Welcome to the Sunset Athletic Club’s tennis program. Not only do we have the top of the line facilities, we also have a history of providing top ranking directors, tennis pros and USPTA certified teachers.

Our programs provide play and instruction for all ages and all levels of play. We cater to the recreation minded player as well as those with serious intent who desire tournaments, competition and skill development. We also provide for the social minded players who like their tennis mingled with barbeque’s, pot lucks and parties.


Tennis Pro Staff

Niren Lall

Niren Lall, SAC Tennis Director, USPTA Tennis Pro

Michelle Aman

Michelle Aman, USPTA Tennis Pro

Rob Peterson

Rob Peterson, USPTA Tennis Pro

Nathan Ramos

Nathan Ramos, USPTA Tennis Pro

Tim Smither

Tim Smither, USPTA Tennis Pro

Kristi Somers

Kristi Somers, USPTA Tennis Pro

Adult Tennis Programs

Join our fun group, who love to play tennis, stay fit and socialize! We offer many programs, including: Camps, Clinics and Lessons for all levels and age groups. Ladies free clinics, Ladies Flights, Men’s free clinics, Men’s Championship Doubles, Men’s B Doubles, Men’s Seniors. Plus, Tournaments and our popular Socials (Mixers) on selected Friday nights throughout the year!

If you’re serious about tennis or just want to meet others and have fun, this is the place for you!

Tennis Competitions

sac usta tennis winners

Many of our members compete in tournaments locally and nationwide...and they win! Above our ladies 3.0 team celebrates their National Championship! Winning their USTA division in Mobile, Alabama, October 2018. We also host USTA tournaments for adults and juniors at the club every year.


Mixed Doubles Night - Friday Jan. 25, 2019
Sign up in tennis bookings - LINK HERE
Click events then mixed night.
Bring a food or drink to share.

Palm Springs Adult Tennis Camp!
During the BNP Paribas
March 6 - 9th, 2019
Contact Tennis Director Niren Lall for details and sign up info.

Adult Tennis Activities & Lesson Schedule

To schedule lessons or activities, call the Tennis Center at 503-645-6713.

Adult Lesson Schedule: Download & Print HERE

• Leagues men’s and women’s USTA leagues; ladies flights; Women’s city league (match play against other clubs).
• Ladies day free lesson: 1st and 3rd Friday mornings: Free drill session with Kristi 9:30 am to 10:45 am up to 16 players.
2nd and 4th Fridays: Sign up singles round-robin play 9:30 am to 10:45 am.
Every Friday: open ladies day play.
• Ladies Night: Tuesdays ladies night 7:30 pm every week. Free drill session 1st Tuesday of every month. Sign up in Tennis Center.
• Private lessons: Private instruction available from all pro’s. Free ½ hour lesson for new member (or ½ hr lesson for family/couple).
• Group lessons with Niren are Monday nights 6:00 -7:00 pm for levels 3.0-3.5. Up to 6 players. Sign up the Tennis
Center’s Adult Lesson book.
• Group lessons with Tim are Monday mornings for levels 2.5-3.0. Up to 6 players from 9:30-10:30 am. Sign up the Tennis Center.
• Men’s Night: Thursdays 6:15 - 10 pm. Sign up upon arrival. All levels.
• Men’s Morning: Saturday 8:00 am - 10:45 am for 4.0 level and above. Come with a 4.0 Partner if 3.5 Level player
10:45 am - 1:15 pm 3.5 level and below, partner not needed.
• Men’s Senior Doubles Morning: Tuesday and Thursday 10:45 am-1:15am. All levels, partner not needed.
• Junior Night every Sunday night at 6:15.
• Junior ladder/tournaments intra-club matches for juniors/USTA sanctioned junior events.
• Junior lessons: Junior lessons start with Tiny Tots, progressing to: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Pre-Invitational and Invitational.
• Adult group lessons advertised and private groups available.
• Tournaments: Club doubles and singles tournaments throughout the year, always include a theme and a party!
• Mixed Doubles Nights held one Friday per-month with Niren. Potluck and fun tennis!

Adult Tennis Lesson Rates

Private Lessons
Tennis Members:
1 Hour Private - $62.00
45 min. Private - $54.00
1/2 Hour Private - $36.00

Racquet/Health Members:
1 Hour Private - $66.00
45 min. Private - $56.00
1/2 Hour Private - $38.00

1 Hour Private - $70.00
45 min. Private - $60.00
1/2 Hour Private - $44.00

Semi-Private Lessons
Tennis Members:
(# of Players: 1 Hour / 1.25 Hours)
2 Players: $34.00 / $42.00
3 Players: $25.00 / $30.75
4 Players: $21.00 / $25.75
5 Players: $19.00 / $23.25
6 Players: $17.00 / $21.00

Racquet/Health Members (1 Hour):
2 Players: $36.00
3 Players: $27.00
4 Players: $25.00
5 Players: $21.00
6 Players: $19.00

Non-Members (1 Hour):
2 Players: $40.00
3 Players: $32.00
4 Players: $28.00
5 Players: $23.00
6 Players: $22.00

Junior Tennis Activities & Lesson Schedule

We offer many options for our junior players, including: Camps and Clinics for all levels and age groups. More challenges for young players include: Exchange matches with other clubs, Junior Night, Team Tennis, Junior Ladder. Plus our exciting Junior Tournaments! To schedule lessons or activities, call the Tennis Center at 503-645-6713.

