Court 16 in the Press

Read articles about Court 16 in New York press and blogs

Time Out New York Kids

The best after-school programs in NYC

Court 16 is featured in the "super cool after-school programs [that] will encourage kids to learn and grow, even after the bell rings!"

New-York Post

Where to play tennis in NYC

"Court16 in Long Island City looks like a hot nightclub: The lights are dimmed, Top 40 hits blare through the speakers and glowing beams of light shoot up from the floor. But the clonks of tennis balls give it away: It’s a tennis facility for all ages"

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Why we play tennis

"It's hard to find places to play in the city, but we found Court 16. It's an indoor, kid-friendly tennis court, located in Brooklyn.  My girls were nervous to play at first, however, I asked them to channel inspiration from the world's greatest tennis sisters: Venus and Serena."

Mommy Nearest

5 New Kid-Approved Places to Play in New York City

"Like its sister location in Gowanus, this indoor tennis facility in LIC offers child-sized courts, all built with a special cushioned surface that's easy on growing joints."

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Brooklyn tennis club Court 16 caters to players with visual impairments

"Court 16 wants to make tennis accessible to everyone — including people with visual impairments. Through its Sound of Tennis program, the Gowanus tennis facility provides the opportunity for people who typically might not be able to play the sport to pick up a racket and get swinging."

Mommy Poppins NYC

Court 16 Opens Kid-Friendly Tennis Spot in Long Island City

"Court 16 has opened a new indoor tennis complex geared toward the kids who are rapidly taking over this neighborhood's sidewalks. With nine tennis courts of varying kid-friendly sizes, there's something for tennis players of all ages at this new spot."


New tennis club in Long Island City will offer classes for children and parents

Court 16 is the first tennis club in the country to feature customized glass courts that use LED lights for marking lines. This court configuration took about three years to create and was done to cater to different age groups. 


Court 16 Tennis teaches the blind and visually impaired how to play tennis

Court 16 Tennis partnered with the Helen Keller Services for the Blind, and launched a comprehensive tennis experience, called 'Sound of Tennis', for visually impaired adults in the New York community.