Summer Days: Niskayuna tennis thrives at Schenectady’s Central Park

Saratoga TennisGreg Miller of Saratoga Springs, foreground, prepares to hit a ball to Sameh Ghobrial, left, of Saratoga Springs and Brad Winslow of Corinth recently at Saratoga Spa State Park.
Saratoga Tennis

Greg Miller of Saratoga Springs, foreground, prepares to hit a ball to Sameh Ghobrial, left, of Saratoga Springs and Brad Winslow of Corinth recently at Saratoga Spa State Park. Photo by Bill Buell/Gazette Reporter

Are you a Niskayuna tennis enthusiast? Looking for world-class tennis facilities this summer? Look no further than Schenectady’s Central Park, home of both Schenectady and Niskayuna’s high school teams.

“Here was a place where [actor/tennis player Vince Van Patten] could play world-class tennis and then pack up his racquets, take a short stroll through a beautiful grove of evergreens, and then take a dip in an outdoor swimming hole,” writes reporter Bill Buell in The Daily Gazette.

Read more about the best tennis courts in the Capital Region, as well as more fun things to do in the hot weather, in the Summer Days series.

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Erin K. O'Neill
Erin K. O'Neill is the Web Editor at The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, NY.