Maybank Tennis Center to hold Grand Opening tonight

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - JAMES ISLAND (WCSC) - Tennis players on James Island will soon have a much improved tennis center following a four-month long makeover.

Maybank Tennis Center will hold a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony Friday, October 19 from 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Mayor Joseph P. Riley, Jr., members of the City Council and the Charleston Parks Conservancy will be in attendance.

The center will host a Charleston Pro Tennis League match following the ceremony at 6:30 p.m.

Additions at the tennis court include more hard courts, clay courts and lights for nighttime play.

On-site parking is limited, so guests are asked to park at James Island Christian School, located at 15 Crosscreek Drive, where a shuttle will be available.

In 2010, The United States Tennis Association named Charleston "The Best Tennis Town in the Country." Charleston received $100,000 for tennis programs and facilities as part of the honor.

The Maybank Tennis Center is located at 1880 Houghton Drive.

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