Outdoor Court Permits

Resident Outdoor Summer Court Permit Information

Reserve court time at one of our 16 outdoor court sites for the same day at the same time each week for the entire summer.

Information and Policies

  • Summer season – 13 weeks (June 1-August 31)
  • Extended Summer Season- 17 weeks (June 1 - September 30)
  • You must be a resident of Arlington Heights to apply for a Summer Court Permit
  • Permit fees were approved at the annual fee meeting.

Summer Court Permit Lottery Rules and Regulations

  1. Summer Court Permit applications and fees for those wishing to be in the lottery are due on or before May 1.

  2. The 2023 Summer Court Permit Lottery will be held on Thursday, May 4, at 10am at Heritage Tennis Club.

  3. The Court Permit Lottery is open to all residents of Arlington Heights.

  4. The Arlington Heights Park District’s lesson program has first priority in reserving court time.

  5. Applicants select a first, second & third choice for location, day, time made available for a Court Permit from one of 16 sites.

  6. The last tennis court may not be reserved, except where Park District programming increases a reservation to accommodate wait list registrations.

  7. Summer Court Permits are restricted to a maximum of two courts for a maximum of two hours.

  8. There are 2 options available to obtain Court Permit Applications:
  • Pick-up at Heritage Tennis Club starting on April 1.
  • Call the front desk at 847-398-7780 to obtain an application via email.

  1. Court Permit Applications for Summer will be honored in the following order/priority:
  • If more than 1 application is for the same day/time, a drawing will decide which application is awarded 1st choice.
  • The next application drawn will be awarded the 2nd choice listed and so on.

  1. All Court Permit fees will be refunded if a court time is NOT selected.

  2. Applications received after the drawing will be accepted and assigned their selection of court time from those available on a first-come, first served basis.

  3. All Court Permit applications will be obligated for the total cost of the outdoor season, June 1 to August 31.

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