L'Hirondelle Club of Ruxton clubhouse

Racquet Sports

paddle tennis courtRacquet sports has been at the center of our Club’s sporting activities for close to 100 years. L’Hirondelle provides the top year-round, private country club racquet facilities in Maryland. Our 2 acre racquet facility includes:

  • 15 Har-Tru clay tennis courts, four of which are lighted for premium evening play.
  • Six lighted platform tennis (paddle) courts.
  • A full service tennis and paddle pro shop offering the latest equipment and clothing lines.

The combination of the facilities and tennis professional staff, allows L’Hirondelle to play host to a dynamic competitive and social tennis experience for the whole family.

Our Director of Racquet Sports – Kent Chalmers 

tennis player

Kent has over 30 years of coaching experience and has directed programs in the U.S. and Australia.
·   Certified PTR, PPR, PPTR
·   First 100 Pro’s to be certified in tennis, pickleball, and paddle tennis in the USA
·   USA High-Performance Coach
·   Certified Tennis Coaches Australia
·   Tasmanian Coach of the Year
Kent has a passion for racquet sports and developing players to help them achieve their goals. He has worked with all levels of players from beginners to nationally ranked juniors.