Things to Do: Tennis Courts Officially Open in Buffalo

City Guide


Written by Emily Morrow

Published on May 13, 2020


According to a press release from Mayor Byron Brown on Tuesday, May 12th, the City of Buffalo is officially reopening some tennis courts on Friday, May 15th. 

Mayor Brown announced that the City of Buffalo, in coordination with the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, will be opening up tennis courts in parks starting Friday, while ensuring that safe social distancing measures are in place. Park staff will open 20 of the 41 existing citywide park tennis courts. 


The list of parks with open tennis courts include: 

  • JFK Park (Pine/Clinton St.) – 2 of 4 courts open Houghton Park (Spann/Casimir St.) – 1 court open
  • McCarthy Park (East Amherst entrance) – 1 of 2 courts open
  • Roosevelt Park (foot of Roosevelt Ave.) – 1 court open Hennepin Park (Hennepin/Greene St.) – 2 of 4 courts open
  • Delaware Park (Police Radio Tower) – 2 of 5 courts open
  • Delaware Park (near Colvin Entrance) – 2 of 4 courts open
  • Delaware Park (McMillan/Nottingham) – 3 of 8 courts open 
  • Riverside Park (Tonawanda St.) – 1 of 2 courts open
  • MLK Park (near Greenhouse) – 2 of 4 courts open
  • Front Park (Busti Ave.) – 1 of 2 courts open
  • Cazenovia Park (Warren Spahn Way) – 2 of 4 courts open 

Tennis courts are available on a first come first serve basis. The City will continue to monitor use and make changes as necessary. 

For more info about Olmsted Parks during this time visit

Written by <a href="" target="_self">Emily Morrow</a>

Written by Emily Morrow

Emily is co-founder and Director of Storytelling at Step Out Buffalo. Her favorite things to do are eat, travel, and think up business ideas. Emily is originally from Hamburg, NY and her out of town friends will tell you that she loves to talk about Buffalo any chance she gets.
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