Places 2 Play

Belvidere

Belvidere Park

1006 W. Lincoln Ave., Belvidere, IL 61008
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 6
Lights: No
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: There is a gravel parking lot in the park, or park on W. Lincoln Ave.
Restrooms: There is an indoor restroom in the building adjacent to the courts.
Additional info: These courts are next to the pool and basketball courts.
⚠️Use
PlayTime Scheduler to set up playtimes.
Suggested times: Summer months, MWF Mornings, T & TH Late afternoon & evenings, Saturday mornings

Rivers Edge Recreation Center

1151 W. Locust St., Belvidere, IL 61008
Court type: Indoor
Number of courts: 3
Cost: $3 / day per person, or $60 / year per person
Equipment: You must provide your own balls. Some recreational paddles are available, but it is recommended that you bring your own.
Parking: Paved lot
Phone: (815) 547-9557
Suggested times: Winter months, morning play. Call the facility to check availability.

Cherry Valley

Baumann Park

Walnut St. & Genoa St., Cherry Valley, IL
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 4
Lights: Yes
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: Paved lot
Restrooms:
There is a Port-O-John next to the courts. There are indoor restrooms near the pond.
⚠️Use PlayTime Scheduler to set up playtimes.
Suggested times: Summer months, MWF and weekend mornings after 8 am, T & TH evenings after 6 pm

Durand

Nick Saelens Memorial Park

200 Center St., Durand, IL
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 2
Lights: No
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: Paved lot
Additional information: Tennis courts with phantom pickleball lines.

Loves Park

Darryl F. Lindberg Park

721 Pearl Ave., Loves Park, IL 61111
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 6
Lights: No
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: Paved lot
Restrooms: There is a Port-O-John on site.
Additional info: Formerly known as Loves Park Playground . The courts are maintained by Rockford Park District.
⚠️Use
PlayTime Scheduler to set up playtimes.
Suggested times: Summer months, every morning after 8 am

Netlynx

7135 Clinton Rd., Loves Park, IL 61111
Court type: Indoor, hardwood flooring
Number of courts: 5
Cost: $5 / day per person
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles, balls are provided. White Jugs balls are used.
Phone: (779) 423-0554
Parking: Paved lot
Suggested times: Winter months, some weekend morning play. Call the facility to check availability.

The YMCA of Rock River Valley
Northeast Family YMCA

8451 Orth Rd., Loves Park, IL 61111
Court type: Indoor,
hardwood flooring
Number of courts: 2-4 (varies by the season)
Cost: Free with membership. If you are not a member you can purchase a day pass for $10 per person.
Equipment: Balls are provided. You must provide your own paddles.
Parking: Paved lot
Additional info: Call the facility to confirm times
Phone: (815) 885-6852
Suggested times: T & TH 8-11 am, Wed 5:30-7: 30 pm, Saturday 7-9 am for levels 4.0+, Saturday 9-11 for all levels.

Rockford

Sinnissippi Park

1401 N. 2nd St., Rockford, IL 61107
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 6
Lights: No
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: The lower paved lot is across from the playground equipment. Climb the concrete staircase to reach the courts. The upper lot is adjacent to the Maintenance Building.
Restrooms: There is a restroom in the Maintenance Building. Doors J & I, next to the cellular tower.

UW Health Sports Factory

305 S. Madison St., Rockford, IL 61104
Court type: Indoor, hardwood flooring
Number of courts: 12
Cost: $6 / day per person, 11-punch discount card available
Equipment: Balls are provided; red Penn balls or orange Onix. Recreational paddles are available for free use, or you can rent a premium paddle. Feel free to bring your own paddle.
Phone: (815) 966-8770
Parking: Paved lot
Suggested times: M-F, 9 am - 1 pm. Check their
calendar for availability.

Rockton

Hononegah High School

307 Salem St., Rockton, IL
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 8
Lights: No
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: Paved lot
Suggested times: High School PE and Athletic Activities take priority so they are not available during school hours or after school when practices are held. The courts close at sundown. No court reservations can be made; posted signage indicates play is allowed for 1 hour if someone is waiting for a court.
Restrooms: There is no public restroom.
Additional information: Tennis courts with phantom pickleball lines.

Settler's Park

S. Blackhawk Blvd. & Hawick St., Rockton, IL
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 2
Lights: No
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: Paved lot
Additional information: Contact the Village of Rockton with any questions.

South Beloit

South Beloit Municipal Park

Dorr Rd. & Winnebago Ave., South Beloit, IL
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 2
Cost: Free
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: Paved lot
Additional information: Tennis courts with phantom pickleball lines.

Winnebago

Westlake Village

12675 Smith Rd., Winnebago, IL
Court type: Outdoor, asphalt
Number of courts: 1
Cost: Free but this is a private community; contact the village for more information
Equipment: You must provide your own paddles and balls.
Parking: Paved lot
Additional information: Tennis court with phantom pickleball lines.

If you are looking for places to play outside of the Rockford area, see the USA Pickleball's Places 2 Play.