Pickleball

Pickleball

Welcome to Peachland Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in Recreation. Challenge your friends to this exciting game which is played on a badminton court, using tennis rules, a racquet that resembles a ping pong paddle and a wiffle ball. Appropriate footwear such as inside court shoes is recommended. New players are encouraged to attend a Pickleball clinic before attending a regular session.

Drop in Rules

Schedule and Drop in Rules

Pickleball is becoming more and more popular every season. There is often high demand for play times--Pickleball sessions are limited to 20 players per playtime. As such, the Peachland Recreation Department has created drop in rules for calling in to reserve a spot. Please read and follow the Pickleball call in rules (located on the right side of the webpage) if you would like to be placed on the drop in list.













For a full listing of times and availability, please refer to the below schedule or call 250.767.2133 for more information.

Winter 2017

We endeavor to provide a variety of recreational and competitive play opportunities to Peachland residents and guests. Volunteers support the pickleball program by helping manage the day to day operation of program. Please choose a program below best suited for you. Ranking is based on IFP Pickleball Rating system. Volunteers can also assist you in finding out your rating. A brief description is below; however, for a detailed description, please see the recreation staff or volunteers.

Rating 1.0-3.0

  • Minimal to no knowledge of the game
  • Can sustain short rally with player of equal ability
  • Some knowledge of court positions
  • Developing basic shots (forehand, backhand, volley, overhead and serve)

    Rating 3.0-4.0

  • Consistent on serve and service return for medium and faster paced balls
  • Improved skills with basic shots and developing shot placement skills including direction and depth control
  • Beginning to anticipate opponent’s shot and attempt lob and dinks with little success
  • Exhibits some aggressive net play

    Rating 4.0-5.0

  • Consistent and dependably strokes including directional control and depth on both forehand and backhand shots
  • Reliable serves, lobs, overheads, approach shots and volleys and can use a spin shot with some success
  • Anticipates a shot and regularly can hit a winning shot
  • Forces an opponent into making errors
  • Aggressive net play and teamwork in doubles

    Outdoor Courts

    Coming Soon!

    With Financial Support from Community Infrastructure Program

    Thanks to contributions from the Federal Government Community Infrastructure Program, Peachland will be building 2 outdoor Pickleball Courts spring 2017. The courts will installed in Lambly Park adjacent the existing Tennis Courts. Construction is expected to begin late spring with an summer opening. For additional information contact Cheryl Wiebe, Director of Community Services.