Men’s Rules & Regulations

The WPTC (Winnetka Platform Tennis Club) is a private, member’s only club. The following rules apply to all members and will be enforced as necessary by the WPTC Board. Only WPTC members, whose dues are fully paid, may play on a team.

Note – The WPTC is a distinct organization from the Winnetka Park District (WPD) and the WPTC rents court time from the WPD which has agreed to maintain the paddle hut and the courts.

Team Membership Requirements and Membership Clarifications

A. Be a Winnetka Platform Tennis Club (WPTC) Member, as a resident or non resident of Winnetka.

B. Returning members can fill out a survey to inform the Men’s Committee about their preferences for the upcoming season. New members should contact head pro Greg O’Neil at or a Men’s Committee Coordinator ( for evaluation and placement on a team.

C. Register on this website and pay full individual club dues no later than July 15. Due to limited court availability, players paying club dues later than July 15 may be placed on a waiting list for the upcoming year.

D. Players who are not fully paid will not be permitted to roster on a WPTC team or the CPTC web site.

E. A member will not be allowed to play in a league match if he has not paid his club dues as stated above, nor will he be allowed to enjoy court privileges or any other benefits of the WPTC membership.

F. WPTC members have to abide by all CPTC (Chicago Platform Tennis Charities) rules as published on the CPTC web site located at under the Rules tab at the top of the page.

G. There are no discounts, reduced memberships or free memberships offered to any individuals (i.e.; park district employee or any playing pro).  Refunds may be provided in the case of injury or relocation, but only on a case-by-case basis, with approval of the WPTC Board.

H. Membership Fees for the 2019-2020 season: $850 for CPTC League play and $650 for Sunday Night North Shore League, both fees include food, balls and membership in the APTA, the national governing body for platform tennis.

I. Guest Policy – A member may bring up to 3 guests to play with him/her on one court and not incur guest fees. If two courts are reserved, at least 2 WPTC members must be playing. 3 members for 3 courts, and so on. This policy applies during day use only.

J. Our paddle facility is unmanned.  All members are expected to clean up after themselves after use of the courts and hut.  CCTV is used by the Winnetka Park District to mitigate any potential issues with theft or vandalism.