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CHAMPAIGN (IL) AREA PICKLEBALL
We are a group of people from the Champaign IL area (including the surrounding communities) that enjoy the game of Pickleball and get together to play, as often as we can.  We meet new people, exercise, and have FUN...
 
This website contains all kinds of resource information about Pickleball in general (including videos) and information about "locations" and "clubs" to play Pickleball in the Champaign Area. 

The Champaign Area Pickleball provides it's voluntary services (as available) in order to promote the sport of Pickleball.

"Clubs" or "Locations" may distribute the link to this website as a resource for their members, in lieu of setting up their own Pickleball-specific website.  "Club"/"Location" webpages can be setup with information such as a location map, schedule, fees, parking, etc.  (See the Left Margin)  Assistance could be provided to help setup a Pickleball program, staff training, clinic, demonstration, lessons, tournaments, speaker, etc.  Use the Contact Us page for your initial contact.

Newcomers to experienced players may use the website as a resource of information (including videos) about Pickleball or for "clubs"/"locations" that offer play and including schedule, fees, etc.  (See the Left Margin)  Tournament information will also be posted on the Announcements page.  Use the "Search this site" box above and enter "tournament" to quickly find all of the listings.  Use the Contact Us page to ask your Pickleball questions.

The curious may use the website to help answer their questions about what is Pickleball, watch videos of Pickleball action, or checkout the rules.  Use the Contact Us page to ask your Pickleball questions.

Check-out Champaign Area locations to play at USAPA Places to Play in IL
 
*Champaign - Hessel Park (April 15 - Sept 15); see listing in Left Column; watch the Pickleball Calendar in the Right Column

*Champaign - Spalding Park (March 7 - Sept 15); see listing in Left Column; watch the Pickleball Calendar in the Right Column

*Champaign - Douglass Gym (Fall 2016); see listing in Left Column; watch the Pickleball Calendar in the Right Column

Rantoul - Wabash Park (see listing in Left Column; (more info posted on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)
 
*Savoy - Recreation Center (year-round); see listing in Left Column; watch the Pickleball Calendar in the Right Column
 
*Urbana - Brookens Gym (Fall 2016 & Winter 2017); see listing in Left Column; watch the Pickleball Calendar in the Right Column

and Our East Central IL Pickleball Friends in:

*Bloomington/Normal - multiple locations (details posted on USAPA website under both Bloomington and Normal in Places To Play section - IL); 4 new outdoor courts now opened at Rollingbrook Park "The Pickle Barrel"

Cerro Gordo - Born Park (details posted on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)

*Danville - Boys & Girls Club (details posted on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)

*Decatur - Decatur multiple locations (details posted on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)

*LeRoy - YMCA (details postd on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)

*Matoon - YMCA (details posted on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)

*Monticello - Burke Park (details posted on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)

Normal - see Bloomington/Normal above

*Tilton - Madden Park (details posted on USAPA website in Places To Play section - IL)

* represent active Pickleball locations

Recent Announcements

  • Pickleball US Open Pro Tournament Finals on TV - May 20th May 9, 2016 - On Fri May 20th at 6:00pm CST, the CBS Sports Network (channel 221 on Direct TV) will televise the US Open Pro Division Men's Doubles ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 7:15 PM by Richard Mahan
  • Springfield Pickleball Tournament - July 8-10 May 9, 2016 - The 4th annual Scheels Pickleball tournament in Springfield IL will be July 8-10.  The tournament is listed on the pickleballtournaments.com site.  Last year we had ...
    Posted May 9, 2016, 7:17 PM by Richard Mahan
  • 50+ Pickleball Tournament - Pekin IL Apr 4, 2016 - 50+ Pickleball Tournament at Parkside Athletics (8 indoor courts) 300 Redbud Memorial Dr in Pekin IL - Fri May 13: 100pm Singles - Sat May 14 830am Doubles/Mixed ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2016, 5:06 PM by Richard Mahan
  • Where is my closest IL Pickleball court??? ver 1.0 Apr 2, 2016 - Announcing the release of a new version of the IL Pickleball Court search.  In this major upgrade to ver 1.0, the search is expanded to the ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2016, 3:22 PM by Richard Mahan
  • Where is my closest Pickleball court? ver 0.3 Mar 19, 2016 - Announcing a link to a new function on the Champaign (IL) Area Pickleball webpage: Where is my closest Pickleball court?  It is similar in functionality to a ...
    Posted Apr 2, 2016, 3:23 PM by Richard Mahan
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East Central IL's Only Outdoor Pickleball-dedicated Court at Hessel Park in Champaign IL
(Thanks to the CPD folks...) 
 

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