San Luis Obispo Pickleball


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Welcome to the SLO Pickleball

  • We are First & Foremost about having fun … you'll find friendly folks who would love for you to come and join us in a game.

  • It provides exercise for our bodies while we are having fun. The game is good for your coordination, your reactions, your muscle development and your mental health.

  • Lastly, San Luis Obispo has the best weather for playing pickleball on the Central Coast!

Come join us! We guarantee you’ll have fun! Questions? Email Us

Mission Statement

  • To develop public interest and participation in the sport of pickleball within the City of San Luis Obispo;

  • To encourage and support pickleball players of all ages, gender, ability and skill levels;

  • To provide pickleball events and activities in the City of San Luis Obispo;

  • And, to assist and support the City of San Luis Obispo with the improvement to and expansion of pickleball facilities.

Learn to Play

Lessons temporarily suspended due to Covid-19 pandemic until further notice. If you've not tried this fast growing sport… We have Free Lessons on Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Lower courts at French Park. See below for location details.

  • Before coming to our Free Lessons, please view this short video describing the basics of Pickleball. Click here for additional tutorial videos.

  • We will have all the equipment for you to start playing. Just come to see what the game is about.

  • Interested in the History of Pickleball, click here.

For more information about learning to play, click here.

Improve your Skills

Whether you want to gain skills to play in tournaments or just be more competitive during recreational play, skill development can be an important part of your pickleball life. Many players find that there are at least two benefits from visiting YouTube.com to understand the game better and to work on skill development.

First, YouTube has many tutorials on skill development. Just visit YouTube.com and search for pickleball. Some of those are linked in our Learn / Improve page.

And second, there are many videos of tournaments played around the country. Viewing these players will give you an idea of how really good players play.

Periodically, the club will offer Skill Development sessions. Keep your eyes open on this website for our next session.

Where we play

When we play

During the Covid-19 pandemic conditions, the following times have been set up by the City:

Join us as a member as we create opportunities to play by 1) supporting the development of new facilities, 2) providing balls and nets and 3) planning social and skill development events.

Click Here to find out about Membership and to make Online Dues Payments. Questions? Email Membership Chair Diana Contasti

Open to ALL Skill Levels

Challenge Ladders are designed to create good competition, and a high level of fun, while increasing our member’s skills.

We have separate ladders for men’s doubles, women’s doubles, and mixed doubles.

Find a partner and come join the fun!

View Current Ladders


"The Slam Dink", Our Newsletter

Click Here to see ALL the newsletter issues. To submit an article or for more info, contact Publicity Chair Betsy Asmus email

Click Here for all the latest Club News including Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Contact Us

Board of Directors / Officers (2020)

President, Brian O'Kelly (805) 610-5186

Vice President, Connie Hanretty-Church

Secretary, Diane Harrison

Treasurer, Katie Arndt

Director, Ken James

Director, Roar Berg-Johansen

Director, Jesse Lee

USAPA Ambassador, Jean Hyduchak


Join the Gang

Want an official SLO Pickleball Boosters t-shirt or sweatshirt? Just contact J. Carroll, a local specialty merchandise company, and order one with our Boosters logo. Tell them you are a member.

Official Club Color is TURQUOISE

J.Carroll

113 Cross St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

(805) 595-1000

info@jcarroll.com