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Watkins Tennis Bubble

301 Watkins Park Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
301-218-6870; TTY 301-446-6802

Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday:  8 am-11 pm
Saturday & Sunday:  8 am-7 pm

The Watkins Tennis Bubble is known for its five indoor tennis hard courts. The air-conditioned bubble allows comfortable, indoor, year-round play. The facility offers contract and spot time; Saturday night party rentals; private and group instruction for juniors, adults and seniors; leagues for all ages. Discounts are available for juniors (17 & under) and senior citizens (60 & over).

Special Events 

Saturday, July 26, 12 noon-3 pm
USTA Play Day (United States Tennis Association
Indoor & outdoor courts will be available, rain or shine. 

Play Days are events designed to introduce kids to competition in a low pressure setting where results are not documented.

These events provide kids with the opportunity to continue to develop and enhance their skills.

For both novices and experienced players, Play Days are an introductory way for kids to experience the social and competitive aspects of tennis.

Organized by skill level, kids have the chance to gain additional play experience through a rotation of opponents and short, continuous matches over a two to three-hour period.

Play Days promote a sense of achievement through a fun and spirited atmosphere.

All ages welcome 


Thursday, August 28, 5:30 am-11:30 pm 
Spaces are still available!
U.S. Open Tennis Tournament Day Trip Excursion

Come join us to watch some of the best tennis and tennis athletes in the world at the
2014 US Open! We'll travel to Flushing Meadows, New York for this iconic tournament.

Your court side Arthur Ashe ticket allows you to sit at all of the tennis courts, including the Louis Armstrong Court, the Grandstand Court and the side courts.

Feel the excitement and experience and enjoy tennis at its best! 

All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult and are subject to fees.
Fee: Resident $180; Non-Resident $216
Includes admission and transportation. Meals are not included. Trips depends on sufficient registration; No refunds, unless trip is cancelled.

Day trip leaves from and returns to Watkins Tennis Bubble.

SMARTlink #1483267  


From the Capital Beltway (I-495), take Exit 15A (Central Avenue) east. Continue for approximately three miles. Turn right onto Watkins Park Drive (Route 193) and follow the park signs to the facility.

From Route 301, turn onto Central Avenue (Route 214) west. Continue for approximately three miles (past Six Flags America). Turn left onto Watkins Park Drive and follow to the park entrance on the right.

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