Pickleball

Pickleball

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Similar to tennis and badminton, pickleball is played with a few varied rules on a shortened court with a net that is slightly lower than a tennis net, using a paddle and a small wiffle ball.

Indoor Open Pickleball
Pickleball is played in the Community Center gym, view the current gymnasium schedule to find out when indoor open pickleball is available.


Pickleball Drills

Dates: Tuesdays, Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 30 from 8:30–9:30 a.m. (no drills July 3, 5; Aug. 9)
Location: Riley Lake Park Pickleball Courts, 9180 Riley Lake Road
Cost: A pickleball drills punch card is $25 plus tax for nine punches. Punch cards are available at the Community Center beginning May 1. Drop-in players may participate if there is space available by paying $5 in cash or check at the court.

Pickleball drills are a great way for players to work on improving their skills; details available in the Summer Drills Schedule [PDF].

Sign up at edenprairie.org/Register.


Fall Adult Pickleball League Information

Mondays  (Outdoor Open Teams 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0)
Dates: Aug. 20–Oct. 1
Time: Noon
Location: Staring Lake Park (new permanent courts)
Registration: Eden Prairie residents July 19–25, non-residents July 26–Aug. 8
Cost: $20 per team; Size: Max. 16 teams
Five weeks of regular season play with one week of playoffs. Leagues may be broken down into divisions based on skill level.

Wednesdays  (Indoor Individual Ladder League 4.0+)
Dates: Sept. 26–Dec. 19
Time: 6:45 p.m. or later
Location: Community Center Gym
Registration:  Starting Sept. 7 players may register for one Community Center indoor fall league. If leagues aren't filled Sept. 14 players may sign up for a second league.
Cost: Community Center members $25, non-members $45
This league is for players who have played in 4.0+ tournaments or have competed successfully in the City of Eden Prairie pickleball Wednesday 4.0 leagues. Players should have strong kitchen and at-the-net volley skills. Players should only register if they are available at least eight weeks of the 11-week season.

Thursdays  (Mixed Doubles Teams Upper 3.0, 3.5, 4.0)
Dates: Oct. 4–Dec. 21
Time: 7:10 and 8:40 p.m.
Location: Community Center Gym
Registration: Starting Sept. 7 players may register for one Community Center indoor fall league. If leagues aren't filled Sept. 14 players may sign up for a second league.
Cost: $45 if both players are Community Center members, $65 if one or both players are not members
Sign up as a two-person mixed doubles team (one man/one woman). There are two divisions of play (upper/lower). There are 11 weeks of play, including the regular season and playoffs. Matches are four games to 11 points. This is primarily for players who have participated in 3.0–3.5 play or have competed successfully in the City of Eden Prairie pickleball leagues.

Questions? Email Adult Athletics

Related Links
Pickleball Central
Pickleball on the NBC Nightly News
Pickleball Rating Descriptions
USA Pickleball Association

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