There are many pickleball venues in the Lakeshore area but it can be a challenge to know where to play on a
The secret to this is the calendar as it will provide the time and place along with any other relevant information.''
Listed below is a compilation of the many venues the club uses. Some of these are seasonal and of course the weather can be a factor as well.
Mulligan's Hollow (Grand Haven): This municipal 6 court dedicated outdoor facility is located at 30 Sherman Street, Grand Haven,
MI. 49417. If there is a "home court", this would be it. Somewhat sheltered in a bowl and close proximity to the channel make this a very desirable play to play.
Note: no water on site and you will have to make do with a porta potty. No fee to play.
Central Park (Spring Lake): This village park is the newest (2016) dedicated outdoor court facility with 8 new courts, each with separate fencing for errant ball control. Very close to pavilion with restrooms and water. This is a hidden gem. Courts can be reserved through the village office, but open play is expected every morning from 9 to 11 am. No fee to play. Club sponsored events here will be posted on the club calendar. The address for Central Park is 808 Central Park Ave, Spring lake, MI 49456. Contact Mary Paparella at 616-638-9284 for more information.
Roosevelt Park (Muskegon): This facility is located at 900 Oak Ridge Road, Roosevelt Park, MI 49441
SportHouse (formerly Norton Pines Athletic Center): Located at 1350 Judson Road, Spring lake, MI. 49456. 9am-noon 7 days a week. All levels. $10. Free for SportHouse members.
Spring Lake Aquatic Center: Another local indoor facility located at 16140 148th Street, Spring lake, MI 49456. Limited space but they do have a multipurpose room marked for pickleball. A fee based community club. Contact Front Desk at 616-847-5858 for more information.
Calvin Christian Reformed Church: Located at 973 W Norton, Muskegon, MI 49441. This is a church gym providing three pickleball courts. Typically a $5 donation is solicited from all players. Contact Paula Martin at 231-557-2187 for more information.
Anchor Point Bible Church: Another church gym providing indoor pickleball opportunities in our area. They are located at
635 Seminole Rd, Norton Shores, MI 49441.
Christian Reformed Conference Center: This facility is located at 12253 Lakeshore Drive, Grand Haven. Carrie Rodgers - firstname.lastname@example.org, 616-502-2791 for more information. The cost to play is $5 for morning and afternoon play, and $6 for evening play.
Ferrysburg Community Church: This facility is located at 17785 Mohawk Drive, Spring Lake, MI. Contact Joe Maher at 616-846-1363 for more information.
Tri-cities YMCA: Located at 1Y Drive in Grand Haven (near outdoor courts). Free for members. Contact front desk at 616-842-7051 for more information.
Muskegon First Lutheran Church: Located at 1206 Whitehall Road in Muskegon. This venue is on the north side of Muskegon- a great place for Muskegon players. A donation is requested. Contact Jim Timme (231-744-4986) or Steve DeVries (231-744-8050) for more information.
Lakeshore Athletic Center, Holland: Located at 12429 Ransom Road on the north side of Holland.
6 indoor courts for year round play. Pickleball play is MW 9:00-noon for beginner/advanced beginner Skills, Drills, Play. MWF 12:30-3:30 All levels drop-in play. Friday 9:00-noon Ladder League. All levels. No need to pre-register.
Belknap Park, Grand Rapids: Although a little drive from the Grand Haven area, you will find stiff and challenging competition at this great facility located less than 40 miles away. Check out their website at: grpickleball.com for dates and times of play. By the end of the evening you may come home with some humble pie!
USPA.ORG: The usage website has a great places to play for the "when you are traveling and would like to find a friendly pickleball game. You do not have to be a member to access this information. Just go to: https://www.usapa.org/places-to-play-pickleball/ and drill down from the state to the location you are at.
Pickleball Finder App: Available for Android and Apple operating systems, this handy app will use your current location and then show places to play near you. This is an awesome app for anyone that is addicted to pickleball and travels with your paddle under your pillow. As of Sept, 2017 this app is free for a limited time. Just go to your respective app store and search for Pickleball Finder by Alexander Murray. This app is a keeper!