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Where to Play Pickleball in San Francisco in 2024

Where to Play Pickleball in San Francisco in 2024

Discover Pickleball in San Francisco

This one’s for the Bay Area pickleball lovers! If you’re wanting to grab a drink, grab a friend, and grab a paddle but don’t know where to grab a pickleball court in San Francisco, then we’ve got you covered with about fifty of them. We’re rounding up all the outdoor courts in the city, so bookmark this post for later, and we’ll see you on the courts this weekend.

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Outdoor Pickleball Courts in San Francisco

Louis Sutter Playground

Wayland and University, San Francisco, CA 94134

Six dedicated pickleball courts available on a first-come, first-serve basis. There’s also reserveable picnic grounds and a lake.


Stern Grove

19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94132

Six pickleball courts, a lock box with nets, and dedicated pickleball hours. It’s just across the park from the Parkside Square courts!


Parkside Square

28th Avenue and Vicente, San Francisco, CA 94132

Eight pickleball courts, a lock box with nets, and dedicated pickleball hours (12:30–3:30 p.m. daily). Plus, there’s a nearby lake for hiking and birdwatching (um, fun!) and the courts are just across the park from the Stern Grove courts.


Presidio Wall Playground

West Pacific Avenue and Spruce Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Six pickleball courts total on Courts 1 & 2 with lock box with nets and dedicated pickleball hours for group play (10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. daily).


Rossi Playground

2 Willard N Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Eight pickleball courts, some of which are first-come, first served, and some can be reserved.


Golden Gate Park Tennis Center

Nancy Pelosi Drive and Bowling Green Drive, San Francisco, CA 94117

Five dedicated pickleball courts with online reservations available. (The Tennis Center underwent a $30 million renovation, and has earned its place among one of the best public tennis facilities in the U.S. So there’s that.)


Lisa and Douglas Goldman Tennis Center

50 Bowling Green Dr, San Francisco, CA 94117

Pickleball courts to rent out and lessons for all skill levels! This facility has everything you need to perfect your craft. All at an affordable price.



Tiny but Mighty: Parks, Playgrounds, and Rec Centers with One or Two Pickleball Courts

Crocker Amazon Playground

799 Moscow Street and Geneva, San Francisco, CA 94112


George Christopher Playground

5210 Diamond Heights Boulevard, San Francisco, CA 94131


Richmond Playground

18th Avenue and Lake, San Francisco, CA 94121


States Street Playground

86 States Street, San Francisco, CA 94114


Upper Noe Rec Center

295 Day Street, San Francisco, CA 94131

(Drop-in hours on T/Th from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; nets provided)


Rec Fillmore

1441 Ellis St, San Francisco, CA 94115


Rec Golden Gate Village

100 Drake Ave, Sausalito, CA 94965


Pickleball Gear

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Pickleballs are a must-have for your next game. Recess pickleballs have a strong, durable, and smooth surface. These white pickleballs give a great bounce and are the most aesthetically pleasing option on the market.

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Our Favorite Court Bag

The ideal carry-all for pickleball paddles, pickleballs, and courtside snacks. Hang it near the front door for the next impromptu game with your pals.

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See you on the courts, Bay Area pickleball friends!


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