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50+ Active Lifestyles
Pickleball - 50+ Organized Play

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This fast-growing sport is a combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong played on a badminton sized court. Pickleball is played with a perforated plastic ball and wooden/composite/graphite paddle.


Rotation Play- Organized play where players line their paddles up on the fence. Starting on the left, the first four paddles are next in line to play when a court becomes available.

Rotation Play- Outdoor Location (during scheduled calendar times): 

  •  Scott Pickleball Center, Rockwood Park,
    3401 Courthouse Road

Rotation Play- Indoor location 

  • St. Marks United Methodist Church,
    11551 Lucks Lane
    Fridays, 12:30-3 p.m.Free Course 32778  

Drop-in Play- Courts are available for use on a drop-in basis, first-come, first-served. These courts have blended lines on tennis courts.

 Drop-In Play- Outdoor Locations (weather permitting): 

  • Chesterfield Career and Technical Center (No Lights)
    13900 Hull Street Road
  • Goyne Park (Lighted Facility)
    5300 Ecoff Avenue
  • Dodd Park at Point of Rocks (Lighted Facility)
    201 Enon Church Road
  • Swift Creek Middle School (Lights are off in winter, closed 8 a.m.-3 p.m. on school days)
    3700 Old Hundred Road
  • Ettrick Park (Lighted Facility)
    20621 Woodpecker Road
  • Midlothian Middle Complex (Lighted Facility)
    13501 Midlothian Turnpike 

Pickleball Classes- Beginner, Advanced Beginner and Strokes and Strategy classes are offered throughout the year. See the 50+ Active Lifestyles newsletter 


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 Pickleball Courts 

The Scott Pickleball Center at Rockwood Park  

In 2010, volunteers Dave and Linda Scott began a quest to bring Pickleball to Chesterfield County. That same year, the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department began offering Pickleball instruction and play. The Scotts coordinate the program which now boasts more than 500 participants playing seven days each week at eight Chesterfield locations. In 2014, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation converted three existing tennis courts at Rockwood Park into eight Pickleball courts. Chesterfield County budgeted $30,000 for the project and received donations of $19,500. The courts are in constant use today.

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