The Villas of Amelia Island
8 Amelia Village Circle
Amelia Island, Florida 32034

Tennis at Omni Amelia Island Resort

Tennis duo on a stadium court

While staying at The Villas of Amelia Island, enjoy what has been recognized as one of the finest tennis programs in the world. Recently ranked as the No. 1 Tennis Resort and No. 2 Tennis Camp by Tennis Resorts Online and as one of the Top 50 Tennis Resorts in the US by Tennis Magazine, the Cliff Drysdale Tennis program at Amelia Island offers superior programming and professional instruction. Located underneath the majestic oaks of Racquet Park, guests will enjoy playing on any one of their 23 Har-Tru® fast-dry clay courts.

Legends of tennis have played at the resort including Andre Agassi, Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Martina Hingis, Maria Sharapova and the Williams sisters.

The Cliff Drysdale Tennis program offers the “Ultimate Tennis Experience” in one of the world’s truly amazing locations to play tennis – Amelia Island, Florida. Our programs operate year round and cater to all experience levels and to individuals, couples, families, and team groups. Our comprehensive adult and junior options have everyone's game covered. Programs include: adult camps, ladies retreats, junior camps, private lessons and clinics, local, junior, USTA and professional tournaments.

Tennis Pro Shop Hours

Daily: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

For more information, call 904-277-5145, or contact Rob Wright, Director of Tennis, at 904-277-5151.

Hours of Operation: Daily 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Pro Shop: 904-277-5145
Senior Director of Tennis, Rob Wright: rob.wright@omnihotels.com, 904-277-5151
Cliff Drysdale Tennis Facebook Page

Fees & Rentals

  • Court fees: $18 per person/per day
  • Ball machine: $21 per hour (plus court fee)
  • Night play: $16 per person
  • Racquet rental: $8 per day

Lessons & Clinics

  • Private Lesson: $145 (2 hours) | $115 (90 minutes) | $85 (1 hour) | $55 (30 minutes)
  • Semi Private/Group Lesson: $150 (2 hours) | $120 (90 minutes) | $90 (1 hour) | $60 (30 minutes)
  • Adult Instruction/Strategy Clinic: $35 (1 hour)
  • Fast Feed Clinic: $30 (1 hour)

*Reservations are required for court time and all tennis programs. Subject to cancellation fee. Two or more people semi-private and group rates apply. All prices subject to change.

Improve your game by attending one of adult programs, geared toward development of individual or team skills.

Email rob.wright@omnihotels.com or call the Pro Shop (904) 277-5145 for assistance and bookings. 

ADULT CAMPS – TENNIS AND LODGING
Adult camp packages for individual or team groups are our specialty and are offered year round. Our packages are designed for maximum enjoyment and improvement. If you do not see a package that suits your needs, we can also customize a package for you or your group. Please email k.steck@cliffdrysdale.com or call (830) 625-5911 ext. 208 for assistance and bookings.

VIEW INDIVIDUALS/COUPLES BROCHURE (PDF, 1.3 MB)

VIEW GROUP/TEAM/CLUB BROCHURE (PDF, 1.3 MB)

ADULT CAMPS – TENNIS ONLY

Tennis-only adult camps are suitable for individuals, couples and small groups.

Two-Day Camp*
Package includes a camp clinic each day from 9 – 11 a.m. and a one-hour private lesson, scheduled at your convenience during your stay.

Three-Day Camp*
Package includes a camp clinic each day from 9 – 11 a.m. and a one-hour private lesson, scheduled at your convenience during your stay.

*Email rob.wright@omnihotels.com or call 904-277-5145 to register for these camps.

LADIES RETREATS

The famous Cliff Drysdale Tennis Ladies Retreats are offered at select times during the year. These inclusive packages offer the ultimate in instruction, match play, team competition, dining experiences and entertainment.
Please check back for 2022 dates coming soon.
LEARN MORE

ADULT CLINICS

Instruction and Drills Clinic – Available Daily
9 – 10 a.m.
$23 for members | $35 for non-members
Each day has a specific stroke, and we focus on the technical component of developing one's shots or skills through a series of feeding and live ball drills.

Strategy and Drills Clinic – Available Daily
10 – 11 a.m.
$23 for members | $35 for non-members
Each day has a specific stroke, and we focus on the strategy and point play aspect of developing one’s shots or skills through a series of live ball drills and point play.

Beginner Clinics (Tennis 201)
Monday 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
$23 for members | $30 for non-members
This class is for beginners and players looking to improve their skills. It focuses on stroke production and developing rallying consistently.

Tennis 301
Wednesday 1 – 2 p.m. 
$23 for members | $30 for non-members
This class is perfect for advanced beginner to improver level tennis players. We will focus on building on the fundamentals and helping players develop the correct technique. Players will learn how to add different spins to their shots and learn the strategy of when to use them. Feeding drills and live ball drills will be used throughout this fun, pressure free class!

