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.

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

2021 Pickleball Summer Schedule

Maximum 16 registrants will be accepted per session, with an additional 2 drop-in spaces available. Three courts are available per session for a total of 18 players (up to 16 registrants + drop-in). A minimum of 2 drop-in spaces will be available per session. Drop-in procedure is as follows:

  • Morning sessions - reservations accepted starting at 8:15 am
  • Afternoon sessions - reservations accepted starting at 9:15 am
Reserve a drop-in space by calling 250.767.2133 ext. 1. Reservations cannot be made by leaving a voicemail.

No session Aug 2, Sep 6 and 17. Any other interruptions will be posted in advance.

General Registration Information

  • Participants can transfer from one program to another only if space is available.
  • Prorated refunds will be issued at the time/date of notification. There is a 20% processing fee on session withdrawals unless the withdrawal is accompanied by a statement from a medical doctor.
  • All sessions are subject to cancellation due to insufficient registration, instructor availability, inclement weather or non-availability of facilities. In these cases, a full or prorated refund will be issued.
  • Class sizes are limited and are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Sessions have both minimum and maximum numbers of participants required. Please register early.
  • The District reserves the right to fill a registered session with drop-in spots 15 minutes after the regular start time.
  • Appropriate program selection and registration are the responsibility of the person registering for the program.
To register for programs, click here to register online, call 250.767.2133 to register over the phone,
or visit the Peachland Community Centre (4450 6th St) to register in person.

Outdoor Courts

Peachland Outdoor Pickleball Courts

In the summer of 2017, the District of Peachland installed two new Pickleball courts and refurbished the two 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 250.767.2647 or the West Kelowna RCMP non-emergency line at 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.



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