Where to Play Pickleball in the UK

Pickleball was invented in Washington state (USA) in 1965 and has gained popularity especially in the last decade leading it to become the fastest growing sport in the US. Recently Pickleball has become more and more popular on this side of the Atlantic with many clubs and courts popping up around the UK.  

Below you'll find an interactive map and list of places to play Pickleball along with contact details and playing hours whenever possible.  If you know of any other places to play Pickleball in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland please leave your comment at the bottom of the post so we can update our list. 

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England

Places to Play Pickleball in England:

Berkshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Berkshire, England:

  • Newbury Tennis Club
  • Address: Poplar Place, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 1NA
  • Playing Info: Thursday 18.30 to 19.30. Group is for all ages. Two outside courts
  • Contact: Brown at pickleballuk@gmail.com
  • Charters Leisure Centre
  • Address: Devenish Road Sunningdale, Berks. SL5 9QY
  • Playing Info: Saturday: 10 – 12am and Monday: 6 – 8pm
  • Contact: Paul Telling: email paul@thestudiofarnham.co.uk Telephone 01252 783617 Mobile 07768 716002

Bristol Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Bristol, England:​

  • Bedminster Down School Sports Hall
  • Address: Donald Rd, Bristol BS13 7DQ
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 19:00 to 21:00. For other times and locations contact club.
  • Contact: Roberto Rospo via email pickleballbristol@gmail.com, Tele: 07901752693 or via Fcebook
  • Bristol Facebook Page www.facebook.com/pickleballbristoluk

​Buckinghamshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Buckinghamshire, England:​

  • Beacon Sports Centre & Theatre
  • Address: Holtspur Way, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1RJ
  • Playing Info: Thursday evenings: 5.45 - 7.15
  • Contact: Peter Gibbs: via email: gibbspcf@hotmail.com

Devon Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Devon, England:​

  • Kenn Centre
  • Address: Exeter Rd. Kennford, Exeter, EX6 7UE
  • Playing Info: Starting Monday 02/01/2017 at 11.00 - Also on Sundays from 15/01/2017 at 11.00
  • Contact: William Price on tel. 01392 832604 or email : wizzybizyone@gmail.com
  • Chulmleigh Sports Centre
  • Address: Beacon Road, Chulmleigh, Devon EX18 7AA
  • Playing Info: Sundays 10.00 to 12.00
  • Contact: Peter Older at admin@cra-csc.org or Mike Harris at mikecjh2002@gmail.com
  • Totnes Pavilion
  • Address: Borough Park Rd, Totnes TQ9 5XW
  • Playing Info: For playing info contact reception
  • Contact: Jamie Manning on Tele. No. 01803 862992 if not available speak with reception.

Dorset Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Dorset, England:​

  • Littledown Leisure Centre
  • Address: Chaseside, Bournemouth, BH7 7DX
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 11.00 to 12.00
  • Contact: Ken Lovell, Email: Kenclovell@gmail.com or Telephone: 07854 281818

East Sussex Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in East Sussex, England:​

  •  Shinewater Sports Centre
  • Address: Milfoil Drive, Eastbourne BN23 8ED, UK
  • Playing Info: 3 Courts on Monday 11.00 to 13.00 and Saturday 16.00 to 18.00
  • Contact: Karen Thomas email: kgstewartthomas@gmail.com
  • Etchingham CE School
  • Address: Parsonage Croft, High Street, Etchingham, East Sussex, TN19 7BY
  • Playing Info: Thursday evenings at 5:45 pm for 2 hours
  • Contact: James & Elaine Pooley 01580 819197 or email:jamespooley566@btinternet.com
  • Downs Leisure Centre
  • Address: Sutton Road, Seaford, East Sussex BN25 4QW
  • Playing Info: 2 Courts Thursday 10.00 to 12.00
  • Contact: Karen Thomas email: kgstewartthomas@gmail.com
  • Alciston & Selmeston Village Hall
  • Address: The Street, Selmeston, East Sussex BN26 6UG
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 14.00 to 16.00
  • Contact: Margaret Weller email: magswellerselmeston@gmail.com

