Pickleball

COVID-19 Update – April 8, 2021

The Province has declared a third state of emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A province-wide stay at home order is in effect.

Dog parks are open. Other parks, playgrounds and open spaces are open for pass-through purposes but cannot be used for team games or sports. The Jim Gordon Boardwalk (Bell Park), Delki Dozzi track and Fielding Memorial Park walking loop are open for summer walking opportunities. Benches, waste bins, gates, handrails and other surfaces are not sanitized.

When using any outdoor facility, users must maintain a distance of two metres from people who are not part of their household. A mask or face covering is recommended when physical distancing is a challenge.

Pickleball

Play the fastest growing sport in North America! Pickleball is fun, easy to learn and can be played at all ages. It combines elements of badminton, ping-pong and tennis.

It can be played as doubles or singles, either indoors or outdoors, on a badminton-sized court with a slightly modified tennis net. Equipment consists of a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.

Pickleball Court Locations

O’Connor Playground, 140 St. George St., Sudbury

  • Six pickleball courts, accommodating up to 24 players at a time.
  • Permanent pickleball nets on site.
  • Available first come, first served.

Lo-Ellen Park Playground, 275 Loach’s Road, Sudbury

  • Four lines are painted on one of the tennis courts to accommodate pickleball players.
  • Bring your own pickleball net.