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Belknap Park

30 Coldbrook Street, NE,  Grand Rapids, Michigan  49503

It is next to the Grand Rapids Griff’s Ice House.

9:00 a.m. – Noon – Open Play all levels
5:00 p.m. – Open Play

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 – Ladies 3.0 (+/-) Courts 5-15
5:00 p.m. – Open Play

9:00 a.m. – Noon  – Open Play all levels
5:00 p.m. – Open Play – Social Night

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 – Ladies 3.0 (+/-) Courts 5-15
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – 3.5 +  –  Courts 1-4
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – AACPB – Advanced Aggressive Competitive PB – Courts 5-15
4.0-5.0 Tournament Players
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Open Play Courts 1-4

9:00 a.m. – Noon  – Open Play all levels
5:00 p.m. – Open Play
7:30-11:00 p.m. – Friday Night Lights – See Calendar

10:00 a.m. – Open Play

Mainly between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

MVP Athletic Club
115 Crahen Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525   616-575-8650

There are 8 permanent lined outdoor pickle ball courts on the farthest tier of 4 tennis courts. The outdoor courts are free for members to reserve.

Courts behind the Byron Center Library
8191 Byron Center Ave., SW,  Byron Center, Michigan   49513                                            616-784-2007
No Set Time Frames

Cutler Park
6701 Cutler Park Drive, SW, Grand Rapids, Mi.   49548
No Set Time Frames

6 – outdoor courts
Hudsonville , Mi
Chicago dr. and School st.

Cascade Township Park

Cascade Park 2018 Pickleball Play Schedule
Cascade Twp. Rec. Park is a public park and the pb schedule is based on Social Open Play.  Residents and taxpayers are all welcome to play with the GRPC members. If someone desires to reserve a pb court for their own specific use, they must contact Cascade Township Parks directly or complete the application on the Cascade website.  
Open Play: If others are waiting to play, once your game is complete, winners stay and split and invite the waiting players to play.  Losers move to another court or wait for the next opening. 
All skill levels of play are welcome, however inexperienced players need to attend and complete a 1-hour Beginners Class before playing with other players. 
Courts are not numbered; however, Beginners will be on the West Courts and more advanced players on the East Courts. No courts are reserved for specific levels of play except what is listed below.  If you desire a specific level and time, contact Phyllis.

CASCADE PICKLEBALL CLASSES (West Courts) Beginner class covers the basics of pickleball. Wear flat soled shoes (tennis). Overview: Pickleball history, equipment, clothing, etiquette, grip, scoring, and basic strokes NO CLASS IF COURTS ARE WET! Don’t purchase a paddle or balls before your 1-hour Beginner class.
1. BEGINNER CLASS: Tuesday 6 PM – 7 PM (Paddles & balls supplied)
2. ADVANCED CLASS: Tuesday 7 PM – 8 PM

Cascade classes are by appointment only: Contact Instructor to join class
Linda Jirous 616-238-4412 (Teaches Tuesday evenings)
Phyllis Wordhouse 734-718-0955 (Classes by request)

CASCADE TWP PARK DIRECTIONS: 3810 Thornapple River Drive SE (S of 28th Street on Thornhill / N of 36th Street). Turn left into the first parking lot, the closest parking lot to the 6 pickleball (pb) courts. Please bring your own folding chair, paddles, balls, and water. ALWAYS lock your car.

CASCADE SCHEDULE: All skill levels welcome! All Open Play unless mentioned
Sunday -Saturday: 8:30 AM – Noon & 6:30 PM – Dusk Open Play
Tuesday 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM Beginner Pickleball Class (W Courts) & Open Play on other courts
Tuesday 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM Advanced Pickleball Class (W Courts) & Open Play on other courts
Wednesday 8:30-Noon & 6:30 PM – Dusk Ladies Day & Open Play on other courts

CASCADE SIGN UP: PLEASE use Sign Up Genius when you plan to come to play.
Suggest you also list your skill level behind your name.

CASCADE OPEN PLAY: After each game, if busy, all 4 waiting players are rotated into play. If not busy, winners stay and split and 2 new pb players join. All are welcome: Beginner graduates – 4.5’s and even 5.0’s!

CASCADE CHANGES: Posted on the Grand Rapids Pickleball Club Fb Page, which hopefully you join after becoming a GRPC member, as it’s a closed group and this is where the GRPC members communicate.

CASCADE TOWNSHIP: Please come, fill the courts, take pictures, and send Phyllis your pics! Also, please email Steve Peterson at Cascade Township, and thank him for the opportunity to play at Cascade Twp. Park, or . He’s very supportive of pb & likes to hear from you! If you feel the Cascade nets need adjustments, please contact Steve Peterson directly at 616-949-0224.


Old Farm Park

Four outdoor courts.  North off of 52nd and Stauffeur. Turn right on Embro, courts at end of street at the top of the hill.

