Teams & Leagues

Looking to step up your tennis game and enjoy the challenge of friendly competition? The Thoreau Club has several options for you. All teams and Leagues have coached practices and matches take place at The Thoreau Club and other area clubs.

Dorothy Bruno Hills (DBH): a women's interclub league of 18 matches (doubles play). There may be a tryout process to make a DBH team.

  • Season Dates: 9/13 - mid March
  • Matches begin early October
  • Looking for players in the following teams: DBH 2 & 4

Central Mass Indoor Tennis Association (CMITA): a men's and women's singles and doubles league for Women's B, C and Men's A, A1, B & C.

  • Practices begin September.
  • Practices are in the evenings.
  • Inter-Club Matches begin in October
  • Matches are on Saturday. Match fees determined by the League.
  • Division Options: Men's A & C, Women's B, C

Spring League: an outdoor daytime women's league consisting of seven matches against area clubs. Thoreau has three teams of various levels playing from late April through mid-June.

Suburban League: an outdoor men's evening league from late April through June. Practices and matches are held on weekday evenings.

USTA: Be part of this national USTA adult men, women, and mixed league program and compete for the opportunity to play at districts, sectionals or nationals. Practice times vary based on team schedules. All matches occur on a designated evening (Monday-Thursday)

  • 1.5 hour weekly practices
  • Seasonal commitment, scheduled matches on Friday evenings

Email Jitka Gavdunova - [email protected] or Salim Chraibi - [email protected]  for inquiries

*No regular clinics will be offered on these days:
Thanksgiving break – November 24th –  November 28th
December break -- December 23rd –  January 3rd   
February Break -- February 20th --  February 26th
April Break  --  April 18th –  April 23rd
Easter  --  April 17th
Memorial Day --  May 30th



We will have clinics on the following days: 
Columbus Day -- October 11th

Halloween -- October 31st 
Veterans Day -- November 11th   
Martin Luther King Jr. Day –  January 17th
Good Friday -- April 15th