World Pickleball Day


South East

Bexhill Leisure Centre, East Sussex TN39 4HS.   Sunday 10th October   1.30pm-4pm. 2 courts for taster sessions and  2 courts for existing players. Taster sessions led by Chris & Karen Mitchell

Stanley Deason Leisure Centre, Wilson Avenue Brighton East  Sussex BN2 5PB.                          Free taster session 9am-12noon. Session leader Richard & Trish Ellis

Arun District Pickleball Club are offering Free Taster session 10am – 1pm on Sunday 10th October at The Angmering School, Station Road, Angmering, West Sussex BN16 4HH 

Three Hills Sports Centre, Folkestone, Kent  CT19 5JU  Sunday 10th October  5pm-7pm.  Session leader Clive Dean

Two free taster sessions at Baypoint Sports Club, Ramsgate Road, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9QL. 12-2pm and 3-5pm on 10.10.21.  Email

In honour of World Pickleball Day SLAP: South London Area Pickleball has an open session 09.00-11.00 on Sunday morning at Tadworth Leisure Centre, Preston Manor Rd, Epsom, KT20 5FB Surrey.  We have 10 SLAPPERS booked in to play and Jane and I between us have lined up 6-8 newbies who want to come along and try the sport.  We are also encouraging other club members also to bring some new players and potential future pickleball addicts along.

London Pickleball Event at Cuddington Recreation Ground,  Worcester Park, Surrey KT4 8UE. Come and Try pickleball event with fun games and fundraising.  Contact @Louise Fournilier Stephens

David Lloyd Club, Monkton Lane, Farnham GU9 9ND. From 1.30pm-6pm, Sunday 10th October.  Session leader Rob Williams

South West

Gosport Pickleball Club offer free taster sessions at Gosport leisure centre, Forest Way, Gosport, Hampshire PO13 0ZX.  Wednesday 6th and 13th 11.30am-1pm and Saturday 9th October 11am-1pm. Session leader:  Ian Kingsbury

Sunday 10th October a full day of pickleball activities at David Lloyd Southampton West End, Botley Rd, SO30 3XA. Members Only.

Saturday 16th October a full day of pickleball activities including taster sessions at David Lloyd,  Southampton, Frogmore Ln, SO16 9PA. Members Only.

St Paul’s Community Sports Academy, Newfoundland Road, St Paul’s, Bristol BS2 9NH.  Roberto Rospo and friends are providing a taster session from 10am-12 noon on Sunday 10th October.  

West Midlands

Two taster sessions will be held in Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 6ER                               Saturday 9th and Thursday 14th October.  Contact Sue Richardson

East Midlands

Peterborough Pickleball Club  are hosting some free taster sessions on Monday 11th October from 7pm to 9pm in Stanground college, Peterborough.

Free pickleball taster session at Harborough Leisure Centre, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9HF. 10th October, 1.30pm – 3.30pm as part of World Pickleball Day.  Come along and give it a go! All equipment provided.

Free World Pickleball Day taster session of Pickleball at LUTTERWORTH SPORTS CENTRE, Coventry Road, Lutterworth, Leicestershire LE17 4RB on Saturday 9th October from 11am – 1pm. All equipment provided.

North East

Free Taster Session at Wetherby Castlegarth tennis club, 8 Scott Ln, Wetherby, Yorkshire LS22 6LH.  Sunday 10th October from 10am-noon.  Session leader: Val Vladea

North West

Free taster session at Oakhill Leisure Centre, Oakhill School, Wiswell Lane, Whalley, Clitheroe, Lancashire BB7 9AF Sunday 10th October from 3-4pm.  Session leader:  Elaine Shallcross.

Monday , 11th October, Anglesey Pickleball are introducing a new venue and PICKLEBALL session on Ynys Mon at Amlwch Leisure Centre, 10.30am to 11.30 am.
(Age is no barrier and most of us have existing aches & pains .. just come along and give it a go .. it takes your mind away from any negativity)
We would love to meet new players from the area to keep you active through the winter months and bring fun and laughter to your lives.
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 10th October 2021 from 2pm to 4pm. 10 courts are booked for Adults to come and try it sessions.

The second World Pickleball Day will take place on 10.10.21.  

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.