Brisbane Pickleball Club will operate in greater Brisbane as a pre-eminent club in Queensland introducing new players to the activity and the sport; and support the recognition across Australia of Pickleball as a healthy activity for all and a sport for the driven. Social players and sports players are crucial to the life of the club and are complementary.
- continue introducing new players to the activity and the sport
- host social play sessions across greater Brisbane.
- provide opportunity for coaching, skills development and tournaments
- find and resource new venues and sessions
- support the growth and development of Pickleball in SE Qld and nationally
2019/2020 Leadership Committee
President – James Sharley
Treasurer – Graham Barnes
Secretary – Milika Rae
General Committee – Marie Foy, Helen Waller, Chris Warner
The first regular Pickleball sessions started in Brisbane late 2017. The Brisbane Pickleball Club formed in August 2018. Through the efforts of many early keen beans the sport and the club have grown quickly. We now welcome over 100 players each week across five locations. Every day of the week you can play Pickleball in Brisbane.
Dedicated indoor courts at Albion (first in Australia)
Growth of social sessions – more at each venue and more venues
Brisbane Doubles Open June 2019
Brisbane hosted Australian Pickleball Championships October 2019
Established Nathan as a venue – 5 regular indoor Pickleball courts 2019
Brisbane Pickleball Club operates as a sporting organisation under the Office of Fair Trading.
We are part of Pickleball Australia, who are part of International Federation of Pickleball.
Brisbane Pickleball Club welcomes membership of individual players.
The fees for 2019/2020 are $50 and are renewed in July.
Benefits of membership
- Insurance coverage
- Contribution to equipment costs
- Facilitated access to play sessions and reduced fees
- Advocacy for dedicated courts and more venue access
- Access to coaching, skills development and tournaments.
- Opportunity to support growth and development of Pickleball