Tennis + Pickleball

We are currently preparing for our 2021 season and will be offering private, semi-private, and small group lessons to the public!
Please contact Jeff Shrager for more information at:

Welcome to Summer 2021!

Pickleball Open House

Date: Friday, June 25

Time: 8:00am – 10:00am

Fee: Free

Did you know that Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America? We are fortunate to have Kristin Meuller, ranked #17 in Women’s Singles by World Pickleball Pro Rankings, join us on June 25 8-10 am to teach, talk and play Pickleball! Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to meet her and try out our new Pickleball courts. Bring your paddles or borrow ours. Refreshments will be served.

Welcome to the Team, Rob Chess!
We are thrilled to announce our newest addition to our all star pro team, Rob Chess. Rob is a Duke University 3 time all-American, ranked top 300 in the world ATP tour, and competed in the 1997 Australian Open. Come meet and welcome Rob at the Pickleball Open House on Friday June 25.

Are you a tennis player who wants to expand your network? An LBIF Recreation Membership, which includes a tax-deductible donation to LBIF, provides you, your family, and your house guests with wonderful summer recreational benefits:

  • Finest facility on the Island with 8 Har-Tru Tennis courts and 2 Har-Tru Pickleball courts
  • Access to our outstanding teaching pros for private instruction and clinics
  • Walk in any time and play—you don’t have to make a reservation
  • Face competitive challengers in our seasonal tournaments
  • Friendly, welcoming environment for all to learn, meet and play
  • Test new demo racquets from industry-leading brands
  • Socialize with other tennis members at bagel club on Saturday & Sunday mornings
  • Enjoy 15% off LBIF summer camp and classes 

No need to worry if you don’t have a game set up or anyone to play with – our tennis staff will work to find you a level-appropriate group or they may even help fill in games, so you can focus on playing, not on setting up games!


SUSTAINING RECREATION – $1000 (Members who joined pre-2012 ONLY)


RECREATION BENEFACTOR MEMBERSHIP – $1400 (Brand New Members & Members who joined after 2012)

Click here to purchase 2020 RECREATION MEMBERSHIP

Call 609-494-1642 to find out more or email Jeff at

High School Girls Tennis

2021 Dates

> Session 1: Monday August 2th – August 6th, 4:00-6:00pm

> Session 2: Monday August 9 – August 13, 4:00 – 6:00pm 

Fee $360/session // Recreation Members: $325/session

This program is designed for High School girls looking to get ready for the upcoming season. LBIF Tennis Head Pro Brent Chaffee will provide personalized instruction that consists of a balance of tactical, strategic, mental toughness and physical training. Along with live ball drills and singles and doubles match play. Please register ahead of time.

Kids Tennis

Beginning on June 28th through August 27th, the LBIF offers tennis programs for children ages 4 and up. The classes are structured around having a great time while teaching the kids the basics to the game. Come experience our themed days: Munchy Mondays, Wet Wednesdays and Frozen Fridays are a few of the favorites. No experience is needed! Youth will be separated by age and ability. Sign up for one day or the whole week. Please note: online registration is only available for weekly sign-ups. Daily drop-ins need to be made by contacting the tennis staff at 609-494-1642 or in person at the Tennis Pavilion.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Price Price/Week
12:30-1:30pm Afternoon Tennis, Ages 4-12 Afternoon Tennis, Ages 4- 12 Afternoon Tennis, Ages 4 – 12 Afternoon Tennis, Ages 4 – 12 Afternoon Tennis, Ages 4-12 Rec Members: $30/Non-Member $35 Rec Members: $135/Non-Member $155
4pm-5pm Teens Ages 12-15 Teens Ages 12-15 Teens Ages 12-15 Rec Members: $30/Non-Member $35


*Registration for Teens, clinics, Round Robins, Ladies Days, and private lessons are available at the Tennis Pavilion ONLY.

Adult Tennis

Ladies Day (intermediate)

Date: Tuesdays, 8:00am & 9:00am

This program is run by our Head Pro and Manager Jeff Shrager. It’s a great way to work on your skills while learning doubles strategies and playing some fun live ball games. Please pre-register.

Fee: $30

Recreation Members: $25

Ladies Round Robin (NEW DAY!!)

Date: Wednesdays, 10:30am-12:30pm

Come enjoy two hours of doubles play in a round robin format on some of the best har-tru courts around. Also a great way to find more people to play with and get some more tennis in!

Fee: $25

Recreation Members: FREE

Pickleball Open Play

Date: Thursdays, 4:00pm-6:00pm


Date: Wednesdays, 4 – 5 pm

A fun and cheap way to learn the game! Taught by our Head Pro and Manager Jeff Shrager, you are for sure to get a jump start into what can be a great life time sport!

Fee: $35

Recreation Members: $30


Keep your eyes open for dates and times!

Members and non-members can BYO appropriate snacks and beverages. Always a lot of fun for everyone!

Fee: TBD

Recreation Members: TBD

Private & Group Lessons

We have a great staff of excellent teaching pros who are available for lessons every day of the week. Please contact the Tennis Pavillion to arrange a lesson. We can also create and arrange group lessons or clinics that meet your needs. Pickleball lessons are also available for $10 less than a tennis lesson. Call the Tennis Pavilion at 609-494-1642 or email Jeff at

Head Pros Jeff Shrager or Brent Chaffee:

1 Hour – $90, Recreation Members $85
45 Minutes – $75, Recreation Members $70
30 Minutes – $60, Recreation Members $55

Jeff is the Tennis Manager as well as the Head Pro of the LBIF Tennis. He has been coaching at the Foundation for twenty years. He is a USPTA P-1 certified Professional. Jeff played collegiate tennis at the University of Denver, achieving a #8 ranking in the Midwest Region for NCAA Division II. He enjoys teaching doubles strategies to all ages and levels, particularly high school, collegiate and league teams, as well as teaching private lessons to kids and adults of all ages. He has been spending his winters teaching at the Healthplex in Springfield, PA for over 7 years.

Assistant Pros:

1 Hour – $80, Recreation Members $75
45 Minutes – $65, Recreation Members $60
30 Minutes – $50, Recreation Members $45


If you want to sample LBIF’s courts before making a larger commitment, consider renting a court. New this season -pickleball courts are also available for rental. Contact Head Pro and Manager Jeff Shrager at the Tennis Pavilion for more information 609-494-1642 or email Jeff at

Join us for the fun!

 Call 609-494-1642 to find out more info or email Jeff at

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