Sierra Recreation Center
26887 Recodo Lane
949-859-4FIT (4348), Option 3
Felipe Tennis & Recreation Center
949-859-4FIT (4348), Option 5
The Sierra Recreation Center has four lighted Pickleball courts, available during drop-in play hours or by reservation during normal operating hours.
The Felipe Tennis & Recreation Center has four lighted Pickleball courts, available during drop-in play hours or by reservation during normal operating hours.
Both facilities have high quality paddles and balls available at the front desk for FREE check-out.
Round Robin Socials
The City of Mission Viejo hosts regular round-robin social tournaments featuring men's and women's beginner and intermediate socials at the Sierra Recreation Center (4 game round-robin)
Men's and Women's - 2.0, 2.5, 3.0 & 3.5
Join our 12th Round-Robin Doubles Pickleball Social at the Sierra Recreation Center! All players are guaranteed four 30-minute matches against different players in a true round-robin format. Players change partners after each round.
Medals in each division are awarded for first and second place, and the event includes lunch. Cost is $15 per player. This popular event is expected to sell out early, so register online today by clicking the corresponding division link below or call 949-859-4348, option 3. If your division fills up, join the waitlist. Divisions may be combined for mixed-doubles play based on the number of registrations.
Saturday, December 14 | Sierra Recreation Center
9:00 am - check-in | 9:30 am start
11:00 am - check-in | 11:30 am start
10- Week Round-Robin Leagues
The City of Mission Viejo offers 10-week Pickleball round-robin leagues throughout the year at the Felipe Tennis and Recreation Center. Each league features up to 16 players for round-robin play. Over the course of the 10-week league, players will play with and against each league member, tracking points throughout the season to declare an ultimate champion. Leagues are open to both men and women players. Players will be assigned to a court each week and will play between 3 and 6 round-robin matches, first to 11 points, win by 2, changing partners after each game. Every point counts as cumulative scores will determine the winner at the end of league celebration. League fees include balls, prizes for winners, and end-of-season celebration. Non-member fees also include all applicable guest fees.
WINTER LEAGUE INFORMATION
Member registration begins December 2, 2019 at 8 am.
Registration for the general public begins on December 3, 2019 at 8 am.
$30 Members | $80 General Public | Subs are FREE
- As a reminder to members, please make sure to log in with your existing account (the account to which your membership is attached). If you try to create a new account, you will not be able to register. For assistance with resetting your password please call 949-859-4348 and an associate will email you a link to reset your account.
Leagues run January 12 - March 19, 2020.
- Morning leagues will hold rain make-ups on Friday mornings, or play double games the following week if they are a beginner league.
- Evening leagues will hold rain make-ups on Wednesday nights.
End-of-Season combined banquet is scheduled for Friday, March 20 from 6:00-8:00 pm.
Beginner Leagues for 2.0-2.5 players*
- Sundays | 8:30 - 10:00 am | Jan. 12 - March 15 | Beginner 2.0-2.5
- Mondays | 6:00 - 7:30 pm | Jan. 13 - March 16 | Beginner 2.0-2.5
- Thursdays | 10:30 am - 12:30 pm | Jan. 16 - March 19 | Beginner 2.0-2.5
Intermediate League for 3.0 players
- Mondays | 10:30 - 12:00 pm | Jan. 13 - March 16 | Intermediate 3.0
- Tuesdays | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Jan. 14- March 17 | Intermediate 3.0
Advanced League for 3.5 and up
- Thursdays | 6:00 - 7:30 pm | Jan. 16 - March 19 | Advanced 3.5+
*Please note that no formal instruction is provided during the league season and that participants should have an understanding of how to play before registering. We offer a variety of clinics (listed below) to help you learn and develop your game.
Subs are needed when regular members can’t play. Please be mindful of the league level when registering as a substitute player. We have had a few occasions where more seasoned players subbed lower-level leagues and were not able to adjust their style of play to suit the skill environment. If you are a naturally competitive player, please do not register to sub in lower-level leagues. To register as a sub, use the links below:
- Sundays | Beginner 2.0-2.5 | 8:30 am
- Mondays | Beginner 2.0-2.5 | 6 pm
- Thursdays | Beginner 2.0-2.5| 10:30 am
- Thursdays | Advanced 3.5+ | 6 pm
Demos, Clinics, and Lessons
Join us on the first Saturday of the month at the Sierra Recreation Center for a FREE Pickleball demo day with Lonnie Kojima. This 2-hour FREE program runs from 4-6 p.m. and features an hour of instruction followed by an hour of open match play. Equipment is provided at no cost. It's a great way to meet new players. Click on the links below to register online.
