There are several answers to the these questions. The RCTA's principle mission is to maintain the red clay courts in Riverside Park, which the RCTA rescued in the mid-80s after years of neglect. Maintenance starts in the very early spring with the RCTA's biggest and most important task of the year: the annual resurfacing of the courts, a labor intensive project that takes 6 weeks and keeps the courts in mint condition.
It all begins with a deliver of 10 tons of red clay … Watch
The Riverside Clay Tennis Association, an affiliate of Riverside Park Conservancy, is an active, not-for-profit association with over 1,000 members, that maintains and operates the bustling public red-clay tennis court facility along the busy Hudson River Greenway in Riverside Park near 96th Street. In addition to maintenance and operation, the RCTA offers a wide array of programming for adults, juniors and seniors.
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