Where to Play in Grand Junction, Colo.
Grand Junction Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts
Location: Lincoln Park Complex, 1340 Gunnison Ave., Grand Junction, CO 81501
Total of 8 outdoor public courts. No membership required. Free to play.
During March and April, drop-in play starts at 10 a.m. During summer, morning drop-in play starts around 8 a.m. Evening drop-in play typically starts at 5 p.m. Courts have lights for night-time play.
Round Robins are held Wednesday and Thursday mornings at LP courts; 4.0 Skill Level Organized Play is held Friday mornings at LP east courts. Refer to the homepage calendar as the morning start times vary. Wednesday will be for skill level 3.5 and lower. Thursday will be for level 3.5 and higher. Friday is for 4.0 skill level players. Round Robin play, which is free and open to the public, runs May through November.
NOTE: The code to unlock both lost and found storage boxes is “0123.” The code to unlock the squeegees is posted on a piece of paper taped to the underside of the lost and found box lid.
Map to Lincoln Park Complex
Lincoln Park Pickleball Courts
Lincoln Park Barn - Indoor Courts
Pine Ridge Park Tennis/Pickleball Courts
Total of 6 outdoor public courts – two permanent courts and four that require a portable net.
Spring drop-in play starts at noon. Summer drop-in play starts around 8 a.m. on Monday and Fridays. There are NO lights for night-time play.
Round Robin play runs year-round and is held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. Refer to the homepage calendar as the morning start time changes as weather changes. It is free and open to the public. All skill levels welcomed; however, players 3.5 and lower typically play in these Round Robins.
NOTE: The code to unlock the net closest to the court entrance is “DENT”; the other net code is “BAKE.” The code for the lost and found storage box is “BILL.”
Map to Pine Ridge Park
Pine Ridge Park Pickleball 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.
Bookcliff Activity Center (indoors, winter only)
Location: 540 29 1/4 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81504
Total of 4 indoor public courts. Indoor balls provided.
Indoor play starts in NOVEMBER, and runs through February. Drop-in cost: $7, or Punch Pass: $50 for 10 punches. Free for Silver Sneakers members. Purchase punch passes at Grand Junction Parks & Rec or at the BAC. Check out the calendar on the homepage for session dates and times.
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. Play is typically M-Thurs starting at 6 a.m. – all skill levels. Check out the current play schedule HERE. We recommend you call ahead to confirm; special events sometimes come up leading to court closure and it may not be reflected on the play schedule. — 970.858.0360
PALISADE: Palisade Parks and Recreation
Palisade, a small town 15 minutes east of Grand Junction, has six (6) outdoor courts located at Fifth and Elberta at Peach Bowl Park by the town swimming pool. Four of the courts are permanent, dedicated pickleball courts. The other two are tennis courts with pickleball lines painted and equipped with portable nets. During the heat of summer, drop-in play is 8 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. In the fall, it is a 9 a.m. start time. 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 newly resurfaced tennis courts with pickleball lines and portable nets (combination lock: 1727). Outdoor drop-in play during the summer varies. Call the rec center. 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 varies. Click HERE for the rec center schedule or visit the “Delta CO Pickleball” Facebook page HERE.
MONTROSE: Montrose Recreation Center
Located 65 miles southeast of Grand Junction, they have six beautiful outdoor courts at the Montrose Rec Center, 16350 Woodgate Road, Montrose, CO 81401. They also have indoor play, depending on the weather. Check the website at www.montroserec.com — 970.249.7705
BATTLEMENT MESA/PARACHUTE: Grand Valley Recreation Center
398 Arroyo Drive, Parachute, CO 81635 — 970.285.9480