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Pickleball offered at High Point!

High Point has eight outdoor regulation Pickleball courts. These represent the City’s first outdoor Pickleball courts. Individuals of all ages and skill levels are welcome to reserve a court and to learn more about this popular sport.

Grab a Paddle.....Pickleball spring kickoff is next week!


Announcing spring open play dates:

Mondays, starting at 9:30am. Play as long as you like!

$5.00 per person

FREE on Monday, March 19


Wednesdays, starting at 7:30pm. Play as long as you like, just remember, we  close at 11:00pm ;-)

$5.00 per person

FREE on Wednesday, March 21


Friday Nights from 6:30pm to 9:00pm during select Fridays each month (check back here or our Facebook page for updates)

$5.00 per person

FREE on Friday, March 30

Group Lessons Available in April!

We will offer Pickleball grorup lessons starting with the April 21-22 (weekend) session, and April 30-May 1 (weekday) session of group instruction.  Registration can be done through the Plano Parks and Recreation website.


Pickleball Rocks With Yellow Ball Black BackgroundRegular Court Rental Fees

$3.00 for residents; $4.00 for non-residents per session of play (1.5 hours). For more information or to reserve a court, please call (972) 941-7170option 4.


Pickleball requires a paddle and a perforated plastic ball (similar to wiffleball). We have demos available to borrow at no charge. High Point will be carrying both paddles and balls in the near future for sale.

History of pickleball

2017 marks the 52nd anniversary of pickleball, as it was invented in 1965 on Bainbridge Island, a short ferry ride from Seattle, by three enterprising dads – Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell, and Barney McCallum. Their children were bored with their usual summertime activities. It evolved from the original handmade equipment and simple rules into a popular sport throughout North America and is now taking off in other parts of the world.

The origin of the game’s name is thought to be derived from the co-inventors’ family cocker spaniel, “Pickles,” who loved to chase stray balls and hide them in the bushes. However, according to Joel Pritchard's wife (Joan), she started calling the game pickleball because “the combination of different sports reminded me of the pickle boat in crew where oarsmen were chosen from the leftovers of other boats.”

Virtually every state and Canadian province has pickleball venues.Currently, the USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) is tracking over 200,000 pickleball players and 12,668 pickleball courts in North America, with an average of 76 new places to play pickleball debuting across the U.S. and Canada each month! 

How to play pickleball: