Family Circle Tennis Center // Train with the Best in Paradise

Family Circle Tennis Center // Train with the Best in Paradise

Train off the coast of Daniel Island, near Charleston, in the city’s most tennis prestigious venue: Family Circle Tennis Center.

Situated between North Charleston and Mount Pleasant off I-526, just minutes from Wando River, this facility draws national attention due to its reputation and location. Playing host to the Volvo Cars Open, formerly Family Circle Cup until 2015, this facility features twenty spacious courts: 14 clay, six hard, and one stadium court with 10,000 seats. All clay and hard courts have lights, along with the four 36-foot hard courts. Family Circle Tennis Center is the only facility in the state to offer that spec, according to Jeff Wilson, founder of MW Tennis Academy, which runs out of Daniel Island.

Offering over 200 players in the junior academy, MW Tennis Academy trains world-class athletes to be among the best of the best. From beginners to top collegiate athletes to up-and-coming professionals, Family Circle offers a clinic or training session for every junior. Adults can also seek superb instruction from one of the 13 full-time coaches or fitness trainer. 46 different adult teams compete out of Family Circle, and private lessons or clinics can be arranged to both members and non-members. Members can enjoy monthly socials, like the Oyster Roast, Turkey Mixer, Monster Mash, Mexican Margarita, Caribbean Fiesta, and más! Members also can experience:

• Three day member-only court reservation policy • Reduced rates on lessons • Member socials

• Ability to play league tennis (USTA/CALTC) • 10% merchandise discount • Restaurant discounts

• Locker room/ towel service • Advanced Notice/Purchase of Concert Tickets • Tennis Programming

• Member-only pavilion during pro-tournaments (seating/refreshments)

Family Circle Tennis Center offers home courts to over 130 teams each year for league play. From USTA adult leagues to junior team tennis, you can find it all right on Daniel Island. Adult Instructions begins with the Beginner Instructional Series, and also offers Fast Feed Drop In Clinics, Singles Tactics, Team Instructional Series, Weekly Fitness Training Classes, and Nutritional Immersion Program. Check out all the adult programming HERE. Each program has its own schedule and costs, so you will want to choose what works best for your daily lifestyle or vacation itinerary!

For juniors, there are summer camps of every level, Tennis Academies for every need, and even after-school and high school play for all interests. Check out the website HERE for full descriptions, costs, and schedules! Junior and adult tournaments take place year-round at Family Circle Tennis Center as well.

Interested in simply instructional information? Check out the tactical documents HERE for insight into tennis from the staff of MW Tennis Academy. You can learn the game and improve as a player before even stepping onto the courts!

The fully-staffed pro shop, fitness center and green lawn for soccer and other activities encompass three other areas that set this center apart from the rest; but, the stadium court, with seating for up to 10,000 fans simply cannot be surpassed. Along with the Volvo Cars Open, scheduled for April 1-9, 2017, the stadium and surrounding courts will host the Dunlop Smash Cup in February, 10 separate Rising Stars events throughout the year, and six various Adult Grand Prix’s. Saturday, April 1, of the Volvo Cars Open is set to showcase players like Agassi, Fish and Roddick: an event any tennis fan won’t want to miss. The stadium court also boasts events like Hootie and the Blowfish, Ellie Goulding, and NEEDTOBREATHE concerts, to name a few. Check out a full calendar of events HERE.

If you need additional reasoning as to why Family Circle Tennis Center could be the court for you, look not further. The vibe in Charleston, South Carolina and Daniel Island reflects that of a serene and relaxed environment, with an ambience that ranks it the #1 city in the world. From world-class restaurants and boutique nightlife to fresh seafood and sandy beaches, the surround areas truly offer something for everyone.

What to expect on this itinerary:
-20 total courts on Daniel Island
-World-Class play at a nationally-renowned venue
-Home to the Volvo Cars Open
-Top Junior Academy in the Southeast: MW Tennis Academy
-Member  & non-member: Adult/ Junior Clinics & teams; Tournaments; Camps; Private Lessons

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To reach the Family Circle Tennis Center, visit their website at or call them at (843) 849-5300.

Pro Shop Hours:
Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Tennis Instruction:
Private Lesson Rates: (Member / Non-member)
$75 / $85 per hour
Semi-Private Lesson Rates: (Member / Non-member)
$80 / $90 per hour
3 on 1:
$85 / $95 per hour
4 or more:
$90 / $100 per hour


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by chris on IMG Academy
Amazing place

You have to see it to believe. Wish I had a place like IMG Academy available to me when I was younger. As a parent this in an amazing place to send your kid to put them in a position to achieve their goals.

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