Whether you are traveling solo for business or on vacation with family, our tennis and pickleball offerings are some of the best you can imagine. With breathtaking mountain views and state-of-the-art facilities, tennis and pickleball are a must for your Ventana Canyon experience.

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Tennis Programs

Jonas Ehrlin, Ventana Canyon’s Tennis Professional, leads a wide variety of programs on our award-winning tennis courts, which have been recognized as a “Top 100 Tennis Resorts in the World” by tennisresortsonline.com every year since 2008.

Tennis for Juniors

We offer a couple of afternoon junior tennis clinics per week. Juniors staying at the hotel are welcome to sign up for lessons as well.

Tennis for Adults

There are weekly opportunities to enjoy a group lesson or clinic. Activities offered throughout the month include drill sessions, clinics and mixers. We are also able to tailor a tennis vacation to traveling groups or teams. Call hotel reservations for more information.

Ventana Canyon Racquet Club

Corporate Tennis

Thinking of a tennis retreat for your next corporate outing? Our professionals will provide first-class service to ensure a stress-free tennis experience. Among the many attractive activities we can offer your group are clinics and/or group lessons, fun-themed events (i.e. fast-serve contests), round robins or social tournaments.


If you have not yet tried pickleball then now is a great time! It’s the fastest growing sport in the country and is growing rapidly at Ventana Canyon.  Everyone is learning together; it is a lot of fun, good exercise and easy to play. It is open to both Club members and Lodge guests.

Our new Pickleball Pro, Brian Branscome, has been actively involved in pickleball since 2015 in the Los Angeles area and is a USA Pickleball Ambassador and Certified Instructor. As an experienced pickleball coach, he has a proven record of helping players of all abilities improve their technique and overall game strategy.  Brian is very excited about building an incredibly amazing pickleball program at Ventana and is looking forward to meeting you during your stay.

Pickleball under the stars

We have lights on all eight pickleball courts so playing into the evening is always an option. Remember you can reserve a court by just calling the Racquets Pro Shop at (520) 577-4009. The Pro Shop will provide pickleball paddles and balls. Come dressed in comfortable clothing and tennis court shoes that provide good support.

Private and Group Lessons

Brian Branscome is available for private/group lessons, special team events and fun, organized competitions Monday through Saturday. A ball machine is also available for lodge guest use for a fee. Please call the Pro Shop at (520) 577-4009 to book your lesson and inquire about pricing.

Drop in Open Play

Join us Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings – check with Pro Shop for times. Complimentary for lodge guests.