50 Plus Pickleball

If you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen.Funny 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.  

Call 913-826-2830 for additional pickleball questions. 

Cancellation Policy: Within seven days of lesson/class, cancellations are nonrefundable.

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LESSONS & WORKSHOPS

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  1. Matt Ross Community Center
  2. Meadowbrook Park
  3. New Century Fieldhouse

Beginning Pickleball Lessons: 
Learn how to play the game all your friends are talking about! Equipment provided and space is limited. Preregistration is required. 
Please call 913-826-2830 for additional questions. 

Matt Ross Community Center - 1 - 2 hr. lesson - $16 / $18 nonresidents   

  • 24376 - Wednesday, January 25 from 9 - 11 am   
  • 24377 - Wednesday, February 22 from 9 -11 am
  • 24379 - Wednesday, March 22 from 9 -11 am 
  • 24378 - Wednesday, April 12 from 9 - 11 am

Pickleball Workshops: 
Designed for the intermediate player who wants to take their game to the next level. Equipment provided and space is limited. 
Preregistration is required. Please call 913-826-2830 for additional questions. 

Matt Ross Community Center - 1 - 1 hr. lesson - $14 / $15 nonresidents        

  • 24408 - Serve/Return - Wednesday, January 25 from 10:30 - 11:30 am 
  • 24409 - Fore/Backhand - Wednesday, February 22 from 10:30 - 11:30 am 
  • 24410 - Lob/Smash/Defense - Wednesday, March 22 from 10:30 - 11:30 am     
  • 24413 - Dinking - Wednesday, April 12 from 10:30 - 11:30 am          
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LEAGUES

Are you looking for some friendly competition while meeting new player? 
Meadowbrook Park hosts Spring, Summer and Fall convenience leagues throughout the year.
 

2023 Spring Convenience League

Meadowbrook Park Pickleball Courts
9101 Nall Avenue, Prairie Village, KS

League begins 4/2 - Registration 2/13

Convenience leagues are designed for players to schedule their own games. Participants will be given a schedule with the teams they will play each week. Courts will be reserved for league play on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8 - 10 AM or evenings from 6 - 8 PM. Players are responsible for their communication with the League Director and other teams. Players are responsible for finding their own partner. Equipment not provided. 

 Visit League webpage for more details. 

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TOURNAMENTS

Click on the tabs for upcoming tournaments. 

  1. Winter Rally
  2. Lucky Shots
  3. Summer Slam
  4. Regional
  5. Paddle Battle
  6. Paddles & Pies

Winter Rally 
Pickleball Tournament - 50 +

Blue Valley Recreation Center at Hilltop
7720 West 143 Street, Overland Park, KS

Friday, February 10, 2023


Register Here! (Opens 12/5 at noon)


Tournament Information:  

Registration Fee: $30 - Fee includes individual registration for both gender and mixed doubles.
Competition Events: Men's, Women's, and Mixed Doubles
Ratings: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5+
Tentative Schedule: Gender in morning, mixed in afternoon
Rules: USA Pickleball - This is not a sanctioned event.
Age: Players must be the age of 50 by 12/31/23
Format: Round Robin into Single Elimination
Pickleball: TBD
Surface: Indoor Multipurpose Gym Floor
Net: Temporary
Prize:  1st, 2nd, 3rd place medal 

Registration Information:

Registration Open: Monday, December 5 at noon
Registration Closed:  Friday, January 27 at 4:30 pm (Payment due at this time)
Cancellation Deadline: Monday, February 6 at 4:30 pm
Registration Form: Registration form will be available on Monday, December 5 at noon. Both players will be required to fill out the online form and waiver.
Registration Policy:  Players registrations will NOT be considered complete until a member from JCPRD has contacted the player for confirmation and payment. We ask for players to be patient during the registration process and wait to hear from JCPRD. Players with completed registrations will be given top priority in tournaments. This means, if you submit your registration form with TBD for your partner or your partner does not submit their form, a team on the waitlist with a completed registration may take your position. 

Payment Information:

Phone: Complete payment over the phone by calling 913-826-2830. Charge payments accepted Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm. Please do not submit credit card payment information via mail, email or voicemail.

 Contact the Tournament Director, Mallory Ozier, at [email protected] or at 913-826-2832,  Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-4:30 pm.

Thank you to our partner:

Blue Valley Rec Symbol of sun


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COURT LOCATIONS & DROP-IN PLAY

Play and practice with fellow pickleball players. Times and days are subject to change due to court availability.

Pickleball players on court at the Matt Ross Community Center

Matt Ross Community Center

Indoor Pickleball Courts

Monday - Friday

9 am - 1 pm 

Two courts available 

$3 drop-in fee per person, per day

Equipment and balls provided

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

Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

Indoor Pickleball Courts

Monday - Friday

9 am - 1 pm 

Two courts available 

$3 drop-in fee per person, per day

Equipment and balls provided

New Century Fieldhouse Pickleball Courts

New Century Fieldhouse

Indoor Pickleball Courts

Tuesday - Thursday 

*Competitive play on Wednesday

9 am - 1 pm 

Six courts available 

$4 drop-in fee per person, per day

Punch cards available

Equipment and balls provided

man playing pickleball on outdoor courts in a park

Meadowbrook Park

Outdoor Pickleball Courts

7 am - 10 pm 

Eight courts with lights

Free to the public

No equipment provided

R Park Pickleball Courts

R Park

Outdoor Lined Tennis Courts

Available during park hours

Two courts without lights

Free to public

No equipment provided

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