Evening Classes
Monday – Wednesday: 7 – 8 p.m.
$25 per person
Classes for beginners and advanced players who are looking to improve their skills and strategy.

Monday (Monday Night Lights): This class is made to be fun and relaxed for beginner players who are still developing their strokes; a perfect introductory class for players new to the game.
Tuesday (SipnServe): For intermediate players and above who are looking to advance to the next level by adding spins, touch and strategy to their games.
Wednesday (105 Doubles and Bubbles): Come and be a part of the most exciting game on the tennis court, where aggressive play is rewarded and winning is the name of the game! Players will select a different team each week. This class is for intermediate+ level players.

Men's Open Clinic
Thursday 1 – 2:30 p.m.
$23 for members | $35 for non-members
This class is intermediate to advanced players who are looking to tweak their existing skills and elevate their game to a new level. Open to 3.0 level and above.

Fast Feed Clinic
Thursday & Friday 8 – 9 a.m.
$23 for members | $30 for non-members
This class is great for players who want to drill and hit a lot of balls. The focus in this clinic is moving, hitting, high energy and having a lot of fun. This clinic is less instructional than others, so the pro is not focusing on correcting players or what the players are doing wrong. Instead, the pro is focused on keeping the players moving and creating an atmosphere! 

Doubles Boot Camp
Please email k.steck@cliffdrysdale.com or call (830) 625-5911 ext. 208 for assistance and bookings.

Join the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Team for doubles boot camp. Designed to elevate your doubles game, this unique camp will teach you such techniques as smart shot selection, how to be a relentless attacker and how to stand your ground in doubles. Helping you launch into your Spring season, the weekend includes 10 hours of tennis, welcome reception, pro doubles exhibition, goody bag upon arrival and accommodations for 2 nights at Omni Amelia Island Resort.
REGISTER HERE

Junior Camps
Cliff Drysdale Tennis offers junior camps over the spring, summer and winter holidays. Your child will develop both athletic and tennis skills in a very fun setting! These camps provide a great atmosphere for children to learn a sport of a lifetime.

With ten weekly sessions available, kids ages 5-14 will have the opportunity to work with professional coaches to improve their skills in tennis, team sports and swimming. Our program is the perfect blend of learning and fun, complete with games and special events!

2022 summer camp flyer (PDF, 834 KB)

Junior Clinics
We follow the USTA's 10 and Under Tennis format of instruction. This places an emphasis on age-appropriate equipment and a live ball style of learning. Our experience has shown this to be the fastest and most enjoyable path to improvement for young players.

Clinics available Monday – Saturday.

Red Ball (Ages 4 – 6):
3 – 3:45 p.m. and 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

Orange Ball (Ages 7 – 12):
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday

Green Ball (Ages 7 – 12):
4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday

Yellow Ball Beginner – Intermediate (Ages 13 – 15):
4:30 – 6 p.m. Monday and Wednesday

Yellow Ball Advanced Tournament Player:
5:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday
12 – 1:30 p.m. Saturday

Available daily during the school year and available on set days of the week seasonally. Junior clinics will be offered more frequent during busier seasons. Please call (904) 277-5145 for an up-to-date schedule and reservations.

 

Call (904) 277-5151 or email rob.wright@omnihotels.com to register.

For more information please visit Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Amelia Island.

We are excited to offer Pickleball at Cliff Drysdale. Our resort boasts 7 pickleball courts surrounded by a canopy of oak trees and plenty of clinics for beginners and advanced players alike!

Pickleball is a combination of tennis, ping pong, badminton and racquetball. It is fast-paced, easy to learn, great exercise and fun for all ages.
For more information and pricing VIEW FLYER

Clinics

PICKLEBALL 101
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday | 9 – 10 a.m.
Participants will learn the fundamentals of the game while meeting new people and having fun.

PICKLEBALL 201
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday | 10 – 11 a.m.
Continue your pickleball journey! Improve your game by building a strong foundation on your dinkshot, volley, serve, strategy and point play.

PICKLEBALL MATCH MADNESS
Tuesday | 9 – 10:30 a.m. & Saturday | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The focus in this class is match and gameplay. The pro will pair players up for 90 minutes of coached round robin play. This is a great 
way to develop match play as the pro will critique the points and help players develop their pickleball strategy. 

BEGINNER PICKLEBALL MATCH MADNESS
Thursday | 9 – 10:30 a.m.
This class is perfect for beginner players who want to learn how to play matches and develop their basic strategy. The pro will pair players up for 90 minutes of coached round robin play. This is a great way for beginners who have played in drill clinics to start learning how to compete. 

DINK N' DRINK
Thursday | 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Enjoy a fun evening of doubles matchplay and strategy with the pro. Bring your own refreshments!