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Pickleball Drop-In

Sport Info


What you need to know about Pickleball!  

# of Players on Court

Teams are comprised of two (2) players (no gender requirement, however we strongly encourage co-ed teams).  

Drop In Format

Check out this video to learn about the game of Pickleball: 

How our Open Play will run (Split Bench System):

  • Teams (Pairs) are random to start the afternoon.
  • When a game is completed, the winning pair goes to a designated waiting area, the losing pair goes to the other.
  • When a court becomes available, the next 4 players in-line from one waiting area will begin playing (2 v 2).
  • Court availability rotates between the winning and the losing zones.
  • Your partner and opponent may be different for each game which will encourage a social atmosphere & a variety in game play!
  • The courts will be reserved for 1.5 hours (stay for the full time or drop by when you like).  
  • Players are encouraged to bring their own lawn chair for between rounds. 

Mandatory Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS  - Each sport has specific mandatory roster requirements. Once the first game has been played no additional players will be added to this league. 



  • Up to 49 maximum participants will be registered per Session. 


1) All players on your team are required to sign the waiver. 


3) Game day wellness checks “COVID-19 Self Screening” must be completed by all players prior to participation.


4) Players must maintain physical distancing of 2-meters before, during and after all activities.  This includes arriving on-site, playing the sport, resting/sitting on the sidelines, and departing the game.


5) No Spectators are allowed under any circumstance (this includes kids, family, ect).


Equipment Requirements

COVID-19 LEAGUE MODIFICATIONS - Players are required to wash/sanitize the game ball before the game and after each game.  


  • Pickleball nets will be set-up each week by the Game Coordinator. 
  • 1 ball per court will be available onsite.
  • Scoreboards will not be provided on-site.
  • Players will be required to provide their own racquets.

Sanitization options will be available on-site.


COVID-19 RULE MODIFICATIONS - Please refer to the sport rules page to view league rules.  It is the responsibility of all players to read and understand the sport specific rules as well as the general rules & club policies.


Rideau Sports Centre (RSC)

1 Donald Street, Ottawa, K1K 4E6

Located on the beautiful banks of the Rideau River, the Rideau Sports Centre is a top-tier, multi-sports and recreational facility open to the public.

Dome 1: Closest dome to the Clubhouse (Multi-Sport Courts: Volleyball, Basketball, Floor Hockey, Soccer, Dodgeball).

Dome 2: Furthest dome to the Clubhouse (Tennis)

Click HERE for a full facility map.