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Gates Tennis Center

Michigan Tech’s Gates Tennis Center is the area’s premier indoor tennis facility. For beginners to pros and everyone in between, the Center has all of the top amenities, including:

  • Four professional-quality indoor courts, all recently resurfaced
  • Locker rooms with showers
  • A pro shop with staff capable of handling all of your equipment needs, restringing racquets, performing repairs, answering questions, and more

Coaches and instructors are available for private lessons or take advantage of one of our fun, skill-building classes.

Adult Lessons Youth Lessons

Access Fees

For the best value, annual, nine-month, six-month, and three-month access are available. Court time is also available to non-access patrons at a daily rate.

*Effective July 1, 2023, all credit card transactions will have a transaction fee of 2.3% of the total sales amount.

  Annual 9-Month 6-Month 3-Month
Single $295 $235 $190 $132
Spouse of Access  $191 $153 $124 $86
Child of Access* $97 $79 $63 $44
Student's Spouse*** $68 $58 $44 $32

*Child of access holder = Ages 4-18 w/family access

  • Annual (only) Gates access 10% discount for Michigan Tech Alumni and Michigan Tech Faculty/Staff (Current and Retired)
  • Annual (only) Gates access 25% discount for Veterans & Active Military (ID Required). Persons with Medical Disabilities (Doctors Prescription Required), Rehabilitation Requests (Doctor's Prescription Required)

Purchase passes and access in person at the Gates Tennis Center. Michigan Tech students enjoy unlimited tennis at the Gates Tennis Center through student fees. For more information, call 906-487-2774.

Locker Rentals

Locker rental with showers is available to Gates access and MTU students. Speak with a staff member to learn about rental lengths and rates.

*Effective July 1, 2023, all credit card transactions will have a transaction fee of 2.3% of the total sales amount.

Non-Student Student
Annual Locker Rental $65 + $10 Deposit Two Consecutive Semesters Student Locker Rental $50 + $10 Deposit
9 Month Locker Rental $55 + $10 Deposit One Semester Student Locker Rental $35 + $10 deposit
6 Month Locker Rental $45 + $10 Deposit Daily Locker Rental $2
3 Month Locker Rental $40 + $10 Deposit    
Daily Locker Rental $2    

Check-in Procedures

All players must check in at the front desk before entering the courts. A valid Michigan Tech student ID or Gates pass card is required. All other players may pay the daily court fee.

Lost & Found

The SDC ticket office (487-2073) collects major value items found at the SDC and Gates Tennis Center.  Within 48 hours, these items are forwarded to the Department of Public Safety and Police Services and held for safekeeping for up to six months. After an appropriate time has elapsed, the items are disposed of according to applicable state law.

Tennis rackets and minor value items left at Gates Tennis Center may be retrieved from staff at the tennis center (487-2774).

Gates Tennis Center is not responsible for the security of property lost, found or abandoned in the facility. Users are expected to keep their belongings such as cell phones and laptops within their sight at all times.