Local Venues

Cornwall Park, Bellingham

Courts: Outdoors. Six pickleball courts. 2 multi-striped tennis courts for 8-10 pickleball courts total. (10 if using portable nets.) The tennis courts are striped for 4 pickleball courts with portable nets, or 2 courts using the tennis nets. Please use dedicated pickleball courts when available. If using the tennis courts, please offer priority to tennis players when present. There are no lights or cover. (No set schedule November-March.)
Cost: Free
More Info:

For inquiries, contact bellinghampickle@gmail.com.

Fairhaven Park, Bellingham

Courts: 2 Outdoor tennis courts. Both striped for pickleball using the tennis net. One tennis court also striped for two pickleball courts using portable nets. (No set schedule)
Cost: Free
More Info:

For inquiries, contact bellinghampickle@gmail.com.

YMCA, Bellingham

The downtown Bellingham YMCA has two indoor courts during scheduled drop-in pickleball as well as indoor league play and teaching clinics.

Courts: Two indoor courts
Cost: Membership or daily use fee

YMCA, Ferndale

The Ferndale YMCA has two indoor courts during scheduled drop-in in pickleball, and some sessions designated for various levels.

Courts: Two indoor courts
Cost: Membership or daily use fee

Fairhaven Middle School Gym, Bellingham

There are two halves of the gym, each with three lined badminton courts (which means we only need to tape the kitchen lines). Because volunteer BPC hosts have stepped up, we will have been able to get ½ gym reserved on Tuesday evenings and the whole gym reserved on Thursday evenings. These will be for designated levels in correlation to the choice of the hosts who are volunteering.

Courts: 3-6 indoor badminton courts
Cost: Likely $3-8 (sliding scale). Must be a BPC member due to liability requirements.
More Info:

SESSION CHOICES ARE:

2.0 – 3.0 Thursday @ 6pm; East gym with Darcy and Margen
NOTE: Session invitations are currently closed due to high demand.
Contact: Darcy @ riggins_schmidt@me.com or 360-224-4049
Join us for fun as we continue to learn to control shots and develop game strategy. We’ll learn skill-sharpening drills and exercises prior to lots of time for playing games. At some sessions we’ll also incorporate 4D drill-skill assessments as time & helpers permit. (Deep Serve, Deep Return, Dropshots, & Dinks).

3.25 – 3.5 @ Thursday @ 6pm; West gym with Kim Hei
NOTE: Session invitations are currently closed due to high demand.
Contact: Kim @ klphei101@hotmail.com or 651-900-4543
Our objective is to have fun with particular focus on ball control and improving skills . After starting with skills then games, we may break halfway through for a few skill-reinforcing rounds such as dink-only or 3rd shot drop games.

3.75 – 4.5 Tuesday @ 6pm; West gym with Carsten Kroon
Contact Carsten @ ckroon@gmail.com or 360-746-1298 for an invitation
The sessions will start with drills, and progress to a Shoot-out Ladder format, followed by open play.

If you have general questions, contact bellinghampickle@gmail.com.

Lowell Elementary School Gym, Bellingham

Courts: 2 indoor courts that need to be taped/ untaped each week by participants. Limit is 12 players each week.
Cost: $3-8 (sliding scale). Must be a BPC member due to liability requirements.
More Info:

3.0 – 3.5; Tuesday 6pm-9pm.
The sessions will start with drills, and progress to game play.
Hosts are Erica & Amy.
Contact ericakulm1@gmail.com for a “Spond” invitation.

NOTE: Session invitations may already be closed due to high demand.

Meridian High School Gym, Bellingham

Once again BPC will be renting the gym on select Saturday afternoons.  The initial dates we have reserved are: Nov 23, and Dec 14 , for competitive “shoot-outs” for levels 2.5 and up.  Stay tuned for 2020 dates, and specific levels/focus of these sessions.  If you have a request, let us know.

Courts: 4 indoor badminton courts, with 2 limited additional courts
Cost: Likely $5-20 (sliding scale). Must be a BPC member due to liability requirements.

Skagit YMCA, Mt. Vernon

Courts: Four indoor courts
Cost: Membership or daily use fee
More Info: https://www.skagitymca.org/gym-schedules (gym schedule)

Birch Bay Activity Center, Blaine

BBAC (Part of Birch Bay and Blaine Parks and Rec) has regularly scheduled indoor pickleball times for drop in play by level during daytime and evening sessions.

Courts: Two indoor courts, three outdoor courts
Cost: Small drop in fee

Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine

The fitness center at the Semihamoo Resort, Blaine has four indoor pickleball courts for scheduled drop in pickleball, as well as two outdoor tennis courts.

Courts: Four indoor courts and two outdoor courts
Cost: Membership or drop in fee
More Info:

https://www.semiahmoo.com/health-club.php
Front Desk: 360-318-2009; Email: Brenda @ hbgelwicks@mail.com / Suzanne @ smelby@semiahmoo.com

Bellingham Athletic Club (Cordata), Bellingham

The BAC at Cordata has 1 indoor pickleball court for drop in play in their gym, as well as 3 outside courts.

Courts: 1 indoor court. 3 outdoor courts
Cost: Membership or daily guest fee accompanying a BAC member.

Have we missed a place to play? Contact us if you think there is more information that should be added to the list above.