Discover NYC's Best Pickleball Courts
New York City offers a little bit of everything – including pickleball! But finding indoor and outdoor pickleball courts in such a dense city can be overwhelming, which is why we’ve rounded up all the best courts in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, and the surrounding areas. So grab your paddle, get on the subway, and let the good times roll.
Outdoor Pickleball Courts in NYC
John J. Carty Park
Four dedicated pickleball courts and nine tennis courts.
Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 2
Four covered and lighted outdoor pickleball courts right on the water.
Sol Lain Playground
Three outdoor pickleball courts open to the public weekdays after 3pm.
Carl Schurz Park
Three outdoor pickleball courts – bring your own net just in case, but there are also some nets set up daily for open play. (Bonus: it’s right by the water!)
Happy Warrior Playground
Three outdoor courts on asphalt – bring your own net!
DeWitt Clinton Park
Three outdoor courts (two on asphalt; one taped) near the water. Bring your own net!
St. Vartan Handball Courts
Four painted handball courts – bring your own net!
Central Park North Meadow Handball Courts
Three painted handball courts. Bring your own net and enjoy a beautiful day in Central Park.
Leif Ericson Park
Four dedicated pickleball courts and 9 tennis courts.
Roy Wilkins Park
Four outdoor courts. Tennis permit (full-season or single-play permit) required during tennis season.
Howard Bennett Playground
Six outdoor courts. Tennis permit (full-season or single-play permit) required during tennis season.
Eight dedicated pickleball courts and ten tennis courts. Tennis permit (full-season or single-play permit) required during tennis season.
Juniper Valley Park
Nine outdoor courts. Tennis permit (full-season or single-play permit) required during tennis season.
Indoor Pickleball Courts in NYC
Jackie Robinson Recreation Center
Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center
Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center
Highbridge Recreation Center
Constance Baker Motley Recreation Center
Tiny but mighty: parks and recs with one or two pickleball courts
East River Playground (bring your own net)
Best Pickleball Gear for Playing Doubles
Whether you’re playing doubles with friends or just like to have lots of options when it comes to which paddle you’re taking out for the day, you’ll love the Four Paddle Pickleball Set. Pick four of your favorite paddle designs, two boxes of pickleballs, and one court bag – everything you need for a guaranteed good time.