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18 places you can play pickleball in Austin

The Austin Pickleball Center reopened in February as a prime pickleballing facility in Austin. (Austin Pickleball Center/Facebook)

Austin will soon to be home to Texas' biggest pickleball facility, and for good reason. With leagues cropping up around the city, the sport is quickly being embraced by Austinites of all age ranges and skill levels.

Here's every location that offers pickleball in Austin, from the premier Austin Pickle Ranch to your favorite neighborhood park.


  • Alamo Recreation Center, 2100 Alamo St.:Three outdoor, covered courts, with open play on Thursdays from 3–4 p.m.
  • Austin Tennis Center, 7800 Johnny Morris Rd.: Eight lighted outdoor courts with permanent nets.
  • Bouldin Acres, 2027 South Lamar Blvd.: A hotspot for the city's pickleballers, Bouldin Acres is a restaurant and bar with two pay-to-play pickleball courts.
  • Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center, 808 Nile St.: One indoor court, with open play pickleball on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-5:45 p.m.
  • Dittmar Recreation Center, 1009 W. Dittmar Rd.: Four indoor pickleball courts, with free open play from noon-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Dottie Jordan Recreation Center, 2803 Loyola Lane: Two outdoor courts and one indoor, with open play from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesdays.
  • Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 East Rundberg Lane: One indoor pickleball court, with open play from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturdays.
  • Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st St.: One outdoor court shared with basketball, no net provided.
  • Little Zilker Neighborhood Park, 2016 Bluebonnet Lane: Some outdoor courts, no net provided.
  • Mt. View Neighborhood Park, 9000 Middlebie Rd.: Two outdoor courts shared with tennis courts, no net provided.
  • Pan American Neighborhood Park, 2100 E. 3rd St.: Three free-lighted outdoor courts.
  • Rosewood Neighborhood Park, 2300 Rosewood Ave.: Two outdoor courts shared with tennis courts, no net provided.
  • South Austin Recreation Center, 1100 Cumberland Rd.: Four indoor courts, with open play from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays. Two additional lighted outdoor courts.
  • Bethany Lutheran Church, 3701 W Slaughter Lane: Two indoor courts, $2 admission fee.
  • Cedar Park Rec Center, 1435 Main St.: Six indoor courts, $5 admission fee, with beginner's play from 9-11 a.m. on Mondays and open play from 8:30 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays and Fridays.
  • Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane: Four indoor courts, $10 admission (free for members). Schedule: 6:30-9:30 p.m Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1p.m. Fridays, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays.
  • The Quarries, 11400 N. Mopac Expy: Three indoor courts, with open play at scheduled times throughout the week.
  • Veteran's Park, 2200 Veterans Drive: Four outdoor courts, with open play from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Pickle Ranch, 9110 Bluff Springs Rd.

Austin's upcoming Pickle Ranch will become one of the world's premier pickleball venues once it opens this summer. Featuring 32 pickleball courts, sand volleyball, food trucks and a music venue, the ranch will show its prominence in the pickleball sphere by hosting the first WPF World Pickleball Games in 2022. Learn more here.

​ Alamo Recreation Center, 2100 Alamo St.

Three outdoor, covered courts, with open play on Thursdays from 3–4 p.m.

Austin Pickleball Center, 7800 Johnny Morris Rd.

Austin Pickleball Center is now a hub for pickleball after reopening in February. It includes eight lighted outdoor courts with permanent nets.

Bouldin Acres, 2027 South Lamar Blvd.

(Bouldin Acres/Instagram)

A hotspot for the city's pickleballers, Bouldin Acres is a restaurant and bar with two pay-to-play pickleball courts.

Conley-Guerrero Senior Activity Center, 808 Nile St.

One indoor court, with open play pickleball on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-5:45 p.m.

​Dittmar Recreation Center, 1009 W. Dittmar Rd.

Four indoor pickleball courts, with free open play from noon-3 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday.

Dottie Jordan Recreation Center, 2803 Loyola Lane

Two outdoor courts and one indoor, with open play from 2-5 p.m. on Wednesdays.

Gus Garcia Recreation Center, 1201 East Rundberg Lane

One indoor pickleball court, with open play from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturdays.

Hancock Recreation Center, 811 E. 41st St.

One outdoor court shared with basketball, no net provided.

Little Zilker Neighborhood Park, 2016 Bluebonnet Lane

Some outdoor courts, no net provided.

Mt. View Neighborhood Park, 9000 Middlebie Rd.

Two outdoor courts shared with tennis courts, no net provided.

Pan American Neighborhood Park, 2100 E. 3rd St.

Three free-lighted outdoor courts.

South Austin Recreation Center, 1100 Cumberland Rd.

Four indoor courts, with open play from 6-9 p.m. on Mondays. Two additional lighted outdoor courts.

Bethany Lutheran Church, 3701 W  Slaughter Lane

Two indoor courts, $2 admission fee.

Cedar Park Rec Center, 1435 Main St.

Six indoor courts, $5 admission fee, with beginner's play from 9-11 a.m. on Mondays and open play from 8:30 a.m.-noon on Tuesdays and Fridays.

Jewish Community Center, 7300 Hart Lane

Four indoor courts, $10 admission. Schedule: (JCC members free) 6:30-9:39 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, 8-11 a.m. Saturdays.

The Quarries, 11400 N. Mopac Expy

Three indoor courts, with open play at scheduled times throughout the week.

Veteran's Park, 2200 Veterans Drive

Four outdoor courts, with open play from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Some schedules may be subject to change.

For more information, check out this Austin Pickleball Facebook group or USA Pickleball.

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