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Ballpark Road 432 Ballpark Rd. Lexington (803) 359-0690

From Lexington, take Hwy #1 West for approximatly 5 miles.  After you pass Ben Satcher Motors on the left and Depot Home Supply on the right, look for a left turn lane for Ball Park Rd.  Turn left on Ball Park Rd.  Courts are on your left after 1 ½ miles.


Rawls Creek 2121 Lake Murray Blvd., Irmo, SC 29063 (803) 781-8330
From Downtown Columbia, take I-126 N until it becomes I-26 W. Take I-26 W until the SC-60 exit, exit number 102. Exit towards IRMO. Keep LEFT at the fork in the ramp. Turn LEFT onto SR-60 towards Irmo. Follow SC-60, which is also Lake Murray Blvd to Coldstream Country Club, on the left at 2121 Lake Murray Blvd.


Crooked Creek Park 1098 Old Lexington Highway, Chapin (803) 345-8105
From Irmo and Columbia: take I-26 toward Spartanburg, get off at exit 91, turn left over I-26, go about 1 ½ mi, turn left on Lexington Ave, proceed across railroad tracks, through traffic signal, after which the road becomes Old Lexington Highway.  Courts are on the right after about 1 ½ mi.

From Lexington: Take US 6 north across the dam to Ballentine.  Turn left at Ballentine on US 76.  Go through White Rock and Hilton.  Just after you pass Lake Murray Golf Center on the right, turn left on Sid Bickley Road heading Southwest for 0.8 miles. Turn right on Old Lexington Highway heading Northwest for 0.8 miles to Crooked Creek Park on the left.


Golden Hills Country Club 100 Scotland Drive, Lexington (803) 957-3355
From Chapin/Irmo - Take Rt. 6 across the dam. Continue on Rt. 6 until 378. Go left (East) on 378, after approximately 2 miles, Golden Hills is on the right hand side of 378. Continue on Golden Hills entrance road to tennis courts (road circles around to the left).

From Columbia - Take Rt. 378 (West) over Rt. 26, past Lexington County Hospital. Continue on 378 past intersections with Mineral Springs Road and Powell Road. Golden Hills is located on left hand side of 378. just past Topspin (about a mile down 378 on the left hand side.) Continue on Golden Hills entrance road to tennis courts (road circles around to the left).


Lexington County Tennis Center  425 Oak Drive, Lexington, SC 29073 Phone (803) 957-7676 Fax (803)951-3556

Take Exit #58 Highway #1 East off of I-20.  Travel about 5 miles to the intersection of US#1 (Augusta Road) and Oak Drive.  Take a left on Oak Drive and go about 1/2 mile past the fire station on your left.  The tennis center is next to the fire station and across from Oak Grove Softball complex. From I-26 take Exit #111-Highway #1 West. Travel about 3 miles to the Oak Drive intersection and turn right.  Tennis center is on the left after 1/2 mile.


Country Club of Lexington  1066 Barr Road, Lexington (803) 359-2515
Take I-20 West to Augusta to Exit #51 towards Gilbert.  Go .3 miles and bear right on  Longs Pond Road.  Go .8 miles and continue to follow  SC-204.  Go .1 miles and turn right on to Barr Road.  Go .2 miles and see it on the left.


Murraywood Swim and Racquet Club 2050 Cedarbrook Drive (803) 732-1676
From Chapin/Dutch Fork Area - Take 176 toward Irmo. Bear right off 176 at North Woodrow Street. Continue on Woodrow Street and make right across railroad track at traffic light across from Union Methodist Church. Make immediate left onto St. Andrews Road. Continue on St. Andrews Road  to Irmo Middle School. Make a right onto Wescott Road just after the middle school and before Irmo High School. Take Wescott Road about I mile to Nursery Hill Road. Continue on Nursery Hill Road, past entrance to Murraywood subdivision at bottom of hill, and make a left onto Shadowood Drive. Continue on Shadowood Drive through subdivision until it ends at Cedarbrook Drive. Make right on Cedarbrook Drive and Murraywood Swim and Tennis Club is at the end of Cedarbrook Drive.

From Columbia - Take 26 (West) to Harbison Blvd. Bear right off Harbison exit and continue on Harbison Blvd. Make right to St. Andrews Road (traffic light at railroad tracks at top of the hill across from Inno High School). Continue on St. Andrews Road until first traffic light past High School at which point make a left onto Wescott Road. Take Wescott Road about 1 mile to Nursery Hill Road. Continue on Nursery Hill Road, past entrance to Murraywood subdivision at bottom of hill, and make a left onto Shadowood Drive. Continue on Shadowood Drive through subdivision until it ends at Cedarbrook Drive. Make right on Cedarbrook Drive and Murraywood Swim and Tennis Club is at the end of Cedarbrook Drive.


Northwest YMCA 1501 Kennerly Rd., Irmo (803) 407-8007 
NW YMCA is located off of Kennerly road in Irmo.  Take I-26 toward Greenville and get off on 1st Lake Murray Boulevard Exit.  (This will allow you to go right off the ramp)  Get in left lane immediately and make left at first light (hotel on left).  This is Kinley Road.  It will weave around a bit and you will go through the next light (Broad River Road) and continue (Kinley Road turns into Kennerly Rd.) for 1-2 miles and the YMCA will be on the left.  There is a fork in the road where you could bear right (Hollingshed Road), DO NOT bear right.


Country Club of Orangeburg 2475 Griffith Rd., Orangeburg Tennis Hut (803) 534-1576 Clubhouse (803) 534-5988
Off of I-26 take exit 139 (highway 22, St. Matthews).  Turn right off of exit ramp and you will come to a four way stop.  Take a left onto highway 21 and continue unil first stoplight, yield right, and take an immediate left  (This is Little St.).  Little Street changes to Hillsboro.  Go through the next light.  Continue straight until you come to a stop sign.  At the stop sign take a right onto Riverbank.  Then, on the second paved road take a left onto Griffith.  Go to the end of the road and the club will be on your left.  Drive all the way to the back and park by the tennis courts.


Saluda Shoals 6071 St. Andrews Road, Columbia 29212 (803) 216-2060

Melvin Park 370A Epting Camp Road, Chapin 29036 (803) 345-8113


Quail Hollow Swim and Racquet Club
The club is on the Saluda River across from the residential address 134 Blackhawk Trail near LexingtonMedical Center.  Go to Lexington Medical Center on Sunset Blvd (also marked"Hwy 378" in W. Columbia), and proceed West (away from Columbia) down the hill on Sunset Blvd. to the Phillips 66/ Lil' Cricket station at the bottom of the hill.  Turn right at the station onto Fairlane Drive. Proceed about a half-mile to the 4-way stop. Proceed straight through the stop sign into Quail Hollow noting that the street name changes to Pine Lake Drive. Stay on Pine Lake Drive winding across a dam, and continue on for about a half-mile til a Dead End sign is staring you in the face. Turnr ight there onto Holly Ridge Drive. Go about a quarter-mile taking the third left onto Blackhawk Trail. You'll see the courts at the bottom of the hill. Loop behind the courts and park as close to the river as you can where it's coolest.


Quail Valley Swim and Racquet Club 1330 Country Squire Dr., Columbia (803)781-2984
Starting at 1-20 and 1-20, begin on 1-26 heading Northwest to Harbison Blvd. exit. Exit onto Harbison Blvd. heading West. Pass Bojangles 0. 1 mile before St. Andrews Road. Turn right on Railfence Drive. Bear right on Country Squire Drive, heading North. Turn right an Beaver Dam Road, heading Northeast. Turn right on Hunters Blind Drive, heading Southeast.


Topspin Racquet and Swim Club 5347 Sunset Blvd., (378) Lexington (803)951-8851
From Chapin/Irmo - Take Rt. 6 across the dam. Continue on Rt. 6 until 378. Go left (East) on 378.  Topspin is on the right hand side after about 3 miles.  Take Topspin entrance road and continue to hard courts at the back of the tennis complex.

From Columbia - Take Rt. 378 (West) over Rt. 26, past Lexington County Hospital. Continue on 378 past intersections with Mineral Springs Road and Powell Road. Topspin is located on the left hand side of 378. Take Topspin entrance road and continue to hard courts at the back of the tennis complex.


YMCA Northwest:  1501 Kennerly Rd., Irmo, SC 29063 1501 Kennerly Rd, Phone: 803-407-8007  (Look under Northwest YMCA for directions)


Airport High School
Take I-26 to Exit 113 (Airport Exit).  Off exit ramp make a right onto Airport Blvd.  Before you get to the airport make a right onto Boston Ave.  School will be on your left after 0.5 miles.


Chapin High School, 300 Columbia Avenue

From Interstate 26 west take exit 91. Turn left onto Columbia Avenue and cross back over 1-26. Chapin High School is approximately I mile on the left. Take last entrance into the High School, tennis courts are in back of the high school.


Columbia Tennis Center: 1630 Whaley Street (Downtown) Pro Shop: 733-8440
From downtown Columbia on Blossom Street, between Harden Street and Assembly Street, turn onto Pickens Street (away from USC towards Carolina water tower). At top of hill (2nd light), turn left at the American Legion, onto Whaley Street (about 3 miles from Blossom Street).


CrossRoads Middle School: 6949 St. Andrews Road
From Columbia, take I-26 west to Piney Grove Road. Turn left on Piney Grove road towards Irmo and continue to St. Andrews Road. Turn right on St. Andrews Road. Bear right at the Hardees to stay on St. Andrews Road where Bush River Road forks off to the left. CrossRoads Middle School is on the left at 6949 St. Andrews Road.


Dutch Fork High School
From Irmo - Take 176 (Broad River Road) West until Koon Road. (McLaughlin's restaurant is at comer). Make right on Koon Road. Continue on Koon Road until it ends. Make right onto Old Tamah Road. Dutch Fork High School is on left on Old Tamah Road.


Friarsgate Tennis Courts
Starting at 1-26 and 1-20, begin on 1-26 (US 76) heading Northwest for 5.5 miles. Take the Broad River Road exit (76 and 176).  Turn left on Broad River, and then left on Royal Tower Drive. Follow Royal Tower Drive across North Woodrow Street and railroad tracks. Continue on North Royal Drive for 0.3 miles. Turn right on Friarsgate Blvd., follow for 0.5 miles to tennis courts on right.


Gardendale Swim Club 1019 Garden Valley Lane, Columbia: 772-5512
Starting at 1-26 and 1-20, begin on 1-20 West for 0.7 miles. Bear right on Bush River Road heading West for 0.9 miles. Turn left on Garden Valley Lane heading Southwest to Garden Dale Swim Club.


Greenview Park 6700 David Street 754-5223
From I-20 take Exit 71 (North Main Street)  If you are exiting off I-20 going west, bear to your right onto Main Street. If you are exiting off I-20 going east, make a left at traffic light onto Main Street. At the first traffic light (on Main Street) turn left onto Wilkes Road (You will be turning between a Shell Gas Station and a First Citizen Bank) Go to next traffic light and turn left on David Street. You will immediately see VV Reid Nursery and Elementary School on your right. Continuing on David Street you will pass Greenview Elementary School on your left. You will come to a four-way stop intersection. Continue on David Street and look to your left and you will see Greenview Park. The tennis courts are behind the gym. Across from Greenview Park is North Minster Presbyterian Church.


Harbison Recreation Center 106 Hillpine Rd
From I-26 and Harbison Blvd, take Harbison Blvd East to Hillpine Rd. Turn right onto Hillpine Rd, follow to 106 Hillpine Rd., the recreation center is on your left.

From I-26 and Piney Grove Rd., take Piney Grove Rd. East, watch for Piney Woods Rd on the left very soon. Turn left onto Piney Woods Rd. Follow Piney Woods Rd. until you see Hillpine Rd. on the left. (It is the last road on the left before you get to US 176). Turn left onto Hillpine Rd. and right into the parking lot for recreation center.

Tennis courts are located past the far end of the parking lot.


Irmo High School Tennis Courts
From Chapin - Take 76 towards Irmo. Fork right onto Woodrow Street. Make right over railroad tracks at second light (across from Union Methodist Church). Make left onto St. Andrews Road immediately after crossing railroad tracks. Continue for about 2 miles at which point Irmo High School is on your right. Make right at Emory Lane (first light past high school). Make first right on Emory onto road which leads behind football stadium to the tennis courts.

From Lexington - Take 6 over the dam towards Irmo. Make right at light at comer of Lake Murray Blvd. and St. Andrews Road. Continue for about 2 miles at which point Irmo High School is on your right. Make right at Emory Lane (first light past high school). Make first right on Emory onto road which leads behind football stadium to the tennis courts.

From Columbia - Take 26 (West) to Harbison Blvd. exit. Bear right at end of exit ramp. Continue on Harbison Blvd. When crossing St. Andrews Road at traffic light at railroad tracks, Harbison Blvd. becomes Emory Lane. Make first right on Emory onto road which leads behind football stadium to the tennis courts.


