50 Plus Pickleball

If you can't take the heat, stay out of the kitchen.Funny name, addictive game! Pickleball is a fun and competitive sport that is a mash up of tennis, ping pong, wiffle ball, and badminton. The rules and style of the game are similar to tennis. The court is sized like badminton. The paddles used are somewhat like a ping pong paddle and the ball looks like a wiffle ball. It’s one of the fastest growing sports in America and has caught like wildfire across the KC Metro.  

Start playing with us anytime at one of our drop-in locations listed below. Check out the calendar for upcoming lessons and workshops. Already playing? Sign up for one of our many tournaments offered throughout the year.  

Call 913-826-2830 for additional pickleball questions. 

Cancellation Policy: Within seven days of lesson/class, cancellations are nonrefundable.

Inclement Weather Line: 913-686-6030 (Meadowbrook Park ext. 26, 50 Plus ext. 10)

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Instructor and students for pickleball lesson
Six men holding pickleball paddles and wearing medals. They are standing on an indoor court.
Two women holding pickleball paddles. They are standing on an outdoor pickleball court.

LESSONS & WORKSHOPS

Click on the tabs to learn about our lessons and workshops.

  1. Matt Ross Community Center
  2. Meadowbrook Park
  3. New Century Fieldhouse

Beginning Pickleball Lessons: 
Learn how to play the game all your friends are talking about! Equipment provided and space is limited. Preregistration is required. 
Please call 913-826-2830 for additional questions. 

Matt Ross Community Center 
1 – 1.5 hr. class - $17 / $19 nonresident
34077 - Wednesday, March 27 from 9 - 10:30 am
34079 - Wednesday, April 24 from 9 - 10:30 am

Pickleball Workshops: 
Designed for the intermediate player who wants to take their game to the next level. Equipment provided and space is limited. 
Preregistration is required. Please call 913-826-2830 for additional questions. 

Matt Ross Community Center  
1 - 1 hr. class - $15 / $16 nonresident 
34083 - Tracking - Wednesday, March 27 from 10:30 - 11:30 am
34084 - Fire Fight - Wednesday, April 24 from 10:30 - 11:30 am

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TOURNAMENTS

Click on the tabs below for tournaments. 

  1. Winter Rally
  2. Summer Slam
  3. Regional
  4. Paddles & Pies
  5. Paddle Battle

Winter Rally 
 Pickleball Tournament - 50 +

Blue Valley Recreation Center at Hilltop
 7720 West 143rd Street, Overland Park, KS

Friday, February 16, 2024


 Congratulations to all our winners! 


Women's

3.0 Division:
Gold:  Ines Lamadrid & Debby Watson
Silver:  Mimi Taylor & Stacy Foxworthy
Bronze:  Tammy Troutner & Julie Baker


3.5 Division: 
Gold:  Melinie Neurer & Karri Gardenhire
Silver:  Michelle Wiehe & Diane Cole 
Bronze:  Linda Weber & Linda Niehus


4.0 Division: 
Gold:  Anna Yan & Sherry Geng
Silver:  Patti Brattin & Shirley Hall 
Bronze:  Jeana Shumate & Maribeth Colombo


Men's 

3.0 Division: 
Gold: Jim Waymire & Eric Jewitt
Silver:  Michael Quintero & Michael Scholtes
Bronze:  Steve Watson & Jerry Gramlich


3.5 Division: 
Gold:  Bob Kolenda & Christopher Denomy
Silver:  Bryan Sloan & Mike Cobb
Bronze:  Ken Nicholson & Bruce Goodman 


4.0+ Division: 
Gold:  Don Ellis & Mark Gruber 
Silver:  Mike Magee & Mike Murphy 
Bronze:  Angel Morales & Marc Deats 


Mixed 

3.0 Division: 
Gold:  Dave Henriksen & Susan Henriksen 
Silver:  Jerry Gramlich & Mary Cox 
Bronze:  Steve Rowe & Athelene Gosnell 


3.5 Division: 
Gold:  Bryan Sloan & Jean Crawford
Silver:  Bob Kolenda & Paula Burchett 
Bronze:  Mike Magee & Jan Askeland 


4.0+ Division: 
Gold:  Angel Morales & Michelle Roth 
Silver:  Rick Marshall & Myra Champion
Bronze:  Randy Shumate & Jeana Shumate 



Check out tournament pictures at JCPRD 50 Plus 

For tournament questions, please contact the Tournament Director,  Mallory Ozier, 
at [email protected] or at 913-826-2832.


Thank you to our partner:

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COURT LOCATIONS & DROP-IN PLAY

Play and practice with fellow pickleball players. 
Times and days are subject to change due to court availability.

Pickleball players on court at the Matt Ross Community Center

Matt Ross Community Center

Indoor Pickleball Courts

Monday - Friday

9 am - 1 pm 

Two courts available 

$3 drop-in fee per person, per day

Equipment and balls provided

Pickleball Players on two indoor pickleball courts at the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

Tomahawk Ridge Community Center

Indoor Pickleball Courts

Monday - Friday

9 am - 1 pm 

Two courts available 

$3 drop-in fee per person, per day

Equipment and balls provided

New Century Fieldhouse Pickleball Courts

New Century Fieldhouse

Indoor Pickleball Courts

Tuesday - Thursday *Competitive play on Wednesday

9 am - 1 pm 

Six courts available 

$4 drop-in fee per person, per day

Punch cards available

Equipment and balls provided

Players at Meadowbrook Park

Meadowbrook Park

Outdoor Pickleball Courts

7 am - 10 pm 

Eight courts with lights

Free to the public

No equipment provided

R Park Pickleball Courts

R Park

Outdoor Lined Tennis Courts

Available during park hours

Two courts without lights

Free to public

No equipment provided

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