Essex Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Essex, England:​

  • Halstead Leisure Centre
  • Address: Colne Road, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2HR
  • Playing Info: Pickleball is played at various times during the week. Contact David and Diana
  • Contact: David and Diana Rowe, email: dcrowe4250@btinternet.com or Tele. No: 01376 335285
  • http://www.fusion-lifestyle.com/centres/halstead_leisure_centre/home

Hertfordshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Hertfordshire, England:​

Wodson Park Sport and Recreation Centre:  Braughing and District Pickleball Club

  • Address: Wadesmill Rd, Ware, Herts, SG12 0UQ
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 14:00 to 16:00
  • Contact: Christine Neyndorff: via Tele: 01763289325 or 07903387669

Kent Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Kent, England:​

  • The Weald Sports Centre:  Cranbook Pickleball Club
  • Address: Angley Road, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 2PN.
  • Playing Info: Friday morning from 09:30 to 12:30 and Sunday 09.30 to 11.30
  • Contact: Martin Hobbs, email: martin@childrenspartyfun.co.uk or tel: 07702 126571
  • Maidstone YMCA Pickleball Group
  • Address: Melrose Close, Cripple Street, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6BD
  • Playing Info: Pickleball is played at various times during the week.
  • Contact: Reception on 01622 749404 for times and dates.
  • Wye Village Hall:  Wye Pickleball Group
  • Address: Recreation Road Wye Kent TN25 5EA
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 19.00 -21.00
  • Contact: Chris and Tony Graddock Tele: 01233 861142 or email: graddock@btinternet.com
  • Ramsgate Leisure Centre: Invicta Pickleball Club
  • Address: High St, Ramsgate, Kent CT11 9TT
  • Playing Info: Friday 18:30-20:30
  • Contact: Lee: 07951170349 or Patrick: 07715250803, or email Invicta-pickleball@outlook.com
  •  Baypoint Club: Thanet Pickleball Club
  • Address: Ramsgate Rd, Sandwich, Kent, CT13 9QL
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 18:30 to 21:30 and Sunday 10:00 to 13:00
  • Contact: Club via email - info.thanetpickleball@gmail.com
  • *Beginners Welcome Sundays. Please contact club.

Lancashire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Lancashire, England:​

  • Roefield Leisure: Bashall Barnstormers Pickleball Club
  • Address: Edisford Road, Clitheroe, BB7 3LA
  • Playing Info: Thursdays 18.00 to 19.00, two courts
  • Contact: Telephone reception on 01200 442188 Or email Elaine Shallcross at elaineshallcross@hotmail.com
  •  St Peter’s Leisure Centre : Burnley Active Adults Pickleballers
  • Address: Church Street Burnley Lancashire BB11 2DL
  • Playing Info: Active Adult Sessions play Mondays and Thursdays 10.00 to 12.00
  • Contact: John Nuttall on Tele. No. 07973421192, or Telephone Reception Burnley Leisure - 01282 664444
  • Burnley Leisure Website www.burnleyleisure.co.uk/centres/st-peters-leisure-centre/
  • Spirit of Sport Leisure Centre
  • Address: Blessed Trinity RC High School, Ormerod Road, Burnley, BB10 3AA
  • Playing Info: Monday evening 19:00 to 21:00
  • Contact: John Nuttall on Tele. No. 07973421192, Maureen Smith on 01282 433706 or email maureen273@btinternet.com

Lincolnshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Licolnshire, England:​

  • Birchwood Leisure Centre: Lincoln Pickleball Group
  • Address: Birchwood Leisure Centre Birchwood Avenue, Lincoln, LN6 0JE
  • Playing Info: Wednesdays from 14.00 to 15.30
  • Contact: Richard Geddes by Telephone: 01522826814 or via email: dggeddes@hotmail.com

Norfolk Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Norfolk, England:​

  • Dereham Leisure Centre. Dereham Pickleball Group
  • Address: Station Road, Dereham, Norfolk. NR19 1DF
  • Playing Info: Wednestday 13:00 to 14:30
  • Contact: Chris Taylor - mobile: 07825471456 or Reception on Tel: 01362693419
  • Cliff Park High School Sports Hall:   Gorleston Pickleball Club
  • Address: Kennedy Avenue, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31 6TB
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 19.30 to 22.00 and Sunday 10.00 to 12.00
  • Contact: Roger Birtwistle email: tenvilleproducts@btconnect.com. or by telephone on 01493 667373. Mobile 07710 065260
  • Location: Wensum Sports Centre: Norwich Pickleball Club
  • Address: 169 King Street, Norwich, NR1 1QW
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 19:30 to 21:30, Sunday 16:30 onwards
  • Contact: email club at: norwichpickleball@gmail.com
  • UEA Sports Centre, University of East Anglia
  • Address: Norwich Research Park, Norwich, NR4 7TJ
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 09:40 to 11:00 – FILL (Fitness In Later Life, over fifties)
  • Contact: email club at: norwichpickleball@gmail.com

Northamptonshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Northamptonshire, England:​

  • Brackley Leisure Centre: Brackley Pickleball Club
  • Address: Springfield Way, Brackley, Northants. NN13 6JJ
  • Playing Info: Monday 19.00 to 21.00
  • Contact: Steve White via email: contact@brackleypickleball.co.uk

Oxfordshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Oxfordshire, England:​

  • White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre : Pickleball in Abingdon
  • Address: Audlett Drive, Abingdon, OX14 7 3PJ
  • Playing Info: Tuesdays 15.00 to 16.00, Wednesday 08.30 to 09.30 and Saturday 17.00 to 18.00.
  • Contact: Gill Smith at gillsmith666@icloud.com
  • Willowbrook Leisure Centre: Pickleball in Didcot
  • Address: Bowmont Water, Didcot OX11 7AF.
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 13.00 to 15.00
  • Contact: Laura Godfrey at generationgames@ageukoxfordshire.org.uk or Telephone 01235 849403
  • Kidlington and Gosford Leisure Centre: Pickleball in Kidlington
  • Address: Oxford Road, Kidlington, OX5 2NU.
  • Playing Info: Friday 19.45 to 21.30
  • Contact: Ian or Maureen Wilson via email - info@pickleballoxon.org.uk
  • Location: The Warriner School: North Oxfordshire Pickleball Club
  • Address: Bloxham Grove Rd, Bloxham, Oxfordshire OX15 4LJ
  • Playing Info: Monday and Thursday 19.30 to 21.30
  • Contact: Steve Hughes at stevethughes@hotmail.com or Susie Hughes at susiestailoring@btinternet.com
  • Thame Leisure Centre: Thame Pickleball Club
  • Address: Oxford Road, Thame, Oxon OX9 2BB
  • Playing Info: Monday (2 courts) - 11.15 to 13.15 & Tuesday (4 courts) - 09.45 to 11.15
  • Contact: Telephone reception on 01844 215607 or email: thame@gll.org
  • Wantage Leisure Centre: Play Pickleball in Wantage
  • Address: Portway, Wantage, OX12 9BY
  • Playing Info: Thursday 5.30 - 6.30 pm
  • Contact: Wantage Leisure Centre Tel: 01235 766201 Or Alan Robinson, alanrobinson@clara.co.uk
  • Windrush Leisure Centre: Play Pickleball in Witney
  • Address: Witen Way, Witney, OX28 4YA
  • Playing Info: Monday 16.00 to 17.00
  • Contact: Frances Bird at francesbird@hotmail.com or Eleonore Bruyere at eleonorebruyere@hotmail.com

Somerset Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Somerset, England:​

  • Kings Fitness & Leisure Club: Pickleball in Cheddar
  • Address: Station Road, Cheddar BS27 3AH
  • Playing Info: Thursday 20:00 to 21:00, 21:00 to 22:00 & Saturday 14:00 to 15:00, 15:00 to 16:00
  • Contact: Steve Bamber on 07775 663754 or email steve@cheddarpickle.co.uk
  • CheddarPickle Website http://www.cheddarpickle.co.uk/

South London/Surrey Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in South London, England:​

