Join the paddle community

To participate in any Greater Cleveland Platform Tennis Association activities, you need to be a member of a club with paddle facilities and a member of the GCPTA. 

Your $55 annual fee includes a discounted ($35 not $55) membership to the American Platform Tennis Association which provides the magazine, live streaming and scoring of tournaments and player ranking. The remaining $20 stays here in Cleveland to help grow the sport.

Save your id and password as it will be necessary to sign up for all leagues and tournaments this year.

More specifically your dues go to

  1. Management of the prestigious Cleveland Masters (local and national players) and the incredibly fun Cleveland Cup (local only players) tournaments.

  2. Administrative support to other local tournaments, such as the Blarney Cup & Paddle for a Purpose events.

  3. Management of paddle leagues.

  4. Monitoring the condition of all our paddle facilities and assisting the area clubs in identifying cost effective measures to maintain these facilities to the highest level.

  5. Education programs to all skill levels, young and old including connecting players to teaching professionals at all our local partner clubs.

  6. Raising awareness of the sport through the coordination of public relations programs with local newspapers and television stations.

  7. Coordination of efforts to develop public paddle programs and facilities.

  8. Your discounted ($35 not $55 dues to become an annual member of the American Platform Tennis Association, our national governing body of platform tennis.