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FAQ’s

2810 Ball Camp Byington Rd Knoxville, TN 37922

Front Desk: 865-999-5926

Email: admin@thepbplayground.com

Yes. The Pickleball Playground offers both indoor and outdoor pickleball and tennis courts. The facility currently has 7 indoor pickleball courts and 1 tennis court. The outdoor courts consist of 16 pickleball courts (6 of them are lit for nighttime reservations) and 4 tennis courts.

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You will need to bring court shoes (no black-soled shoes are allowed). We also recommend bringing water and a towel. If you do not have a paddle or racquet, they can be rented at the pro shop for a small fee. Paddle rentals for the Pickleball 1-0-1 class are free. Pickleballs can be purchased at the pro shop as well.

Casual/athletic attire is acceptable throughout the day. Shirts and shoes are required at all times.

The standard reservation fee for members on our indoor courts is $20 per hour. You may have up to 6 players for each court reserved and the cost of the court rental can be split between all players. Non-members pay an additional $10/day guest fee.

Indoor Open Play lasts for 2 hours and costs $8 for members.

Outdoor courts are free to use during the daytime by our members without a reservation if a court is available. If you would prefer to reserve an outdoor court in advance, it is $10/hour. During the evenings in the winter, we charge $10/hour for our outdoor courts with or without a reservation to help offset the cost of the lighting.

Please see our Rates page for further information.

Our Rates

Yes. We are proud to offer a Club Credit program. You can purchase Club Credit with cash at the front desk, or on our website. Club Credit can be used to pay for anything at the club.

Yes, we provide a wide variety of memberships. You are able to sign up as an individual or a family. A family consists of up to 2 adult members and 2 minor children members per account. Please refer to our membership page for further details on the different types of memberships we offer.

Memberships

No. You do not need to have a membership at the club to come and play. Having a membership will provide you with discounted playing rates as well as advanced notice of special events and programs. Non-Members pay a $10/day guest fee and pay extra for tournaments and leagues.

The minimum age for our regular tennis and pickleball clinics is 15 years old. Junior clinics are for children ages 5-17. Individuals joining our pickleball and tennis clinics can start at the age of 15 years old.

Private lessons are open to anyone 4 years old and older.

Our Clinics

Yes. Using the Pickleball Playground app and website, you are able to reserve a court up To 7 days in advance. The Pickleball Playground app provides you access to book a court and sign up to play. Please download the app or click “Book Now” to reserve.

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Yes. All of our Professionals are certified in both tennis and pickleball (PCI and USPTA) and offer large group clinics, as well as smaller private lessons for 1-4 people.

Private Lessons

“Open Play” is a regularly scheduled, organized event where players can show up to play without a partner. Players rotate in and out to mix/match with others of similar skill levels, creating a fun, dynamic, and social environment. “Open Play” sessions are scheduled daily to give players a chance to meet other players. If you do not want to play with different partners throughout the evening, and prefer to stay with your group, you should reserve a court instead. The term “Open Play” implies no reservation required, however we definitely recommend pre-registering, to make sure you get a spot as space in each Open Play is limited.

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Our Pickleball 1-0-1 Clinic is the perfect class to learn the basics of the game. In this clinic you will get 2 hours of instruction, giving you all the basics you need to play your first match. The instructor will cover equipment, basic pickleball terminology, score keeping, court position, and the fundamentals of serve, return and volley. This class will prepare you for the next step class, Pickleball 1-0-2.

Our Classes

Come take a class with a tennis pro! What better way to learn how to play than from one of our professionals. Our professionals have many years of experience and can teach you in a private setting, with a small group (1-4 players), or in a clinic. Check out the Let’s Learn tab for more information.

Let's Learn

Yes, we will work with you to ensure you reserve the number of courts needed for your event.

Please fill out the Private Events form.

Private Events Form

Our facility is designed to host regular tournaments in varying formats. Our pickleball courts were made in accordance with USAPA sanctioned tournament guidelines. These tournaments are skill level tournaments. We also host tournaments that are put on by outside companies.

In order to be respectful of our pro’s time and also allow people on a wait list for an event to have a chance to join, The Pickleball Playground has a strict 12-hour cancellation policy. If a booking is cancelled before the 12-hour deadline, you will be issued a refund in the form of Club Credit. Club Credit can be used to book another reservation for another day.

If you have an outdoor court reservation, clinic or lesson and it rains, we will automatically process a rain out in our system. This will issue a refund in the form of Club Credit. Club Credit can be used to book another reservation for another day.

We have a few options for individuals looking to get out and have some FUN on the court without feeling the competitive pressure. League Night, Friday Night Glow in the Dark Event, and Saturday Night Mixer are just a few ways to enjoy playing with your friends. We also offer Open Play for various skill levels so you can find which one feels right for you.

Open Play

Unfortunately, we cannot offer the ability to freeze your membership given the limited number of membership spots available and our prioritized waiting list, giving others the opportunity to join The Pickleball Playground. If you must cancel your membership, there is no penalty for cancellation. This can be completed on the website under PROFILE.

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Contact Info

Monday - Friday
9 AM - 9 PM
Saturday
9 AM - 7 PM
Sunday
9 AM - 7 PM
(865) 407-0656

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Didn’t get a chance to sign up for the last Beginner Clinic Series? No worries! We’ve got another session just for you, running from July 27th to August 31st! 🌟 Join us every Monday night for 6 weeks from 5:30-7pm to learn essential skills like dinks, serves, and volleys from our amazing instructors Dasha and Seth. 🏓 Paddles are provided.

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