  • Waddon Leisure Centre:  Pickleball on the Wandle
  • Address: Purley Way, Waddon, Croydon, Surrey CR0 4RG.
  • Playing Info: Friday & Saturday 10:00 to 12:00
  • Contact: Sophié via Tele No: 07825284584 or email sophie.doessport@gmail.com
  • Richard Challoner School, South London Area Pickleball (SLAP) (New Malden, Surrey)
  • Address: Manor Drive North, New Malden KT3 5PE.
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 19.30 to 21.30
  • Contact: Mike Daly, email: panto23@aol.com, tel: 07900 805 782 or Louise Stephens, email: lardylou@blueyonder.co.uk, tel: 07748 987 390.
  • Tadworth Leisure Centre: South London Area Pickleball (SLAP) (Tadworth, Surrey)
  • Address: Cuddington Close, Epsom, Tadworth KT20 5JG
  • Playing Info: Friday 18.30 - 20.30 and Sunday 09.00 -11.00 - 4 courts
  • Contact: Mike Daly, email: panto23@aol.com, tel: 07900 805 782 or Louise Stephens, email: lardylou@blueyonder.co.uk, tel: 07748 987 390.
  • Lightwater Leisure Centre: Runnymede Royals Pickleball Club Lightwater
  • Address: Lightwater Country Park, The Avenue, Lightwater, Surrey GU18 5RG
  • Playing Info: Tuesday, 14.00 to 16.00
  • Contact: Paul Telling: email paul@thestudiofarnham.co.uk Telephone 01252 783617 Mobile 07768 716002
  • David Lloyd Farnham: Play Pickleball in Farnham
  • Address: Monkton Lane, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 9ND
  • Playing Info: Wednesday Mornings, 10.00 - 12.00
  • Contact: Gill Bushell via email: gillianbushell@btinternet.com
  • Charters Leisure Centre: Runnymede Royals Pickleball Club Berks
  • Address: Devenish Road Sunningdale, Berks. SL5 9QY
  • Playing Info: Saturday: 10 – 12am and Monday: 6 – 8pm
  • Contact: Paul Telling: email paul@thestudiofarnham.co.uk Telephone 01252 783617 Mobile 07768 716002

Tyne & Wear Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Tyne & Wear, England:​

  • Tyneside Badminton Centre: Newcastle Pickleball Group
  • Address: Bowness Road, Slatyford, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE5 2TA
  • Playing Info: Group plays Thursday 14.30 to 16.30
  • Contact: Peter McCue on 01912 848223 (home) or 07827 776101 (mobile) or email at harryandjessie46@aol.co.uk

West Midlands Pickleball Clubs

  • Dorridge Village Hall: Dorrige Pickleball Club
  • Address: Grange Road, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 8QA
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 14.30 to 16.00
  • Contact: Robert Tabb at robert.tabb73@gmail.com
  • King George VI Memorial Hall: Hockley Pickleball Club (Indoor)
  • Address: 2655 Stratford Road, Hockley Heath, Solihull B94 5NH.
  • Playing Info: Thursday from 13.00
  • Contact: Sue Wharam at suewharam@yahoo.co.uk
  • Bentley Heath Park:  Hockley Pickleball Club (Outdoor)
  • Address: off Widney Road, Hockley Heath, Solihull, B93 9BQ
  • Playing Info: Sundays 10.30 to 12.00 in the summer, Public FREE.
  • Contact: Sue Wharam at suewharam@yahoo.co.uk

Wiltshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Wiltshire England:​

  • Downton Leisure Centre: 1st New Forest Pickleball Club (Downton, Wiltshire)
  • Address: Wick Lane, Downton, Nr Salisbury Wiltshire SP5 3NF
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 17.15 to 19.00 and Thursday from 17.15 to 19.00
  • Contact: Doug Gemmell at dougandsally@btopenworld.com Tele No. 01725 513283
  • Springfield Community Campus: Corsham Pickleball Group
  • Address: Beechfield Road, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9DN
  • Playing Info: Thursday 19.30 to 21.30
  • Contact: Kevin Brown - thekevinbrown@aol.com, Romola Blunden - romola.blunden@btinternet.com or contact reception on 01249 468460

