Department of Conservation & Recreation. The Department of Conservation & Recreation maintains more than 25 public tennis courts throughout the greater Boston area. These operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Lighted courts are open from dawn to 10 pm; other courts are open from dawn to dusk. Boston, Massachusetts. 617/626–1250;

Charlesbank Park. Some of Boston's most popular lighted courts are those at Charlesbank Park. Storrow Dr. opposite Charles St., Beacon Hill, Boston, Massachusetts, 02114.

Marine Park. A popular place to play tennis, Marine Park has lighted courts. 25 Farragut Rd., South Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, 02127.

Weider Playground. The courts here are lighted. Dale St., Boston, Massachusetts, 02136.