Indoor Pickleball

Drop-in Pickleball, ages 12 and up

Pickleball is one of the most popular and fastest growing sports in the U.S. This easy to learn game is played similar to the game of tennis but with small paddles, a wiffle ball and a badminton size court.

Drop-in Pickleball Information

  • Drop-in Price: $5 per person/visit, Non-District: $6.75
  • All levels welcome, for ages 12 and up
  • Paddles and balls available for use
People playing pickleball.

Ridge Recreation Center
6613 S. Ward St.
Littleton, CO 80127

Registration recommended at this location
See Policy Below

Monday / Tuesday / Friday:
7:45-11 a.m.

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lilley Gulch Recreation Center
6147 S. Holland Way
Littleton, CO 80123

Registration recommended at this location
See Policy Below

Tuesday / Wednesday / Thursday:
12-2:30 p.m.

Foothills Fieldhouse
3606 S. Independence St.
Denver, CO 80235

Foothills Fieldhouse is located at Schaefer Athletic Complex (off Hampden service road, east of Kipling)

Monday / Wednesday:
10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Policy for Pickleball Sessions 

Valid at Lilley Gulch & Ridge Recreation Centers

In order to keep our sessions safe and enjoyable, there will be a limit on all drop-in sessions.
  • Ridge sessions – 60 attendees
  • Lilley Gulch sessions – 28 attendees
Pre-registration is recommended.
  • Walk-ins will be available if a session did not sell out.
  • Prepayment required, no refunds issued.
  • Passes (including insurance based passes and 3 month passes) and Multi-visit cards will be available for use with online registration.
  • Online registration will populate for pickleball sessions 3 days in advance.  To make your reservation visit the Registration Link for Drop-in Pickleball in CommunityPass.
**Rally scoring is required when there are:
  • 7 or more stacks waiting at Ridge.
  • 4 or more stacks waiting at Lilley Gulch.

Frequently Asked Questions: Registration Process for Drop-in Pickleball

The following information is valid for drop-in pickleball sessions at Lilley Gulch and Ridge Recreation Centers.

We hope these FAQs regarding drop-in Pickleball sessions answer most of your questions. If there is something that is not answered here, please email pickleball@fhprd.org. We appreciate your support in keeping our sessions safe and enjoyable.

How do I register?
Visit the Registration Link for Drop-in Pickleball. Online registration will populate for pickleball sessions 3 days in advance.

You will be prompted to sign into CommunityPass, our registration platform to register for our various activity offerings. If you don’t have a CommunityPass account, you will need to set one up. If you’ve forgotten your username and/or password, utilize the “forgot username or password” prompt on the site.  The front desk can also help. We strongly encourage you to register for drop-in sessions online, as it will be faster and you will be able to see if there are spots available.  You may also ask the front desk or call in for help.

Do I pay online when I register?
Yes, your options will be credit card, Annual Passes (including insurance based passes and 3 month passes) and multi visit cards.

How far in advance can I sign up for a session?
3 days in advance. The sessions go live at midnight 3 days prior.

Can I sign up for multiple sessions at once?
Only if you are within the 3-day window mentioned above.

What if my plans change and I cannot attend?
Please cancel your registration by calling the front desk or emailing pickleball@fhprd.org.
If you are emailing, please provide your name and phone number and the SPECIFIC session you are withdrawing from including the day/date and location of the session – i.e. Ridge or Lilley Gulch. You will be withdrawn from the session, but there will be no refunds.

Will walk-ins be allowed?
Only if there are spots open. If the session shows as full online, walk-ins will not be permitted.

What if I am running late and cannot arrive by the start of the session?
No worries! Your spot is reserved and you can arrive at any time during the duration of the session.

Will you be letting additional people in as others leave?
No. Once the online session spots are full, no other spots will be available.

Can I reserve a spot for a friend?
No. Everyone will need to reserve their own spot using their own CommunityPass Account.

How do I check in when I arrive?
Depending on the location, specific session, and time of year, you will either check in at the front desk or with the Pickleball monitor.

Outdoor Pickleball

Gates to Pickleball and Tennis courts will remain locked when courts are snow-covered.
Clearing snow from courts in any manner ruins the court surface and is strictly prohibited.

– Please call 303-409-2620 for current conditions –

Thank you for helping keep the integrity of our community’s courts in the best shape.

Clement Park Pickleball Courts

Courts available for Open Drop-in Play.

Courts available for reservation.

  • Park hours: 5 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Court lights available: Dusk – 10 p.m. – times subject to change during off season
  • Foothills Park & Recreation District programs have priority
  • Private gain on public property is strictly prohibited
    • No private lessons or classes
    • Instruction by Foothills Park & Recreation District only

Other Outdoor Locations

You can find Pickleball court lines on outdoor tennis courts in the following parks managed by Foothills Park & Recreation District.

First come, first served — please be courteous with your time, share the courts with others waiting to play.

You will need to provide your own net and supplies at these locations:
• Dakota Station Park
• Eagle Meadows Park
• Easton Regional Park

Court Rules - all locations

  • Pickleball play only – use courts at own risk
  • Tennis & Court Shoes ONLY
  • Keep gates closed at all times
  • No food or beverages – water only
  • No glass containers
  • No pets
  • No skateboards, bicycles or rollerblades
  • Do not abuse, lean or sit on nets and posts
  • To avoid damage, no chairs, tables or other devices on court surface
  • Surface slippery when wet
  • Please be courteous to others using the courts
  • Do not shovel the courts as it damages the surfacing – courts will be locked if this is abused
  • All other park rules apply

Pickleball Programs

Skills & Drills

Details & Locations:

Clement Park Pickleball Courts – Questions: 303-409-2618
All equipment provided for classes.

    • Beginner Learn To Play – for players 13 & up new to the game of Pickleball and wanting to learn how to play the game.
    • Beginner Skills & Drills – recommended for players 13 & up familiar with game.
    • Intermediate Skills & Drills – for more experienced players only (with a rating of 3.0 and above), who are able to sustain a rally and have a full understanding of the pickleball rules.
    • Youth Clinics – Pickleball for kids, ages 7-13
    • Professional Closed Group Instruction
    • Private Instruction

Ridge Recreation Center – Questions: 303-409-2618

    • A variety of Skills & Drills classes offered.  Utilize the Class Registration button to view options.