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.

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  • 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]

  • 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]

  • 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: October 26th-November 9th
    3 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Cash Bar and Kitchen will be open

    Cost: $5 per Player

    November 16th 6pm-9pm

    Register here

    For more information please 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