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Palo Alto Pickleball Club

 
 

Welcome to the Palo Alto Pickleball Club

Drop-in Play, Seven Days a Week!

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Meet our 500 members. Ages 5 to 93, we have little in common other than our love of pickleball.

Pickleball and friendships. Our motto is “Arrive as a Stranger and Leave as a Friend”

 

We play on 15 outdoor public courts at Mitchell Park in Palo Alto. Download/view more info HERE.

 

15 courts 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 7 days a week.

8 courts 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. 7 days a week (4 with lights).

Download/view more info HERE.

Camraderie, exercise, competition – because it’s FUN!

 

Club members and visitors abide by certain court-sharing guidelines. Download/view more info HERE.

Learn how to play and how to improve your game at USAPA.

Join Us

To become a member through December 31, 2020, download the application below, and send it with a check to our Membership Chair, Amy L (address on the application). 

You may also put your form+payment in the "Completed Forms" envelope on the picnic table, however it's only available when Amy is at the courts.

Membership questions HERE.

Benefits & Dues

MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:
               

  • Challenging play for all abilities

  • Free clinics

  • Round robins and tournaments with prizes

  • Challenge ladders for all levels

  • Potluck pickleball parties

  • Great camaraderie!

  • Magnetic name tags

  • 5% discount at Pickleball Central

    • discount code: CRPAPC

 

MEMBER DUES PROVIDES FOR:

  • Insurance (required by the City)

  • Nets and balls

  • Storage lockers

  • Court Maintenance

  • Paddles for visitors

 
 

Classes

CITY OF PALO ALTO RECREATION CLASSES

Amy Lauterbach and Cindy Leonard will be co-teaching a  Winter Season Beginners Class through the City of Palo Alto starting in January.  Registration begins December 3 for Palo Alto residents, and December 10 for non-residents.

See details in the Winter edition of the Enjoy! Activity Guide.

BEGINNERS CLASS 1

Fridays, January 10 - 31 (10:30AM - 12PM)

BEGINNERS CLASS 2

Fridays, February 7 - 28 (10:30AM - 12PM)

Clinics

NEW TO PICKLEBALL?

Introductory sessions every Sunday and Tuesday evening at 6:00. No reservation needed; non-members welcome. Cancelled if it's raining or if the courts are still wet from prior rain.

KATHY'S CLINICS

Given from time to time. Club members will receive an invitation email from Kathy.        

See photos of previous sessions.

Video from Kathy's latest clinic here.​​

SPRING AND SUMMER CLASSES


In the Spring, Kathy Levinson will be teaching an Intermediate class. Rich Pearson and Mia Di Giovanni will be teaching additional Beginners classes.

Next summer, Jocelyn Tseng will be teaching a family-friendly pickleball class for parents and their kids. Class times to be determined. 

 

Details will be published in the Spring and Summer editions of the Enjoy! Activity Guide.

 

Annual Events

GOLDEN STATE PICKLEBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

(see 2019 photos)

BAY AREA SENIOR GAMES

(see 2019 photos)

Weekly Calendar

View the regular weekly drop-in play schedule and coordinate play with others during the week.

MEMORIAL DAY

Round Robin & Potluck (see 2018 photos)

4TH OF JULY

Firecracker Tournament & Potluck

(see 2018 photos)

LABOR DAY

Round Robin & Potluck

(see 2019 photos)

ENCORE GAMES

(see 2018 photos)

TURKEY WADDLE

(see 2018 photos)

 

Press

"Pickleball's Popularity" Palo Alto Weekly, August 2, 2019

 

"Pickleball Picking Up Steam on New Courts at Rengstorff Park" Los Altos Town Crier, June 19, 2019

 

"Victory for Pickleball Enthusiasts"

Daily Post, April 27, 2019

 

"Palo Alto Pickleballers Volley for a Win in Battle Over Courts…" Peninsula/Press March 19, 2019

 

"Palo Alto Pickleball"

Viking Sports Mag Online, December 3, 2018

 

"Senior Athletes Meet Their Match…"

Palo Alto Online, April 8, 2018

"New Pickleball Courts Planned for Mitchell Park" ​Palo Alto Online, January 5, 2018

"Pickleball goddess on a mission to get more courts" – The Mercury News, July 6, 2017

Radio

Monica Interview Pt1 - KCBS Radio
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Monica Interview Pt2 - KCBS Radio
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Video

Channel 7 ABC News host Amanda del Castillo came to Mitchell park to do a news segment about our club.

(April 29, 2019) View news segment HERE.

"Behind the Headlines - The Rise of Pickleball". Palo Alto Weekly podcast interview with Monica on pickleball's popularity (August 2, 2019).

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