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Parkview Middle School  105 N.W. Pleasant St., Ankeny.

Contact: Jose Blanco Phone: 563-349-9279 Schedule: Sundays from 1-3pm, Thursday Eve. 6-9pm (during Summer only) Fee: $2 Ankeny resident, $3 non-resident  Send Email  Website Comment: 3 indoor courts. Nets and balls provided. Sunday play, year-round while school is "in session." No play during weeks of Spring Break, Christmas, New Year's etc. Session is from 1-3pm (other than holidays). For weather updates and schedule news: 515.963.3575 (then press 3 for Adult & Youth recreation announcements). Updated: 2017-08-28 by Jose Blanco

Aspen Athletic Club  10930 Hickman Rd, Clive.

Contact: Ryan Roeth Phone 515-278-CLUB  Play Monday-Friday,       8:00 AM-Noon. $3 members, $5 non members. Open for play September 2-May 31. 10930 Hickman Rd, Clive

4 Mile Community Center  3711 Easton Blvd., Des Moines.

Contact: Steve Stone Phone: 515-577-3190 Schedule: TBD Fee: $3.00  Website Comment: THE DES MOINES METRO PICKLEBALL CLUB IS NOT AWARE OF ANY SCHEDULED PLAY AT THIS VENUE. Depending on interest & participation we could get evening play Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 5-8pm. Please contact Steve Stone for additional details

ALL LEVELS WELCOME. When in session, EVENING schedule is 5:00 to 8:00pm. Main gym for 3 courts. Center has balls and paddles for use or bring your own. Drop-in registration! $3.00 for Everyone. Those interested in lessons, tips, techniques, training and more, or availability of additional play, see contact info above. Updated: 2017-03-08 by Steve Stone.


Pioneer-Columbus Recreation Center   2100 S.E. Fifth St., Des Moines.

Contact: Steve Stone Phone: 515-577-3190 Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to Noon  Website Comment: All levels are welcome. We are scheduled for play Monday through Friday, 8am to 12 noon. We also have Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5-8pm through September! $2.00 Everyone - Pickleball is an official Des Moines Park & Rec  Program! NOTE: Reconstruction & repairs are complete with permanent, newly painted, lines on the large court floor! Depending on season, 3 to 4 indoor courts available. Center has balls and paddles for use, you are welcome to bring your own. Drop-in registration; PLEASE, everyone MUST sign-in at front desk! (during construction the FRONT DESK is accessible from South/Top level entrance). Those interested in availability & play, clinics, or enhancing your game, please visit the Center or otherwise see contact info above. Updated: 2017-08-30 by Steve Stone

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 Updated: 2017-02-19 by Steve Stone

Johnston Middle School   6501 N.W. 62nd Ave, Johnston.

Contact: John (ext. #147) Phone: 515-278-0552 Schedule: Wednesday evenings 7:00pm to 9:00 pm, from Oct 11th, 2017 through Mar 28th, 2018 Fee: $2.00 session fee, payable at the door upon entry. Comment: 9/25/17 - The middle school has moved into the old high school (Just West of where we used to play) Enter thru East-facing doors then go left to small gym.
NOTE: weather update line: 515-278-0552, after 4pm, then #199 for recording/closings/cancellations. Updated: 2017-09-27 by Jose Blanco

Panora Community Center   115 West Main Street, Panora.

Contact: Cathy VanGundy Schedule: Mon & Wed 9:00-11:00 a.m., Tue & Thu 6:30-8:30 p.m. Email: Comment: These courts are for persons aged 55+ Updated: 2017-06-30 by Cathy VanGundy

LifeTime Fitness   11911 Hickman Road, Urbandale.

Contact: Chris Phone: 515-776-6299 Schedule: Thursdays 1:30 - 3:30 Comment: Members Only... Once the "SnowBirds" return we look to add more times and more days for scheduled play. Watch soon for a clinic coming our way to sharpen your skills! Updated: 2017-02-19 by Steve Stone

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  Website Comment: Depending on participation YMCA can add a 3rd court in adjacent gym. Updated: 4/11/19 by Golliher

Valley Community Center   4444 Fuller Road, West Des Moines.

Contact: Jeremy Dyvig Phone: 515-327-6000 Schedule: Mon, Wed, & Fri 8:00 AM-NoonFee: $1.00  Send Email  Website Comment: Pickleball players of every skill level are welcome.  The Community Center is near the Valley Football stadium (or just south of the West Des Moines Library) and just off George Mills I-35 interstate exit. Updated: 4/11/19 Golliher

Trail Point Aquatic & Wellness Center. 2006 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA. Schedule: Tuesday/Thursday, 12:00-3:00 PM, 3 visits as a guest at no charge, thereafter regular charges apply.

St. Paul Church, 6426 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston. 515-276-2818          Schedule: M/W/F 10:30 AM - Noon; Tu/Th 1:00-3:00 PM.         Monday/Wednesday 5:30-7:30 PM; Sat 10:30 AM-12:30 PM; Sun 11:30 AM-1:15 PM  Updated: 4/6/19 CHG

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. Updated: 3/24/19 CHG

Prairie Ridge Middle School. 1010 NW Prarie Ridge Dr, Ankeny. Contact: Ryan Harkema, 515-963-3570, 3 courts, Sunday 7:00-9:00 PM, $2 residents, $3 non residents. Updated 5/28/19 CHG

Smash Park, 6625 Coachlight Dr, West Des Moines. Contact: Staff, 515-313-0700. 6 courts indoor, 2 courts outside. 8:00 AM-11:00 PM, fees apply. Updated: 5/28/19 CHG

Wallace Elementary, 6207 NW 62nd Ave, Johnston. Contact: Johnston Comm Ed. 515-278-0552. 3 courts indoor, Wednesday 7:00-9:00 PM, $2

Walnut Creek YMCA, 9r8 73rd St, Windsor Heights, Contact: Jayme Marquardt, 515-224-9901. Tu/Th 12:00-2:00 PM, Free to Members, $15 daily pass.

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, 4875 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines, 1 lined court open Sunday’s 10:00 AM-1:00 PM. Free to members; otherwise $12 which provides access to all facilities for the day. Contact Amy Belvo at 515-223-5999

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