What is paddle? Also known as “platform tennis,” paddle is a popular racquet sport played on an elevated aluminum deck in cooler weather. The court is surrounded by “chicken wire” fencing which allows play off the walls, as in racquetball and squash.
Lehigh Country Club is fortunate to have a first-class paddle tennis facility in a beautiful setting! Get outside this winter and join in the fun. You’ll quickly understand why paddle tennis has become the official winter sport at Lehigh Country Club!
Lehigh Country Club is home to 2 women’s teams and #2 men’s teams in MAPTA’s (Metropolitan Area Platform Tennis Association) interclub leagues. The Men’s team won the national title in 2018. Lehigh Country Club has a robust program were more than 30 men and 30 ladies participate in paddle tennis. There is an in-house Men’s paddle league, which consists of 13 weeks. Players play round robin matches every week and the season is finished with a Championship game. Members enjoy one social event every month, weekly clinics and practices, and tournaments for all skill levels.
Our 3 paddle courts are open and maintained six days a week. Courts are available from 9am to Dusk and our lit courts are available until 11pm. Reservations can be made up to a week in advance..
Pickleball is a racquet sport that blends elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. It was created with one thing in mind: fun. It is easy to learn and play regardless of age or ability. Currently we have 3 pickleball courts and also have a pickleball machine, where members can come and practice their strokes. We offer weekly round robins and open play. We have a very active membership who enjoys the sport.
Lehigh is home to 6 Har Tru tennis courts and 3 soft surface courts which are available for play 6 days a week. During spring, summer, and fall, the tennis courts are active with competitive team matches, private and group instruction for men, women and children at all skill levels, and many fun-filled social events and round robins.
The Tennis Shop
Our Tennis Shop is stocked with top brand equipment and clothing for men, women, and juniors. Staff are always more than happy to assist you with arranging matches, providing lessons or recommending equipment.