Courtesy of Mark Siewers, Durham Area USAPA Ambassador


Updates & News:
o Chapel Hill Community Center: NO Saturday pickleball until March 2018
o WD Hill Rec Ctr: NO pickleball Jan 13 (Saturday)
o Lyon Park Rec Ctr
: NO pickleball Jan 15 (Monday)
o Garrett Road Park: CLOSED
o Downtown Durham YMCA: NEW hours (2-4pm) Mon/Wed/Fri
o Morrisville Netsports: FREE Pickleball Open House (9:30am-1:30pm) Jan 9 (Tue) & Jan 11 (Thu)
o Fit& Fun Week (Jan 8-14, 2018): FREE Durham Parks & Recreation drop-in programs this week
– including pickleball at: Lyon Park (Mon)
&Walltown (Tue/Wed/Thu/Sat)& WD Hill (Fri/Sat)
http://durhamnc.gov/3005/DPR-Fit-Fun-Week / http://durhamnc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/13123

DURHAM: see Play More Guide: http://durhamnc.gov/753/Parks-Recreation

Durham Pickleball Schedules
Walltown Rec Ctr
12:30-3pm 2:30-5pm   2-6pm
WD Hill Rec Ctr
          12-3pm 2-5pm
Lyon Park Rec Ctr
Downtown YMCA
  2-4pm   2-4pm  
Forest Hills Park*
All Day
All Day All Day
All Day All Day
All Day
Garrett Road Park
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  * email me if you want to play – Need 3 other players! (I bring pickleballs & paddles)
I play Mon-Sat at DPR Rec Ctrs (WDH 1st & 3rd Sat) and give FREE PB Lessons

Play More Card [$20 City Residents (CR) / $25 Non-City Residents (NCR)] plus a:
+ Monthly Wellness Pass: includes
Pickleball; Unlimited land-based group fitness and mind/body classes; Use of weights and fitness equipment; Open gym; or a
+ Multi-Play Pass (see below):

Play More Card $20(CR) / $25(NCR)
plus Monthly or Multi-Play Pass
Fee Daily Monthly 10 25 50
CR (16-18)
CR (55+) $3 $20 $18 $43 $80
CR (19+) $4 $20 $27 $64 $120
NCR (16-18) $5        
NCR (55+) $8 $25 $23 $58 $95
NCR (19+) $9 $25 $42 $79 $135

http://durhamnc.gov/3002/Daily-Activity-Pass  / http://durhamnc.gov/2787/Play-More-Card
http://durhamnc.gov/3004/Multi-Visit-Passes  / http://durhamnc.gov/3003/Monthly-Wellness-Package
Lyon Park Rec Ctr (2 indoor courts), 1309 Halley St, Durham NC (919-560-4288) No Pickleball 1/15/18
WD Hill Rec Ctr
(2 indoor courts), 1308 Fayetteville St, Durham NC (919-560-4292) Park in back off Linwood Ave
No Pickleball 1/13/18 [MLK Event]
Walltown Park Rec Ctr
(3 indoor courts), 1308 W Club Blvd, Durham NC (919-560-4296)
Durham Senior Games (Pickleball) – Thursday, Apr 19, 2018 (starts at 9:00am) [Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles]
http://durhamnc.gov/2781/Durham-Senior-Games (MUST obtain your own partner / BOTH partners MUST register individually)
Registration Packet: http://durhamnc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/13739 Registration starts(2/5/18) [save $2: register before Mar 2]
Forest Hills Park (outdoor dual-use tennis/pickleball court w/lights) FREE, 1639 University Drive, Durham NC (Open ALL Day)
Sundays at 1PM when it is dry/temp 50-90F/wind< 10mph
– send me an email if you plan to play – Need at least 4 players!
– Arrive promptly at 1pm (also
Play ANYTIME, if you have paddles & balls)
– Adjust the net height to 34 inches and RETURN THE NET HEIGHT TO 36 inches when finished playing
– If you mark the “10& Under Tennis” courts with painters tape to play pickleball, remove the tape & dispose of it properly
    – email me to be added to my Google Group distro for pickleball play at Forest Hills & Garrett Road Parks [Future]
Garrett Road Park (6 outdoor dual-use tennis/pickleball courts) FREE, 6815 Garrett Road, Durham NC) Opening early 2018
    http://durhamnc.gov/3076/DPR-Garrett-Road-Park-Athletic-Court-Ren “This site … will accommodate the growing sport of pickleball.”
    (photo 10/6/2017) https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B60G2jChlgKGc0FtdTJLNFE3bnM
(as of 1/4/2018) Gates are locked& nets are down & lines to be repainted http://durhamnc.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1217
Durham Downtown YMCA (2 indoor courts), 218 W Morgan St, Durham NC (919-667-9622)
Fee: $10 non-members (playing with a member) / Membership ($110 joining fee) + Monthly:$49.64(Age 29-64); $44.67(Age 65+); $42.14(Age 14-28)
CHAPEL HILL: www.townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/parks-and-recreation/athletics (see Gym Schedule) / www.chapelhillpickleball.org/events/
Fee (indoor courts): $2/Orange Co& $3/non-Orange Co residents (see Gymnasium Admission& Pass)
Chapel Hill Community Ctr (3 indoor courts), 120 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill NC (919-968-2790) NO Saturday PB until March 2018
Hargraves Community Ctr (3 indoor courts), 216 North Roberson Street, Chapel Hill NC (919-685-1535)
Ephesus Park (6 dedicated outdoor PB courts w/lights next to school) FREE, 1501 Ephesus Church Road, Chapel Hill NC

