Pickleball - South Suburban Parks and Recreation


Have you heard of Pickleball? This badminton/tennis/table tennis-like sport is the fastest growing sport in South Suburban. This fun and social game is perfect for all ages, easy to learn and provides a great physical workout. Want to join in? Explore our Pickleball offerings below.


Boot Camps
Go from newbie to expert over the course of four training sessions. This camp is for beginner and intermediate players ages 18 and up.  Learn to play Pickleball, get a great workout and have fun.

Geared towards beginners, these one-time, 2-hour sessions are for adults ages 18+. Come learn the basics of the sport while meeting new friends.


Sports Complex Drop-In
Pre-register to play Pickleball in our brand new facility! Whether you are an advanced, intermediate, or beginner player we have dedicated time for you to play. All times are for open play. Patrons may arrive the day of on a first come, first serve basis for any open spots remaining.

Private Lessons

Private and Semi-Private Lessons

South Suburban Parks and Recreation offers private (1 person) and semi-private (2-4 persons) lessons at the Cornerstone Park Outdoor Pickleball Courts, SSPRD Sports Complex or any SSPRD recreation center. Each session is one-hour long. Rates for lessons are as follows:

Private Lessons (1 person) Semi-Private Lessons (2-4 persons)
1 session - $30 (district) / $33 (non-district) 1 session - $20 per person (district) / $23 per person (non-district)
3 sessions - $81 (district) / $90 (non-district) 3 sessions - $51 per person (district) / $60 per person (non-district)
5 sessions - $125 (district) / $140 (non-district) 5 sessions - $75 per person (district) / $90 per person (non-district)

All lessons must be paid in full prior to scheduling. To get registered, please click on the link below. The pickleball instructor will be in touch shortly after to confirm your lesson(s).

Click Here to Sign Up!


Pickleball Leagues 2022

Join us for our 6-week long spring, summer and fall leagues (5 weeks of regular season and 1 week of playoffs). 

  • Seasons will be starting in spring of 2022 and matches are played at the Cornerstone Park pickleball courts (5150 S Windermere St Littleton, CO 80120). 
  • Leagues offered are Monday, Thursday and Friday evenings beginning at 6:00pm. 
  • Men's, Women's, and Mixed Doubles leagues offered at recreational and competitive levels. 
  • Cost is $65 (resident rate) or $75 (non-resident rate) per team.
  • Players are required to pay in full at the point of registration

Contact 303.483.7035 or tsmeeton@ssprd.org for more details.

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Firecracker FInale Tournament

Join us for our annual Firecracker Finale Doubles Tournament on July 16 and 17 at Cornerstone Park, 5150 S Windermere St, Littleton, CO 80120. This tournament is self rated and will offer Men's, Women's and Mixed Doubles. Men's and Women's Doubles will take place on Saturday, July 16 and Mixed Doubles on Sunday, July 17. We offer both recreational and competitive level of play. 

Skill Rating Guide as a reference to what division your team should register for. Standard IFP rules apply (https://www.usapa.org/docs/ifp/USAPA-Rulebook.pdf).

Teams make their own calls (line judges will not be provided). Teams are guaranteed at least 2 matches. Winner bracket matches will be best 2-out-of-3 games to 11 (win by 2). Loser bracket matches will consist of one game played to 15 (win by 2). Awards will be given to the champions in each division. Registration deadline is Friday, July 8.

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Outdoor Courts

Cornerstone Park Pickleball Courts

Come check out our outdoor Pickleball courts at Cornerstone Park!  The six outdoor courts are located at the SE corner of the park with the entrance to the parking lot located off of South Hickory Street.  The Pickleball courts feature:

  • 6 outdoor courts with permanent nets
  • Push-button operated lighting at night (year-round)
  • Shelter with seating & tables
  • Senior Shelter with restrooms nearby
  • Horseshoes, shuffle board, inline hockey rink, and skate park nearby

Rent the Courts Today!

  • Cost per court:
    • $10/hr (district residents with up-to-date SSPR ID cards) - Non-Prime Time
    • $12/hr (non-residents) - Non-Prime Time
    • $20/hr (district residents with up-to-date SSPR ID cards) - Prime Time (7:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m. & 4:00-8:00 p.m.)
    • $30/hr (non-residents) - Prime Time (7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 4:00-8:00 p.m.)
  • A 24 hour notice is required, for maintenance and scheduling purposes. 


Other Outdoor Courts within the District

Players must bring their own portable net(s), paddles, and balls to play. Tennis courts are lined as such, and do not have Pickleball lines.


Trevor Smeeton

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Indoor Drop-in Pickleball

Already know the game or want to learn with other players? Come play during our drop-in Pickleball times at our recreation centers in Centennial, Littleton, Lone Tree, and Sheridan.

Below are each recreation center's gym schedule. Find the drop-in Pickleball days and times that work best for you and stop on by.

Buck Gym Schedule

Goodson Gym Schedule

Lone Tree Gym Schedule

Sheridan Gym Schedule

Sports Complex Schedule

Price: Drop-in Pickleball is included in the entrance fee for each recreation center.

Rules: Universal Facility Rules can be found HERE




Skill Rating

Are you interested in joining one of our boot camps, clinics, or leagues? Find your skill rating with a self evaluation!  

Click here to find out!