Grounds Festival opens at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center
Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day will be the official launch of Net Generation, the USTA's new approach to inspire the next generation of tennis players. Embracing all aspects of youth play for kids aged 5 – 18, the objective of Net Generation to provide a kid-friendly, safe connection to the sport, while also serving as a platform to celebrate individuality and self-expression. Net Generation will make it easier for kids and their parents to learn about tennis and get into the game in schools, parks and tennis clubs across the country.
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Interactive Games and Family Activities – free for all!
- Net Generation Tennis
- adidas creators court
- Emirates Airline Beat the Pro
- Get Fit and Play
- IBM Speedzone
- Wilson Future Stars
- Face Painting
- Juggling Workshop
- Hair Beading and Braiding
- Balloon Artists
- Roving Entertainers
- US Open American Express Fan Experience
9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Watch the pros practice (Louis Armstrong Stadium, Grandstand, Court 17 and Practice Courts 1-6)
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Festival Stage hosted by Radio Disney – free concert with up-and-coming musical talent
Gates open to Arthur Ashe Stadium
Stadium Show begins – Great seats for $10 & $25
Stadium Show concludes
* All times Eastern
** Schedule and events subject to change