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Where to Play Pickleball in the Triangle
Get ready to serve up fun with the active pickleball scene in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and Pittsboro, NC!
Paddles pickleball in Chatham County NC

Discover the exhilarating world of pickleball in the NC Triangle region, where enthusiasts and beginners alike can enjoy the rapidly growing sport. From well-maintained courts to vibrant community spaces, explore the best places to engage in casual and competitive pickleball across Wake, Durham, Orange, and Chatham counties. Get ready to serve up some fun!

Wake County

Raleigh NC Pickleball works with Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources, which operates 12 outdoor pickleball courts as well as indoor courts at various community centers to support the growing sport.

The Raleigh-Cary Jewish Community Center hosts pickleball leagues, clinics, private lessons and mystery-partner tournaments at 12804 Northwood Rd. in Raleigh. Members have priority registration but nonmembers are welcome to register, too.

Durham County

The Durham Area Pickleball Players operates a Facebook group with more than 750 members, a calendar of pickleball courts open for play in Durham and a weekly clinic for beginners on Sunday afternoons at
Piney Wood Park.

Chatham County

Chatham County Pickleball
Kate O’Brien returns the ball at the Ephesus Elementary School courts in Chapel Hill.

Adults can take part in free pickleball open play at Chatham Grove Community Center at 1301 Andrews Store Rd. on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Serious pickleballers can join Paddles Swim & Pickleball Club in Pittsboro. Located in the growing Chatham Park community,

Orange County

Consider joining the Chapel Hill Pickleball Association, which caters to all skill levels and hosts morning gatherings at Southern Community Park on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday as well as Tuesday evenings, plus a weekly clinic for beginners at Ephesus Park – Chapel Hill’s first pickleball facility.

Can’t get enough pickleball? Learn about the sport’s origins in Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill Magazine.