A Team Effort

USTA Southern California has partnered with several world-class organizations which strengthen our resolve to improve communities by using tennis as a vehicle to support health and wellness. Through tennis play and friendly competition, we promote character-building traits like sportsmanship, resilience, confidence, self-esteem and positive habits.

  • Beyond The Bell
  • City of Los Angeles Department of Recreation and Parks
  • LA84 Foundation
  • LA’s Best
  • Los Angeles Unified School District (Local District South)
  • National League of Cities
  • Westcoast Sports Associates

Partnership Spotlight

City of LA – Universal Play Tennis

Since 2019, USTA SoCal has been working closely with the City of Los Angeles Recreation and Parks Department to upgrade public park tennis facilities and bring highly subsidized tennis programming to the City’s youth.  The City and USTA SoCal have ambitions to roll out this program in as many as 90 public parks over several years.

As of 2019-2020, Universal Play has been introduced and is operating in the following City of LA facilities:


  • St. Andrews Recreation Center
  • Van Ness Recreation Center
  • Green Meadows Recreation Center
  • Lanark Recreation Center
  • Sun Valley Recreation Center
  • Montecito Heights Recreation Center
  • Lincoln Park Recreation Center