World Pickleball Day


South East

Gosfield Pickleball Club is a new club opening on World Pickleball Day.  The club will play at the Sports Hall, Gosfield School, Cut Hedge Park, Halstead Road, Gosfield, Essex CO9 1PF.  Monday 10th October 6.30pm-8pm.  Free session – come along for a fun, sociable evening.  Join us, have a go and learn the basics.

Angel Pickleball are running a full day pickleball session for regular players and new players with coaching on 10th October 2022.  There are 6 pickleball courts and can accommodate 36 players on the day.  £10 per player for play from 10am-6pm at Prested Hall, Prested Hall Chase, Feering, Colchester, Essex CO5 9EE.  To book a space text your name to 07743 753590.

Freedom Leisure Centre, Woking have a free taster session on 10.10.22.

Bexhill Pickleball, Freedom Leisure Centre, Down Road, Bexhill, East Sussex TN39 4HS.   Monday 10th October   1.00pm-5pm. 4 courts available for pickleball players AND as a taster session for new players with coaching, support and all equipment available.  

South West

Christchurch Dinkers, Two Riversmeet Leisure Centre, Stoney Lane South, CHRISTCHURCH, Dorset BH23 1HW are offering free taster sessions on 2 days. Sunday 16th October 11am to 1pm and Wednesday 19th October 11am-1pm.  Places to be booked either by email or phone 07979 063586 

North East
Middlesbrough Pickleball Club are holding a free taster session with equipment and instruction provided for all new players from 2.30pm-4pm on Saturday 8th October. Tennis World, Prissick School Base, Marton Road, Middlesbrough TS4 3SA. More information.

John Charles Centre for Sport, Middleton Grove, Leeds,  WEST YORKSHIRE LS11 5DJ are holding a free taster session from 12.30-2pm on Monday, October 10th. Book here.

West Midlands
Free taster on Thursday 13th October in the Cathie Sabin Community Dome @ The Shrewsbury Club, Shropshire 11.30am-1pm. 

Free taster session on Tuesday October 11th 2pm-4pm at Craven Arms Community Centre. Newington Way, Craven Arms , Shropshire SY7 9PS

East Midlands
Two venues in Leicestershire where you can go along and give pickleball a try on Sunday 16th October:
Braunstone Leisure Centre – 9 – 11am, 2 Hamelin Rd, Leicester LE3 1JN
Harborough Leisure Centre – 11am – 1pm, Northampton Rd, Market Harborough LE16 9HF
All equipment provided and it’s FREE!


Cromer Lawn Tennis and Squash Pickleball club is holding our first internal team tournament on Oct 8th to celebrate World Pickleball Day.

Isle of Man
Ellan Vannin Pickleball Club is hosting a two hour taster session at the NSC, Grove’s Road, Douglas, Isle of Man Sunday 9th October 2022 from 3pm to 5pm. 10 courts are booked for Public Taster Session “Come and try it” for newcomers.

The third World Pickleball Day will take place on 10.10.22.  

We would love to see all clubs open their doors for a taster session on this day (or that week if you can’t hire the venue for that day).

Click on the image below to download the World Pickleball Day Playbook for lots of ideas and resources.  When you have made your plans for the day, please let us know them so that we can see how many clubs are participating.