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UMT has 12 beautiful New Pickleball Courts at Grange Park! Our courts are home to several very active Pickleball groups, Beginner Lessons, and several Tournaments! See below for more details on how to get in the game!


The Pickleball Ladder League will be returning for 2022!

The 2021 Pickleball Ladder League was a huge success, and is back for 2022. See info below.

Ladder League Information:

  • When: DATE CHANGED to May 3rd- June 9th (6 weeks- 6/16, 6/23 could be extended weeks if necessary). Tuesday & Thursday evenings at 6:30pm 
  • Where: Grange Park Pickleball Courts
  • Cost: Pre-Registration required.  Fee is $90 for all 6 weeks (12 plays)
  • Description: Ladder-format league play with the winning doubles team moving up a court, and the losing team move down a court. Players will begin each week with court assignments according to play from the previous week.
    • Two Ability levels- 4.0+ (advanced) and 3.75 and below (intermediate)
    • Substitutions are allowed and are the responsibility of the registrants. Refunds will not be given for absences.

Register Online:

  1. Go to the UMT Rec Online Portal 
  2. Create an account
  3. Click “Programs” in the main menu, then click “Adult” Programs
  4. Scroll down to Pickleball Ladder League and click the green “Register Now” button
  5. Follow the prompts through the waiver and form to complete your registration/checkout

 

 


 

Spring Shoot Out Tournament! (Date change May 13- 15, 2022) 

UMT Recreation’s Spring Shoot Out Pickleball Tournament is back and Registration is OPEN- Click Here to register

General Tournament Information:

The UMT Spring Shoot Out Pickleball Tournament is a fundraiser with all proceeds go back to court maintenance and improvements! The three-day tournament is held at Grange Park (360 Grange Road) on our 12 beautiful Pickleball Courts. Food vendors are often on site along with Pickleball Equipment vendors and even prize raffles! There is ample open space surrounding the courts for spectators and participants so bring the whole family! Registration fills up fast, so REGISTER NOW

Our previous tournaments could not happen without; over 50 resident pickleball-loving volunteers, our Tournament Director Bret Spangler, our Generous Sponsors, UMT Park & Recreation Board members, The Friends of UMT Parks & Recreation, and UMT Staff.  Thank you again to all involved in The Spring Shoot Out! 

 

Thank you previous Sponsors! 

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Looking for Pickleball Beginner lessons? 

There are various Pickleball groups on Facebook. Type “Pickleball” in the search field and check out the different local groups and resources.  

 

 


 

PICKLEBALL RESOURCES:

Beginner Lessons: email USAPA Ambassador Andrea Jones at ajones2429@aol.com, or call/text 610737-7957. Check out USAPA (USA Pickleball Association) for more information on Pickleball, and how to get involved in our area!

Pickleball Court Locations:

  • Grange Park (12 Dedicated Pickleball courts)
    • 360 Grange Road, Allentown, PA 18104
  • Blue Barn Park (lines painted on tennis courts)
    • 5770 Snowy Orchid Lane, Allentown, Pa 18104

Paddles and balls can also be purchased at:

  • www.pickleballcentral.com– use coupon code CRLehighValley to receive 5% off
  • MENTION “Lehigh Valley Pickleball Club” and you will help them receive 5% in credit to purchase equipment!
 

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