Tennis

Photo of the tennis courts at Oglebay

Oglebay Tennis Center
The Oglebay Tennis Center, located across from the Pine Room, features 10 Har-Tru courts and is open daily May through October, weather permitting.

Indoor tennis is available at nearby Wheeling Park from October through April.

Please call 304-243-4040 to reserve a court.


2016 Tennis Instruction
Learn the great lifetime sport of tennis in a fun and energetic atmosphere at the Park!

Summer Junior Tennis Clinics 
Dates: Tuesdays or Thursdays June 7 – August 11

Please text Tennis Pro, Ron Mercer, at 412-576-8957 to confirm the dates you plan to attend.

Summer Times and Costs         
Beginner (ages 5–10) | 6:00–7:00 PM | $60/ for 3 classes ($20 trial class)
Advanced (ages 11–17) | 4:00–6:00 PM | $50/day

Fall Junior Tennis Clinics
Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays August 15–December 21, 2016

Please text Tennis Pro, Ron Mercer, at 412-576-8957 to confirm the dates you plan to attend.

Fall Times and Costs
Beginner (ages 5–10) | 6:00–7:00 PM | $60/ for 3 classes ($20 trial class)
Advanced (ages 11–17) | 4:00–6:00 PM | $50/day

Download Registration Form PDF


Friday Match Play Jr. League
Time: 4:00 – 7:00 PM 
Cost: $20 per match,
Dates: August 12, September 9 & October 7, 2016

Pizza and Trophies!

A League: Ages 9-11
AA League: Ages 12–14
AAA League: Ages15-17

Private lessons: $60/hour

Please be aware that you will be charged for scheduled sessions not cancelled at least 24 hours in advance.


2016 Junior Tennis Tournaments

Loren Mercer Jr. Tournament
Date: Saturday, September 24
Time: 12:00 – 6:00
Entry Fee: $30
Ages: 10 - 18

Download Registration Form PDF


Meet the Pro - Ron Mercer
Ron is formerly ranked #1 singles and doubles players in Pittsburgh & Middles States. He is the Upper St. Clair Boys’ Head Tennis Coach with 9 Western PA team titles and 1 Pennsylvania team title. Ron Graduated from Mt. Lebanon HS. in 1986 and West Virginia Univ. in 1992. In 1994 and 2001 he held an ATP Tour Ranking. In 2001, he and his father, Don Mercer from Wheeling, held the #1 National Father/Son division.

Ron has developed the ability to teach all levels of players. His encouragement and motivational techniques are the backbone of his teaching success for 22 years.

Ron’s Tennis Teachings

Ron has the ability to start a player from a beginner and guide them to a possible tennis college scholarship. This will take tremendous practice and dedication which Ron can provide and encourage while having fun. Some players might have different goals. Ron will recognized this and encourage these goals also with a positive tone.

Ron is highly motivated to help build tennis at Oglebay. Please come out and have fun playing tennis and meeting people. Come out and have fun while you help grow the local programs!

Contact Information:
Oglebay Pro Ron Mercer: 412-576-8957 (text preferred)