Pickleball in Pittsburgh

PICKLEBALL It is a fun court game for all.........

One of the fastest growing Sport in the world and in Pittsburgh also. Pickleball is a combination of ping pong, tennis, and badminton. Anyone can learn to play in 5 minutes. Pickleball is played on a court smaller than a tennis court, with a paddle (wood, composite or graphite), using a ball similar to a wiffle ball. It is a great workout for players of all ages.

Just go http://usapa.org/whatis_pball/index.php and see what is about.

Pittsburgh East Pickleball plays at the Penn Hills YMCA (11816 Frankstown Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235).  Winter hours are currently in effect.  We have three courts and play from 9:00 - 12:00 Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  It is open play and players of all levels are welcome.  You do not need to sign up; just come.  The Y has rackets if you do not have one. 

Fees:  If you join the Penn Hills Y, there is no charge for Pickleball.   Non-members pay $5/person/day to play. There is no charge for those who have
Silver Sneakers.  (Check with the Y if you're not sure if you're covered.  412-795-2600.)

To receive periodic updates on schedule changes, please click on the "Contact Us" tab above. 

Other Pickleball Locations:  We do not have a comprehensive list of Pickleball opportunities throughout Pittsburgh.  However, groups  do play in the following areas:

  • YMCA in Natrona Heights (5021 Freeport Road, Natrona Heights, PA 15065; 724-295-9400.  Check directly with the Y for schedule and payment rates.)
  • Sportzone in Murrysville (behind the Sheetz on Business Rt 22).  Contact James Troxell (rcchaser@aol.com) for more details about playing times and costs.
  • There are one or two groups in the north hills
  • The Jewish Community Center in the South Hills provides opportunities to play.  Click on the file below for details and contact information.
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Earl Novendstern,
Apr 9, 2014, 11:46 AM
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