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The Y is the place to play indoor pickleball!  Pickleball is available every day of the week at one of our 3 Y locations.  The Midtown Y on 17th Street has 3 courts and  offers pickleball everyday of the week.  The Nir Y on Market Street has 4 courts and pickleball play Mondays-Wednesdays-Fridays.  And, our Ogden Sports Activity Center has 6 pickleball courts and offers play on Monday-Wednesday-Friday.  Show up by yourself and you will be rotated into the group.  Please note that most time slots are designated by ability and some require a reservation and fee.    All open pickleball play is free to members.  Non-member guests are welcome to play for $6/day.

Midtown YMCA Schedule 

Nir Family YMCA Schedule

Midtown YMCA
709 George Anderson Dr.
Wilmington, NC 
Nir Family YMCA
2710 Market St.
Wilmington, NC
Ogden YMCA Activity Center
7207 Ogden Business Ln.
Wilmington, NC
Pickleball Lessons
The best way to get started in pickleball is to attend our Orientation to Pickleball lesson.  You will learn the basics and be playing in no time.
Orientation to Pickleball Group Lessons
When:   Mondays 1:00pm - 1:30pm Lesson
                         1:30pm - 3:00pm  Play
Where:  Midtown YMCA
Cost:  Y Members:  Free.  Non-Member Guests:  $6
Midtown Y Pickleball Programs

Open Play:  We have different ability-level groups scheduled each day for open play.  They are called: "C" New to the Game; "B" Intermediate players;"A" Advanced players; and some variations of this.  Just show up; stack your paddle and play.  

Competitive Play:  This is a time slot for 3.5+ players (high intermediate and advanced players).  You must register, up to 7 days in advance.  We take 14 players.
Rotation is by winners/losers.  The best players rise to the top.
"Reserve A Court":  Several time slots are alloted to times that players can arrange their own four-some and reserve a court.  There is a $5 Reservation Fee.  Any non-member guest must pay an additional $6 guest fee.  7 days advance reservation policy.
Tournaments:  We hold one annual tournament every August called Pickleball for Parkinson's.  Our courts are full for 4 days raising money for a good cause and having a great time competing in our favorite sport.
Questions? Contact us!
Jane Klippel, Operations Director
Midtown YMCA


pedal for parkinson's pickleball tournament

It's time to sign up for the 3rd Annual Pickleball for Parkinson's Tournament. We had an fantastically fun time last year so don't miss it this time around! On Friday evening we will host a "Exhibition and Social" from 4:00pm-8:00pm with an exhibition match featuring Jesse Simon, door prizes, and a silent auction.

Learn More

Registration Form

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 - Sunday, August 18, 2010
Midtown YMCA
709 George Anderson Dr.
Wilmington, NC 28412
Nir Family YMCA
2710 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28403
Tournament Format
Two pools play round robin in all divisions. Top four teams based on games won (and head-to-head if tie) play in medal rounds immediately following pool play. Pool play will be 1 game to 11 against all teams. Medal matches will be best 2 of 3 (win by 2) for all matches.
Benefiting Pedal for Parkinson's
All proceeds from this event will benefit the Y's Pedal for Parkinson's program.

1. Fill out the registration form above and turn into the Membership Desk at the Midtown YMCA. Registration closes Friday, August 7th.
2. Call the Midtown YMCA 910-769-6800



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