USTA Adult Tennis Leagues

tennis leagues

Adult tennis leagues at Elysium are a great way to connect with others and build on existing skills or learn new ones to elevate game play on the court. Elysium is proud to offer adult tennis leagues recognized by the United States Tennis Association (USTA), the national governing body for the sport of tennis and recognized leader in promotion and development of tennis. Learn more about USTA leagues at Elysium and how to get involved.


Columbus area USTA Adult Leagues are some of the most heavily participated leagues in Ohio. Early Start Leagues (ESL) begin in September and run through January. Winter leagues begin end of January and run through May. Winning teams who qualify go to District Championships then have a chance to advance to State, Sectional and National Championships. The following team levels are offered for league players:

  • Men 18 and Over
  • Women’s 18 and Over Daytime:
  • Women’s Career
  • Women’s 40+
  • Women’s Combo

Match Times

Match times for Daytime USTA Women are on Friday’s and can start as early as 10 A.M. and finish as late as 3 P.M. Match times for Career Women are on Sunday’s and can start as early as 12 P.M. and finish as late as 8 P.M. Match times for Men are Sunday’s and can start as early as 12 P.M. and end as late as 10 P.M.  Women’s 40+ and Combo matches are played on Monday mornings/afternoons.


GCTA : Greater Columbus Tennis Association

The Greater Columbus Tennis Association is a community tennis association affiliated with USTA. The GCTA season runs June-July with championships in early August.

Elysium offers several men’s and women’s GCTA teams:

Women’s Daytime: Gold, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0. Clinic and match days vary.

Women’s Career: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0 and Above. Clinic and match days vary.

Men’s: 4.0. Play on Sundays.