Indoor Places To Play (Updated November 3, 2020)

Please note: Due to the coronavirus, indoor playing schedules are changing with existing conditions. This information is the best available at the time of this update but could be different any given day. Call ahead if you want certainty as to current schedules at any specific location. Also, consider signing up for which many people use to indicate plans to play at specific locations on any given day.

Parkview Middle School  105 N.W. Pleasant St., Ankeny.  Contact: 515-963-3570 Currently closed due to COVID. Hope to reopen after that passes.

Genesis—Hickman  10930 Hickman Rd, Clive.  Contact: Ryan Roeth Phone 515-278-CLUB  Play Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-Noon. $5 members, $7 non members. 10930 Hickman Rd, Clive.

Pioneer-Columbus Recreation Center   2100 S.E. Fifth St., Des Moines.  Currently limited to singles play only, M-F 8:00 AM-Noon.

South Des Moines YMCA   401 E. Army Post Road, Des Moines.  Contact: Tyler Phone: 515-285-0444 Schedule: Fridays 10-Noon Free to Members; $15 daily fee.

Panora Community Center   115 West Main Street, Panora. Contact: Cathy VanGundy Sun 3:00-5:00 PM; Mon/We’d/Fri 9:00-11:00 AM.

LifeTime Fitness   11911 Hickman Road, Urbandale.  Contact: Chris Phone: 515-776-6299 Nothing currently scheduled. Comment: Members Only.

Waukee Family YMCA  210 N. Warrior Lane, Waukee.  Contact: Lora Trost or staff Phone: 515-987-9996 Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 12:00-3:00 and Friday 11:30-3:00. Fee: free to members, guest with member needs day pass, otherwise $15 for non-members.

Valley Community Center   4444 Fuller Road, West Des Moines.  Contact: Jeremy Dyvig Phone: 515-327-6000 Schedule: Mon/Wed/Fri 8:00 AM-Noon; Fee: $2.00. Beginner, advanced beginner and intermediate training available on Wednesday’s starting at Noon. Pre-register by going to

Johnston Community Schools. 6510 NW 62nd Ave, Wednesday 7:00-9:00 PM; enter on the east side of the building. Fee: $3.   Phone: 515-278-0470

Norwalk, Oviatt Elementary Gym. 713 School Ave, Norwalk. Sunday’s, Noon-2:00 PM: October 3- February 27, 2022. Fee: $2 per hour of play

Trail Point Aquatic & Wellness Center. 2006 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA. Schedule: Nothing currently scheduled due to COVID.

St. Paul Presbyterian Church, 6426 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston. Anne Schoenauer 515-371-3422: Schedule: Monday 10-12:30 PM; Wed/Friday 9-11:30 AM; Sunday 11-12:30 PM. 2 courts, $3.

Wellmark YMCA, 501 Grand Ave, Des Moines.   Contact Tim Suchan 515-282-9622 Monday 2:00-4:00 PM; Tuesday/Thursday 8:00-11:00 AM; Saturday 10:00 AM-Noon; Sunday 11:00 AM-2:00 PM. Members free; Non members $15 daily pass.

Prairie Ridge Middle School. 1010 NW Prairie Ridge Dr, Ankeny. Contact: 515-963-3570, Currently closed due to COVID. May reopen after that passes.

Smash Park, 6625 Coachlight Dr, West Des Moines. Contact: Staff, 515-313-0700. 4 courts indoor, 2 courts outside. 8:00 AM-11:00 PM, fees apply.

Wallace Elementary currently closed: see Johnston Community Schools above.

Walnut Creek YMCA, 948 73rd St, Windsor Heights, Contact: Jayme Marquardt, 515-224-9901. Tu/Th 12:00-2:00 PM, Free to Members, $15 daily pass, 2 courts.

Newton YMCA, 1701 S 8th Ave E, Newton. Contact: Lucas Hughes. 2 indoor courts, Tu/Th 8-10:30 AM, Friday 5:30-7:00 AM. Free to members, $10 day pass, $6 Seniors. Th $1 for seniors!

Prairie Life Fitness Center, now Genesis, 4875 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines. Contact 515-223-5999. No Pickleball at this time.

McCreary Community Building, 1800 Pattee Street, Perry, 3 taped courts open Tu/Th 9-11:00 AM. $2 fee. Contact Barb Wolling at or 515-423-2618.

Ames Community Center, 515 Clark Ave, Ames, 3 indoor courts, $2.25, Wednesday 6:45-8:45 PM, contact 515-239-5350

Harvest Tennis Center, 320 S 17th Street, Ames, M/Tu/Sat 1:30-3:30; Tu/W/Th 9:30-11:30 AM; Sun 5:30-8:30 PM, $3

Indianola YMCA, 306 East Scenic Valley, Indianola, M/W 1 court 9:30-10:30 AM, 10:30-11:30 AM 2 courts; Tu 2 courts 10:30-12:30 PM; Fri 2 courts 1-3:00 PM; Sun 1 court 3-5:00 PM; members free, otherwise $15 day pass.

Altoona Campus, 1500 8th Street SW, 515-967-0788, Mon 1-3:00 PM; We’d/Fri 9-11:00 AM, $10 day pass, small fee for members.

Franklin Junior High, 4801 Franklin Ave, DM, 3 indoor courts, Sunday 8-11:00 AM, $120 divided by number of players present, contact Jose Blanco, Also available at other times on a scheduled basis.

Next Level Performance Academy, 2425 Hubbel Ave, Des Moines, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-Noon, 3 courts, $3. Contact Carlo at 515-300-7500.