Brooklyn tennis club Court 16 caters to players with visual impairments

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.

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

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

When it comes to family-friendly amenities, Long Island City is experiencing a boom. From inventive play spaces to sprawling parks and cool tot spots, there's plenty to see and do, including a brand-new tennis facility, Court 16.

Four years after opening its flagship location in Gowanus, Brooklyn, 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.

COURT 16 PREVIEWS LED TENNIS COURTS

COURT 16 PREVIEWS LED TENNIS COURTS

A new tennis facility in Queens is serving up lessons for the whole family. Court 16 will open a new facility under the Queensboro Bridge later this month. The space has glass floors with different sized LED tennis courts underneath.

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

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

A new tennis club opening in Long Island City will teach both children and parents the fundamentals of the sport on the first tennis facility to feature customized glass courts with LED marking lines.

This New York Tennis Court is Built Just for Families

This New York Tennis Court is Built Just for Families

New York parents, we’ve got your kid’s next sport lined up right here: this month Court 16 is inaugurating the first tennis court built specifically for families. The tennis company currently operates its flagship tennis court in Gowanus, Brooklyn and will open a new location in Long Island City, Queens. And this location will feature not only innovative technology like LED courts, but also specialized programs.

Where to play tennis during winter in NYC

Where to play tennis during winter 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, opening to the public on Tuesday.

Court 16 to Open Massive Tennis Facility in Long Island City Next Week, Features LED Courts

Court 16 to Open Massive Tennis Facility in Long Island City Next Week, Features LED Courts

A Brooklyn-based indoor tennis club known for its children’s programming will be officially opening its massive Long Island City location early next week.

Liberty on His Mind, Doubles Champion Seizes Opportunity at the Mike

Liberty on His Mind, Doubles Champion Seizes Opportunity at the Mike

After Jean-Julien Rojer won his second Grand Slam men’s doubles title on Friday, a question about his Statue of Liberty shirt seemed obvious and innocuous.

Quiet Please: Pharrell Williams and adidas launch tennis initiative for NYC

Quiet Please: Pharrell Williams and adidas launch tennis initiative for NYC

Pharrell Williams is known for his many fashion collaborations, from G-Star to Billionaire Boys Club to Chanel, but his partnership with adidas, which began in 2014 with a slick line of Stan Smith sneakers and track jackets signaled a deeper collaboration ahead.

Engaged Tennis Players Prefer to Be on the Same Side of the Net

Engaged Tennis Players Prefer to Be on the Same Side of the Net

The first time Tara Moore and Conny Perrin attempted a relationship, it ended in a split.

The two professional tennis players, who were introduced in 2011 by a mutual friend at a tournament in France, found it too difficult to sustain a relationship through the constant travel of the tour and often separate schedules. Perrin, from Switzerland, even prefers playing on clay, the least favorite surface of Moore, a Hong Kong-born Londoner.