Pickleball

Man playing pickleball

Pickleball is a racquet sport which combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) offers a variety of options for open pickleball play as well as organized tournaments and ladder leagues.

Outdoor Pickleball Courts

Looking to play Pickleball outside? We have Pickleball lined courts available in two of our parks (available for free on a first-come, first-serve basis)! 

Pickleball Tournaments & Ladder Leagues

DPR also offers Pickleball tournaments and ladder leagues throughout the year.

Visit our Facebook page to view photos of our Pickleball Ladder.

Tournament & Ladder League Registration
Visit ActiveNet to view our current offerings and to register.

Indoor Drop-In Pickleball

Participants can enjoy friendly gameplay in a climate-controlled indoor setting. Indoor Pickleball will focus on the main components and learning the strategy of the game.

Durham Parks and Recreation offers drop-in indoor Pickleball at select recreation centers. Preregistration is not required.

For a full list of dates and times to play Pickleball at our Recreation Centers visit ActiveNet.

Ages City Resident Non-City Resident
16-18 $0 $5
19-54 $4 $9
55+ $3 $8

If you attend Indoor Drop-In Pickleball on a regular basis, consider purchasing a Pickleball Punch Pass. We offer multi-visit punch passes in increments of 10 visits, 25 visits, and 50 visits. Our Monthly Wellness/Open Gym Pass also includes the ability to participate in Drop-In Pickleball.