Pickleball Leagues 2021
High Point offers men’s and women’s progressive doubles leagues and mixed leagues.
“Progressive” means that each player registers individually. Each week, you will be assigned a new partner, in addition to your opponents. “Mixed” is a fixed partner, male/female team. All leagues run for (7) weeks, with match play held on the same day and at the same time.
Winter I League Play starts January 27, 28, & 31.
Pickleball Women’s 3.0 Progressive Doubles League (Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.) Full, join the waitlist!
Pickleball Women’s 3.5 Progressive Doubles League (Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.) Full, join the waitlist!
Ready to “mix it up” on the courts? High Point regularly offers themed two-hour, adult pickleball mixers. Players will be asked to self-rate when registering. Format is progressive doubles. Mixers are advertised on this site, Facebook and Instagram. If you need to withdraw from a mixer or open play, please call High Point at least 24 hours in advance. Withdrawals within the 24 hour window will not receive a refund of their fee.
Please make sure to show up a few minutes early. No shows may be prohibited from participating in future mixers.
If you are registering other family members or friends, please make sure that they are aware of this. Please double check that they haven’t planned to register independently, through a different Parks and Recreation account.
Withdrawals from Open Play must contact High Point at least 24 hours before start of play to receive a refund).
High Point offers a full slate of programs and activities to get you out on the court and enjoying this popular sport.
What exactly is pickleball? Pickleball is:
- A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.
- Played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net.
- Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.
- Played as doubles or singles.
- Can be enjoyed by all ages and skill levels
Meet Tammy Patys! Tammy joined High Point in June, 2020 as our Pickleball and Tennis Professional. She has an extensive background in both sports ~ as a competitor and as an instructor.
Over her professional career, Tammy competed in eight grand slam tennis tournaments and continues to medal in every Pickleball Tournament entered.
You can read more about Tammy’s background by clicking the “Our Team” link at the top of this page.
Take a class! Start at any level based on your play experience. Descriptions for each of the five levels & proficiency expectations is included below. Links to schedules & registration follow the descriptions. Registration for all programs is processed through Plano Parks and Recreation. Note: If an activity is full, please add yourself to the waitlist!
*All pickleball activities, including Open Play, require pre-registration*
Beginner Pickleball – In depth overview of rules, court layout, equipment, strategy, and game play. Key skills covered: Follow the pathway of the ball; Learn the strokes: forehand, backhand, and overhead; Serve & return the ball; Engage in volleys. To advance to next level: Players serve, return, and volley with a consistency of 3/10.
Advanced Beginner I Pickleball – Improve your ground strokes, overheads, volleys and serve. Designed for the player who has limited Pickleball experience and/or has taken the beginner class. Key Skills Covered: Add direction and control to forehand and backhand shots; Improve technique on serves, volleys, and drive shots, Initiate a dink rally. To advance to next level: Players execute serves, returns, and volleys with a consistency of 4/10.
Advanced Beginner II Pickleball – Create confidence in your game and enhance your technique. Designed for the player who has taken the Advanced Beginner I class. Key Skills Covered: How to transition from baseline to non-volley zone/kitchen; Execute a third shot drop; Slow the ball down. To advance to next level: Players execute serves, returns, and volleys with a consistency of 6/10.
Learn N Play I Pickleball – Perfect your game using skills and drills on the court. Class time consists of instruction and drills with the Pickleball Pro, followed by game play against fellow classmates. Designed for the player who has taken the Advanced Beginner II course. Key Skills Covered: Serve and return deep into the court; Engage in advanced crosscourt dinking using height, depth, and pace control; Incorporate topspin into volleys; Execute a third shot drop with control. To advance to next level: Players execute serves, returns, and volleys with a consistency of 7/10.
Learn N Play II Pickleball – Enhance your Pickleball game using skills and drills on the court. Class time consists of instruction and drills with the Pickleball Pro, followed by game play against fellow classmates. Designed for the player who has taken the Learn N Play I class. Key Skills Covered: Execute a consistent third shot drop from the baseline; Block and return fast volleys using a variety of shots and speeds; Set yourself up for a powerful Erne shot; Amaze your opponents (& yourself!), with an Around the Post (ATP) shot. In preparation for league play: Players learn how to serve, return, and volley with a consistency of 8/10.
Participants must call High Point to withdraw from a class at least one week before the first class. Withdrawals within one week will not receive a refund of fee charged.
Check out our Pro Shop
Thinking about purchasing new equipment? Demo paddles are available at no extra charge to try out while playing at High Point. Our pro shop carries both paddles and outdoor balls for purchase.
Renting a Court & Annual Pass Information: High Point has eight courts with regulation pickleball lines. Court reservations are highly recommended and may be booked up to two days in advance. Do you expect to play frequently? We offer single and family annual court passes. Please note: Passes are not transferrable. Family passes apply to immediate family members only (parents & children). Pass holders may book a court up to two days in advance and court availability is not guaranteed. Court fees and annual passes are listed below.
$3.25 for Plano residents
$4.33 for non-residents
(rates include sales tax and are per player)
Court rentals are for 90 minutes.
You may reserve a court up to two days in advance.
Annual Plano Resident Court Pass Memberships:
Good for one year from date of purchase. “Resident” status means physically resides in Plano, TX.
Adult Resident $150.00 + Tax
Youth Resident $85.00 + Tax
Resident Family $260.00 + Tax
Annual Non-Resident Court Pass Memberships:
Adult Non-Resident $230.00 + Tax
Youth Non-Resident $130.00 + Tax
Non-Resident Family $390.00 + Tax
*Annual Pass Memberships do not guarantee a court is available at the time requested. Passes apply only to the regular court reservation for that individual or covered family members.
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