Southern Oaks Athletic Club

We are the premier tennis club in the Baton Rouge area. As a Full Play Member of Southern Oaks, you have complete access to all the tennis events we have to offer. Our dedicated staff of professional tennis pros will help you enjoy the game of tennis with fun events year round.

Come on in and take a tour of Southern Oaks today and see why we are the best choice for tennis enthusiasts around Baton Rouge. And let us know how we can help you enjoy your tennis experience here at SOAC.

Adult Tennis Lessons at Southern Oaks

Did you know Southern Oaks Athletic Club offers Private and Group Adult Tennis Lessons?

If you want to learn to play, or are looking to improve your tennis skills, the best way to make that happen is under the instruction of an experienced tennis pro. At Southern Oaks, we offer individual and group lessons Monday – Sunday from our staff of certified tennis instructors and tennis pros.

Whether you are looking to improve your backhand or strengthening your serve, the tennis instructors at Southern Oaks will help you with step-by-step instruction geared to your experience level and style. Click here for rates.

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  • Summer Fun League 2017

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    *SOAC Full Play Members Only*

    June 5th – August 4th 2017

    Draft May 31st (entry deadline May 27th)


    Get ready for SOAC Intra-Club league play! Summer Fun League is a SOAC tradition that give our members a chance to compete on a team with weekly matches during the summer. All Matches are doubles, 10 game Super ProSets wit No Ad scoring. Every game that is won is counted towards your team’s final score for the evening. there will be a total of 5 courts(1-7.5+, 3-7.0, and 1-6.5 and below) played each match. Ladies will play on Monday evenings and Men on Wednesday evening. 6:30pm and 8pm start times. *If you are signing up you spouse please use their email address on registration form so that their captain can reach them.*

    Rules Twist:
    • Subs of same level can be use
    • 5 Mulligans coins will be issued for a redo on serve
    • Lets on serve will be played
    • Double Down Court (captains choose what court they wish to double the score)

    League Schedule Click Here

    Summer Fun Leagues 2017 Womens Teams

    Summer Fun League 2017 Mens Teams

  • JumpStart Tennis- Adult Beginner Class

    JumpStart Tennis Classes are for adult beginner players or players who have been away from the game for a while and want to get back into the game. JumpStart Tennis will teach you the basics of the game like scoring, rules, etiquette, stoke fundamentals, and basic strategy. If you’ve wanted to get into tennis but have felt reluctant because you don’t think you can play or you feel embarrassed to get started then this is a good program for you. We offer tennis at your level. there is no need to own any equipment…will have racquets for you to use.

    4 Week Sessions

    1.5 Hour Classes

    Saturdays (Fall & Spring 1pm-2:30pm) (Summer 6-76:30)

    $70 Members

    $80 NonMembers


    March 4-25

    June 3-24

    September 9-30

    Register Here

  • Friday Night Freaks


    Friday Night Freaks (FNF) is an event that is held on a Friday evening for both Men and Women. Play will consist of Doubles and Mixed doubles. Each round will be organized so that the players will play one round on level doubles, one round on level Mixed Double and one round mix-n-match levels. Participants must be registered three days prior to the event so that the Tennis Staff can set up the draws. This event will be offered a few times throughout the year. Draws will be limited to 12 men and 12 women.

    Snacks and a Keg of Beer will be provided.

    Cost: $20 per Player

    Dates: July 28 2017

    Deadline to register is 3 days prior to the event