Old Woodlands Park 6500 Olde Knight Parkway Gym: 776-1096
From 1-77 (exit for Leesburg Road) to Gamer's Ferry, turn towards the VA Hospital/Woodhill Mall. At the 3rd light by the Circle K, turn left onto Old Woodlands Road (sign for Hammond Academy). Take the left on the 3rd road, which is Olde Knight Road, and follow it around until you see the courts. (About 6-7 Minutes from 1-77 depending on traffic).


Parklane"/Richland County Tennis Center: 7500 Parklane Road (NE Columbia): 788-3001
At Two Notch Road (by Columbia Mall), turn onto Parklane Road (traveling towards Hwy. 277). Cross over 1-20 (no access), pass library on right and the tennis center is in the next block on the right. (About 3 minutes from Two Notch). (2) From Hwy. 277, take Parklane Road exit (Carolina Research Park) between 1-20 and 1-77; turn right, passing by the BP Express Station. Courts on left (About 2 minutes from Hwy. 277).


Quail Lane Racquet and Swim Club, 4927 Quail Lane, Columbia: 787-9130
From Bull Street at Elmwood Avenue, Columbia. Begin on Bull Street (US 76) heading southeast for 0.9 miles. Turn left on Gervais Street, go past Harden Street, go past Milwood. Turn right on Trenholm Road, go past Beltline Blvd. Go past Brennen Road on right and past Clemson Avenue on left. Turn left on Forest Ridge Lane before reaching Kathwood Baptist Church. Bear left on Quail Lane heading east to Quail Lane Racquet and Swim Club on the left. Directions from 1-77 at Forest Drive exit (Ft. Jackson and new Wal-Mart). Turn on Forest Drive going away from Ft. Jackson. Turn left on Trenholm Road and then left on Forest ridge Lane after passing Kathwood Baptist Church.


Ridge View High School Tennis Courts
From 1-20 East to Florence, take exit 80 at Clemson Road. Turn left off exit ramp onto Clemson Road. Continue on Clemson Road through 4 stop lights. (lst stop light is at the Exxon Station, 2nd stop light is at Clemson and Two Notch Road, 3rd stop light at Clemson and North Springs and Rhame Roads, 4th stop light at The Summit neighborhood.  Turn right at the 5th stop light, Hard Scrabble Road (There is a McDonald's on the corner).  Ridge View High School will be on your left, just past Rice Creek Elementary School. The tennis courts are on the left beside the main driveway entrance to the school.


St. Andrews Park 920 Beatty Rd.
From I-26 and St. Andrews Rd., take St. Andrews Rd East, watch for Kay Street on left. Turn left onto Kay Street, watch for Beatty Rd. Turn right onto Beatty Rd, follow to 920 Beatty Rd, on right, turn into St. Andrews Park.

From I-26 and Piney Grove Rd. take Piney Grove Rd. East, but take almost immediate right onto Fernandina Rd. (frontage road). Watch for Beatty Rd. on left. Turn left onto Beatty Rd, follow to 920 Beatty Rd., on right, turn into St. Andrews Park.


Trenholm Park: 3900 Covenant Road (NE Columbia) Gym: 787-0216 From Forest Drive at Trenholm Road (Trenholm Plaza), take Forest Drive towards Beltline Blvd. (towards Richland Mall). Turn right at 2nd light onto Atascadero Road. At 4-way stop turn left onto Bethel Church Road. Turn right after baseball fields into parking lot. If you miss this right, at the light after this turn, where Covenant Road dead ends into Bethel Church Road, you can take a sharp right (between Texaco/Pantry and Campbell's) into 2nd entrance. (About 3 minutes from Forest Drive).


White Knoll High School
Take I-26 to I-20 W. Get off on Exit #55 (Hwy 6) Make a left off the exit ramp and go toward Redbank, away from Lexington..Go 5 miles. Past the Post Office and then at the Food Lion make a right onto Platt Springs Rd at the light.  School will be on your left after 6/10 of a mile.  Address is 5643 Platt Springs Road, Lexington, SC.


Wildewood Country Club: 1 Mallet Hill Road, Columbia 699-2446
From 1-26. Take Clemson Road exit. Turn left on Clemson Road. Turn left on Sparkleberry Lane. Turn left on Mallet Hill Road. Turn right into Wildewood Country Club.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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