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.

baton rouge tennis lessons, adult tennis lessons baton rouge  

  • Cinco de Mayo Mixer

    Join us for our annual Cinco de Mayo Mixer. Guest cook for this event will be Stephen and Kelly Magnon. There will be plenty of food and drinks to go around. This will be a changing partner mixed doubles event. You do not have to have a partner to sign up for this mixer. You do not want to miss one of our biggest events of the year!

     

    When: May 3rd 6:00-10:oo pm

    Cost: $30 for mixer

    Register here

    For more information/questions please contact Luke at [email protected] or 318-268-7127

  • Summer Fun League

    Sign up to play in our annual Summer Fun League. This is a league that takes place in the summer that is only available for Full Play Southern Oaks members. This league is all men or all women. There is no mixed doubles in this league. Each league will consist of four teams and multiple courts will be played each night. If you are wanting to volunteer for being a captain please reach out to Luke as soon as possible.

    Play starts the week of June 3rd

    Draft will take place the end of May with further details coming soon

    Men will play on Monday nights and Women will play Wednesday nights

    Cost: $30, includes player party for the finals

    Register here

    For more information/questions please contact Luke at [email protected] or 318-268-7127

     

  • Member/Guest

     

    Join us for our 2019 Member/Guest Tournament! This will be a wonderful weekend of tennis, food, drinks, and camaraderie. There will be food and drinks available throughout the whole weekend. This tournament will open to members and non members. Two members and two guest can play together. We are up to over 40 players and counting!

    Divisions: Men and Women, 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, Open

    Cost: $75 per player

    Deadline: April 2nd

    Friday April 5th 6:00-8:00

    Cocktails and Hors D’oevres by Chef Jamie Brown on the Patio

    Saturday April 6th

    Match play will start at 8:00am

    Breakfast provided by Simply by SOAC

    Wilson Demo Day including hit for prizes give away

    Taping, injury Screening, Stretching with Baton Rouge Orthopedic Clinic Physical Therapy

    Lunch Provided by Rice+Roux and Nothing Bundt Cakes

    Beer provided by Tin Roof Brewing

    Ping Pong Tournament Sponsored by White Oak Animal Hospital

    Fast Serve Competition on PlaySight Smart Court

    Sunday April 7th

    Match Play starts at 8:00am

    Continental breakfast provided by Hi Nabor

    Award Ceremony

    Register here

    For more information/questions please contact Luke at [email protected] or 318-268-7127

  • 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 two 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.

    Cash Bar and Kitchen will be open

    Cost: $5 per Player

    March 15th 6pm-9pm

    Register here

    For more information please contact Luke at [email protected] or 318-268-7127

  • JumpStart Tennis

    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, stroke 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. If you do not own any equipment will have racquets for you to use.

    Dates: February 15th-March 8th
    4 Week Sessions
    1.5 Hour Classes

    Fridays 6:00pm-7:30pm

    $60 Members
    $70 NonMembers

    Contact Luke Richardson at 318-268-7127 or [email protected] for more information!

    Register here

  • Valentine's Mixer

    Join us for our annual couples Valentine’s Mixer! This is a mixed doubles mixer in celebration of Valentine’s day. Participants must sign up together to play. We will have some Valentine style treats along with some wine give aways. We look forward to see all the couples out there!

    Date: Saturday, February 9th

    Time: 9:30-12:00

    Price: $20 per person

    Register here

     

    For further information contact Luke at [email protected]

  • SOAC Spring Ladies Kickoff

     

    Come out and join in on our first ever Southern Oaks Spring Kickoff! This event will be a mixer to help get all the daytime ladies ready for Spring League! There will be match play followed up by a light lunch. Drinks will be available for purchase. This will be open to members and nonmembers but is limited to 36 players, So sign up fast! Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, January 9th at midnight!

    Date: Friday, January 11th

    Time: 9:00-12:00

    Price: Members $10, Nonmembers $15 (pay when you arrive)

    Register here

    For further information you can email Luke at [email protected]

  • Christmas Winter Warmup

    Sign up today for our Christmas Winter Warmup! This is a mixer dedicated to getting all spring league teams/players out playing before the new season starts. We encourage you to come participate even if you do not have a team to play on. We have invited all captains to come watch/scout for their teams, so now is the best time to play and find a team for this season! We will also be hosting a toy donation in the spirit of Christmas. If you bring a new toy to donate, your cost of entry is paid for. This is going to be a great day for all players playing in the spring season to get back out and ready for a great year of tennis!

    Date: Saturday, December 15th

    Price: $10 or toy donation

    Time: 9:00-12:00

    Register here

    For Further information contact Luke at [email protected]

  • Daytime Christmas Cup 2018

     

    Join today to be part of a SOAC tradition. Daytime Christmas Cup is a intra-club doubles league comprised of ONLY women. Matches will be 2 out of 3 sets no ad scoring . A 10pt tiebreaker will be played for the third set. Finals potluck at the end of the season!

    Draft: TBA

    Matches: November 14th-November 28th; Semi Finals: December 5th, Finals: December 12th

    Times: 9:00 or 11:00 AM

    Price: $30

    Register here

    Further information contact Luke at [email protected]

  • Christmas Cup 2018

    Join today to be part of a SOAC tradition. Christmas Cup is a intra-club doubles league comprised of men and women. Matches will be 2 out of 3 sets no ad scoring . A 10pt tiebreaker will be played for the third set. The deuce point being played to same gender for mixed matches and same level for regular matches. 

    Draft: October 11th 6:30 on the Patio

    Matches: October 15th-November 19th; Semi-Finals November 26th and Finals December 3rd

    Times: 6:30 or 8:00

    Price: $30

    Register here

    Further information contact Luke at [email protected]

  • LSU vs Florida Mixer 2018

    Come out and enjoy some competitive tennis with your SOAC friends and family. Pull for the Tigers from our patio!

    October 6th: Tennis starts at 11:00, game starts at 2:30.

    Price: $30 for mixer and food, $15 for just food. Two drink tickets will be included

    Register here

    For further information contact Luke at [email protected]

  • Halloween Mixer 2018

    Come play in our annual Halloween mixer! Price includes mixer and two drink tickets. Prizes given away, including a best dressed costume!

    Date: October 21st

    Start time: 1:00-3:00

    Cost: $15

    Register here

    Contact Luke at [email protected] or 318-268-7127

  • LSU vs Auburn Mixer 2018

    Come enjoy some competitive tennis with your SOAC friends and family. Pull for the Tigers from our patio! Tailgate buffet and drinks will be served.

    September 15th: Tennis starts at 11:00, game starts at 2:30.

    Price: $30 for mixer and food, $15 for just food. Two drink tickets will be included

    Register here