Seger Park Tennis Club



Listed below are some of the things we did in 2016.
If you enjoyed any of them, or any of the other services provided by us
and would like to make a donation, please click the Donate button
to donate $10 via PayPal.

- Seger Match Page -
- Challenge Ladder -
- Work with Everyone's Racquet on various tennis fronts -
- Advocacy work for the betterment of tennis in Philly -

Donations will be used to cover operating expenses for 2017.
We look forward to serving you in 2017. Thanks for your support!


If you'd rather donate more than $10 or mail your check,
you may do so via PayPal (to 
or send your check or money order made
out to 'Seger Park Tennis Club' to:
Seger Park Tennis Club
1218 Walnut Street, #804
Philadelphia, PA 19107


Listed below are those who have donated to our 2017 effort!

Edward & Kathleen Pereles
Stephen Sacks
Bob Lee
Joan Behr
Sarah Frew
Ed Braun
John Sharp

[Donate to see your name here!]

[more than $10 donated!]



Look on 'Seger Match'



- Click here to learn about '10 and under' aka QUICKSTART Tennis -



The Seger Park Tennis Club (SPTC) is a certified non-profit 501(c)(4) organization.
We are recognized by the USTA as an official
 Community Tennis Association.
Our mission is to promote the game of tennis in the Center City Philadelphia area.

- Brian Villa, Director
- John Sharp, Administrator

Please note that SPTC is a separate and distinct organization from Seger Playground.
To reserve court time at the Seger Playground courts, you must purchase a tennis reservation system membership from the playground.
Details are in the Frequently Asked Questions section below.


Please note: General court hours are 6am to 9:30pm.
On weekends, the courts presently close at dusk.

Click here to download the Seger Playground Tennis Rules

Our Mission Statement

Our Description of Services

Annual Reports:


- Reminders / Etc. -

 2016 Challenge Ladder

Our 2016 Challenge Ladder has finished. Check back in Spring 2017!

The purpose of a challenge ladder is to allow all tennis players, from the beginning novice to the serious, experienced player, to meet and play other tennis enthusiasts at their own skill levels. Whether you play only occasionally, "just for fun," or prefer to compete several times a week, you can meet others at your level. You will also have the opportunity to improve your play by challenging others who are slightly more advanced.   
There is a one-time $10 registration fee to participate in the challenge ladder.

You must also have a Seger Courts Reservations membership ($35) to reserve courts at Seger. You have to pay for that separately, in person, at the rec center (it is not our fee or system). See the Frequently Asked Questions section for details about Courts Reservations memberships. 

Initial registration is underway and finishes ~ April 27th.

Competition will begin on May 1st. In-season registration will be available after competition begins, with newly registered players added once a week (usually the Monday or Tuesday after paying the registration fee).

If you'd like to be on the Challenge Ladder, click the 'Donate' button below to pay your $10 fee via PayPal. Then send your name, email address, phone number and NTRP self-rating to . The initial order is determined by the webmaster. Those joining in-season will be added to the bottom of the ladder.

Match Format / Guidelines:
*Short warm up, no more than 5 minutes (due to the one hour reservation limit).
*"PRO SET" format. Winner is the first person to win 8 games.
*"NO-AD" scoring.

MERCY RULE: If one player has won the first 5 games, then the Mercy Rule may be used if both players agree to conclude the match.

If time runs out, the person in the lead wins the match. If there is a tie, make ASAP arrangements to conclude the match.

Please send your match results to .

Tennis balls: Each player MUST bring a new (still sealed) can of tennis balls.

Seger Tennis Match!

Are you seeking someone of a similar skill level with whom to hit or play a match? Take a look at Seger Match! If you want to be added, send us an email with your info as shown in the columns on that page.

f you aren't sure of your skill level, click here for National Tennis Rating Program info.

If you cannot view the above NTRP page, click here to download/install the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Our email address is .

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I reserve court time at Seger?

A membership is required. The cost is $35 for a year (April 2015 - March 2016).
Memberships are now available from Greg at the Seger Rec Center. See Kevin from Monday through Friday, 2pm to 8pm.

When are the courts available?

General court hours are 7am to 9pm. On weekends, the courts usually close at dusk.