Junior Tennis Lessons and Summer Camps

Junior Lesson Registration Form: Download & Print HERE

sac jr tennis camp flyer Download Camp Flyer HERE

Ages 6 and up
4-day, Camps (Mon-Thurs), 10:15 am - 1:15 pm
Runs July 24 - August 22
Cost for each 4-day camp: $216 Tennis member/$240 Fitness member/$276 non-member
Cost for one day only: $54 Tennis member/$60 Fitness member/$69 non-member

Classes taught by Tennis Director Niren Lall, and Pro’s Michelle Aman, Nathan Ramos, Tim Smither & Kristi Somers.
Players are grouped and taught according to experience: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

Registration options: SAC Online Access, in the Tennis Center, call: 503-645-6713, or Download/Print Registration Form HERE

Player Levels:

Tiny - Tots:
For Children that have little or no experience with tennis. Basic Skills and fun are emphasized. Ages 3-5.

Beginning tennis players in their first two years of play. 36’ court; foam red and orange ball will be used.

60’ court orange ball and 78' court green dot and yellow ball.

78' court green ball (12 and under) to yellow ball.

Challenger level players. Invite only class.

High School Invitational:
High school JV and Varsity level. High level challenger and champs.

Weekday Group Junior Lessons: Tiny Tots, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Billed in monthly sessions. Prorated for late start date. No make up classes.
Cost: 45 min / 1 hour / 1.25 hours
Tennis Member: $15 / $17 / $22
Fitness Member: $17 / $19 / $23.50
Non-Member: $19 / $22 / $27

Cost based on a 4 week month (hr):
Tennis Member: $68
Fitness Member: $76
Non-Member: $88

Weekend Group Junior Lessons:

Billed in monthly sessions. 24 hour cancellation policy. No make up classes.
Cost: 45 min / 1 hour / 1.5 hours
Tennis Member: $15 / $17 / $25
Fitness Member: $17 / $19 / $28
Non-Member: $18 / $22 / $32

Group Junior Lessons: Pre-Invitational and Invitational

Billed per lesson, no make up classes.
Cost: (Tennis, Fitness, and Non-Member)
Weekday: $21 (1.25 hours)
Weekend: $25 (1.5 hours)

Please note: All prices and sessions are subject to change without notice. Contact the Tennis Center for current prices and details.

SAC Tennis Court Reservation Policies

1. Based on membership type, the following number of court reservations is allowed per week. (Our week is Monday through Sunday. Every Monday our members have a clean slate of reservations). Day of Play reservations and Next Day do not count towards this number so this is for advanced reservations more than 2 days in advance.
FAMILY Memberships are allowed 4
COUPLE Memberships are allowed 3
SINGLE Memberships are allowed 2

2. Two names are required when making a court reservation. The person who made the reservation should have their name listed first. Back to back reservations are not allowed. A court booked in your name entitles you to one court for an hour and fifteen minutes but not necessarily that particular court originally scheduled for you. You may be asked to play on a different court for example if lessons are going on or another court wants to play longer or court next to it is open etc.

3. Members are allowed ONE advance Prime Time reservation per week, per membership. They may call SEVEN days in advance. Prime Time is 9:30 & 10:45 and 6:15 & 7:30.

4. Members may make Day of Play (DOP) and next day (ND) court reservations. Member may make as many DOP’s and ND’s as they would like however they need to play through their first court time before reserving another court. DOP’s and ND’s do not apply toward a membership’s weekly reservation count.

5. Court reservations are held for 15 minutes. If someone is later than 15 minutes the court may be given away.

6. A NO SHOW fee of $10.00 is charged to members who do not show up for their reserved court. It will be charged to the person who reserved the court (first name listed). Member need to call at least an (1) hour in advance when canceling a court reservation to avoid the NO SHOW fee.

7. A non-member guest fee is $10 for guests with a member it is $20 for a non-member not accompanied with a member such as a walk in. Guests must check-in and sign the guest waiver. A fitness/racquetball member may be a guest of a tennis member for $5.00. For Advanced reservation play the tennis member must make the reservation for and be playing with the fitness/racquetball member in order for the fitness/racquetball member to play. Otherwise two fitness members may use the courts only for a day of play reservation during NON prime time hour and pay a guest fee of $5.00 per person. A fitness member may rent the ball machine ($15 per hour and fifteen or $150 per year) on a day of play basis and pay a guest fee to use the ball machine during a NON prime time hour.

8. A ball machine (BM) reservation is for using the ball machine only. Members shall not use the ball machine as a teaching basket or device to feed from. Please use tennis ball hoppers available at front desk. Ball machine packages must be purchased for use and are available for $150 for year or $15 per hour and fifteen.

9. SAC tennis pros are the only ones allowed to teach lessons at the club however members may only teach their own children. Members may not teach other members children or may not teach other adults.


To schedule lessons or activities, call the Tennis Center at 503-645-6713

Schedules/prices/dates/times are subject to change without notice. We do our best to keep info current, Please contact SAC for all details.