Pickleball in Queensland
Places to Play
PAQ are keen to support all venues and player groups by advertising playing sessions and venues on this site.
We would like to recognise those clubs and associations who have taken the time to affiliate, to support the successful growth of pickleball in Queensland and Australia.
Affiliation brings with it many benefits, the list of which will only grow as PAQ establishes its presence. There are options for corporate affiliation, association affiliation, and individual membership. For enquiries regarding affiliation please contact firstname.lastname@example.org For individual membership with PAQ please go to our membership page and follow the links to the registration portal.
AFFILIATED ASSOCIATIONS AND CLUBS
"Pickleball is a wonderful sport: you learn in minutes and play for a lifetime."
Brisbane Pickleball Club operates across greater Brisbane introducing new players, running social sessions and competitive play.
The first venue with publicly available, purpose built pickleball courts, Beenleigh welcomes players of all skill levels. Host for the 2020 Queensland Pickleball Championships, this club hopes to grow the sport in the local region. Contact them through email@example.com or call them on 07 3807 5836.
Many of the original pickleball players of Queensland are based on Bribie Island. They started their club in 2018 and have been focussed on supporting players across the region. It is a pleasure to welcome this club to the Pickleball Queensland family. The have established permanent courts and have regular social playing sessions. Contact them via their facebook site.
CAIRNS PICKLEBALL CLUB
Recognised as one of the first centres to have established pickleball in Australia the Cairns pickleball players have been growing in numbers since 2017, if nor earlier. While members have been part of PAQ since its inception it is now great to be able to have them on as an official part of our growing organisation as a formally affiliated club. Regular playing occurs weekly so watch this space as more details come available.
Graham Haling (President) - 0447 533 921
Sue Lyons (Secretary)
Treasurer (Garth Roy)
The new club on the block but with one of the founding players of Australian pickleball, Cardwell & Districts Pickleball Club is a great place to go to discover this sport. Very welcoming and keen to develop pickleball in Far North Queensland, check out their facebook page for further details.
East Coast Pickleball has just affiliated and is keen to get as many people onto court as possible. Presently based on the Gold Coast (Hope Island, Activa Way), ECP offers fixtures and coaching services as well as social sessions. Watch this space as their presence grows and contact them through their facebook page.
Fraser Coast Pickleball has just affiliated and is keen to get as many people onto court as possible. Based in Hervey Bay, FCP is beginning to establish a presence in the region and looks forward to hosting social playing sessions, competitive events, coaching opportunities and regional tournaments. Watch this space as their presence grows and email Brendan with any questions.
GCPA is the largest Pickleball association in Queensland and provides introductory sessions for beginners as well as playing sessions catering for all skill levels. They are constantly on the lookout for new venues to support the ever-growing interest and numbers. Currently they offer over 20 playing sessions weekly across 4 different venues including their new headquarters at Currumbin - The Gold Coast Pickleball Community Centre - Home of the GCPA - with 8 purpose built Pickleball courts offering private bookings outside of regular session times.
Do you want to play pickleball in Noosa? Local residents and visiting pickleball players looking for a game are welcome to join us. NPC possesses an enthusiastic membership with players of all skill levels who welcome everyone to come along and give this game a go. For further details head to their website or check out the Meet-Up schedule.
Noosa Pickleball Club
Redlands Pickleball Club are a new fast growing addition to PAQ. Located on the beautiful bayside - just south of Brisbane, they have permanent sessions of pickleball each week at Ormiston State School. For further information please check out their website or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Rockhampton has been working hard to introduce pickleball and have recently affiliated. They are welcoming players of all ages and ability levels. Head to the Rockhampton Regional Tennis Centre and find how you can be involved or email Kathleen at email@example.com for more information.
There is pickleball being played all over the Sunshine coast much of this has grown via the U3A community. Players recognising they are wanting more play and a stronger connection with the wider pickleball community have formed the Sunshine Coast Pickleball Club. Very new at the moment, they welcome players of all levels from those who are uninitiated to the experienced and wise. For further information check out their website or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Downs Pickleball Association was one of the first established pickleball associations in Queensland. Small but committed they have secured access to both indoor and outdoor playing sites and are focussed on providing an activity for the community which is low cost and focusses on family. Always represented in tournaments and events SDPA welcome players of all ages and skill levels.
Any questions contact Helen who is also a member of the Pickleball Association of Queensland management team.
The passion for pickleball has hit Townsville. Head to the Tennis Townsville Court s10 and 11, to check out the action. The Tennis Townsville centre is at 20 Burke St North Ward (Corner of Paxton St & Burke St) 4810 Townsville, QLD, Australia. Get in touch with Kay or Michelle and they will guide you to a session to help you get started. Very welcoming crowd, remeber to pop in for a hit on your travels up the coast. Contact them through their Facebook page.
PAQ's first affiliate from the far north, TMBP are keen to get things moving after the COVID break to the game. They are a dedicated group of tennis converts who initially saw this as an alternate to tennis on rainy days but now are addicted and keen to help grow the sport in FNQ.
Their website will be coming soon, until then check out their Facebook page
Edith Thomas (President) - 0413 938 593
Coral Raub (Secretary /Treasurer) - 0401 201 463
Yeppoon Tennis club is the centre for all things pickleball in Yeppoon. Quick to realise the passion people have for this sport Yeppoon have been running playing sessions since late 2019. A very proactive member of PAQ they are now celebrating the establishment of 8 purpose built pickleball courts and looking forward to hosting their first tournament. Make sure you drop in for a hit or a drill session on your travels through the Capricorn Coast.
Bruce Saxby (President)
Karen Latinovic (Secretary) - 0468 925 535 email@example.com
Check out their website for contact details and playing sessions.
OTHER NON-AFFILIATED PLAYING VENUES
PAQ recommend a great variety of other venues and clubs providing pickleball opportunities throughout the state offering social playing sessions for complete beginners through to advanced players. Most clubs and venues provide paddles and balls to get you started and often offer instruction to support skill and knowledge development. It is advised that where possible you attend an introductory session to understand the basics. Some venues also offer pickleball coaching and drill sessions.
- Albion Indoor Sports - (07) 3262 6766 - First purpose built indoor courts
- Atherton - email
- Beaudesert - Email
- Cairns Pickleball Club - email
- Cairns Redlynch Sports Centre
- Caloundra U3A (waiting list applies)
- Coolum Tennis Club - (email)
- Coolum Beach
- Cooroy & Eumundi Pickleball Meetup
- Deception Bay
- Emerald PCYC - 0429817475 Email
- Club Pickleball Gold Coast 0403507780 Email
- Hervey Bay PCYC 04124521107 Email
- Home Hill Tennis Centre 0447384441 Email
- Kadanga 0427161010 Email
- Ipswich - A number of venues
- Mackay U3A - Email
- Mackay - At PCYC - email
- Malanda - email
- Mooloolaba Meetup
- Moreton Bay Pickleball - Redcliffe - Email
- Noosa Leisure Centre Pickleball Program
- Redlands Pickleball Club
- Rockhampton - email 0457 031 282
- Southern Downs Pickleball Association - email
- Townsville Dolphins
- Whitsundays - Email
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out if there are any new areas playing pickleball closer to you. Pickleball Queensland is always looking out for new venues, so if you know of a suitable location for pickleball courts, please let us know.