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Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center


Kids in front of the new sign for the Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center in Cabin John Regional Park

7801 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817

Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center features six indoor tennis courts, a lounge area, and two locker rooms with showers for patrons' use. Professional on-site racquet restringing and regripping is also available. Restringing services provided by Albert Lee, stringer at Wimbledon, the French, U.S. and Australian Open tournaments. Learn more about Pauline Betz Addie.


Hours of Operation

Monday-Friday: 6:00am– Midnight
Saturday: 6:00am - 8:00pm
Sunday: 6:00am - 11:00pm

Inclement Weather Information: Montgomery Parks facilities follow Montgomery County Government closings (not Montgomery Country Public School closings). We'll keep you informed with up-to-date information regarding closures on this site. You may also sign up to receive the latest Parks Alerts as they happen through the county's Alert Montgomery system.
Please Note: If our building loses power, our phones do not work and you will hear a busy signal.

Group Lesson Class Makeup Dates due to inclement weather facility closures:

Group Lesson classes scheduled after 7pm on Monday, February 16 will be made up on Monday, March 23

Group lesson classes scheduled on Tuesday, February 17 will be made up on Tuesday, March 24

Group lesson classes canceled after 1pm on Saturday, February 21 will be made up on Saturday, March 28

Group lesson classes canceled before 10am on Sunday, February 22 will be made up on Sunday, March 22

Group lesson classes scheduled after 2pm on Sunday, March 1 will be made up on Sunday, March 22

Group lesson classes scheduled Thursday, March 5 will be made up on Thursday, March 26

Group lesson classes scheduled before 10am on Friday, March 6 will be made up on Friday, March 27


It's Tennis Time in Montgomery Parks!

Registration for the Spring 1 session of INDOOR tennis classes opens on Sunday, March 8 for Montgomery County residents and Monday, March 9 for everyone.

There's a group tennis class that's right for you at Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center this fall! Old or young, experienced or beginner, if you want to learn tennis or improve your game, check out our tennis lessons on We offer multiple sessions of the same level class at different times and days of the week, so that it's easy for you to find one that fits your schedule. These 6-week classes start the week of December 7.

USTA 10 and Under Tennis Parent
& Child Tennis

Tennis "Boot Days" and
10 and Under Tennis Play Days

Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced Level Tennis for six different age groups (from age 4 to 55 and up!) at PBA

Cardio Tennis Matchplay Tennis Tennis Clinics & Camps
Sign up for Spring Tennis beginning March 8 at!
Summer Camp Registration Promo

Montgomery Parks Summer Camps Registration!

fall registration banner

Summer Camps Registration Is Underway at Montgomery Parks!

Montgomery Parks offers fun-filled half- and whole-day summer camps throughout June, July and most of August. Camps are open to all children in Montgomery County, Frederick County, Howard County, Prince George's and beyond. Be sure to check out Camps that offer Early Bird Registration discounts! It's easy to find your favorite camps with our new search tool. Click to start your search!

Parks Rec n Roll!

Check out The Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center featured on our county show PBA Parks Rec n Roll

Seasonal Contracts

Lottery for Seasonal Court Time at PBA

The 2015-16 season runs from October 1, 2015 through Aprill 21, 2016. The deadline for submitting an application is February 22 2015. After all the applications are reviewed and court times assigned, there may be a few courts available. Watch this webpage and/or our Facebook page for updates. Applications are available at the front desk and the link below. Please feel free to call us at 301-765-8650 if you have questions. We look forward to seeing you at Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center in the upcoming season!

2015-2016 Seasonal Court Time Application Packet for Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center

(no fee increase for four years in a row!)
6 am $532.00 ($19/hr) 6 am $532.00 ($19/hr)
7am - 4 pm
$896.00 ($32/hr)
7am - 7pm $1,120.00 ($40/hr)
5pm - 10pm $1120.00 ($40/hr) 8 pm - 9pm (Sundays only)* $1,120.00 ($40/hr)

$588.00 ($21/hr)

(Sundays only)

$700.00 ($25/hr)

*On Saturdays after 8pm, Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center is available for group parties or special events. For more info, see "Tennis Parties" below, or call us at 301-765-8650.

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Spot Time

Spot time may be booked at Pauline Betz AddieTennis and/or Wheaton IndoorTennis up to 8 days in advance. We hope this makes scheduling spot time more convenient for you. You may reserve up to two hours of spot time per day, either as two bookings of one hour each, or one booking totaling two hours. All spot time reservations begin on the hour.

