Pickleball Courts at Hopkins Activity Center

Pickleball Courts at Hopkins Activity Center

he Hopkins Activity Center is a community facility with a gym, kitchen and meeting rooms used by residents for active or passive, large or small activities.

The Activity Center’s mission is to provide pathways to “Experience the Upside of Aging.” It is a gathering place for mature adults to participate in recreational, social, educational, fitness and volunteer activities.

Hopkins Activity Center Newsletter

View current and past issues of News and Notes for Activity Center programs.

Rental Uses

Individuals, groups and businesses may rent the facility for a variety of activities including:

  • Classes, Meetings, Speakers
  • Family gatherings (Anniversary, Birthday, Funeral, Wedding)
  • Indoor Sports (Basketball, Pickleball, Volleyball)

To learn more, view the Activity Center Rental Page.

Pickleball Courts at Frank Hall Park

Pickleball Courts at Frank Hall Park

Frank Hall Park in Albert Lea City has six outdoor pickleball courts and can accommodate up to 30 players. In 2014, three tennis courts have been converted to six pickleball courts with permanent nets. Pickleball play is for free and available starting at 8 A.M every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and 5 P.M every Tuesday and Thursday. The park has also reserved a 5 P.M timeslot for women’s and couples every Monday. Lights are available from 7:00 P.M to 10:30 P.M.

Frank Hall Park has already hosted a number of pickleball tournaments, including the 2018 Summer Sizzler pickleball tourney last August.

Pickleball Courts at Apple Valley Community Center

Pickleball Courts at Apple Valley Community Center

Outdoor courts at Apple Valley Community Center are open to the public and free to use. As for the indoor courts, there’s a drop-in fee of $4 per person and session.

Apple Valley Community Center Adult Open Gym will also hold pickleball clinics and competitive matches for ages 18 and over starting this October 2018 thru May 2019 in the Adult Open Gym. Participants are required to fill out a Participant Registration card, show an ID, and pay the admission fee prior to participation. These activities are for adults and children are not to be in the gym. No food or beverages allowed in the gym (except water). Up-to-Ten Admission punch cards are available for purchase (2018 rates are $35 for Residents and $40 for Non-Residents). Indoor pickleball facilities can be rented. Check out the AVCC flyers for more information.

Outdoor Pickleball Courts at Apple Valley Community Center

Indoor Pickleball Courts at Apple Valley Community Center


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