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Arlington Heights Park Foundation Pickleball in the Park

May 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The Arlington Heights Park Foundation invites you to play in its Annual Pickleball Tournament on Sunday, May 19 at Dryden Park. The fee is $100 per team. Proceeds will benefit a fully accessible playground for people of all abilities.

Tournament Details:

  • Beginner (2.0-2.9), Intermediate 3.0, Intermediate 3.5 and Advanced Divisions (4.0+)
  • Teams of 2 (any combination). Players must be 16+
  • Round Robin Tournament Format. 5 Game Guaranteed.
  • Warm-Ups Begin 30 Minutes Before Your Division Starts with a Kickoff Meeting 15 Minutes Before
  • Division Winners Awards

Tournament Schedule:

4.0’s & 3.5’s

  • Check-In: 8AM
  • Kick-Off Meeting: 8:20AM
  • Start: 8:30AM

Warm-ups will be available at 7:30AM.

3.0’s & 2.5’s

  • Check-In: 10:15AM
  • Kick-Off Meeting: 10:30AM
  • Start: Between 10:45-11AM

Warm-ups may be available as early as 10AM but you’ll be guaranteed warm-up time before the start.

Registration is now closed.


Questions? Contact Amy Lewandowski, Director of Marketing & Community Engagement, at or 847.506.7141.

Not sure which division you should register for? Learn more on each skill level below!

  • 2.0 to 2.5 players have limited experience, can sustain a short rally with players of equal ability and basic ability to keep score.
  • 3.0 players are well versed in all the shots, scoring and basic doubles strategy. Players can execute all shots with some success and some inconsistency.
  • 3.5 players can execute all the shots with consistency and directional control. Ball spin and low shot trajectories can still be inconsistent.
  • Level 4.0+ players are considered advanced. Game is played at the non-volley zone. Communicates and moves well with a partner. Understands strategy and can adjust style of play and game play according to the opponents strengths and weaknesses and court position. Limited number of unforced errors.

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Arlington Heights Park Foundation


Dryden Park
811 E. Rockwell St.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004 United States
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