Pickleball

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.  

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Masked pickleball players wait for match at tournament

PICKLEBALL LESSONS & WORKSHOPS

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  1. Lessons
  2. Workshops

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 to register.
1 - 2 hr. lessons - $14 / $15 nonresidents  

9821              Matt Ross Community Center            8/25   Wed        1 pm 

14375             New Century Fieldhouse                   9/1      Wed        1 pm 

14370             Matt Ross Community Center           9/23     Thu         9 am            

14376             New Century Fieldhouse                   10/6     Wed        1 pm

14371             Matt Ross Community Center           10/19   Tue         9 am

14377             New Century Fieldhouse                   11/3     Wed        1 pm 

14372             Matt Ross Community Center           11/16   Tue         9 am

14378             New Century Fieldhouse                   12/1     Wed        1 pm

14373             Matt Ross Community Center           12/16   Thu         9 am


Beginner Pickleball 101

Learn all things pickleball!   Class will cover terminology, rules, basic hits, serves and more!  Bring your own paddle. 

4 - 1 1/2 hr. lesson - $45 / $51 nonresidents

14594             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  9/14    Tue        10am 

 

Intermediate Drilling 

Dinks, Drop shots, volley and groundstrokes.  Improve your game by learning and implementing fun and effective drills to daily practice.  Bring your own paddle.

4 - 1 1/2 hr. lesson - $45 / $51 nonresidents

14595             Meadowbrook Park Clubhouse                  9/15    Wed       10am

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Meadowbrook Park Summer Convenience League

June 6 - July 22 - Registration Closed
$35 per player / per division 

Meadowbrook Park pickleball courts
9101 Nall Avenue, Prairie Village

Visit our league website for more details! 

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PICKLEBALL TOURNAMENTS

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  1. Summer Slam
  2. Regional
  3. Winter Rally

Summer Slam Pickleball Tournament - 50+

Thursday, June 17 - 3.5 & under
Friday, June 18 - 4.0 & up

Lenexa Community Center
13420 Oak Street, Lenexa, KS

Thursday, June 17 - 3.5 & Under:  
Men's Division:  
1st Place: Jeff Mehaffey & Eric Parra 
2nd Place: Chris Cardone & Scott Koerper
3rd Place: Kenneth Burkhardt & Gary Smith 

Women's Division:
1st Place:  Zahra Alattar & Michelle Roth
2nd Place:  Darcie Bearden & Linda Weber 
3rd Place:  Jeanette Miller & Jody Howery

Mixed Division: 
1st Place:  Todd Natenberg & Zahra Alattar
2nd Place:  Keith Rock & Michelle Roth 
3rd Place: Gary Pickert & Linda Weber

Friday, June 18 - 4.0 & Above  

Men's Division:
1st Place:  Ray Hubbard & Chuck Auer
2nd Place:  Mark Gruber & Don Ellis
3nd Place:  Lee Tenold & Jack Laney 


Mixed Division:
1st Place: Chuck Auer & Susan Peters
2nd Place:  Kalen Karbowski & Beth Madden
3rd Place:  Mark Gruber & Beckham Linton


Congratulations to our winners! 

For tournament questions, please contact the Tournament Director,  Mallory Ozier, at mallory.ozier@jocogov.org or at 913-826-2832 Monday-Friday from 8:00 am-4:30 pm. 

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DROP-IN PLAY 

Meet up with friends or join in on the fun with drop-in pickleball times!

COVID-19 Policies & Procedures

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

New Century Fieldhouse

Tuesday through 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

Monday through Friday

9 AM - 1 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


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Outdoor Courts at Meadowbrook Park

Eight lighted, dedicated pickleball courts

7 AM to 10 PM