If you think tennis season is over because of snow and wet weather, think again! At the Fairfax Racquet Club (FRC), you won’t miss a day of play or training in one of the twelve indoor tennis courts, two racquetball courts, or the fully equipped fitness center. There is also the convenient Pro Shop to buy your racquets and accessories, with staff who will restring your racquet in quick time.
Since 1972, FRC has been the Washington area’s premier tennis and racquetball facility, hosting renowned matches and tournaments. Reserve a court to play with your partners, join one of the leagues or *tennis flight to test your skills, or simply start with tennis lessons from the pros here. You can even practice on your own court with one of the automatic ball machines. For the youngsters, there are Junior Camps and the Junior Tennis Program that provide children lessons and progressive pathways to development and performance.
Fairfax Racquet Club is located at 9860 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030.
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* According to teamunify.com, a tennis flight is competitive doubles play with an 8-game round robin format (switch partners after 8 games) for a total of 24 games. Flights are organized by skill level.
Tell us a little about Fairfax Racquet Club.
FRC consists of 12 indoor tennis courts, a fitness center, 2 racquetball courts, and a dedicated personal training studio. Members can reserve courts to play with other members and can also join our excellent competitive leagues and lesson programs. Our Pro Shop carries a large range of racquets and accessories, and we offer quick turn around for racquet stringing. Whatever exercise you choose, as a club what we try to offer most is a friendly atmosphere.
What makes Fairfax Racquet Club unique in Fairfax?
There are very few remaining indoor tennis clubs of the scale of FRC in Northern Virginia.
What encouraged you to take the leap to get started?
In September 2022 we will start our 50th year at FRC!
What inspired you to open Fairfax Racquet Club in Fairfax City?
Our 4 original owners were very active in Fairfax City community life and tennis enthusiasts.
What do you enjoy most about having a business in Fairfax City?
From a business perspective, Fairfax City has many positives as a location. For FRC, being close to major transportation (I66, Route 50, the Beltway, Vienna Metro, etc.) is essential as our player base has a wide catchment area. The majority of our Fitness Center members are Fairfax City residents.
The City of Fairfax is great to work with. If you have a question you can reach someone on the phone and they will help you out.
How has Fairfax Racquet Club changed since its opening?
FRC has expanded and grown over the years, from 6 to 12 indoor courts and adding other activities such as fitness and racquetball as trends have developed in the industry. However, the core goal of our business has consistently been to provide great service in a friendly environment.
What’s next for you and Fairfax Racquet Club?
We are fortunate that we have many loyal Members who have remained consistent over many years. We are looking forward to welcoming new members in the months and years ahead.
How can people follow you on social media?
Our website provides general information and updates. However, if you are interested in joining, the best thing to do is call or come over and get to know the Club.
Our website: http://www.fairfaxracquetclub.com/