RALEIGH: pick up paper copy of Schedule at Community Center Front Desk “subject to change anytime without notice
Schedule (see latest file I post at): https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B60G2jChlgKGaHFsUmtaTlQ0d2c

Fee (indoor Community Centers): $2/day or $10/4-month session (Jan-Apr, May-Aug, Sep-Dec)
Brier Creek (3 indoor courts), 10810 Globe Road, Raleigh NC (919-420-2340)
Green Road (3 indoor courts), 4201 Green Road, Raleigh NC (919-996-4141)
Lake Lynn (3-6 indoor courts), 7921 Ray Road, Raleigh NC (919-870-2911)
Laurel Hills (3 indoor courts), 3808 Edwards Mills Rd, Raleigh NC (919-420-2383)
Optimist Park (2 indoor courts), 5900 Whittier Dr, Raleigh NC (919-870-2880)
Method Road Park (3 indoor courts), 514 Method Road, Raleigh NC (919-996-6066)
Method Road Park (6 dedicated outdoor PB courts) [FREE], 514 Method Road, Raleigh NC

CARY: www.townofcary.org/recreation-enjoyment/facilities/bond-park-community-center
Schedule: www.townofcary.org/home/showdocument?id=7035 / Fee: www.townofcary.org/home/showdocument?id=7041
Bond Park Community Ctr (6 indoor courts), 150 Metro Park Drive, Cary NC (919-462-3970)
Carpenter Park
(2 dedicated outdoor PB courts) FREE, 4420 Louis Stephens Rd, Cary NC

White Oak Park (3 dedicated outdoor PB courts) FREE, 1216 Jenks Carpenter Rd, Cary NC

MORRISVILLEhttp://netsportsnc.com Schedule& Fee: TBA
Netsports (6 indoor courts) 3717 Davis Dr, Morrisville NC 27560 (919-319-9910)
* * * FREE Pickleball Open House * * * (9:30am – 1:30pm) Jan 9 (Tues) & Jan 11 (Thu)

CREEDMOOR: Fee: $10(3 months) www.cityofcreedmoor.org/pickleball / http://www.cityofcreedmoor.org/index.aspx?page=1
Creedmoor Gym (1 indoor court), 108 Wilton Ave (NC-56), Creedmoor NC (919-764-1005)

HILLSBOROUGH: FREE www.orangecountync.gov/departments/aging/locations_and_hours.php
Passmore Senior Ctr (1 indoor court), 103 Meadowlands Dr, Hillsborough NC (919-245-2015)

MEBANE: FREE www.cityofmebane.com/city_hall/departments/recreation_and_parks/athletics/
Mebane Arts & Community Ctr (2 indoor courts), 633 Corregidor Street, Mebane NC (919-304-3378)

ROXBORO: FREE http://www.personcounty.net/departments-services/departments-i-z/recreation-arts-parks/recreation-programs-special-events/pickleball
Huck Sansbury Gym (2 indoor courts), Fri (9:00-11:00am), 425 Long Ave, Roxboro NC (336-597-1755)
Huck Sansbury Recreation Complex (4 tennis courts, 2 w/pickleball lines)

WAKE FOREST: FREE www.wakeforestnc.gov/flaherty-park-community-center.aspx (see Open Play Schedule)
Flaherty Park Community Ctr (3 indoor courts), 1226 North White Street, Wake Forest NC (919-554-6726)
Flaherty Park (4 dedicated outdoor PB courts), 1226 North White Street, Wake Forest NC

