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Information for your visit to the racket club

9101 S. Route 31, Algonquin, IL 60102

The Racket Club is your home for year-round tennis for all ages whether you’re a beginner or expert. 🎾   


The pro shop, lounge and children’s playroom give you the complete club experience you are looking for. Stop in today!


Contact Club Manager Rob Laue at 847-658-5688 or rlaue@crystallakeparks.org.

September - May

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 am - 10 pm

Friday | 7:30 am - 9 pm

Saturday | 7:30 am - 6 pm 

Sunday | 7:30 am - 8:30 pm

Summer

Monday - Thursday | 7:30 am - Dusk

Friday - Sunday | 7:30 am - Noon

Racket Club Features

  • 9 cushioned indoor hard courts with indirect lighting
  • 4 hard outdoor courts
  • 3 clay outdoor courts
  • Practice court with ball machine
  • Lounge and viewing area
  • Locker rooms
  • Pro shop
  • Supervised playroom
  • Permanent & open court time year round/7 days a week
  • Lessons for all ages
  • USPTA/PTR pro staff
  • Competitive leagues

Court Time Rental

Open court time reservations may be made one week in advance by members and one day in advance by non-members (with $10 additional guest fees). Play begins on the hour and half hour; $26/hour prime time and $22/hour non-prime.


Permanent court time reservations are made for the same time each week during the indoor and summer seasons. Court fees are divided as requested among all group members (and billed in six installments for the indoor season).

Racket CLub Survey Action Plan

Thank you for taking the time to answer our recent member survey. We received valuable input about the club, amenities, communication and staff and are developing a plan of action. Below please find projects that have been completed, are “in progress” and future projects planned for the club. Also, look out for more FUN-FILLED activities to come!

Everything Tennis

Affordable Classes & Memberships for All Ages & Levels

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Classes are available to members 

or those just looking to get started.


Register for classes, check account history and pay balances online.


View membership options & join.


We are proud to feature a diverse pro staff that is unrivaled among Chicago-area clubs.

Tons of Events & Programs

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Browse for information about The Racket Club in the Crystal Lake Park District digital brochure.


Check out our USTA tournament schedule & registration info.

A Beautiful Facility

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Our spacious and comfortable facility consistently garners only the highest praise.   


View our club brochure for more info.

Lessons & Leagues

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Programs are available in all ability levels for the following age groups:

  • Ages 3-5 
  • Ages 5-7
  • Ages 7-9
  • Ages 9-11
  • Ages 11-13
  • High School Boys & Girls Beginner
  • Frosh/Soph
  • Junior Varsity
  • Varsity
  • Adult 18+
  • Junior High League
  • High School League
  • Adult Leagues
  • Junior Development Program (Invitation Only)


View lesson & league schedule for Indoor Session 2 (membership is required for all but Sunday Value classes).


View lesson & league schedule for Indoor Session 3 (membership is required for all but Sunday Value classes).


Private Lessons are scheduled directly with the pro of your choice. Contact Conni Stinek at cstinek@crystallakeparks.org if you need assistance.

Half Hour Private Lessons are $37.50/half hour or $187.50/6 lessons.

One Hour Private Lessons are $75/hour or $450/6 lessons.


Registration is now open.

Ways to Play

An absolutely, positively unbeatable deal for those with a flexible schedule

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If your lifestyle features occasional gaps in the schedule that can be filled with a quick session, we don't see how you could do better than this deal!  Add this to your membership for only $25/month, and play as much and often as you like just so long as you don't make a reservation.  (We suggest calling first to make sure there are available courts.)  Month-to-month commitment; can be cancelled at any time.  Purchase the monthly add-on.

Subbing at The Racket Club

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Interested in subbing? Need subs for a group? Check out our online Sub Board.


Need a class or group suggestion? Talk to our Tennis Director, Conni Stinek, at 847-658-5688 ext. 2015 to find the right class or group for you.

Special Rates

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There is always a way to play!


Check with us regularly to see if anything special is being offered...chances are it is!

Coming Attractions

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Weekly Drop-In Pickleball Drill n' Play Clinic

World Top 25 player & IPTPA-certified teaching pro John Cincola brings you an hour and a half of pro-lead play every Wednesday beginning in February.


  • 1st Wednesday of the Month:  Beginner to Advanced Beginner
  • 2nd & 3rd Wednesday:  Intermediate
  • 4th Wednesday:  Advanced


$10/members and $15/non-members; RSVP at the front desk.

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Welcome back, Rob Laue!

We are pleased to announce the return of Rob Laue as Racket Club Manager! Stop by and catch up with Rob when you get a chance, or drop him a line at rlaue@crystallakeparks.org.

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January Stroke of the Week

Mondays with Andrew, 9:30 - 10:30 am. $15; RSVP at the front desk.

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February Fling Tournament

Entries Close 1/26/20.

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Winter Classic Tournament

Entries Close 2/9/20.

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Weekly Drop-In Pickleball

We've got pickleball! Weekly Drop-In Pickleball is every Wednesday, Noon - 2 pm. Equipment is available to use. $4/members and $5/non-members.


Courts may also be rented for personal pickleball on demand; hourly tennis rental rates apply. Fees can be split among players however applicable (for example, $22 hourly can be $11 each for 2 players, $5.50 each for 4, etc.). 


See the difference a superior playing surface and lighting can make! For more information contact the front desk at 847-658-5688.

FYI About The Racket Club

Pro Shop & Stringing

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We've got the best selection of clothes, shoes, racquets, and accessories in the northwest suburbs.  Our stringing is done quickly & affordably...next day if needed!


Check out our String & Grip Service Price List.

Club communication

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Club Connection is our monthly Club update. View the Jan 2020 Club Connection.

Club Holidays

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Special Days that Affect our Programs

We are closed on certain holidays, while on others we may be open for reservations but not holding lessons or permanent court time.  Also note that on occasions in which we have permanent court time but not classes, permanent court time groups will still meet but without their instructor.  Click here to view the holiday schedule.

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person!

Stop by and check out McHenry County's first and largest indoor/outdoor tennis facility.

The Racket Club

9101 S. Route 31, Algonquin, IL 60102

(847)658-5688