Deer Lake’s specially designed Adult Tennis Clinics will improve your tennis skills and will give you a great workout. All lessons will be tailored to fit all levels. These classes will help you learn the sport that you can play for a lifetime.

Each session is for 5 weeks, one hour or an hour and a half per week.
Member: One hour class – $99.00
One and a half hour class – $148.50
Non– Member: One hour class – $119.00
One and a half hour class – $178.50
(Anyone who drops in will pay an additional $3.00 per class)


Men’s and Women’s Singles, Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Play 1, 2 or all 3 divisions!


FORMAT   Round Robin or Double Elimination based on number of teams. No-ad scoring, sets will be the first to 5 games with a 12-point tie-breaker at 4 games all; Super 10-point tie-breaker in place of a third set. Please sign up with a partner. Teams must play at combined level of players. Divisions may be combined based on number of participants.

ENTRY FEE  Teams may be member-member or member-guest: $25/person DLAC Member; $35/person Non-member.

Friday, April 20   7-10pm   7.0 and 7.5 Mixed Doubles
Saturday, April 21   5-8pm  8.0 and 8.5 Mixed Doubles
Saturday, May 19  4-7pm   6.0, 6.5 and 7.0 Men’s Doubles
6.0, 6.5 and 7.0 Women’s Doubles


DLAC members have priority. Non-members may play if there are openings in the draw. Players must play at level. Divisions may be combined based on number of participants.

ENTRY FEE: $35/person DLAC Member; $45/person Non-member

Saturday, May 5 3-7pm  Men’s 3.0 and 3.5 Singles
Sunday, May 6  2-6pm  Men’s 4.0 and 4.5 Singles
Saturday, May 12 3-7pm Women’s 3.0 and 3.5 Singles
Sunday, May 13  2-6pm  Women’s 4.0 and 4.5 Singles

Prizes for Winners & Runners-up!

Call the Club to sign up, 248.625.8686


Classes begin when we have 4-6 players of similar levels, who can meet at an agreed upon time.

You can also set up your own clinic at any time or day. Contact us to sign up!


Two-hour (Members $27, Non-members $32) or One and a half hours (Member $20, Non-members $25) open practices, consist of a combination of drills, competitive games and match play. Players work on various strokes and strategies in a fun environment. Advanced registration required – at least four players required for practice pricing. If you are signed up with less than four you can still drill but would be charged accordingly, as a semi-private or a 3 & me. Sign up at the front desk.

** Please Note: Players without ratings should be rated by a pro before entering a practice.

Open Practice

Day Pro Type Time
Tuesday Lee Open Practice Men 3.0+  7:00-9:00pm
Wednesday Lee Open Practice Women 3.0+ 7:00-9:00pm
Thursday Shellie Open Practice Women 2.5+ 9:30-11:30am
Saturday Lee Open Practice Mixed 3.5+ 8:00-10:00am
Saturday Lee Open Practice Mixed 3.0+ 10:00am-12:00pm
Sunday Gary Open Practice 2.5+ Women 6:30-8:00pm

Women’s Suburban Team Practice (September – April)

Suburban practices are designed for players on the teams indicated. Players work on doubles team work and playing strategies. Players must be DLAC members. $25

Day Pro Type Time
Monday Mary Jo 8.0/8.5 9:30-11:30am
Tuesday Mary Jo 7.5/8.0 8:00-10:0am
Tuesday Mary Jo 7.0/7.5 10:00-Noon

Singles or Doubles In-House Leagues

If anyone is interested in playing on a In House League, please contact us for sign up. Levels offered will be Mens and Ladies 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0. The leagues will be regulated by USTA rules and your USTA rating. You will be able to play 1/2 of a point up.

Pricing will be based on:

  • Number of participants
  • Number of weeks Balls
  • Court Time ( 1 1/2 hours)
  • First place prize


Different tennis match play formats are used depending on league length and rotation. Typical formats include 8 or 10 game pro sets, best 2 out of 3 sets (3rd set being a 10 point tie breaker) or timed matches.

Flex Time:

Back by popular demand, set your own time!
You will get a schedule of who you play for each week. Then you set your own time day, night or weekend.

There will also be an additional week added on to catch up with your matches.

Start Date: TBA
End Date: Will be determined by how many participants…

Anyone interested in doing a Sunday morning league? This league will play twice a month, due to our junior tournament schedule.

If you have any questions, please contact us!

Women’s Suburban Tennis League

The Ladies Suburban Tennis League plays on Friday mornings. $22.00 per match, lunch included. This league runs September thru May.
This is a traveling doubles league in Southeastern Michigan with many team levels offered. Placement is based on your USTA rating.
A requirement of at least ONE practice a month for participation in the Suburban League.

Please contact us for team placement.

USTA Leagues

USTA League Tennis is available throughout the year.

Summer USTA – $15 per match
Fall/Winter USTA – $15 per match
USTA Singles – $18 per match

Please contact us if you would like to captain your own team or be placed on one!

Adult Tennis Mixers

Adult Tennis Mixers are scheduled throughout the year. Join us for a fun night of Tennis and meeting new friends. Hors d’oeuvres and snacks will be served after the mixer.

DAY: Weekends
TIME: 7:00-9:00PM
PRICE: $30.00 per person Member
$35.00 per person Non-Member

If you have any questions, please contact us for more information.