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Pickleball

Pickleball at The Lodge

Fancy a foray into our state sport?

Meet us at The Lodge at St. Edward State Park and find out why pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the world. Play in our newly renovated gymnasium designed specifically for our great state sport, pickleball.

A Basketball Court In A Gym

Ready to Play?

  • Court reservations are open to all Lodge Guests and Neighbors.
  • The indoor courts are available year-round for all levels of experience.   
  • Players must wear shoes with soles that do not mark or damage the court’s playing surface.
  • For Lodge Guests:
    • Play is complimentary
    • Please reserve your court time via our front desk team
    • Equipment including paddles and balls are available at no charge 
  • For neighbors and visitors to the Lodge:
    • Play is $20 an hour for up to 3 hours per booking, or $10 per person if you sign up for Open Play. We have some rentable equipment (paddles and pickleballs) but it is on a first-come first-serve basis, so it is best to bring your own. Up to 4 players can utilize a court at one time, but you may bring up to 4 guests if you'd like to take turns utilizing court space. 
    • We have Ladies Night on Monday, and a Gentlemen's Night on Wednesday. Each of these themed nights start at 4PM and go on until 8PM, take up all 4 courts in the Gymnasium, and cost $10 dollars to sign up.
    • Thursday - Sunday nights feature Open Play, which runs from 6PM to 10PM and is held on courts 3 and 4
    • Valet parking is offered at the Lodge for $10 all-day and Discover Pass holders may park in the designated Saint Edward State Park parking lot
    • Reserve your court time via our partner CourtReserve, you’ll need to create an account
    • We encourage you to download and register via the app for the best experience: Apple App Store | Google Play
    • When registering, select "The Lodge at St. Edward" as your organization 
      • Note: if you are new to Pickleball select 1.0 as your default skill level

Beginner and Intermediate Clinics are now available 

  • Beginner and Intermediate teaching courses are available on Tuesdays in January starting on the 9th! You can book for all 4 courses for $90 or choose to drop-in for any of the 4 weeks for $25. For more info and class times check the Upcoming Events tab under Things to Do! 

Why you'll love Pickleball at The Lodge

  • Four tournament-grade courts resurfaced to ensure uniform bounce
  • Indoor facility free of sun glare, wind, rain, and bugs
  • Heated during the winter for year-long play
  • Located in the middle of a lush state park next to a thoughtfully restored landmark hotel. After your match, enjoy a rejuvenating spa treatment at Vita Nova Spa or sip on craft cocktails and refuel with inspired bites from Cedar + Elm restaurant or one of our two bars.

About Pickleball

What is Pickleball?
Pickleball is a racquet sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. It’s played on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net. Players use a paddle and a plastic ball with holes as doubles or singles.

What makes pickleball so fun?
The sport has skyrocketed in popularity because it’s easy to learn, affordable, cross-generational, and highly social making it the perfect activity to pick up while on vacation, gather a group of friends for an impromptu tournament, or team-building activity.

 

How to Reserve a Court

For our Lodge Guests please reserve via the front desk, where you can also borrow any necessary equipment. For visitors to the Lodge, Court reservations are done online or on your mobile device through CourtReserve.

  • To reserve your court time via our partner CourtReserve, you’ll need to create an account (We encourage you to download and register via mobile app for the best experience). 
  • When registering, select "The Lodge at St. Edward" as your organization 

Play is open to the public for $40 per 2-hour court rental, with no monthly membership fee.

See the scheduler below for availability and to sign up.

Please contact our front desk team if you're having trouble registering or have any questions about availability.

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