Where to Play Pickleball in Durham and Beyond

Bethesda Park

Outdoors • 6 dual-use covered courts • Lights • MapDPR page

The pickleball courts at Bethesda Park are currently the most popular courts in Durham among local pickleball players.

See the pickleball calendar for pickleball hours and special events.

Piney Wood Park

Outdoors • 4 dedicated courts • No lights • MapDPR page

These are the only dedicated pickleball courts in Durham. The courts are frequented by beginner and intermediate players. These courts have a few cracks and rough patches, but they are playable. The site used to be tennis courts but will soon be completely renovated into 14 brand new dedicated pickleball courts! Bathrooms are located near the courts.

Courts are open for pickleball play from dawn to dusk. See the pickleball calendar for special events.

Walltown Park Recreation Center

Indoors3 dual-use courts • MapDPR page

These are the most popular indoor pickleball courts in Durham. There is a fee to play. Masks are required! Wednesdays are best for noncompetitive play.

See the pickleball calendar for pickleball hours and special events.

Irwin R. Holmes Recreation Center

Indoors • 3 dual-use courts • MapDPR page

There is a fee to play. Masks are required!

See the pickleball calendar for pickleball hours and special events.

Lyon Park Recreation Center

Indoors • 2 dual-use courts • MapDPR page

There is a fee to play. Masks are required!

See the pickleball calendar for pickleball hours.

Forest Hills Park

Outdoors • 1 dual-use court • Lights • MapDPR page

Court is open for play from dawn to dusk.

Garrett Road Park

Outdoors • 6 dual-use courts • Lights • MapDPR page

Note that these courts are heavily used by tennis players.

Courts are open for play from dawn to dusk.

Downtown Durham YMCA

Indoors • 2 dual-use courts • MapLink

Durham Levine Community Center

Outdoors • 2 dual-use courts • MapLink

Pickleball Courts Beyond Durham

More pickleball court locations can be found on the North Carolina Pickleball Map. Here are links providing information about other places to play pickleball in the Triangle area:

Chapel Hill (and here)

Raleigh

Cary

Hillsborough

Wake Forest