Yorkshire Pickleball Clubs

​Places to Play Pickleball in Yorkshire, England:​

  • Eldroth Village Hall:  Austwick Piccalillis
  • Address: Eldroth Road. Eldroth. Austwick. Lancaster. LA2 8AQ
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 09.00 to 12.00
  • Contact: Anthony Klej, Tele. 07768438569 or e.mail austwickpiccalillis@yahoo.com
  • Giggleswick School Sports Hall, Austwick Piccalillis
  • Address: Giggleswick, Settle BD24 0DE
  • Playing Info: Saturday 10.00 to 12.00
  • Contact: Anthony Klej, Tele. 07768438569 or e.mail austwickpiccalillis@yahoo.com
  • St.John Fisher RC High School, Harrogate Pickleball Club (Formally Knaresborough Pickleball Group)
  • Address: Hookstone Drive, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8PT
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 17.00 to 19.00
  • Contact: Art & Sue Severn, via email - sue_severn@yahoo.co.uk or by Tele. No: 01423 861443
  • Tadcaster Leisure Centre: Tadcaster Pickleball Club
  • Address: Station Road, Tadcaster, Yorkshire, LS24 9JE
  • Playing Info: Friday 14.00 to 16.00
  • Contact: Cathy MacDoughall at cathymac007@btinternet.com
  • Thorner Victory Hall: Thorner Pickleball Group
  • Address: Carr Lane, Thorner, Nr Leeds, LS14 3EY
  • Playing Info: Wednesday 14.30 to 16.30
  • Contact: MacDoughall at cathyman007@btinternet.com

Northern Ireland

Places to play Pickleball in Northern Ireland

County Antrim Pickleball Clubs

  • Glenmore Activity Centre
  • Address: 43 Glenmore Park Hilden Co Antrim Lisburn BT27 4RT
  • Playing Info: For playing info contact reception
  • Contact: Contact James Tate on Tel 028 92662830
  • Lagan Valley LeisurePlex: Lisburn Pickleball Group
  • Address: 18 Lisburn Leisure Park, Lisburn, County Antrim. BT28 1LP
  • Playing Info: For playing info contact reception
  • Contact: Reception on 028 9260 0254 for times group plays.

Scotland

Places to play Pickleball in Scotland

Aberdeenshire Pickleball Clubs

  • Aberdeen Sports Village Sports Centre: Play Pickleball in Aberdeen
  • Address: Linksfield Road Aberdeen AB24 5RU
  • Playing Info: Fridays 11:00 am – 12:00 md, cost of the sessions is £1.20. Tea and coffee available at the cafe on site.
  • Contact: Sports Centre Reception on 01224 438900 for further information
  • Alex Collie Sports Centre
  • Address: Cardens Knowe, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8PE
  • Playing Info: Wednesdays 12:30pm – 2:00pm. The cost of the sessions is £2.05 and includes tea and coffees
  • Contact: reception on 01224 578700 or 0845 601 36 11

Dumfriesshire Pickleball Clubs

  • Lockerbie Town Hall
  • Address: High Street, Lockerbie, DG11 2ES
  • Playing Info: Tuesday 6-15 to 7-00: For children of primary school age. Tuesday: 6-30 to 8-30: For children of secondary school age and adults. Wednesday: 1-30 to 3-00: For beginners Thursday: 6-30 to 8-00: For secondary aged children and adults.
  • Contact: Pat Burnet at patburnett12@googlemail.com or Ray Varrie at raymondvarrie@yahoo.com

Lanarkshire Pickleball Clubs

  • Allander Leisure Centre: Glasgow North Pickleball Group
  • Address: Milngavie Rd, Bearsden, Lanarkshire G61 3DF
  • Playing Info: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 14.00 to 16.00 on each day.Sessions cost £2.
  • Contact: Mhairi Adam via email - mhairi.adam@hotmail.co.uk or telephone leisure centre reception on 0141 777 3070

Wales

Places to play Pickleball in Wales

Places to play Pickleball in Glamorgan

  • Llantrisant Leisure Centre: Llantrisant Pickleball Group
  • Address: Southgate Park, Llantrisant CF72 8DJ
  • Playing Info: WEDNESDAY morning 10am -12am.
  • Contact: Lynda and Steve via Tele No: 07533 886324 or email: stephen.gorwill@btinternet.com

Places to play Pickleball in Torfaen

  • Cwmbran Stadium
  • Address: Henllys Way, Cwmbran, NP44 3YS
  • Playing Info: Tuesday & Thursday 10.00 To 12.00
  • Contact: John Price, email shunprice6@gmail.com
  • Pontypool Active Living Centre
  • Address: Trosnant Street, Pontypool, NP4 8AT
  • Playing Info: Thursday from 7pm
  • Contact: John Price, email shunprice6@gmail.com

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