DB Racquet Club
5100 NW 53rd Ave
Gainesville, FL 32653
Site Update: 01/24/2016

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Welcome to DB!
    DB members Carrie Parker Warren, Eing Van Roy and Sona Kaushal have created a fun way for club members to give back to their community.
    The program will support and sponsor a charity per month. 11 charities have been selected for 2016. Students can get volunteer hours by helping us deliver the items collected at the end of each month.
    Please contact Sona Kaushal and Tracy at the Pro Shop.
    No one is obligated to donate items. This activity is done in the truest spirit of doing Service.


    PACE. (March)
    ALTRUSA (April)
    BOULWARE SPRING CHARTER SCHOOL -Thanksgiving Baskets (Nov)
    Check the Pro Shop for the lowest prices on
    the newest WILSON frames!!! Also, deep
    discounts on other racquets as well.
    Prices at or below Internet pricing
    without the shipping time!!!
  • Tennis Membership
    includes use of entire facility.
    No initiation fee.
  • Racquetball/Fitness Membership
    includes use of entire facility with the exception of tennis courts.
    No initiation fee.
  • Pool Membership
    includes use of pool area and locker rooms.
    No initiation fee.
  • Please call or visit the Pro-Shop for current fee information.
  • DB Player List
  • DB Member Contacts
  • DB Racquetball Player List
  • On-Line Court Reservations

Don Blair
USPTA Certified.

Played Varsity tennis at Florida State (named team captain), Wilson Teaching Staff member, Professional 1 Rating from USPTA. Former Junior Coordinator for UF coaches Andy Brandi and Ian Duvenhage. Lessons & clinics to members and non-members. Top-rate tennis instruction since 1992.
DB - 352 377-9580
cell - 352 514-1009

Dave Blair
USPTA Certified.

All American and 1992 NCAA Doubles Champion at UF. Won the NCAA doubles championship with Mark Merklein in 1992. Prince Team Member. Lessons and clinics to members and non-members. Top-rate tennis instruction since 1995.
DB - 352 377-9580

Tracey Begley
Top ten in the state of Florida throughout Junior Career. USTA amateur tennis player of the year 1986. Played top 3 at Florida State University with a full scholarship. 5.0 National level champion - State Champion. Over 15 years teaching experience. Specializes in fun and exciting clinics for children of all ages. Lessons and clinics to members and non-members. Contact:
DB - 352 377-9580

Brad Feussner
PTR Certified.

4.0 National Champion. Over 12 years teaching experience. Former assistant at Haile Plantation. Lessons and clinics to members and non-members. Top-rate tennis instruction since 1997.
DB - 352 377-9580
cell - 352 328-8920

Paul Reese
USPTA Certified.

20 years experience teaching tennis and is certified by the USPTA . Prince National Team Member. Lessons and clinics to members and non-members.
DB - 352 377-9580
  • DB Advanced Junior Academy
    for current times and days offered please contact the pro shop
    for State and Nationally ranked juniors
  • DB Big Shots Intermediate Program
    for current times and days offered please contact the pro shop
    for up and coming ranked juniors

  • Private Lessons available from all DB Pros
  • DB After School Programs
    Beginner & Intermediate Clinics
    Thursdays 4:30-6:00
    for Beginner and Intermediate Juniors
  • DB Summer Camp
    We offer a program for all ages (5-15) and all ability levels (beginner-advanced). Camp size is 30-60 campers. End of week camp round-up includes prizes for most improved, best attitude and Camper of the Week. Average coach to camper ratio is 1:10. Coaching staff includes db Racquet Club teaching pros, college level pros and members of the UF tennis teams and high school players who train with us throughout the year (many who attended our camp in years past.) Please see the Pro page on this website for details on our teaching pros.
  • Please call the pro-shop at 352 377-9580 with any questions.
  • DB Men's Doubles
    every Monday night at 6pm - all levels - all doubles - sign up in the pro-shop
  • FREE DB Member Clinics
    once every two months on a Saturday morning - all levels, men and women - sign up in the pro-shop
  • DB hosts USTA League play at all levels in all divisions.
    DB teams regularly win the local league season and progress to Regionals, Sectionals and Nationals.
    Check with Tracy in the pro-shop to sign up to play on a DB team!
  • GOWTL - "Day League"
    DB hosts one 2.5 team, one 3.0 team; two 3.5 teams; two 4.0 teams and one 4.5/5.0 team. Check w/Don in the pro-shop to sign up for DB Day League! -- GOWTL Website
  • Adult Tennis Instruction
    private, semi-private and clinics for both members and non-members at reasonable rates. Tennis lessons and clinics are scheduled with an individual pro for your convenience. DB teams enjoy the benefits of regular coaching and clinics by the DB pros.
    Call the pro-shop for current rates for lessons and clinics.
  • BRAND NEW Fitness Center
    with a full complement of free weights, treadmills and stationary bikes and weight machines. Call the pro-shop (352 377-9580) to set an appointment with DB's personal trainer.
  • DB's Outdoor Pool
    is very popular in the summer months. Various swim lessons for all ages are held in the pool. Call the pro-shop (352 377-9580) for more details. A separate pool membership is offered.
  • DB Racquet Club has the only air-conditioned racquetball courts in Gainesville. DB offers a separate racquetball membership which includes the use of everything at DB except the tennis courts at a very reasonable fee.
  • DB member, Gordon Kelly is the current Regional and National Champion for 2009 in his age group.
  • We have Brent Huber who is a super player who competes in the open here in Florida.
  • Russ Deegan is coordinating lessons and clinics on Sunday at 10 am. He is doing a lot to help new players get started correctly. Also, Russ has won many Florida titles in the past as a top player in his own right.
  • Tom Cousins from South East Car Agency is a very skilled player too, and is interested in getting involved in competition.

  • The US Racquetball Association
  • The Florida Racquetball Association
  • DB Racquet Club is a wonderfully designed racquet and fitness club located in northwest Gainesville. Owned and operated by Don and Dave Blair, DB is Gainesville's finest private tennis club. DB has 8 shady har-tru clay courts and 2 hard courts, indoor racquetball courts, a brand new fitness center, outdoor pool, a new club-house complete with pro-shop, restrooms with showers, and a beautiful covered lounge and viewing deck.
  • DB Pros are all highly trained, USPTA certified, tennis professionals and offer the best tennis instruction in northern Florida.
  • DB Members and DB Juniors are among the finest recreational tennis players in Florida. Join us! - new players are always welcome to the club! DB has many on-going programs for adults and juniors at all levels.
  • DB Members can log-in to their own account on this website and join and use the DB 'Player List' and make online court reservations. Add your Profession and Website to the Contact List - let your fellow DB members know what you do! We also have a list of Racquetball Players - log in to your Member Account and sign up!
  • Call the pro shop to book tennis and racquetball courts, inquire about memberships, tournaments, clinics, and special events: 352-377-9580.

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