The Local's Guide to Pickleball in Austin

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Pickleball anyone? The sport has exploded across the country (14% of Americans admit to playing in the last year), but with a culture of spending social time in the outdoors already being synonymous with Austinites, it’s really given Pickleball in Austin an extra boost. After all, the collection of courts and clubs offer a vibrant and inclusive community for enthusiasts to move their bodies and spend time together, while often allowing for the bonus of a brand new stylish outfit – with a House of Shan paddle to match – of course.

Whether you’re a seasoned player or just discovering the game, there’s many local clubs opening that provide a welcoming environment to improve your skills, compete in friendly matches, and forge lasting friendships with fellow pickleball aficionados. Read below for a few of our top #scouted picks around Austin…

Local Clubs + Locations

AUSTIN PICKLE RANCH // 1717 West 6th Street, 4th Floor of Garage

Located in the heart of the city, Austin Pickle Ranch offers 8 courts on the parking garage rooftop and lives by the mission “Play More Pickleball”. They want any and all involved and have an approachable membership fee of $40 per month, while also making it available for any and all to join via court bookings, lessons, clinics, leagues, tournaments, open play and drop-in play.

EASTSIDE PADDLE CLUB // 979 Springdale Road Suite #115

An East Austin membership-based pickleball club, Eastside Paddle Club is the largest facility in Austin with 22,000 indoor square feet, 6 courts and 4 outdoor rooftop courts coming soon. The space offers a modern venue to play and socialize in style.

DREAMLAND // 2770 W Highway 290

Located in Dripping Springs, this property is a favorite of ours in Austin. With food, drinks, music, mini golf and more, Pickleball is just one of the many activities the impressive space offers.

Their pickleball space includes 16 dedicated courts (4 covered), open to professionals and beginners alike. Offering open play, lessons, leagues and tournaments all customized by levels and interest, it’s the perfect place to eat, drink & play all day long.

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URBAN PICKLEBALL CLUB // 300 San Antonio Street

Nestled on a parking garage rooftop, Urban Pickleball Club is a membership-based pickleball club that offers 2 hard courts in the downtown area. The club also is available for buyouts and event hosting opportunities.

*Membership Based with Guest Court Bookings Available

50,000 square feet of fun that includes Pickleball, but also a full-service bar, delectable food trucks featuring NADC Burger, Shawarma Point, and B. Cooper BBQ to help with drinks & nosh whether you spectate or participate in the games.

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BOULDIN ACRES // South Austin: 2027 S Lamar Blvd | North Austin: 1806 W Braker Lane

Eat, drink and play at this Austin favorite. Named after the historic neighborhood, Bouldin Acres is a lively and friendly place where family and friends gather to enjoy each other’s company, while eating great food, enjoying drinks and of course, playing pickleball.

AUSTIN TENNIS CENTER // 7800 Johnny Morris Road

The largest public pickleball center in Austin with 8 courts, available under the lights. The center regularly hosts camps, clinics and leagues and is a great place to get involved and meet fellow pickleballers.


The Cedar Park destination for all things music, outdoor cinema, sports, entertainment and hosting is known for bringing family and friends together on an oversized lawn. Along with pickleball, they offer sand volleyball courts, an arcade, cornhole and space for play. Visit their website to rent a court, or to see their upcoming league offerings.

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SKI SHORES // 2905 Pearce Road

The recently revamped lakeside classic offers pickleball on a reservable court adjacent to the family turf area with perfect views of Lake Austin

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