frequently Asked Questions 

Forty West Tennis Club has proudly served the Catonsville, Maryland area for over forty years. Since 1980, we have offered tennis, racquetball, and personal training all year long. Our indoor courts are air-conditioned, clean, and well-maintained. Our staff is professional, attentive, courteous, and the area's top tennis and racquet professionals. We have everything a tennis or racquetball lover needs. From our lobby to our pro shop, we have all of your tennis and racquetball needs to be taken care of. Our experienced and friendly staff of tennis professionals are here to help you reach your goals. We train all skill levels and have the right programs for you. Forty West Tennis Club offers individual and group lessons. If you’re looking to raise your game with individual or group instruction, contact our staff today. Combined we have over 100 years of teaching experience and boast some of the best teaching professionals anywhere. All ages, experience levels, and ratings are welcome. Take your game to the next level by calling our tennis professionals today!

 

Where are you located? 

 

We are located at  6421 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228. If you have trouble finding our club give us a call and we can give you further directions. 

How much does it cost to become a member? 

 

When you join Forty West Tennis Club, you are gaining access to private tennis and racquetball courts and all of our amenities. You are also gaining access to unlimited amounts of fun on the courts with your family and friends. At Forty West Tennis Club, you’ll have the opportunity to raise your game and challenge yourself by participating in our many leagues, both on weekdays and weekends. Our clinics and private lessons help fine-tune your skills and help you find new inspiration from our encouraging and expert instruction provided by our staff of professionals. To become a member, contact us at (410) 747-5683 and sign up today! We are committed to offering an affordable membership so our members can focus on playing tennis rather than paying their bills. Our rates are as follows:

  • Individual - $175

  • Family - $320

  • Junior - $50

  • Senior - $160

  • Police/Firefighter - $130

  • Racquetball - $120

All individual memberships require a $35 initiation fee. Family memberships require a $50 initiation fee. If you have any questions about membership fees or options please contact us!

Why should I enroll my child in your junior tennis programs? 

 

We believe that if your child or teen loves tennis that you should support them as much as you can. One way to support your child is to enroll them in a junior tennis program so they can continue to improve their skills, learn about the sport, and make life-long friends with similar interests. Our junior tennis program will keep your kids fit, teach them how to handle both victory and loss, teach social skills and good sportsmanship, and most importantly, your kids will have tons of fun! We offer a safe and fun learning environment that will help your kids thrive in the sport of tennis and become life-long learners and players. Enroll your kids today!

What amenities does Forty West Tennis Club have? 

 

In addition to our private tennis and racquetball courts, our amenities include a lobby, locker rooms, showers, saunas, Forty-Love Pro Shop, pickleball socials, and group and private lessons from professionals. Your comfort is taken care of at our lobby, a great place to relax and have a snack. We also have lounges and locker rooms for men and women, where you can change, shower, or sauna. At our Forty-Love Pro Shop, you can dress in the latest fashions that suit your style on the court with our wide selection of tennis gear. Our pro shop also offers racquet stringing and gripping services. To learn more about our top tennis professionals, pro shop, and other features, give us a call or email us at any time. We look forward to hearing from you. 

 

How can I book a court at Forty West Tennis Club? 

 

You can book a court at our club by filling out our Block Time Request Form, visiting us at the club. When you do an advanced booking, you save $1 per hour. We also offer walk-in rates with a $2 discount rate Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.- 5 p.m. Our normal rates are as follows: 

Tennis Monday - Friday:

  • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. $36/hr.

  • 5 p.m. - 10 p.m. $39/hr.

Tennis Saturday - Sunday: 

  • 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. $39/hr.

Racquetball Monday- Sunday:

  • 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. $14/hr.

  • 5 p.m. -10 p.m. $18/hr.

Our racquetball only monthly All-U-Can option is a great way to save money if you play often. If you play more than four times a month, we recommend purchasing the unlimited racquetball option at $65 a month.

 

Do you charge guest fees? 

 

Block time guests pay a $6 guest fee while random time guests pay an $8 guest fee. Guest play is limited to three times per non-member. After three visits, non-members will be required to purchase a membership.  All members must check-in at the front desk before play. 

 

Can I host my party at Forty West Tennis Club? 

 

Yes! We encourage you to have fun together! We offer the ability to book parties at Forty West Tennis Club on the weekend from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The cost is $360 plus a 10% Maryland amusement tax. Please call us about our party options and if you have any questions. 

 

Do you charge cancellation fees

 

Twenty-four-hour notice is required to cancel random court time without a fee. 

 

Do you host pickleball leagues? 

 

Yes! Join us on Friday nights from 9:30 - 10:30 p.m. for pickleball on eight courts. All levels of play are welcome and loaner paddles are available and professional instruction is offered. Reservations for our pickleball socials are required. Contact Sharon at (410) 292-5401 or sharontiahrt@aol.com. Make sure to follow Forty West’s Pickleball on Facebook! We look forward to playing and socializing with you!