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Pickleball

Information about pickleball in Albuquerque.
People playing pickleball in Albuquerque.

Albuquerque has dozens of public pickleball courts for everyone's enjoyment. The warm weather makes Albuquerque an ideal place for a game of singles or doubles.

Whatever your pickleball experience, make plans for some time on the court.

What is Pickleball?

Pickleball is a fun sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis.

It can be played both indoors or outdoors, on a badminton-sized court with a slightly modified tennis net.

Pickleball is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes and can be played as doubles or singles.

Map: Pickleball Court Locations

Table: Pickleball Court Locations

Name Address Description
Manzano Mesa Pickleball Complex 501 Elizabeth SE Pickleball Complex
18 Courts (6 Lighted)
Villela Park Pickleball Courts 4800 Cherokee NE Pickleball Complex
6 Courts
Los Altos Park 10300 Lomas NE Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
12 Lighted Courts
Hoffman Park 2480 Mesa Linda NE Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
2 Pickleball Courts
Rinconada Park 3125 Painted Rock NW Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
2 Pickleball Courts
Montgomery Park 5510 Ponderosa NE Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
Barelas Park 701 7th SW Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
2 Pickleball Courts
Eagle Ranch Park 3500 1/2 Congress NW Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
2 Pickleball Courts
Ventana Ranch Park 10000 Universe NW Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
8 Lighted Pickleball Courts
Zuni Park 7413 Cutler NE Tennis Courts with Pickleball Lines
5 Pickleball Courts

Pickleball Complexes

The City of Albuquerque has two dedicated pickleball complexes: Manzano Mesa Pickleball Complex, and Villela Pickleball Courts.

Both complexes are open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Availability & Reservations: Pickleball Complexes

Courts are typically available on a first come, first serve basis and play is limited to 1 1/2 hours when others are waiting.

All reservations of pickleball courts and complexes for special events & tournaments are conducted through the City of Albuquerque's Parks & Recreation Sports Office.

Groups hosting non-City sponsored tournaments will need to have a Facility Use Agreement on file yearly with the City Sports Office. Liability Insurance also is required.

More information about reservations:

Pickleball Lessons

Summer 2018 pickleball lessons will take place at the Manzano Mesa Pickleball Complex. Residents can register for one of three sessions, which consist of 10 lessons over a two-week period. Lessons will be offered for beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels. Class sizes will be limited to eight students per class, so residents are encouraged to register early to ensure their spot in the class. Registration is available online at play.cabq.gov or in person at the Jerry Cline Tennis Center located at 7001 Constitution Ave. NE. Lessons are $40 per two-week session (10 lessons). Lessons will take place Monday through Friday at 8:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., and 10:00 a.m.

Session 1: June 18 - June 29
Session 2: July 9 - July 20
Session 3: July 23 - August 3

 

Pickleball Associations

Information about groups associated with pickleball.

USA Pickleball Association

Pickleball is governed by the USA Pickleball Asso- ciation, which maintains the rules, pro- motes the sport, sanctions tournaments, and provides rankings.

For more information, contact:

ABQ Pickleball Club

The ABQ Pickleball Club provides tournaments, training, playing opportunities, and conducts many pickleball open houses.

ABQ Pickleball Club contact info: