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Buffalo to reopen some tennis courts around the city this week

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Posted at 9:43 AM, May 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-13 09:43:25-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Anyone for tennis?

As warmer weather makes its way into Western New York, the City of Buffalo is bringing back some more opportunities to get outside and exercise.

Starting Friday, about half of the tennis courts in parks around the city will be open on a first-come, first-serve basis. They are as follows:

  1. JFK Park at Pine and Clinton Streets: two of four courts open
  2. Houghton Park at Spann and Casimir Streets: one court open
  3. McCarthy Park at the East Amherst Street entrance: one of two courts open
  4. Roosevelt Park at the foot of Roosevelt Avenue: one court open
  5. Hennepin Park at Hennepin and Greene Streets: two of four courts open
  6. Delaware Park near the Police Radio Tower: two of five courts open
  7. Delaware Park near the Colvin Avenue Entrance: two of four courts open
  8. Delaware Park on Nottingham Terrace: three of eight courts open
  9. Riverside Park on Tonawanda Street: one of two courts open
  10. MLK Park near the greenhouse: two of four courts open
  11. Front Park on Busti Avenue: one of two courts open
  12. Cazenovia Park on Warren Spahn Way: two of four courts open

The city says it will continue to ensuring that safe social distancing measures are in place. City officials say they plan to monitor the courts and make changes as necessary.

The tennis courts were closed back in March to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.