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Mount Pleasant Recreation Tennis 

The Mount Pleasant Recreation Tennis Program hosts a variety of tennis programs for all ages and experience levels from group clinics, summer camps and private lessons to competitive tournaments and league play.  



Facility Information


Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex
889 Whipple Road
12 hard courts, 4 clay courts, playground for ages 5 - 12 and baseball/multi-purpose field
Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 9 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday: 8 am - 12 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 5 pm

Julian Weston Tennis Courts (Royall Avenue)
330 Royall Avenue
3 lighted courts

Park West Tennis Courts
1251 Park West Boulevard 
2 lighted courts



Court Reservations


Tennis courts at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex only are available for reservation. Reservations can be made up to 48 hours in advance and are for 90 minutes of play. You must have a current membership or pay a court fee to play. Please call 843-856-2162 or stop by the clubhouse to reserve a court!
**Courts at the Royall Avenue and Park West Facilities are available on a first come, first served basis outside of MPRD Programming.

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Junior Tennis 

​Junior Summer Tennis Camps 2021


Junior Summer Camp Survey



Fall Junior Clinics 2021
August 24 - December 9

*No Clinics the week of Thanksgiving


Junior Tennis Clinic Information
We offer Junior Tennis Clinics for every level - from the beginner to tournament players. Clinics are offered at the following MPRD Tennis facilities; Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex (Whipple Road), Royall Avenue Tennis Courts and Park West Recreation Complex. 

Click here to register online for clinics and Jr Davis Cup
*Registration and payment can be made online or in person at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, R.L. Jones Center, G.M. Darby Building or Park West Recreation Complex.

RainedOut Notifications
To receive notifications on cancellations and makeups due to weather please CLICK HERE to sign up and subscribe to tennis.


Fall Junior Davis Cup Tennis League 2021
September 29 - October 27


Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex
Wednesday's 4:30 - 5:45 pm
Ages 7 - 15 
$65 Residents/$95 Non-Residents
This popular tennis league returns for its 22nd season. Players are divided into teams representing countries and compete in a Davis Cup format playing organized matches. Emphasis is placed on learning to compete with sportsmanship. Participants receive a t-shirt and awards. 
**Must have played orange ball level in some camps and clinics and know how to serve, keep score and basic rules of tennis.



Private Tennis Lessons



Private Lessons are available at the player's convenience with MPRD Tennis Professionals. See below for pricing, Tennis Professional bios and contact information. Lessons are available at Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex, Royall Avenue Tennis Courts, and Park West Recreation Complex.

30 minutes = $30 resident / $45 non-resident
45 minutes = $45 resident / $60 non-resident
60 minutes = $60 resident / $90 non-resident

Series of 4:
30 minutes = $110 resident / $140 non-resident
45 minutes = $165 resident / $195 non-resident
60 minutes = $220 resident / $250 non-resident

Series of 8:
60 minutes = $400 resident / $430 non-resident

Semi-Private, 2 People:
45 minutes = $50 resident / $80 non-resident
60 minutes = $65 resident / $95 non-resident

Semi-Private, 2 People, Series of 4:
45 minutes = $185 resident / $215 non-resident
60 minutes = $240 resident / $270 non-resident

Group or Team Clinics

Contact a Mount Pleasant Recreation Tennis Professional to lead your group or USTA Team in a clinic of drills, strategy, and match play. Get the competitive advantage!

60 minutes with 1 Pro = $70
60 minutes with 2 Pros = $65/each


Head Tennis Professional Clay Maynor



MPRD teaching pros are led by Clay Maynor. Clay is a 30 year USPTA P-1 teaching professional. Clay was previously at Highland Country Club in Fayetteville, NC and Mountain Gate Country Club in Los Angeles, California. Clay also served as the head men’s and women’s tennis coach at Campbell University. Throughout his career Clay has worked with every level of player from the beginning adult and junior to nationally ranked players. He is available for private lessons and oversees MPRD's junior and adult clinic programs. Clay has been teaching at the Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex for 20 years.

Clay Maynor, USPTA Professional
cmaynor@tompsc.com

Staff Tennis Professional Tim Kealy

Timothy Kealy is a 20+ year USPTA P-1 teaching professional. His father was a tennis professional as well, so Tim was practically born with a racquet in his hand and has been playing his whole life. In his 20 years of teaching, he finds he enjoys teaching all levels and all ages, with an extra passion for coaching doubles and playing on league teams. Tim is happy to be a part of the MPRD team and looks forward to helping you grow passionate about tennis through junior clinics, adult clinics as well as private and group lessons.

Tim Kealy, USPTA Professional
​​​503-475-6226

Staff Tennis Professional Bradley Drummond


Bradley Drummond comes to us from Kansas City where he was the Director of Tennis at Oakwood Country Club and Head Tennis Coach for Notre Dame de Sion High School. Bradley is a USPTA Elite Tennis Professional, certified Cardio Tennis Instructor and is a USRSA racquet stringer. He is an avid USTA league player, Captain and Coach. He is comfortable teaching all ages and skill levels and prides himself on keeping his students “sweating and smiling.” Please contact him for private, semi-private or group lessons. Go Tennis!

Bradley Drummond, USPTA Professional
bradley.mptc@gmail.com

Staff Tennis Professional Nicolas Castro Pena



Nicolas Castro is a native of Montevido, Uruguay. He has been coaching and teaching full time since 2015 at the Canas Tennis Academy in Aventura, FL. He joins us from the Kiawah Island Golf Resort and looks forward to continuing to train players of all ages and levels at MPRD. Please contact him for private, semi-private or group lessons.

Nicolas Castro
castronicolas988@gmail.com

Staff Tennis Professional Yann Thefaine



Yann Thefaine has a 25 year career in the tennis industry including being a Director of Tennis at the Tenis Academy of North Carolina, Charlotte NC for 20 years. He has coached top level players of all ages and levels and is USPTA Elite Teaching Professional. Yannis very excited to join the MPRD family and begin his new journey with us. Please contact him for private, semi-private or group lessons. 

Yann Thefaine, USPTA Professional
playtennischarleston@gmail.com


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