Claret Park was named after a nearby street, Claret Avenue. Claret Park offers six pickleball courts which are overlaid on the tennis courts in the park. This park has been Adopted by “The Murphys”
Westwood Park Playfield unveiled 12 outdoor pickleball courts to the public last September 9. The city government of Bloomington approved the site plan in 2017 and began the construction of eight permanent and four temporary pickleball courts in early summer of 2018.
Pickleball players nearby Bloomington are encouraged to visit the new facility. Courts at Westwood Park are open to the public and free of charge. Southwest Metro Pickleball Club, which is one of the proponents of the project, plans to hold a number of tournaments in the site.
The Southwest Metro Pickleball Club will start things up with its first annual club tournament on September 22 to September 23 at Westwood Park. Only members of the club are eligible to enter in the tournament, though non-members are still invited to sign-up. The competition is divided by age groups (12-49, 50-59, 60-79 and 70-79+) and skill levels (beginners, intermediate, advanced intermediate, advanced).
For more information on how to book a spot in the upcoming Southwest Metro Pickleball Club Tournament, please read the club’s official press release.
Shoreview Area Pickleball Club
We’re happy to welcome you to the fastest growing sport for adults in the country. Pickleball is fun and easy to learn with a variety of play options available for everyone at any skill level. The choice is yours in the Shoreview Area Pickleball Club. Join our club and give it a try…you will be happy you did!
When you join the SAPC, you receive exclusive benefits for your membership:
Dedicated court time
Free training for beginners
E-mail updates on gatherings and club news
$15 Annual Membership, Activity #520200-01 Join the Pickleball club online or at the Parks & Recreation Office located on the upper level of the Community Center. Membership is good from January-December. Membership fee is used for basic expenses like balls, paddles, nets and print materials.
The Faribault County Fitness Center offers an array of activities and programs to help improve the health of Blue Earth Area residents. Activities throughout the year include the following:
- Tennis lessons (age 3-Adult)
- Pickleball (MWF – 8:30 A.M to 6:30 P.M)
- Ralleyball (elementary tennis)
- Weight room with cardio equipment, free weights & TV
- Indoor walking
- No impact aerobic classes (pilates, exercise ball)
- Body bar classes
- Kickboxing classes
- Step aerobics
- Senior weight room classes
- SilverSneakers Fitness Program
- Sand volleyball
Certified personal trainers are available to help you meet your fitness goals!
The Rec Center is closed on New Years Day, Easter, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. There are modified hours on other holidays. Call the Rec Center at 952-227-1400 for specific information.
Open Outdoor Pickleball (Chaska Lion’s Park- 1300 Crosstown Blvd.)
Six new pickleball outdoor courts are located at Chaska Lion’s Park (1300 Crosstown Blvd.) behind the softball fields and next to the sand volleyball courts. These courts are now multipurpose and can be used for tennis or Pickleball. Pickleball hours have been posted on the fence so that tennis players will know when these can be used for Pickleball.
Monday – Friday, 8:00am-11:00am
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Please contact the Chaska Parks and Recreation Department for access to the outdoor equipment at (952) 448-3176.
**Pickleball/Tennis multipurpose courts are located between the Lion’s Park softball fields and the outdoor skating rinks on Ravoux Road.
Multiuse Facility, Portable Nets, Paddles And Balls Kept In Lock Box Call Erin Link For Code 952-227-7761 Jeff Conradi 612-860-3839 Usapa Ambassador