Youth Tennis


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

2023-summer-tennis-cover Opens in new windowMount 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

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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

Summer Tennis Camps
June 12 - August 7, 2023

*No camp the week of July 4

Registration for Fall clinics will open Sunday, July 2!

Join us for our 23rd summer of camps! Our tennis professionals and instructors bring a wealth of camp experience so we can offer a fun and safe atmosphere to learn all aspects of tennis. Campers will receive individual and group instruction on the basic strokes, fundamentals, court etiquette and scoring. Each day prizes will be given out along with other activities including a talent show and grand prize on the last day. Campers are encouraged to bring a healthy snack and water bottle. 

Mount Pleasant Tennis Complex
Ages 5 - 16
Monday - Thursday (Friday is a makeup day if it rains)
9 am - 12 pm
$135 residents / $165 non-residents

Royall Avenue Tennis Courts
Ages 5 - 16
Monday - Thursday (Friday is a makeup day if it rains)
9 am - 12 pm
$135 residents / $165 non-residents 

Park West Gym (Week of July 17 only)
Ages 5 - 10
Monday - Friday
9 am - 12 pm
$160 residents / $190 non-residents 

Town Hall Gym (Week of August 7 only)
Ages 5 - 10
Monday - Friday
9 am - 12 pm
$160 residents / $190 non-residents 

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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.

Please ensure you have talked with a Pro before purchasing any private lessons!

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

Tennis Professionals

Head Tennis Professional Clay Maynor

MPRD teaching pros are led by Clay Maynor. Clay has been a USPTA P-1 teaching professional since 1989 and head pro at MPRD since 1999. 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 Maynor, USPTA Professional     

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

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

Staff Tennis Professional Richard Shy

Richard Shy comes to us with over 40 years of coaching experience as a Head Pro and is a certified USPTA Elite Pro. He also has certifications with USPTR, Vic Braden's USTA and Stanford Dick Gould's Tennis. Richard lived mostly in Saipan as a kid, went to high school in Chicago, college in California and finally landed in South Carolina. He played the pro circuit in Europe at a young age , competing mainly in Germany, England, France and Belgium. His hobbies include SCUBA diving, skydiving, windsurfing, surfing, mountain biking, black belt in karate, kendo and has made it to nationals in Triathlons…he has all the injuries to prove it. He has coached players from 5 years old to top collegiate, national and ATP players. Contact him today to set up private, semi-private or group lessons!

Richard Shy, USPTA Professional

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