Pickleball

Parks and Recreation Director

Joe Walsh
jwalsh@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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PICKLEBALL
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SAVE THE DATE - SPRING TOURNAMENT - APRIL 21-23
More info to come as date nears

SUNDAY FUNDAY PICKLEBALL

Sunday Funday Flyer [PDF]
New this winter, we will offer an exciting opportunity to develop your skills, compete against others, and enjoy a fun day at a rec center.  The day will begin at 10am with an hour of instruction, drills, and games led by Paul Slay followed by tournament or round robin play.  Divisions offered will alternate each week between singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.  Players must register for the date of the event.  Entry will be closed once all spots for a Sunday are filled.  Price is $15..  Players are encouraged to register individually online and to indicate their partner.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR SUNDAY FUNDAY
Registration is open until midnight the Thursday before the event unless all spots are filled.  For more information, please call Jerry Dills at (865) 215-1407.

KNOXVILLE PICKLEBALL

Pickleball is America's fastest growing sport.  It is a mixture of tennis, badmitton, and ping pong.  It's fast, fun, and exciting. No experience necessary.  Pickleball is popular in groups of aging citizens, but is fun for people of all ages!

Join the fun!  Play Pickleball! Equipment available to use at Rec Centers.  No experience required.


Knoxville now has 10 outdoor pickleball courts open to the public. 
- 6 courts at West Hills Park (7624 Sheffield Drive)
- 4 courts at Sam Duff Memorial Park (4060 Chapman Highway)

WINTER 2016 PICKLEBALL OFFERINGS
Click for flyer with offerings [PDF]


OCTOBER 31 - MARCH 3
(Changes during Holidays are listed below and marked by **)

*Rec Centers also available for rentals, block times, leagues, etc.


Deane Hill Recreation Center (3 courts)
7400 Deane Hill Drive * 865-690-0781
Mondays – 11am-2pm
Thursdays – 11am-2pm
**No pickleball on 12/26, 12/29, 1/2, 1/5

Inskip Recreation Center (1 court)
301 West Inskip Road * 865-687-6321
Tuesdays – 9am-10am (Beginners)
Tuesdays – 10am-12pm (Beginners to Low Intermediates)
Tuesdays - 1pm-4pm (Advanced)
Fridays – 1pm-4pm
**No pickleball on 12/23

Lonsdale Recreation Center (1 court)
2700 Stonewall Street * 865-546-0696
Mondays - 1pm-3pm
Tuesdays - 1pm-3pm
Wednesdays - 1pm-3pm
Thursdays - 1pm-3pm
**No pickleball from 12/22 until 1/9

Richard Leake Recreation Center (1 court)
3511 Alice Bell Road * 865-525-2031
Wednesdays - 11:30am-2:45pm
**Call to see if open on 12/28 and 1/4

South Knoxville Community Center (3 courts)
522 Maryville Pike * 865-573-3575
Tuesdays – 6pm-8:30pm
Thursdays – 6pm-8:30pm
**No pickleball on 12/20, 12/22, 12/27, 12/29, 1/3, 1/5

Fall 2016 Pickleball Tournamet Schedules and Brackets:
Men's Singles [PDF] | Women's Singles [PDF]
Women's Doubles (Lower) [PDF]Women's Doubles (Higher) [PDF]
Men's Doubles (Lower) [PDF]Men's Doubles (Higher) [PDF]
Mixed Doubles (Lower) [PDF]Mixed Doubles (Higher) [PDF]

Knoxville's first Pickleball Tournament
April 15-17, 2016
West Hills Park courts * 7624 Sheffield Drive
Singles Draws (Men & Women) (Friday) [PDF]
Doubles Draws (Men & Women) (Saturday) [PDF]
Mixed Doubles Draws (Sunday) [PDF]
Dynamic Sports Divisions (Friday) [PDF]

Pickleball in local news:

9/14/2015 - City of Knoxville Press Release on Courts at West Hills
9/14/2015 - WATE story on Outdoor Pickleball Courts
5/20/2015 - Knoxville News-Sentinel Pickleball Story

For more information about Pickleball, check out www.usapa.org.