Local Venues

LOCAL COURT OPTIONS AND GUIDELINES
(Subject to change without notice.)

BELLINGHAM PUBLIC COURTS

CORNWALL PICKLEBALL/TENNIS COURTS: View on map.

  • 6 dedicated courts. At scheduled times, some courts are set aside for level open play or special programs.
  • 2 tennis courts which are striped for 4 pickleball courts with portable nets, or 2 courts using the tennis nets.

FAIRHAVEN PARK: View on map. Tennis court with pickleball court lines &/or use portable nets

WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE: View on map

Note: Whatcom CC Courts will be closed September 28 – October 13 (dates subject to change) for the installation of court lights.

  • 7 dedicated pickleball courts available on a first-come, first-serve basis to be shared as people are waiting.
  • Whatcom Community College courts will be closed from September 28th to October 11th for the installation of lights.
  • Courts 5 & 6 are reserved for Student Drop-In on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays from 12pm – 2pm. 
  • Restrooms are only available when the Syre Student Center is open.   
LAKE PADDEN: View on map. Tennis court with pickleball court lines.
 

ELIZABETH PARK: View on map. Tennis court with pickleball court lines.

BIRCHWOOD PARK: View on map.  Multi-use court with pickleball court lines – NEED portable nets.  

NOTE: A limited number of nets are available for borrowing by BPC members for several weeks at a time. 

 

PUBLIC COURTS OUTSIDE OF BELLINGHAM

LYNDEN CITY PARK has a pickleball court with permanent nets. View on map.

BENDER FIELD in Lynden has 4 dedicated pickleball courts. View on map.

HILLCREST PARK in Mt Vernon has 6 dedicated courts. View on map.

 

FOR FEE PICKLEBALL COURTS

YMCA, Bellingham

The downtown Bellingham YMCA has 2 indoor courts with badminton lines during scheduled drop-in pickleball as well as indoor league play and teaching clinics.

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

Skagit YMCA, Mt. Vernon

Courts: 4 indoor courts
Cost: Membership or daily use fee

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 as well as teaching clinics.

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

Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine

The fitness center at the Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine has 4 indoor pickleball courts for scheduled drop-in pickleball, as well as 2 outdoor tennis courts.

Courts: 4 indoor courts and 2 outdoor courts
Cost: Membership or drop in fee

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

Locker Room East, Ferndale

Courts: 3 indoor courts with badminton lines.
Cost: Membership or use fee.

For inquiries, contact courtney@lockerroomfitness.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.

COVERED PLAY-SHEDS

A number of outdoor covered school Playsheds have been measured and marked by BPC volunteers for 1 or more courts and are available for use during after-school hours. Bring a portable net and chalk.

BELLINGHAM PARK COURT GUIDELINES

All guidelines were set in collaboration between BPC & Bellingham Parks and Rec Department.

  • Please be considerate.  Once others are waiting for a court, play is limited to 1-hour max. 
  • When waiting for a Cornwall dedicated court, use the Paddle Rack to specify waiting order
  • Minimize passage through occupied courts. Check that it is ok to pass AND keep distance from others.
  • Players may bring a net to set up on multi-use courts.
  • Check the BPC Website for programs to join.
  • All relevant local and state guidelines apply.

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