- December 7 (This event is cancelled due to expected rain). Please register for January.
- January 4
- February 1
Looking to up your game? Check out our Pickleball Clinics. Clinics are offered year-round in 5-week sessions. The cost is $76 for recreation members, $80 for non-members. Beginner clinics are suitable for players 2.0-2.5; intermediate clinics are for 3.0-3.5 players. Click on the links below to register online. Semi-private and private lessons are also available by appointment.
Monday, 5 – 6 p.m. | Beginners 2.0-2.5 level | Jan 6. - Feb. 3 | Felipe
Monday, 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. | Beginners 2.0-2.5 level | Jan 6. - Feb. 3 | Felipe
Tuesday, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. | Beginners 2.0 – 2.5 level | Jan. 7 - Feb. 4 | Felipe
Thursday, 5 – 6 pm | Intermediate 3.0 - 3.5 level | Dec. 5 - Jan. 9 | Felipe
Thursday, 6:15 – 7:15 pm | Intermediate 3.0 - 3.5 level | Dec. 5 - Jan. 9 | Felipe
Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30 am | Intermediate 3.0 - 3.5 level | Jan. 8 - Feb. 5 | Felipe
Drop-in Play Hours
Pickleball courts are pre-reserved for open play during the following hours:
Sierra Recreation Center
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Tuesday & Thursday
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Monday & Wednesday
Members may make reservations for up to 90 minutes during normal operating hours for set foursomes or groups outside of dedicated Pickleball times.
Felipe Tennis & Recreation Center*
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Monday - Sunday
3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday
*Courts schedules are subject to change. Courts may be closed for Pickleball leagues during select times. Signs will be posted at the facility to notify players when alternative hours will be offered.
Pickleball is an included amenity for Recreation Center members. The City of Mission Viejo accepts Silver Sneakers, Prime, Renew Active, AARP Supplemental (UnitedHealthCare), and Silver & Fit for pickleball at both the Felipe Tennis and Recreation Center and the Sierra Recreation Center.
Please see our membership page for more details.
Pickleball Guest Fees
$4 (13 years & under)
$5 (14 years & over)
Guest Punch Cards
12 entrances for $55 (a $60 value)
If you are playing on courts 1, 2, or 4 at Felipe, it is expected that you allow other players to rotate in when you are not participating in a lesson, clinic, or league. Thank you for continuing to support our growing programs and for making our club a welcoming place for all players. Groups wishing to play with a set foursome may reserve court 3, or book a private court at the Sierra Recreation Center during normal operating hours. Please see reservations below.
Members can make a Pickleball reservation 24 hours in advance for up to 90 minutes with a set foursome at Sierra outside of drop-in play times. Extended play is permitted if space is available. Reservations are available on Court 3 at Felipe after 10 a.m. Monday-Friday, and during regular hours on Saturday and Sunday.
Pickleball Tutor Ball Machine Rental:
The Felipe Tennis and Recreation Center is excited to announce the arrival of our new pickleball Tutor Machine. This remote-controlled pickleball machine will support oscillation, 2-line play, elevation adjustments, and offers randomized settings to help you enjoy your time on the court. Additionally, the facility has purchased a “ball pic” to help you refill the machine without bending and scooping.
Reservations for the machine are available on Court 1 after 10 a.m. during normal business hours for $10 an hour, or if you’re a member, you can get an annual unlimited use pass for only $150 for the year or $45 for a 3-month pass. You can use the pickleball machine before 10 a.m. when courts are not being used for recreation play.
Pickleball Court Rental Fees:
Pickleball courts can be rented for matches, socials, group meet ups, special events and other programs. Rentals require two-weeks advanced notice. All guest fees are included in hourly rental charge.
$24 per hour (per court)
$15 per hour light fee (for evening reservations)
For more information, please contact 949-859-4348, extension 5722.
Players must clean up the court after use, including removing water bottles, personal belongings, and trash from the courts.
Disruptive behavior is not allowed in the facility, including inappropriate language.
Court reservations are made for 90 minutes. Be respectful of the players who will follow you.
Players must check-in at the front office when they arrive. A 15-minute grace period is allowed for late check-in before the reservation is forfeited.
When other players are waiting, winners should rotate off the courts after winning 2 games.