Indoor Venues

GR Racquet & Fitness
(Formerly Riverview Racquet Club)
4940 Plainfield Ave NE,
GR 49525
4 Dedicated Indoor Pickleball Courts

Home of the GRAND RAPIDS PICKLEBALL ACADEMY.  Lessons and Clinics are offered throughout the week.  Check the GR Pickleball Academy Facebook Page or call the club for more information.  There will also be periodic postings on the GRPC Facebook page.

Courts are available for reservations by calling the club and reserving a court.  Members may call up to 3 days in advance and non-members can call the day of play.  There is no charge for the court, however there is a $10 guest fee for non-members.


Woodland MSA
2100 28th Street,  Grand Rapids, MI 49508   (616) 328-8120
No membership required $5.00 walk-in fee.
You may check out the drop in court schedules here:

Mon thru Fri – 9:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

MSA Fieldhouse

5435 28th St. Court SE, G R, Michigan  49546   (behind Cascade Meijer Store).               616-328-8100
No membership required $5.00 walk-in fee.
MSA made a couple edits to their accounts and have come up with a way to make our drop-in times visible online! Simply visit and then select the ‘Court Schedule’ link inside the blue banner.
Mon thru Fri  –  9:00 a.m. — noon
Tuesday: Ladder Play starts at 11:00 a.m.
Thursday: Ladder Play starts at noon

Bella Vista Church — $3.00 walk-in fee.
5100 Belding Rd NE, Rockford, MI 49341
50 years and older recreational play
Contact: Tim Moses 248-330-8535
Monday: 9:00 — 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 6:00 — 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 — 11:30 a.m.

Premier Athletic and Tennis Club– $7.00 (Free for members)
4250 Spartan Industrial Dr., SW, Grandville, Mi.  49418
616-538-4600  [N off 44th St just W of Byron Center Rd]

Monday 5-8pm
Wednesday 5-8pm
Thursday 6:30-8:30 (3.5 and up only)
Saturday 9am-noon
Sunday 11-2pm





Duncan Lake Middle School in Caledonia —$5.00 walk-in Fee
3.0 players welcome!
9749 Duncan Lake Avenue, Caledonia, Mi.  49316
Tuesday: (3 courts available) 6:30 p.m.– 9:00 p.m. 3.0 players and above only.
Thursday: (3 courts available) 6:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. Open play for beginner/recreational play (3.0 and below).

Park in the front, walk in Resource Center doors.
Closed when school is closed.

Spartan YMCA
8850 Metro Way SW, Wyoming, Michigan  49519        616-885-5529
FREE to YMCA members ONLY
Tuesday and Friday:  1:30 p.m. — 3:30 p.m.
Sunday:                       11:00 a.m. — 2:00 p.m.

Presbyterian Church in Hastings
405 North M-37 Hwy, Hastings, Mi.  49058   269-945-5463
Monday:          3:30 p.m. — 8:00 p.m. (Open Play)
Wednesday:    3:30 p.m. — 5:30 p.m. (Open Play):  5:30 p.m. (Ladder Play)
Friday:             9:15 a.m. (Open Play)

Byron Township Community Center
2120 76th Street SW, Byron Center, Michigan  49315       616-878-1998    (East of Byron Center Ave)
Monday:             10:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday :      10:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.
Call for availability on Wednesday evenings. (616-878-1998) No reserved pickleball courts.
Friday:                10:00 a.m. — 2:30 p.m.

Memberships:      Residents       Non-Residents

18-54 yrs old

Daily                     $5.00                    $7.50                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Monthly                 $24.00                  $36.00

55 + yrs old

Daily                       $4.00                   $6.00                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Monthly                 $19.00                   $28.50

MVP Athletic Club
115 Crahen Ave. NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525   616-575-8650
Wednesday: 7:00 p.m. — 10:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon — 3:00 p.m.

2 open play courts.
Free for members of MVP, non-members will have to pay a guest fee which is currently $20.

Mary Free Bed YMCA
5500 Burton SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
Tuesdays and Thursdays:    9:00 a.m. to noon.
FREE to YMCA members ONLy

Salvation Army Kroc Center

Mondays and Thursdays 9-noon
2-4 courts permanently lined on gymnasium floor, all ages and levels welcome, all equipment provided.
It is free for Kroc Members. Non-members can purchase a day pass for $5.50 (ages 0-11), and $7.50 (ages 12+). 
Contact Information: Katie Deatherage, Rec&Sport Manager Office: 616.588.7200 ext 2014

New Community Church
2340 Dean Lake Ave NE
All equipment is provided. No charge, but $2 or more donation is appreciated.
Mondays 8:30-10:30am
Thursdays 7-9pm
Fridays 9:30am-12pm

Call Rog at 745.6073 if you have questions.

St. Matthew Lutheran Church
Open Play
Saturdays, 9:30am to noon
Sundays, 1-3pm
5125 Cascade Rd., SE

Cost is $7 per person. Questions to Frank Graves at 616.929.2267 or

 If you are traveling or want to play in another area you can go here to search.