Play For The Park Fall 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Central Park Tennis Center


Wednesday, September 29, 2021 (rain date: Thursday, September 30)
Two morning sessions at 8:30 am or 11:00 am*
Central Park Tennis Center, West 96th Street & Central Park West

Generously Supported by

Tory Sport

Please join the Women’s Committee and Playground Partners of the Central Park Conservancy along with

Leslie Brille, Stephanie Hessler, Tracey Huff, Kate Lauprete, Marisa van Bokhorst, Event Co-Chairs
Heather McAuliffe, Playground Partners Chair
Mimi Ritzen Crawford and Austen Phillips Cruz, Playground Partners Vice Chairs
Yesim Philip, Women’s Committee President

for a friendly round-robin tennis tournament to raise funds for Central Park's 21 playgrounds.

Let’s make a racquet and support the Park’s playgrounds! Players of all levels are welcome. No partner required; first-round partners will be assigned at the tournament, followed by a rotation of courts and partners for subsequent rounds. Tournament will be held on the Har-Tru tennis courts.

See below for details on the different ticket levels. Space is limited—purchase your tickets today!

*You will select your time slot when purchasing tickets. Time slots available on a first come, first serve basis.

Grand Slam Package $5,000 - 2 players

Bring a friend for two hours of tennis play with an "FBI" for each player, as well as prizes, a light breakfast, and a VIP special gift. Package also includes prime listing on supporter signage.
$440 is not tax deductible

Match Point Ticket $1,000 - 1 player

Ticket includes two hours of tennis play with prizes, a light breakfast, and a special gift.
$120 is not tax deductible

Spectator Ticket $150 - 1 Attendee

Not a tennis player? No problem! Join the fun by cheering on players while enjoying a light breakfast.
$20 is not tax deductible

First Ball In (FBI) $50

(Limit one per person per session)

Get a one-time advantage! When serving on your first point, an FBI allows you to keep hitting until you get the ball in.
Fully deductible donation


Please purchase tickets by September 10 to be included in the supporter listing. (Grand Slam Package only)

Contact Lindsey Long at or 212.310.6642 with any questions. If you are unable to join us but would like to make a fully deductible donation, please click here or contact Lindsey Long.

This event will follow all City and State guidelines on gatherings. To ensure the safest experience possible, the Central Park Conservancy will require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all guests and staff on site at this event. Details and a list of acceptable documentation will be emailed to all event guests.

While we intend to host this event as described above, we will continue to monitor the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as weather conditions. Event is subject to change or cancellation.


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Please select your USTA Playing Level below. To find out more about self-ranking, please click here.

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Available Ticket Classes


Ticket Class




Grand Slam Package(s): 8:30 am-11:00 am Please call 212.310.6675 to join the waiting list or ask any questions about the event. No Limit N/A
Grand Slam Package(s): 11:00 am-1:30 pm 1 No Limit
Match Point Ticket(s): 8:30 am-11:00 am Please call 212.310.6675 to join the waiting list or ask any questions about the event. No Limit N/A
Match Point Ticket(s): 11:00 am-1:30 pm 10 No Limit
Spectator Ticket No Limit No Limit
First Ball In (FBI) No Limit No Limit
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