St James Park Tennis Courts, Glebe

2 PlexiPave Courts | Lights | Amenities | Street Parking
St James Park Tennis Courts are situated next to St James Park, John Street in Glebe. The facility has 2 PlexiPave championship size tennis courts with lights.  The facility is currently under renovation by the City of Sydney Council and there is only 1 court available until September 2014. There are also amenities for Men & Women (Showers, Toilets and Changeroom). Adjacent to the facilities is a Children’s playground and many cafes and restaurants nearby on Glebe Point Road.

  • CLICK HERE for Google Map directions to City Community Tennis managed facilities

Important Information

  • Courts are available for booking 365 days per year via a security PIN access gate system
  • No office or pro-shop at St James  Park Tennis Courts please bring your own equipment
  • Pre-paid bookings only if you need assistance booking online give us a call on 9698-9451
  • Payments by cash or EFTPOS can be made at our Head Office in Prince Alfred Park
  • You can also purchase a lump sum advance credit which will be recorded under your player profile to subtract booking fees from and to save time –  we do NOT keep your credit card details on file
  • Casual court hire rates are set by the City of Sydney Council each year
  • City Community Tennis reserves the right to make booking changes for court repairs and/or other events please consult the Terms and Conditions of Hire
  • Recreational bookings only – bookings by commercial tennis coaches not employed by CCT not permitted

Equipment Hire

  • There are no facilities to hire or purchase tennis equipment at Alexandria, Beaconsfield, Glebe and Rosebery Park tennis courts
  • Equipment can be purchased from our fully stocked Pro-Shop at Prince Alfred Park in Surry Hills

Casual Tennis Court Hire Rates (Per Hour) are set by City of Sydney (CoS) Council 

  • Monday to Friday 06:00-17:00: $23.20
  • Monday to Friday 17:00-22:00: $28.30
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 07:00-22:00: $28.30

Advantage Member Court Hire Rates (Per Hour)  

  • Monday to Friday 07:00-17:00:  $10.00
  • Monday to Friday 17:00-22:00:   $14.00
  • Weekends & Public Holidays 07:00-22:00:  $14.00

Concession Rates Per Hour children, students and pensioners (valid ID is required)

  • Monday to Friday 06:00-17:00: $17.50
  • Monday to Friday 17:00-22:00: $21.10
  • Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays 07:00-22:00: $21.10

Eligible City of Sydney Tennis Access Card Holder Rate:  $7.50 Per Hour
Pensioner or Senior Health Card holders experiencing financial hardship can apply to the CoS to obtain an Access Card CLICK HERE if you are a CoS resident to see if you are eligible 

CLICK HERE to become an Advantage Member and save!

Court Access

  • Access to the courts is controlled by a Personal Identification Number (PIN) Security Gate System
  • Your PIN is  issued to you when you make your first booking and sent via SMS and email (booking confirmation & receipt)
  • Players use the same PIN for all subsequent bookings
  • To access the court(s)  simply enter your PIN and the # key into the number key pad located at the gate
  • Your PIN will allow you access to the tennis courts 10 minutes before & 15 minutes after your booking time
  • To EXIT at any time depress the EXIT button please do NOT prop doors open

Evening Play under Lights IMPORTANT

  • Entering your PIN turns the lights ON to save energy
  • You must enter your PIN even if the lights are already ON before you enter the court or they may go off during your booking
  • You can enter your PIN 10 minutes before your booking commences
  • Lights switch OFF 15 minutes after your booking time ends

Problems with Access

  • Your PIN will only work 10 minutes before your booking commences and up to 15 minutes after your booking has ended
  • If you are having difficulties opening the gate it may be something simple like trying to get into the tennis court before or after your PIN has been activated or deactivated from our computer system
  • If you are still having troubles give us a call on 9698-9451 and leave a message if it goes to the machine
  • Office opening and closing times can change without notice due to adverse weather conditions


If it is raining and courts are unplayable we will delete your booking and issue a credit to your player account or give us a call if it starts to rain during your booking. If you aren’t sure if courts will be playable just give us a call.