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Watkins Tennis Bubble


  1. Indoor Air Conditioned Courts
  2. Tennis Bubble
NOTE: The Watkins Tennis Bubble (WTB) suffered severe damaged during the March 2nd Windstorm. We have had an opportunity to assess the damage, and due to the high costs associated with repairs, it has been decided to close the WTB for the remaining of the 2018 Winter/Spring contract season, which was slated to end April 22.

The Bubble was already scheduled for replacement in Spring of 2018 and scheduled to reopen in late Summer 2018. As a result of the Bubble collapse, we will now begin to prepare the site earlier than expected. An updated timeline will follow. Please revisit our website regularly for updates.

All patrons registered for a class or court-time contract reservations should have been contacted by Watkins Tennis Bubble staff. These patrons have the option of requesting a full refund or having accounts appropriately credited for the time lost. For assistance, please call the Watkins Tennis Bubble at 301-218-6870 to speak with a staff member.

Court time and/or lessons are available at other departmental tennis facilities. Please contact Cosca Tennis Bubble at 301-868-6462 or the Fairland Tennis Bubble at 301-362-6060 for scheduling and availability.

Thank you!

Facility Overview

Watkins Tennis Bubble Clubhouse is the pilot “green” building for M-NCPPC Prince George's County. A “green” building refers to both a structure and the use of processes that are environmentally friendly and resource-efficient throughout the life of the building.

The up-to-date clubhouse features an attention to detail in every way. The large lobby area and comfortable customer lounge allow parents or others use of Wi-fi while waiting out a tennis match, lesson or program. Additional outdoor renovations are planned for landscaping and the outdoor court seating area.

Year-Round Indoor Facility

  • Air-conditioned bubble
  • Exercise room
  • Five indoor tennis hard courts
  • Four outdoor courts
  • Front desk and lobby
  • Located in Watkins Regional Park
  • Multi-purpose room
  • New "green" clubhouse
  • Outdoor patio
  • Outdoor viewing area
  • Vending machines
  • Wi-Fi customer lounge

Services Available

  • Contract and spot time
  • Discount for juniors (17 and under)
  • Discount for senior citizens (60 and over)
  • Leagues for all ages
  • Party rental room
  • Private and group instruction for juniors, adults, and seniors
  • Tennis party rentals
For information about rentals, instruction and leagues, contact 301-218-6870.

Free Tennis Clinic

This event is for Prince George's County high school students. Tennis rackets will be provided, as needed. View details for this event.

Maryland Junior Tennis League at Watkins Tennis Bubble

A competitive indoor junior team league which offers competition with other area teams. This league is for advanced-beginners who can rally, and intermediate players. League foundation is based upon gaining consistent competitive experience and developing and strengthening skills, all within a fun team setting. Register for this event.

Saturday Night Tennis Parties

Have a ball - it’s party time. Rent all 5 courts in our tennis bubble with a $100 non-refundable deposit. Fee includes use of the lobby and entire Bubble. Please call 301-218-6870.