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Best of Brooklyn: Top 5 Pickleball Courts

Pickleball courts are in high demand across Brooklyn. Here's where to get in the game.
Pickleball is especially popular in Brooklyn with people of all ages.

Welcome to the ultimate guide to the top 5 places to pick up a game of pickleball in Brooklyn! If you're not familiar with pickleball, it's a sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, and it's become incredibly popular in recent years. Here are our top picks for places to play:

  1. Brooklyn Bridge Park- Located at 334 Furman St., Brooklyn Bridge Park is a fantastic place to play pickleball. They have several courts available at Pier 2, and the park has some of the best views of Manhattan in the entire city. Plus, there are always plenty of people playing here, so you'll never be short on competition.

  2. John J. Carty Park Pickleball Courts- Located at 9941 Fort Hamilton Pkwy., the John J. Carty Pickleball courts are dedicated courts with permanent lines and nets. The courts are free and are first-come, first-serve. The facility includes four courts and restrooms, water and lights.
  3. Leif Ericson Park- The 13 courts, located on 8th Avenue between 66 and 67th Streets in Leif Ericson Park, are free and open to the public. You can also join the dedicated pickleball club

  4. Winthrop Playground - Located on Winthrop Street, between Bedford and Rogers Avenues, the lovely playground includes basketball courts, pickleball courts and more. The location also includes public restrooms and spray showers for all those post-game cool-downs. 

  5. Marine Park Pickleball Courts- There are eight dedicated courts in Marine Park, located at 1925 E. 32nd St. It's hard to get to via subway, but there's a parking lot! 

So there you have it — the top 5 places to pick up a game of pickleball in Brooklyn. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a complete beginner, there's a spot for you. So grab your paddle and some friends, and let's play some pickleball!

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