Map (greater Raleigh area, NC & beyond):  [save this link to your phone] (click links for more detailed information)
(greater Raleigh area, NC & beyond): [log-in to view Calendar ]

Tournaments (Blue markers on my Map greater Raleigh area, NC & beyond]:
www.ssipa-pb.org/ [Ages: 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, & 80+] SSIPA tournaments are USAPA sanctioned (both memberships required)
    http://ncseniorgames.org/ Senior Games

Proposed Inter-City Competition
– Each city (Raleigh, Cary, Durham, Chapel Hill, etc) put together 3-4 Men’s Doubles& Women’s Doubles teams, ranked A/B/C/D for competition against teams from other area cities.  Let me know if you are interested in competing and/or volunteering to be Team Captain
– if interested, contact me or Jim Wang (Raleigh USAPA Ambassador) at js.wang414@gmail.com
– I have Captained Teams for two seasons of Triangle Pickleball League competition (at Method Road Park), but will be too busy this year

Triangle Ladder League competition at Ephesus Park resumes in March. Wait for announcement to sign up

Feb 3 NC Slam, Carolina Courts, Concord NC [Mixed Doubles; Ages: 6+; Skill Levels: 3.0/3.5/4.0/4.5+]
Mar 1-4 8th Annual Pickleball Tournament, Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex, Jacksonville NC [Men/Women/Mixed Doubles Ages: 50+]
Mar 3-4 March Madness, Carolina Courts, Concord NC [Mixed Doubles; Ages: 6+; Skill Levels: 3.0/3.5/4.0/4.5/5.0]
Mar 23-25 Pickleball Challenge, JF Hurley YMCA, Salisbury NC
Apr 19 Durham County Senior Games, Walltown Rec Ctr, Durham NC [Men& Women/Singles/Doubles/MXD; Ages: 50+/55+/60+/65+/70+/75+/…]
http://durhamnc.gov/2781/Durham-Senior-Game (at least one player must be a Durham Co resident/outside participants on case by case basis)
Apr 19 – May 5 ??
Chatham County Senior Games, location TBD [Men & Women/Singles/Doubles/MXD; Ages: 50+/55+/60+/65+/70+/75+/…]
http://chathamcouncilonaging.org/activities/senior-games/ (Open to participants outside local area)
Apr 7 – May 12 ??
Orange County Senior Games, Location TBD [Men& Women/Singles/Doubles/MXD; Ages: 50+/55+/60+/65+/70+/75+/…]
(Open to participants outside local area)
Apr 10 & 18-19
Wake County Senior Games, Flaherty Park(Singles)& Bond Park(Doubles) [Men & Women/Singles/Doubles/MXD; Ages: 50+/55+/60+/65+/70+/75+/…]
www.wcseniorgames.org/ (outside participants on case by case basis)
May 10-12
Cary Doubles Tournament, Bond Park, Cary NC [Men & Women/Doubles/MXD; Ages: 40-49/50-59/60-69/70+]
Jun 8-10 Powerade State Games, Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem NC [Men & Women/Doubles/MXD; Ages: 19+/35+/50+/60+/70+]
    www.pickleballtournaments.com/welcome.pl?tid=1617  (USPA Sanction pending – MUST be Member)
Jun 30-Jul 1 NC “Firecracker Explosion”, Carolina Courts, Concord NC [Men/Women/Mixed Doubles; Ages: 6+; Skill Levels: 3.0/3.5/4.0/4.5/5.0]
Jul 6-8 Land of the Sky, XCEL Sportplex, Hendersonville NC
Aug 24-26 NC Beat the Heat, Carolina Courts, Concord NC [Men/Women/Mixed Doubles; Ages: 8-64 & 65+; Skill Levels: 3.0/3.5/4.0/4.5/5.0]
Aug 27-28 SSIPA NC Open, Carolina Courts, Concord NC [Men/Women/Mixed Doubles; Ages: 60-64/65-69/70-74/75-79/80+]
www.secure.pickleballtournaments.com/welcome.pl?tid=1647 (USAPA & SSIPA Sanctioned – MUST be Member)
Nov 17-18
NC Holiday Smash, Carolina Courts, Concord NC [Men/Women/Mixed Doubles; Ages: 0(!)-64 & 65+; Skill Levels: 3.0/3.5/4.0/4.5/5.0]