Back Creek Park

2019 Operating Schedule & Hours

The following operating schedule will begin Monday, April 1 through Friday, October 25. This is subject to weather and player demand.

Staff Hours

  • The office is closed during the winter months.

About the Park

This 27-acre park located at 3000 Goodwin Neck Road. Fees are charged for tennis play.


  • Boat Launching Facility
  • Picnic Area
  • Restrooms
  • Six Lighted Tennis Courts

Boat Landing

Boat Landing has a crabbing pier and a picnic area.

Tennis Courts

When staff is not on duty, courts are available for free play by calling Parks and Recreation or Back Creek Park to obtain lock combinations.

Court reservations are recommended and can be made one week in advance. To make a reservation, please call Back Creek Park at 757-890-3850.

Court Rental Fees

  • Before 5 p.m. - $5 per hour per court
  • After 5 p.m. - $8 per hour per court

Use of the practice wall is free of charge as long as court Number 3 is not being used.

Court Rules


  • Bicycles, skateboards, in-line skates, hockey or other non-tennis activities
  • Climbing on, hitting or kicking balls into fences
  • Foul and/or abusive language
  • Pets on courts
  • Private instruction and/or classes for hire, except as approved by Parks and Recreation
  • Sitting, pushing or pulling on tennis nets or center straps
  • Street shoes on courts. Only smooth-soled sneakers or tennis shoes may be worn