img1Welcome to Westside Tennis is not just a sign when you enter our Tennis Center – it’s our way of saying… we’re glad you’re here!

Gainesville Tennis Academy at Westside Park is a  full service tennis facility serving the Gainesville community conveniently located near the University of Florida campus.  Our professionally staffed tennis center offers unsurpassed quality tennis programming and facilities to the general public.


8 lighted hard tennis courts, adapted for 10 & under players with 60-foot blended lines
3 –  36-foot lined courts, nets and balls for      8 & under players
4 racquetball courts
Large practice hitting wall
Open 7 days a week

The Tennis Center is owned by the City of Gainesville and directed by Mike Oransky since 1981. All ages and skill levels are encouraged to play. We offer lessons, clinics, leagues, USTA Tournaments and “pay as you play” court time. Racquet stringing, ball machine rentals, loaner racquets and lighted courts are available to meet all of your tennis needs. We are dedicated to providing friendly and personalized, high-performance tennis instruction at the most conveniently located facility in Gainesville.

img2Training programs include:

  • One-on-one and group lessons
  • Academy, Middle School and High School tennis programs
  • Junior Programs, including 10&under specialized programs
  • Summer and spring break camps
  • Elite Junior training program
  • Adult clinics and leagues




Our philosophy is to teach a love of the game. We strive to be the fun and friendly family tennis center. We develop and present programs to help every student optimize their ability and attain a skill level to enjoy tennis as a lifetime pursuit. It’s never too late to pick up a racquet!



house1Visit our Pro Shop for tennis balls, grips, accessories, gifts and snacks. Snacks include Gatorade, soft drinks, candy, crackers and energy bars.

The racquet stringing department is ready to provide fast service using the finest quality material and workmanship.  Ball machine rentals are available with advance notice.

We offer tennis accessories, quick turn around on racquet stringing and unique gifts in the The Tennis Shop. Snacks, Gatorade and energy bars also available. Our tennis accessories include balls, racquets, grips, overgrips, hats, visors, t-shirts, KT Kinesio Tape, wristbands, cool towels and vibration dampeners.



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