Fall Registration 2019

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.

Fall Schedule

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

Peachland Pickleball Fall Schedule 2019

Maximum 20 registrants will be accepted with two additional drop-in spaces available for a total of 22 players. No session Oct 13, 14, 21, 24, 25, Nov 10, 11 or Dec 6.

2019 Pickleball Drop In Rules

Drop-In Rules: All registered Pickleball play times allow for drop-in attendance
as available. There is a maximum of 22 players allowed in any registered
session. Players can be added to the drop-in list on the morning of the
day they wish to play.

  • For morning play times: Reservations are accepted starting at 8:15 am
  • For afternoon play times: Reservations are accepted starting at 9:15 am
  • For Sunday play times: Reservations are accepted starting at 11:30 am

Reservations must be made over the phone or in person.
Email or voicemail will not be accepted.

IFP Rating System

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 the program. Please choose the program below best suited for you. Ranking is based on the International Federation of 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 dependable 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

    Peachland Outdoor Pickleball Courts

    In the summer of 2017, the District of Peachland installed two (2) new Pickleball courts and refurbished the two (2) tennis courts at Lambly Park.
    Use of the outdoor courts is self-monitored. Please refer to the posted signage for rules regarding court use.

    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Peachland Recreation Department at 250.767.2133 or by email.

    To report any unsolicited or prohibited activity, please call Peachland Bylaw Enforcement at 250.767.3709, or the West Kelowna RCMP non-emergency line, 250.768.2880. In the event of an emergency, please call 911.

    With Financial Support from Community Infrastructure Program

    This project was made possible with contributions from the Federal Government Community Infrastructure Program.

    For additional information, please contact Cheryl Wiebe, Director of Community Services.