Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa
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  • 8:00 am – 10:30 pmHTRC Hours


The HTRC houses eight indoor and 12 outdoor tennis courts, 6,000 square feet of fitness space, two indoor turf fields, locker rooms and the Outdoor Rental Center. The outdoor courts are named the Klotz Tennis courts, named after former Men’s Tennis Coach, Don Klotz. The HTRC is also the home of the University of Iowa Men's and Women's Tennis, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Field Hockey, and Hawkeye Marching Band.

The facility is located at 2820 Prairie Meadow Dr. in Iowa City, just west of the Hawkeye Hall of Fame. Metered parking is available at the facility. 

Click on the links below to view additional details about the HTRC building hours: 



  • From I-80: Follow I-80 to Exit 242 (First Avenue): Turn onto First Avenue (right from east bound, left from west bound). Follow First Avenue, going south, to the Highway 6/Second Street intersection. Continue straight through the Highway 6/Second Street intersection. First Avenue will turn into Mormon Trek Boulevard. Turn right onto Prairie Meadow Drive. The HTRC will be on your right.
  • From US-218: Follow US 218 to Exit 93 (Melrose Avenue): Turn onto Melrose Avenue (right from north bound, left from south bound). Continue on Melrose Avenue, going east, for about one (1) mile. At the Melrose Avenue and Hawkeye Park Road intersection, turn left. Follow Hawkeye Park Road to Prairie Meadow Drive, then turn right. The HTRC will be on your left.
  • From Downtown Iowa City/UI Campus: Follow Burlington Street west across the river (it turns into Grand Ave after the bridge). Go to the top of Grand Avenue and veer left (south) at the roundabout. Go 1 block to Melrose. Turn right on Melrose. Take Melrose past Kinnick  Stadium and past Finkbine Golf Course to Morman Trek. Turn right on Morman Trek. Go for 1 block and turn left on Prairie Meadow Drive. Go for about 200 yards and the HTRC will be on your right.

Fall 2021 Facility Hours

Call to Reserve a Tennis Court

Fitness Area

Recreational Services members have access to use the fitness area in the HTRC. 

Cardiovascular Equipment:

Precor Treadmills, Magnum Upright Bicycles, Magnum Recumbent Bicycles, Precor EFX Elliptical,Crosstrainer, Stairmaster, Stairclimbers

Weight Equipment:

Cable Cross Over, Weight Assisted Chin/Dip Machine, 2 Elite Power Rack, Magnum,Leg Press

Free Weights:

3 lbs – 110 lbs.  


Stretching Area with Resist-a-balls and mats, Storage cubbies, Pull up bands, Weighted Medicine Balls, BOSU Stability Trainer, Foam Roller

Court Rentals

Indoor Tennis Court Fees
  30 Minute Rate Hour Rate 30 Series Sale
(30 Minute Increments)
UI STUDENT $7 $14 $185
MEMBER $9 $18 $220
NON-MEMBER* $13 $26 N/A

Rates effective as of November 1, 2021. For a downloadable version of these rates and our policies, please clickPDF iconhere.

Indoor Guest Fee for Tennis Courts:

  • Recreational Services members do not need to pay any fees in addition to the court rental fee.
  • Non-members:
    • If a non-members pays the court rental fee, they do not need to pay the guest fee. 
    • All non-members that did not pay for the court rental fee must pay a Guest Court Fee of $1.50/30 minutes of play, even if they are playing with a member. 

For example, if two non-members are playing with two members for 90 minutes, and a member reserved the court, each non-member would pay $4.50. 

Outdoor Tennis Court Fees
  Hour Rate
Payment Types:

    Via Phone: Credit card (Mastercard, Discover, or Visa), UBill or Series Sale (electronic punch card).

    • In Person: Cash, check, credit card (Mastercard, Discover, or Visa), UBill or Series Sale.


    • Please call (319) 384-1215 or visit the HTRC to make a reservation.
    • Members are able to reserve a court up to 7 days in advance.  Payment must be made at the time of reservation.
    • Non-members are able to reserve a court up to 3 days in advance.  Payment must be made at time of reservation.
    • A tennis court reservation may be made for 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes per day.  One person is able to reserve a total of 120 court minutes at one time.  For example, a person can reserve one court for 120 minutes or two courts for 60 minutes.
    • Play begins on the hour or half hour. Play starts at 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and 8:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.  
    • All non-members playing indoor tennis must pay a Guest Court Usage Fee.  The cost of the Guest Court Usage Fee is $1.50 per 30 minutes of play.  For example, two non-members playing doubles with two members for 90 minutes must each pay $4.50.
    • All members and non-members must check-in at the HTRC front desk prior to play.
    Cancellations and No Shows
    • Indoor court reservations must be canceled the day prior to the court reservation.  If the reservation is canceled the day before the reservation, the patron reserving the court will have the amount of court time added to their account.
    • If the reservation is canceled less than 24 hours in advance, or the patron does not show for their indoor court reservation, a refund will not be given.

    Contact Us

    Michele Conlon
    Head Tennis Professional
    Fred Pedersen
    Tennis Professional
    Mili Oliver
    Tennis Professional
    Caleb Recker
    Associate Director of Facility Operations
    Chuck Thomas
    Assistant Director of Facility Operations

    Daily Walk-in Fees

    A Daily Walk-in fee can be paid in order to gain admittance to all recreation facilities on campus for one day. 

    Daily Walk-in Fees
    Ages (0-3) No Charge
    Ages (4-18)* $8.00 per day
    Ages (19+) $10.00 per day

    *Youth ages 13 and under must be directly supervised by an adult to access Recreational Services facilities. Youth under 13 are not allowed in the fitness areas. They are also not able to take regular group exercise or mind/body classes. 


    A valid Recreation Membership for the length of the locker rental will be necessary in order to rent a locker. Recreational Services welcomes patrons to use the locker room that is right for them. The HTRC has a Men’s and Women’s Locker Room. Daily Coin Lockers are available in each of the locker rooms. 

    Locker Services Fees
    Half Size Locker $6.00 per month
    Full Size Locker $10.00 per month

    Locker Policies

    It is the renter's responsibility to renew or clear out a locker on or before the expiration date. If they fail to remove the contents, consent is given to Recreational Services to remove and dispose of the locker contents. A $5 storage and retrieval fee will be charged to reclaim cleared locker contents. The University of Iowa is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

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    • 8:00 am – 10:30 pmHTRC Hours