1. Year Round Pickleball
  2. Summer Pickleball


Pickleball is a fun, fast activity that combines tennis, ping pong, racquetball and badminton. It is a great way to get a good workout and have fun while doing it. It is the fastest growing sport in North America.

We have options available for indoor and outdoor play.

Pickleball Instruction

In this class you will learn the rules of the game, technique in serving, volleying, and even some game strategy. If you are still a beginner but have some experience under your belt and want to improve your game, sign up for the ‘Adv. Beg” class. It will teach strategy and techniques which will advance your game to the next level. All equipment will be provided for class.

Date: Mondays, Sept. 16-Oct. 21


  • Beginner 1: 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Adv. Beg.: 7:30-8:30 p.m.

Fee: $53

Location: VMCC, National Guard Armory Gymnasium

Register by Sept. 10: https://invergroveheights.maxgalaxy.net/Home.aspx.

New Outdoor Pickleball Courts now open at North Valley Park! 

As of Aug. 16, 2019, the brand new courts are ready for use! Located at 2800 70th St. E. 

Join us for a Grand Opening event! Pickleball invitation - FINAL

Let's celebrate the addition of these new courts! Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the new courts for a ribbon cutting, demonstrations on how to play and open play on the new courts!

Grand Opening Activities 

The event will have several additional activities available for attendees, including:

  • Ribbon Cutting program at 5:45 p.m.
  • Free pickles by Hometown Meats (while supplies last)
  • Beverages and cookies will also be provided
  • Newcomers can learn the game from local experts (equipment will be provided)
  • Open play for players of all levels

In case of inclement weather, the rain out date for this event is Thursday, Sept. 19 ­– same time. Call the IGH Weather Line for up to date event information at 651-450-2595. 

Visit North Valley Park's Webpage for all of its amenities.

2019 Indoor Program

Beginner to advanced players will have the opportunity to learn the sport and/or work on their game with other Pickleball enthusiasts. Please bring your own racquet.Our courts are located at the Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8055 Barbara Avenue, in the National Guard Armory Gymnasium. 

View the schedule below (subject to change) and note that all participants must check-in with a membership and/or pay and receive a wristband.*


  • Free for Community Center member
  • $3/non-member or 
  • Purchase a 10x punch card for $25/non-member


Check our Online gymnasium schedule  for the most reliable and up to date schedule, including all skip dates or call 651-450-2585.

Advanced (skill levels 3.5+) 

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (June 6 - September 30)
  • Saturdays, 4-6 p.m. (June 6 - September 30)
  • Sundays, 10 a.m.-noon (June 6 - September 30)

Beginner-Intermediate (skill levels 1.0-3.0)

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (June 6 - September 30)
  • Saturdays, 2-4 p.m. (June 6 - September 30)

Open Play (all levels)

  • Fridays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. (June 6 - September 30)