Gates Tennis Center

Michigan Tech’s Gates Tennis Center is the area’s premier indoor tennis facility. For beginners to pros and everyone in between, the Center has all of the top amenities, including:

  • Four professional-quality indoor courts, all recently resurfaced
  • Ball machine for practices and drills
  • Locker rooms with showers
  • A pro shop with staff capable of handling all of your equipment needs, restringing racquets, performing repairs, answering questions, and more

Coaches and instructors are available for private lessons, or take advantage of one of our fun, skill-building classes—youth tennis (Lil’ Netters, ages 5–8; Munchkins, ages 9–12; Aces, ages 11–13; High School Beginner/Intermediate, ages 13–17; High School Competitive, ages 14–17), cardio tennis, drill clinics, and more.

Membership and fees

For the best value, annual, nine-month, six-month, and three-month memberships are available. Court time is also available on an hourly basis.

  Full Year Sept - May
(9 months)
6 Months 3 Months Summer
(May-Aug only)
Single $275 $220 $180 $100 $120
Spouse $180 $145 $115 $85 $80
Child of Member $90 $75 $60 -- $40
Junior* $165 $130 $105 -- $75
Student's Spouse** $60 $50 $40 -- $25

* Junior = High school student or younger.
** Spouse must have a Tech Express card to be eligible for the lower rate.

Purchase passes and memberships in person at the Gates Tennis Center. Michigan Tech students enjoy unlimited tennis at the Gates Tennis Center through student fees. For more information, call 906-487-2774.

Building Hours

  Monday–Friday Saturday Sunday
Regular Hours Noon–10 p.m. 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Noon–8 p.m.
Break Hours Noon–8 p.m. (Friday Noon-5 p.m.) Noon–5 p.m. Noon–8 p.m.

Lost & Found

The SDC ticket office (487-2073) collects major value items found at the SDC and Gates Tennis Center.  Within 48 hours, these items are forwarded to the Department of Public Safety and Police Services and held for safekeeping for up to six months. After an appropriate time has elapsed, the items are disposed of according to applicable state law.

Tennis rackets and minor value items left at Gates Tennis Center may be retrieved from staff at the tennis center (487-2774).

The SDC is not responsible for the security of property lost, found or abandoned in the SDC. Users are expected to keep their belongings such as cell phones and laptops within their sight at all time.