Pickleball has been identified as one of the fastest growing sports in America. Whether you are a skilled player or just starting out, you can easily join the fun of Pickleball. It's also a great sport for all ages and abilities. No equipment? No problem! We have paddles available upon request. Meet new people, have a lot of fun and get in a great workout! Not sure what pickleball is? Check out this video of some top level players demonstrating the game.


You can enjoy the growing sport of pickleball by playing on the J's new covered facility at the Merfish Teen Center located at 9000 S. Rice. Freshly painted courts with Plexipave Surfacing System makes this facility a premier location for pickleball. Our facility consists of three covered courts and three additional open air courts located on the tennis courts. Court usage requires a reservation except for specific times for drop-in play.

Reserve a Court: 

Please note that use of this facility is for J members and their guests. Only J members can reserve court time. If you are interested in becoming a member of the J, please contact our Membership Services Coordinator, Crystal Clark at 713-729-3200.

The J offers opportunity for players of all levels to participate in the sport of pickleball even if you have never played before. We have classes for advanced beginners and novices as well as private and semi-private lessons. To register for one of our classes, click here. For lessons call our Tennis Center at 713-551-7292. You can check out our offerings, as well as pricing by clicking here

For more information contact Erik Kiser at or Amber Godbold at