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Pickleball

Sierra Recreation Center
26887 Recodo Lane
Mission Viejo
949-859-4FIT (4348), Option 3

Felipe Tennis & Recreation Center
17161 Nogal
Mission Viejo
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 every month featuring men's and women's beginner and intermediate socials at the Sierra Recreation Center (4 game round-robin) and open level events (7 game round-robin) at the Felipe Recreation & Tennis Center.  

Open Level - 2.0, 2.5, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5

These socials take place at the Felipe Recreation & Tennis Center, located at 27161 Nogal. Divisions are open by skill level and may include both male and female players. All players will be guaranteed 7 matches against different players in their division, in a true round-robin format. No partner is needed, and players will rotate partners after each match. First to 11, win by 2. Medals for each division will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Lunch included, only $25 per player. Click on the links below to register online, or call 949-859-4348, extension 5722.

Saturday, November 17 / 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Check-in: 8:00 am | Start time 8:30 am

Check-in: 11:00 am | Start time 11:30 am

Should your division fill up, please waitlist. Additional divisions may be offered on empty courts.

Men's and Women's - 2.0, 2.5, 3.0 & 3.5

These socials take place at the Sierra Recreation Center, located at 26887 Recodo Lane. All players will be guaranteed four 30 minute matches against different players in a true round-robin format. No partner is needed. First to 11, win by 2 with 1 bye round. Medals for each division will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place. Pizza lunch included, only $15 per player. Click on the links below to register online, or call 949-859-4348, option 3.

Saturday, December 15
Check-in: 9:00 am | Start time 9:30 am

Check-in: 11:00 am | Start time 11:30 am

Should your division fill up, please waitlist. Divisions may be combined for mixed doubles play based on registrations received.

Leagues

The City of Mission Viejo offers 10-week Pickleball leagues throughout the year. 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 3 round-robin matches, first to 11 points, win by 2. Every point counts as cumulative scores will determine the winner at the end of league celebration banquet. League fees include balls, prizes for winners, and end of season lunch or dinner. Non-member fees also include all applicable guest fees.

Beginner Leagues for 2.0-2.5 players

Thursdays | 8:30 am - 10:00 am (Felipe) | September 13 - November 29

  • Registration is currently closed as league has started. Subs are needed when regular members cannot play. Register for free as a sub.

Registration for Winter leagues will begin on Monday December 3 at 8:00 am. 

  • Mondays | 8:30 am - 10:00 am (Felipe) | January 14 - March 16
  • Thursdays | 8:30 am - 10:00 am (Felipe) | January 17 - March 19

Subs are needed when regular members cannot play.

Intermediate League for 3.0-3.5 players

Tuesdays | 6 pm - 7:30 pm (Felipe) | September 11 - November 13

  • Members: $30 | Non-Members: $80
  • Registration is currently closed as the league has started. Subs are needed when regular members cannot play. Register for free as a sub.

Registration for Winter leagues will begin on Monday November 19 at 8:00 am. (Leagues will run the weeks of January 14 - March 18)

  • Tuesdays | 6 pm - 7:30 pm (Felipe) | January 15 - March 17
    • Member: $30 | Non-Member: $80

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.

Don’t forget to check out our Beginner and Intermediate Pickleball Clinics to improve your game. Clinics are offered from 9 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. for a 5-week session. $76 Member / $80 Non-Member. Click on the links below to register online!

Private and semi-private lessons available. Contact Lonnie Kojima at 949-291-8084 for availability.

Drop-in Play Hours

Pickleball courts are pre-reserved for drop-in 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

Felipe Tennis & Recreation Center*

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.           Monday - Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.             Monday - Thursday
5:00 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 tennis league home matches, or for Pickleball leagues depending on registration. 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 at both locations. Silver Sneakers and Silver and Fit memberships are valid at 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)

Court Etiquette:
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.  

Reservations:
Members can make a Pickleball reservation 24 hours in advance for up to 90 minutes with a set foursome on court 3 at Felipe during normal operating hours, or at Sierra outside of drop-in play times. Extended play is permitted if space is available.

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 permits require a $75 refundable damage deposit). 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.

General Guidelines:

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.

Pickleball Social Winners
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The City of Mission Viejo is developing a Bikeway Master Plan to improve the cycling experience in our community and encourage more people to enjoy riding their bicycles. We are currently in the process of gathering information to understand current cycling trends and preferences in the City.

As part of this effort, beginning on November 8th and running through December 7th, we are seeking resident feedback via a short, online survey. The survey will be available on our website, in our newsletter, and via our social media sites. 

The online survey is available at https://tinyurl.com/missionviejobike, and those who participate will qualify for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card.

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