Pickleball at Eden Prairie Athletic

Pickleball is easy to learn, it’s low impact, easy on your joints and it’s extremely social. Played on a badminton-sized court, pickleball combines elements of badminton, ping-pong and tennis.

A person holding the pickleball paddle and ball on a pickleball court at Life Time

Recreational Pickleball

Beginner to advanced programming   

From beginner classes to drills, we offer programs for every skill level with one common factor: fun. Life Time has more courts and is home to the largest pickleball community in the country.

Beginning Pickleball Class    

Get to know this super fun and friendly paddle sport. This special intro class will get you playing in no time. You bring workout clothes and court shoes, we provide the paddles, balls, instruction and fun.    

Open Play

Complimentary with Membership*
*There is a small fee for Open Play on an indoor tennis court

Open Play is a time to show up, mix it up and play. During these set times, all comers have a chance to participate in fun and challenging games. Play with a partner or rotate partners with new games. Paddles and balls are provided.

A league of players in a pickleball game at Life Time

Competitive Pickleball   

Leagues and tournaments


Whether you want to keep things fun and social with leagues or you’re ready to put your skills to the test in tournaments, we’ve got you.


Be part of a team that will play similarly-skilled players and have a blast fighting for the league champion trophy.

  • No partner or team needed
  • Flexible match scheduling    
  • Great tournament training    
Screenshot of Life Time’s picklecap experience, featuring statistics, profile and find a match.


The Pickleball Social Network

Picklecap is a web-based tool designed to help players stay current on the latest programs and event information, plus connect with other Life Time players.

  • Register for events and leagues
  • View profile and stats
  • Connect with other players


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