Some City of Buffalo tennis courts will open Friday


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB)–Starting tomorrow, the City of Buffalo will open tennis courts in parks with social distancing measures in place.

Mayor Brown says 20 of the 41 city park tennis courts will be open to the public.

Parks with open tennis courts include:

  • JFK Park (Pine/Clinton St.) – 2 of 4 courts open 
  • Houghton Park (Spann/Casimir St.) – 1 court open 
  • McCarthy Park (East Amherst entrance) – 1 of 2 courts open
  • Roosevelt Park (foot of Roosevelt Ave.) – 1 court open 
  • Hennepin Park (Hennepin/Greene St.) – 2 of 4 courts open 
  • Delaware Park (Police Radio Tower) – 2 of 5 courts open 
  • Delaware Park (near Colvin Entrance) – 2 of 4 courts open 
  • Delaware Park (McMillan/Nottingham) – 3 of 8 courts open
  • Riverside Park (Tonawanda St.) – 1 of 2 courts open
  • MLK Park (near Greenhouse) – 2 of 4 courts open
  • Front Park (Busti Ave.) – 1 of 2 courts open
  • Cazenovia Park (Warren Spahn Way) – 2 of 4 courts open

City officials say they will monitor the use of the courts and make changes if necessary. The courts are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Also happening Friday, the Belle Center will be giving away free bags of groceries to families in need at 104 Maryland Street, Mayor Brown says.

Distribution runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Troy Licastro is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2018. See more of his work here.

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