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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  • Christmas Cup 2017

    Mixed Doubles League-

    Join today to be part of a SOAC tradition. Christmas Cup is a intra-club mixed doubles league. 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. Substitutes may be used on change overs. The player being subbed in must be same level or lower. Once a player has been subbed out they cannot reenter the match.

    Every match counts for 1 point. The team with the most point at the end of the match will be considered the winner. In the case of the matches with only 6 courts if the score ends at 3 games all we will count games to determine the winner.

    Draft: October 15th 5:30

    Matches : October 18th – December 6th

    (off Thanksgiving Week)


    6:30 or 8:00 PM Matches

    $25 Per Player

    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: September 22nd

    Deadline to register is 3 days prior to the event 

  • LSU vs Ole Miss Mixer

    Come join us for the game and good food. Draft beer will be two for one all night($3 for two beers)! We will be launching our new Fall Menu. Samples will be available and all dishes will be made to order. Fun Zone will be open for the kids!

    Time: Tennis Mixer starts at 3:30pm

    Game starts at 6:15pm

    Tailgater: FREE

    Tennis Tailgater: $5

    Register Here