Places to Play Pickleball in Houston

It’s not hard to understand why pickleball is all the rage in the United States. It doesn’t require much equipment, the rules are easy enough to understand and it’s simultaneously great cardio without being too tough on the body. It’s a fun game for people of all ages to enjoy, and it can be played by two or four people at a time. It’s no wonder pickleball places are popping up across the country.

Restaurants and recreation spots are capitalizing on the pickleball craze and installing courts in cities around the U.S. They are fairly inexpensive to invest in but definitely bring in a variety of visitors looking to get active and have fun. No matter where you go in the USA these days you’re likely to easily find a spot where you can bring your paddle and have some fun. Pickleball is super social, too, so you can drop into a league no matter where your travels take you. If you’ve got Houston on your mind, here are a few places to play a game of pickleball (and maybe enjoy some local fare, to boot!).

Six spots to play pickleball in the Houston area

Bumpy Pickle: The largest recreational pickleball and sand volleyball facility in Houston, Bumpy Pickle is where you’ll want to head for great food, great people and great fun. Located in Houston’s East End neighborhood, Bumpy Pickle serves up nine pickleball courts so you can get your game on with friends, family or fellow pickleball enthusiasts. You’re sure to have a good time- and good food!- at this Houston hot spot. 

Houston Pickleball Center: Get down to business at the Houston Pickleball Center, where you can play on one of eleven indoor courts for one great low price. Play rain or shine- and you can visit the website for a live feed so you can see who is playing at any given time and decide if you are ready to give them a little friendly competition by heading over to this fun spot with your paddle and “game on” attitude! 

PALA Pickleball– Located in Spring, PALA Pickleball is the place to go if you want to learn the game, play the game or just enjoy the game! Play at PALA no matter the weather outside on one of the 11 indoor courts with permanent pickleball nets. This spot opens at 7 am and stays open until 10 pm most nights so you don’t have an excuse to not get a little friendly competition in regardless of how busy your day is. 

Chicken N PickleWith locations popping up all over the country, Chicken N Pickle is the place for yummy bites and friendly competition. Enjoy yard games at this Webster establishment while you wait for a pickleball court and play no matter the weather outside with the indoor and outdoor courts available. The extensive menu of tasty chicken will have you coming back over and over again for great food and fun games. 

PKL SocialWith big screen TVs, dog-friendly patios, tasty drinks and a 21-and-over age restriction, PKL Social is going to be your new favorite place to unwind, watch a game and get active. Enjoy pickleball while you shed the worries of the day over a cold drink with great companions. This premier entertainment venue has everything you need to forget your worries and have a great time. 

Pickleball SocialWant to learn how to play pickleball? This Houston spot holds an open clinic every Monday evening at 5 pm to teach beginners the ropes. The cost is $35 per player. This is a great way to familiarize yourself with this growing sport before trying to play competitively. If you want to just grab a drink or hit the ball around, this spot is perfect for that, too! 

Houston lodging

Traveling to Houston? You’ll want to book a stay at Summer Breeze USA Katy as a great place to kick back during your Houston getaway. Not only does Summer Breeze have an amazing onsite water play area that is perfect for all ages, it has pickleball courts, too! Enjoy the great outdoors in Houston and stay active during your vacation when you book a stay at Summer Breeze USA


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