Wondering Where to Play 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.
Outdoor Pickleball Courts in San Francisco
Louis Sutter Playground
Six dedicated pickleball courts available on a first-come, first-serve basis. There’s also reserveable picnic grounds and a lake.
Six pickleball courts, a lock box with nets, and dedicated pickleball hours. It’s just across the park from the Parkside Square courts!
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
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).
Eight pickleball courts, some of which are first-come, first served, and some can be reserved.
Golden Gate Park Tennis Center
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.)
Tiny but Mighty: Parks, Playgrounds, and Rec Centers with One or Two Pickleball Courts
Crocker Amazon Playground
George Christopher Playground
States Street Playground
Upper Noe Rec Center
(Drop-in hours on T/Th from 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; nets provided)
Rec Golden Gate Village
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See you on the courts, Bay Area pickleball friends!