Pickleball (50 Plus)

50 Plus Anniversary LogoFunny name, addictive game! Pickleball is a fun and competitive sport that is a mash up of tennis, ping pong, wiffle ball, and badminton. The rules and style of the game are similar to tennis. The court is sized like badminton. The paddles used are somewhat like a ping pong paddle and the ball looks like a wiffle ball. It’s one of the fastest growing sports in America and has caught like wildfire across the KC Metro.  

Start playing with us anytime at one of our Drop In locations listed below. Check out the calendar for upcoming lessons and workshops. Already playing? Sign up for one of our many tournaments offered throughout the year.  

Watch a clip of the Regional Tournament here!

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More male pickleball players at New Century Fieldhouse tournament

Pickleball Lessons and Workshops 

Pickleball: Pickleball Beginning Lessons
Learn how to play the game all your friends are talking about! Equipment provided and space is limited to 8 players.
1 - 1 1/2 hr. lesson - $14 / $15 nonresidents           

8280    Matt Ross Community Center              4/21     Wed       1:30 pm

10238  Matt Ross Community Center             5/12      Wed        1 pm

10239    Matt Ross Community Center          5/12      Wed         2:30 pm 

Pickleball: Pickleball Workshops
Designed for beginner and intermediate players who want to take their pickleball game to the next level. Space is limited to 8 players. Equipment available. Preregistration required.
1 - 1 hr. lessons - $12 / $13 nonresidents           

8284    Matt Ross Community Center     Smash/Blocking            4/21      Wed       3 pm

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Drop-In Play Locations

COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

Pickleball players on court at the Matt Ross Community Center
New Century Fieldhouse Pickleball Courts

New Century Fieldhouse

Tuesday -Thursday 9 AM - 1 PM

Wednesday - Competitive play 9 AM - 1 PM

Six courts

$4 drop-in per person per day 

10 punch card $35 or 20 punch card $70

Pickleball Players on two indoor pickleball courts at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

Mondays - 11:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesdays - 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Thursdays - 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Fridays - 10:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Two courts

$3 drop-in per person per day

R Park Pickleball Courts

Outdoor Courts at R Park

Two lined courts

Available during park hours

man playing pickleball on outdoor courts in a park

Outdoor Courts at Meadowbrook Park

Eight lighted, dedicated pickleball courts

7 AM to 10 PM

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50 Plus Tournaments

Click the tabs below to learn more about our tournaments!

  1. Winter Rally
  2. Summer Slam
  3. Regional (35+)

Winter Rally Pickleball Tournament - 50+

Blue Valley Recreation Center at Hilltop
 7720 W. 143rd St., Overland Park, KS

2021 tournament cancelled due to COVID-19.  Check back this fall for 2022 dates.

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18+ Pickleball Programs

Discover 18+ pickleball opportunities for leagues and tournaments at the
Adult Sports Pickleball webpage.

Two pickleball players waiting to receive a serve from a female player in a black shirt.
Man in green shirt and man in blue shirt holding pickleball paddles and displaying their medals.