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TENNIS 

The Oak Brook Bath and Tennis (OBBT) has eight (8) Har-Tru clay courts in a magnificent wooded setting. They are staffed by skilled tennis professionals for instruction and a whole array of competitive events. Programming includes lessons, camps, and league play.

Resident, corporate, and nonresident memberships are available here.

IT’S BETTER AT THE OBBT

At the OBBT you get a country club experience at a value price!

Free Court time: There is never an additional cost to book a court once you are a member at the OBBT. Court time is included!

HAR-TRU GREEN CLAY COURTS:

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Easier on The Body

HAR-TRU courts are easier on the body than other types of courts. There is less strain on the back, legs, and ankles than asphalt/hard courts. HAR-TRU is flexible, allowing a player to slide and recover under control, instead of having to slam down onto the court, absorbing the shock in every joint in the body. Har-Tru surfaces allow sliding, which results in seven times fewer injuries than surfaces which do not.

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Environmentally Friendly

Clay dries quickly and is environmentally safe. Unlike hard court surfaces, players can be on a clay court in a matter of minutes after a rain shower. Har-Tru is made up of natural, crushed, green stone, leaving no chemicals or toxic waste. Har-Tru absorbs water quickly, solves run-off control issues, and gets players back on the court for an exciting match.

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Player Development

Players, especially junior players, develop a better, more well-rounded game. The slower speed of a clay courts allows a player to learn to construct a point and learn to play a better all court game. An analysis of the world’s top tennis players shows that most had extensive clay court training in their formative years. Clay court develops toughness, stamina, patience and strategy.

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Vertical Court Geometry

The brilliance of the tennis grounds at the OBBT is the vertical & parallel court geometry! Players get a truly private and luxury feeling playing a match because there are no balls coming over to your court. The courts are stacked baseline to baseline with a fence separating each court as well as green space. No interference from stray balls so players get to stay in the flow of a match! This is unique to the OBBT and part of it magical appeal.

Junior Programs

Kids camp: Ages 6-13 Monday - Thursday mornings 9am-12noon

Junior Tournament Group: Ages 10-15 Monday - Thursday afternoons 1:30pm-3pm Cost: $25/drop in session

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Women’s Drills

Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings 9am - 10:30am & 10:30am-12 noon Cost: $25/drop in session

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Co-Ed Social League

Wednesday and Friday nights 6pm 

Saturday and Sunday mornings 10:30am

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Call/Text Margaret Vaughn 217-280-0206 for additional information

Club Match Play & Club Championship

Men’s & Women’s Challenge Board: Weekly matches vs. other members with end of season club championship! 

  • Men’s and Women’s Singles Challenge Ladder 

  • Men’s and Women’s Doubles Team Challenge Ladder 

  • Junior Challenge Ladder: If your junior wishes to participate please text Jim Lezatte 630-202-0632

Club Championship in September!

  • Format: Players and Teams seeded. Get a week to play each other. 

  • 4 rounds for top 16 teams & players 

  • Semis and Finals on Sunday afternoon in September