Tennis Corridor of Fame / Corridor of Fame Tennis Membership (Newport, R.I.) Mesa Tennis Middle (Mesa, Ariz.) Rick Macci Tennis and Health Middle (Boca Raton, Fla.) Rock Hill Tennis Middle (Rock Hill, S.C.) Southlake Tennis Middle (Southlake, Texas) SVB Tennis and Wellness Middle (Zephyrhills, Fla.) Tennis Middle of Camden (Camden, S.C.) The Swim and Racquet Middle (Boca Raton, Fla.)
Court docket 16 (Lengthy Island Metropolis, N.Y.) DuPont Nation Membership (Wilmington, Del.) Matrix Racquet Membership (Lowell, Ark.) Raleigh Racquet Membership (Raleigh, N.C.) The Birch Racquet and Garden Membership (Keller, Texas) Prime Seed Tennis Membership (Nicholasville, Ky.)
Marshalltown Court docket Complicated (Marshalltown, Iowa) St. James Excessive College Tennis Courts (St. James, Minn.) The Prout College (Wakefield, R.I.)