Simkus Recreation Center, 849 W. Lies




Walter Park, 970 High Ridge Pass

Armstrong Park, 391 Illini Drive

What is Pickleball?

Pickleball Courts coming to Armstrong Park

The Carol Stream Park District is pleased to announce that the Park District Board of Commissioners has officially approved the installation of Pickleball Courts at Armstrong Park. The Board’s decision reflects a commitment to meeting the recreational needs of the community and embracing the growing popularity of Pickleball.

Six outdoor pickleball courts are set to be installed on the existing inline skating rink at Armstrong Park. The installation of these courts will pave the way for exciting programming opportunities, including outdoor tournaments, classes, and lessons, enriching the recreational experience for all residents. Residents can take advantage of free practice play during all other hours.

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Classes and Leagues 

Learn pickleball basics, improve your skills or join a league.


INDOOR COURTS at Simkus Recreation Center

League Information

Court Reservations

Outdoor Courts

Optional Advance Reservations for all courts from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm (Armstrong Park) and 8:00 am – Dusk (Walter Park)

Minimum reservation time: 1 hour per day
Maximum reservation time: 2 hours per day

Reservations can be made at least 1 day(s) in advance but not more than 7 day(s) in advance.

Court Fee
$15/hour for resident
$20/hour for nonresident

Every Day of a Week
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM – Armstrong Park (6 courts)
8:00 AM to Dusk – Walter Park (1 court)

If no reservations or the reserving party is not present, open play will be available on a first-come, first serve basis and must follow the rules posted at the courts. Players must yield to those with reservations. 

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Paddle Rack System

Paddle Rack System

  • When a game ends, all 4 players come off the court. Winners place their paddles on the W side, and losers put theirs on the L side, moving from the outside in. Players should place their paddles into the first available spot. When a court opens, the first two paddles from the W side, and the first 2 paddles from the L side play on the open court. At the conclusion of each game, all 4 players exit the court
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