Where to Play in Grand Junction, Colo.
Grand Junction Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts
Total of 8 outdoor public courts. No membership required. Free to play.
Drop-in play is subject to weather during the winter. If it’s above 40 degrees and sunny, there might be some court action going on. Courts have lights for night-time play. NOTE: The code to unlock both storage boxes is “0123.” The code to unlock the squeegees at LP is “MIST.”
••• For indoor drop-in play during winter, check out the Lincoln Park Barn indoor schedule below (scroll down).
Pine Ridge Park Tennis/Pickleball Courts
Total of 6 outdoor public courts. No membership required. Free to play.
Drop-in play is still daily at 10 a.m. but it’s getting cooler. Round Robin play is held Tuesday and Thursday mornings from April to November. More information will come.
NOTE: The code to unlock the net closest to the court entrance is “FIAT”; the other net code is “BAKE.” The code for the lock box is “0123.”
Map to Pine Ridge Park
Pine Ridge Park Pickleball Courts
Lincoln Park Barn (indoors, winter only)
Total of 3 indoor public courts. Indoor balls provided.
Cost $6 drop-in play (cash only at the door) or $45 for a 10-punch card which you can only purchase at GJ Parks & Rec office, 1340 Gunnison Ave. Indoor play runs through April. The January daily schedule is HERE.
Map to Lincoln Park Complex
Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts
Lincoln Park Barn - Indoor Courts
Grand Junction Pickleball Parks belong to the City of Grand Junction and are open for play during regular park hours. Regular or drop-in play may be pre-empted on certain days and times for scheduled tournaments or other City of Grand Junction Parks & Recreation events.
Pickleball Options Near Grand Junction, Colo.
Places listed below offer indoor and outdoor play. Indoor times vary by season. Call those areas for more information.
FRUITA: Fruita Community Center
Fruita, a small town 20 minutes west of Grand Junction, has indoor play year-round at their community rec center, located at 324 N. Coulson St. Drop-in play is 7-10:30 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Call ahead to confirm; special events sometimes come up leading to court closure. — 970.858.0360
PALISADE: Palisade Parks and Recreation
Palisade, a small town 15 minutes east of Grand Junction, has four (4) outdoor courts located at Fifth and Elberta at Peach Bowl Park by the town swimming pool. They are tennis courts with pickleball lines painted. Drop-in play is 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, during the summer. Wintertime indoor play is at the old high school gym, located at the corner of Iowa Ave. and West 7th St. Drop-in sessions are Monday and Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. Cost is $2. Also open Friday & Saturday from 9-11 a.m. depending on weather. If it’s cold and snow then inside & if not then outside. If you need the combination to unlock the nets, call WSPC Member Wanda Robinson at 970-216-6559. Or, call Palisade Parks and Recreation Dept. for more information — 970.464.5602
DELTA: Bill Heddles Recreation Center
Delta, located 45 minutes southeast of Grand Junction, has eight (8) outdoor courts. Address: 531 Palmer St., Delta, CO 81416 — 970.874.0923. They are tennis courts with portable nets (combination lock: 1727) and blue lines drawn in. Drop-in play during the summer is 7 a.m.-noon Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. The courts do not have lights for night play. From Aug. 31-May 29, the rec center offers indoor play on three (3) courts at the rec center. Drop-in play is MWF 7-11 a.m. and T/TH from 1-3 p.m. Visit the “Delta CO Pickleball” Facebook page HERE.