Pickleball in Columbus

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About Columbus Pickleball Machine Rentals with Scarborough East Tennis

What features does the pickleball machine offer, and how does it enhance players' training and skill development?

Practicing pickleball by yourself can be a challenge — the machine is easy to operate and automatically feeds balls to the player, providing a simple way to practice shots and improve skills. You can work on different types of shots including dinks, volleys, groundstrokes, serve returns and so much more!

Could you provide information on pickleball machine rental fees in Columbus, including any hourly rates or package deals available?

Scarborough East Tennis Club offers flexible and affordable rates. For pickleball machine rental, the charge is for regular court time (see full rates here), plus a $5 fee.

How far in advance do players need to book pickleball machine rental sessions, and what is the reservation process like?

The more notice you're able to provide us, the better! But sessions can be booked as early as a week in advance, or as late as the same day depending on availability. To make your reservation, contact us at 614-868-5683 or scarborougheast@gmail.com.


Are there any additional charges or requirements associated with pickleball machine rentals, such as equipment maintenance or usage fees?

No. All charges are included in the standard court fee, plus $5.

Can players receive training or guidance on how to use the pickleball machine effectively, either through instructional materials or staff assistance?

Using the pickleball machine is relatively simple, and quite user-friendly; there are many brands on the market, but the machine at Scarborough East is made by Lobster. Our front desk staff can provide full instructions, and are happy to help you get comfortable operating the machine for a safe, fun and helpful rental session!

Are there any restrictions or guidelines regarding the usage of the pickleball machine, such as age limits or skill level requirements?

Yes. All renters must be age 18 or older, or accompanied by an adult.

Are there any special promotions or discounts available for regular renters or members of the tennis club who wish to use the pickleball machine regularly?

Yes! For new members, the first month of walk-on is free, in addition to a full list of club amenities and other benefits of joining. Learn more about memberships at Scarborough East Tennis Club here.


Columbus' Premier Pickleball Club

Pickleball in Columbus: Find Your Perfect Court and Learn the Game

Pickleball is a fun and exciting sport that combines elements from tennis, ping-pong, and badminton. If you're looking to play pickleball in Columbus, look no further than the Scarborough East Tennis Club. We have 17 indoor and 3 outdoor courts, all with the best indoor surfaces in the Columbus area. Our courts are covered with Dyna-turf, a 1/4” rubber-cushioned pad that reduces the stress and fatigue on your joints, making for a safer and more enjoyable game.

Explore Columbus Pickleball Courts

Whether indoor or outdoor pickleball courts are your preference, Columbus has something for every player. At Scarborough East Tennis Club, you'll find both indoor and outdoor courts tailored to enhance your playing experience. With open play and organized leagues, there's always an opportunity to join a game.

Pickleball Programs Tailored for You

Are you seeking to sharpen your skills or perhaps learn the game from scratch? The pickleball program at Scarborough East Tennis Club offers lessons, clinics, and workshops for players at various skill levels. Whether you prefer indoor court play or relish the challenge of an outdoor match, the club has the right program to fit your needs.

Conveniently Located Pickleball Facility in Columbus, Ohio

No need to search for pickleball courts across town; Scarborough East Tennis Club is centrally located, making it easy for residents and visitors alike to access. Whether you're looking to find pickleball courts for a friendly match or seeking a competitive league, the facility offers all the amenities you need for a top-notch pickleball experience.

Connect and Play

The growing community of pickleball enthusiasts in Columbus means that it's never been easier to find a game, connect with other players, and engage in this exciting sport. Check out Columbus’ largest league program with up to 68 players at a time! Join the fun and check out our full range of pickleball programming.

If you're new to pickleball and looking to learn the game, we have you covered as well. Our tournament director, Jacqueline Boggs, runs monthly beginner classes, perfect for introducing new players to the game. For more information on our beginner classes, please contact Jacqueline by visiting our contact us page or by emailing her directly at pick10tennis@gmail.com.

Whether you're a seasoned pickleball player or just starting out, the Scarborough East Tennis Club is the perfect place to play. Stop by and try out our courts today!

Upcoming Pickleball Events

Starts SeptemberFall Ladder League
Starts JanuaryWinter Ladder League
Starts MarchSpring Ladder League
June 7-9Summer Ladder League
Various Dates/TimesMixers - All welcome!
Next Mixer date/time announced via MeetUp.com and Scarborough’s social media
Sept. 1-4Labor Day the DUPR Minor League Tournament
Oct. 6-7DUPR Minor League Tournament
Dec. 26-29Christmas Holiday Pickleball Tournament