Where to Host a Pickleball Social in Birmingham

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In case you haven’t noticed, pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the US. This game mixes elements of tennis, ping pong, and badminton by using a paddle and plastic ball to create its own fun, active, and social game.

Recently, my book club had a pickleball social and we all had a blast! We listened to music, laughed, and got a good workout while socializing. You do not have to be good at sports to partake in and enjoy pickleball. In my opinion, that is what makes this sport so unique. Thankfully, we have ample places to play pickleball in Birmingham, so you can host your own pickleball social, too!

Magic City Pickleball

1651 Independence Court, Homewood, AL 35209

The hours of operation are Monday thru Saturday from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Extended hours are available for members.

City Walk

City Walk BHAM is home to ten pickleball courts in downtown Birmingham. The west pod is open from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., and the rest of the courts are open from 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Levite Jewish Community Center

3960 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, AL 35213

Both indoor and outdoor courts are available during various hours for both members and pay-for-players.

Crestwood Park

5400 Crestwood Blvd, Birmingham, AL, 35212

This free-to-the-public park has 4 courts. Reservations are not available.

YMCA

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Various locations around town, including Alabaster, Greystone, Hoover, Mountain Brook, Pelham, Shades Valley, and Trussville, offer pickleball facilities.

Lifetime Fitness

3051 Healthy Way, Vestavia, AL 35243

Classes and free play are available for members at no additional charge. Reservations may have additional fees.

With new courts popping up all the time, pickleball is sure to stay at the top of the social trends in the New Year!

Are you a pickleball fan? Where is your favorite spot to play pickleball in Birmingham?