Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.
October 2023 Schedule
Indoor Gymnasium Offerings
Facilities are first come, first serve - show up and play. Please note that play times end promptly as stated to allow for the programs that follow.
$5 one-time key fob fee is required for all participants of all ages / $6 for out-of-parish residents. Fobs are needed for safety, and to continue our goal of accurate attendance tracking.
Times indicated after "Youth" are for youth/family play time only (ages 6-15 accompanied by an adult). All other calendar times are for ages 16+.
Please note the following conditions for the youth/family play times:
- Adults/guardians must have a child with them between the ages of 6-15 to participate during these designated youth/family times.
- Adult/adults may have multiple children with them.
- All participants, including children, must have a key fob to participate.
- At least one adult/guardian must remain with the child/children for the entire duration of play times.
- During play time there must be at least one youth playing/participating on each court during a game.
- If courts are full and players are waiting, players will wait their turn and rotate in when a game is completed.
If you have any questions please contact BREC's Pickleball Coordinator, Robert Kelly, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 225-209-8310.
ANNA T. JORDAN COMMUNITY PARK
Wednesday / 8:30-10:30 a.m. + 11 a.m.-1 p.m. / Youth 5:30-7 p.m.
Thursday / 8:30-10:30 a.m. + 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
ANTIOCH BOULEVARD PARK
Tuesday / 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Wednesday / 11 a.m.-2 p.m. + 5:30-7:30 p.m. / Youth 4-5:30 p.m.
Thursday / 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Friday / 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
BAKER RECREATION CENTER
Monday / Youth 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Friday / 5-7 p.m.
CEDAR RIDGE DRIVE PARK
Tuesday / 3-5:30 p.m.
Wednesday / Youth 5:30-7:30 p.m.
FOREST PARK COMMUNITY PARK
Monday / 5:30-7:30 p.m. / Youth 4-5:30 p.m.
Thursday / 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Friday / 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
HIGHLAND ROAD COMMUNITY PARK
Wednesday / 8 a.m.-noon
Friday / 8 a.m.-noon / Closed beginner clinic from noon-1:30 p.m. with Robert Kelly
Saturday / 8 a.m.-noon (No session Oct. 14)
LOVETT ROAD PARK
Tuesday / 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wednesday / 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday / 5:30-7:30 p.m.
GREENWOOD PARK TENNIS CENTER - OUTDOOR COURTS
Center Telephone: 225-778-4040
16 Lighted Pickleball Courts
Fees: $2 per person for unlimited play
Hours of Operation:
Monday / 8 a.m.-noon + 5-9 p.m.
Tuesday / 5-9 p.m.
Wednesday / 8 a.m.-noon + 5-9 p.m.
Thursday / 5-9 p.m.
Friday / 8 a.m.-noon
Saturday / 8 a.m.-noon
Sunday / 5-9 p.m.
Programming at Greenwood (click here for a pdf of current programs):
Pickleball Open Play (Ages 18+) Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m.-noon. $2 per person per day.
Intermediate and Advanced Pickleball (Ages 18+) Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-9 p.m. This is an open play competition opportunity for intermediate and advanced pickleball players. $2 per person per day.
Free Fridays Pickleball/Tennis Play (Ages 18+) Free play every Friday from 8 a.m.-noon. All levels. No charge.
Neighborhood Parks that have tennis courts with pickleball lines (Click here for a list of neighborhood parks that have tennis courts and pickleball lines.)
ALSEN PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
ANNA T. JORDAN PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
ANTIOCH BOULEVARD PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
BARINGER ROAD PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
GOODWOOD PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
HIGHLAND ROAD COMMUNITY PARK TENNIS CENTER – Fees: $2.50 per hour per court + balls for purchase
Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday-Sunday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Reservations can be made by calling 225-766-0247
Pickleball Group Play / Tuesdays and Thursdays / 6-8 p.m. / $1 per person (includes court fees) - each person must pay inside tennis center prior to playing / No registration required
JEFFERSON TERRACE PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
LOVETT ROAD PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
MANCHAC PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
PERKINS ROAD COMMUNITY PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
SANTA MARIA PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
SHARP ROAD PARK – Open daily sunrise to sunset
2023 Greenwood Adult Fun Pickleball Doubles Tournament - July 1
It was a beautiful and hot day for the Greenwood Adult Fun Pickleball Doubles Tournament held Saturday, July 1. Thanks to all who participated.
Congratulations to our winners:
Women 2.5 - Debbie Jones and Dayne Narretta
Women 3.0 - Patty Freeman and Donna Rea
Men 3.0 - Jason Talbot and Jacob Lee
Men 3.5 - James Lindberg and Richy Perry
Men 4.0 - Bee Vo and Andy Ngo
Mixed 3.0 Group A - Felton Louis and Joy Murray
Mixed 3.0 Group B - Andrew Kumiega and Jenny Munson
Mixed 3.5 - John and Stephanie Buck
Mixed 4.0 - Tylen Clark and Elizabeth Landry