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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  • 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: August 24th-September 7th
    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

  • 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

    August 17th 6pm-8pm

    Register here

    Upcoming Dates: November 16th 6pm-8pm

  • 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

  • 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

    Time: TBA

    Price: TBA

    For further information contact Luke at [email protected]

  • Halloween Mixer 2018


    Come play in our annual Halloween mixer. Costume contest, prizes, food, and drinks.

    Start time: 6:00-9:00

    More information coming soon!