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Game, Set, Match: Racquet Sports at The Ford Field & River Club

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State-of-the-art racquet court facilities are just one of the amenities that make The Ford Field & River Club Georgia’s premier private coastal sporting club community. Sports enthusiasts of all levels can immerse themselves in a range of offerings that serve up a winning combination of exhilaration, skill refinement and camaraderie. Set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Georgia’s Lowcountry, our Sports Barn is a hub of activity, featuring an unmatched gym facility that seamlessly connects with the adjacent Lake Dye Pool.

Inside the Sports Barn, you’ll find a first-rate squash court. Outside, you’ll find three Har-Tru clay tennis courts, a grass court for bocce ball and croquet and a new multipurpose area with four pickleball courts—which can also be used for basketball. Whether you’re perfecting your game or discovering a new passion, The Ford offers an idyllic setting for racquet sports of all kinds.


The latest addition to The Ford, and overlooking the Lake Dye Grill, these first-come, first-serve courts are perfect for quick matches and casual tournaments. Take advantage of our Intermediate and Advanced Pickleball Clinics every Monday and Thursday to refine your techniques, develop strategic gameplay, and immerse yourself in the country’s (and The Ford’s) fastest growing sport. Each clinic is led by our on-site expert and topics change weekly. Prepare yourself for upcoming member events featuring an exhilarating pickleball poker match, a captivating glow-in-the-dark session, a dynamic round-robin tournament, and special member-guest events that promise unforgettable moments of camaraderie and friendly competition.


At The Ford, tennis reigns supreme, captivating players of all skill levels. Members can learn their way around the sport that epitomizes elegance and precision on our meticulously maintained Har-Tru clay courts offering stunning views overlooking the picturesque Lake Dye Pool. Whether you’re a seasoned player seeking a challenging match or a beginner looking to develop your skills, our tennis program caters to all. Under the guidance of our experienced instructors, you’ll refine your technique, perfect your serve, and embrace the thrill of the game amidst the serene beauty of the Lowcountry.


For those seeking fast-paced action, our squash court delivers an exhilarating experience. Squash is a dynamic game that challenges both physical prowess and strategic thinking. The Ford’s squash facilities provide the perfect environment for thrilling matches, where players showcase their agility, speed, and precision. Private lessons for members with Head Tennis and Pickleball Pro are a great way to improve your game. Whether you want to strengthen your shot, make your serve more accurate, or just become a better overall tennis or pickleball player, private lessons will help.

Unparalleled access to recreational amenities like these continue to establish The Ford as Georgia’s premier private coastal sporting club. Whether you’re embracing the classic sport of tennis, mastering the art of pickleball, or immersing yourself in the intensity of squash, our state-of-the-art racquet facilities, experienced instructors, and breathtaking surroundings ensure a memorable sporting experience.

Interested in ownership at The Ford? Schedule a Discovery Visit today and explore all the sporting amenities this Lowcountry retreat has to offer.


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