Check out available court times at the center at Click on the tab labeled “Rental Info & Booking" at the top of the page, then click on any of the three options in the "Book Facility" section. Select the desired facility (in this case, "Pauline Betz Addie Tennis / Cabin John") and follow the prompts. A list of the available spot times for the next eight days will appear.

How to Reserve Spot Time
  1. Online
    To reserve spot time online, you'll need an active ParkPASS account--it's free, and easy to register.
    To sign up for a new ParkPASS account, visit (<-- If this link is broken, go to, click on the tab labeled “My Account” and select "Create New Account.")
    Please allow up to 48 hours to receive your ParkPASS confirmation, account number and PIN number.

    To reserve spot time, go to, and click on the tab labeled “Rental Info & Booking" at the top of the page. Then click on any of the three options in the "Book Facility" section. Select the desired facility (in this case, "Pauline Betz Addie Indoor Tennis") and follow the prompts. A list of the available spot times for the next eight days will appear. Each "day" begins at midnight (12:00 a.m.)--so if you're a night owl, you can hop online at midnight and reserve a court for later that same day, or up to 7 days later. Visa and MasterCard are accepted on ParkPASS.
  2. By Phone
    Call us at 301-765-8650 any time between 6am and midnight Monday - Friday; 6am - 8pm Saturdays; or 6am - 11pm Sundays. We'll take your Visa or MasterCard payment over for the phone and confirm your reservation.

2014/2015 SPOT TIME FEES through April 30, 2015
6 am
7am - 4pm
7am - 4 pm
5 pm - 10pm
5pm - 7pm
5 pm - 7 pm
8pm - 10pm
8pm - 9pm


Summer 2015 SPOT TIME FEES | May 1 - August 31, 2015
6am - 11pm
only $12
6am - 8pm
only $12
6am - 8pm
only $12

If you cancel your spot time... least 24 hours in advance of your reservation time, the full amount paid for that spot time will be credited to your ParkPASS account. If you'd prefer a refund to your credit card, or a check (if you paid with a check), a 20% administrative fee will be deducted from the total amount of the refund.
...less than 24 hours in advance of your reservation time, no credit will be given for the amount paid for that spot time.

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Give the Gift of Fun with a Montgomery Parks Gift Card

Montgomery Parks ParkPASS Gift Card
These great new Montgomery Parks gift cards are good at almost all Montgomery Parks facilities, and can be used to pay for classes and programs, spot time or Pro Shop purchases at the tennis centers, as well as public skating sessions and skate rentals at the two ice rinks, classes at Parks Nature Centers, boat rentals at Lake Needwood and Black Hill Boats, classes at South Germantown Driving Range, and much more! Load any dollar amount you like onto your card--the cards never expire and can be reloaded at any time. They're currently available for purchase at Wheaton Indoor Tennis, Pauline Betz Addie Tennis Center, Wheaton Ice Arena and Cabin John Ice Rink, with plans to expand to other Montgomery Parks facilities soon. Get one today for yourself or a fun-loving friend!

* Cards cannot be purchased or used online, or used at Brookside Gardens Gift Shop at present. However, you may use your Gift Card to register and pay for classes by visiting the hosting facility in person, or calling them to register over the phone.

Private Lessons

Private lessons with accredited instructors are available for both indoor and outdoor (in season) courts. View or download a list of USPTA- or USPTR-certified, approved instructors here, and call us at 301-765-8650 if you have any questions. Please note: Only contracted Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) instructors may teach private and/or group lessons and charge a fee on Montgomery Parks tennis courts. Any member of the public is welcome to work with other direct family members on Montgomery Parks tennis courts.
Tennis Instructor List

Rent the "Smash" Ball Machine

Smasher - Ball Machine Want to work on your returns but can't find a partner? Rent the "Smash" ball machine! This helpful silent partner can be set to feed balls to you at different speeds and feed rates--you can even adjust the controls to vary heights and spin! Rent the "Smash" for just $10 per hour! Just call the facility to reserve your court time (if you don't have a seasonal court time contract), and rent the "Smash" for an hour or two.

See the "Smash" in action here!

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From I-495/Capital Beltway, take Exit 36 for MD Route 187, Old Georgetown Road. From Old Georgetown Road, make a left onto Democracy Blvd and continue to 7801 Democracy Blvd.

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Rules and Regulations

Patrons are required to adhere to all Indoor Tennis Rules and Regulations, as well as M-NCPPC Rules and Regulations.

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Date of last update: 2-3-15