Local Pickleball Guide – Quad Cities

Local Pickleball Guide – Quad Cities

Quad Cities pickleball

Quad Cities is a region of four counties in northwest Illinois and Southeastern Iowa. The urban core consists of five principal cities: Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, and Rock Island, Moline, and East Moline in Illinois. These cities are the center of the Quad Cities Metropolitan Area.  In 2012, the Quad Cities Metropolitan Area was ranked among the fastest-growing areas in the nation in the growth of high-tech jobs. and was named the “2012 All American City.”

Pickleball Courts Around the Quad Cities

If you are looking for a place to play pickleball in the Quad Cities area, the USAPA.org website lists a few places to play, including several parks in Davenport, Iowa:

Longview Park, 1591 18th Ave, Rock Island – 2 outdoor tennis courts with shadow lines for pickleball.
Rock Island Fitness and Activity Center (RIFAC), 4303 24th St, Rock Island.
Community Center Gymnasium, 2204 Grant St, Bettendorf
Kiwanis Park, 4223 Greenbrier, Bettendorf
Beyond the Baseline, 1540 W 12th St, Davenport
Davenport West Family YMCA, 3503 W. Locust St, Davenport
Duck Creek Park, 3300 E Locust St, Davenport
Emeis Park, 4500 W Locust St, Davenport
Garfield Park, 1224 E. 29th St, Davenport
Northwest Park, 3500 N. Division St, Davenport

USAPA Ambassadors – Quad Cities

USAPA Ambassadors are committed to promoting the game of pickleball.  If you need some assistance getting pickleball started in your community, these folks are available to help:

Quad-Cities — Dean Easterlund  563-355-4693  Davenport IA
Quad-Cities — Dave Stover  309-945-7700  Geneseo IL
Quad-Cities — Sharon Walters  309-799-3856  Coal Valley IL

Pickleball Court Construction Contractors: Quad Cities

Flex Court Athletics – 1-800-847-4404 http://www.flexcourt.com/pickleball-courts.php, is available to answer questions about sport court installations in the Quad Cities area.

Quad Cities Pickleball Club and Quad Cities Plus 60 Club are two pickleball clubs in the Quad Cities area.

QCSenior Olympics pickleball

Mary Foraker and Craig Rhoades compete at Quad Cities Senior Olympics.

Pickleball Tournaments in the Quad Cities

For Tournaments, check out:
Quad Cities Senior Olympics
Rock Island Indoor Tournament
Iowa Games

Quad Cities Pickleball

Quad Cities Pickleball Related News and Youtube Videos

See below for recent articles about pickleball in the Quad Cities area:
Pickleball Reunites Tennis Team http://qcpickleball.wordpress.com/2014/08/13/pickleball-reunites-tennis-team/
First Ladder Play Draws Competitive Group http://qcpickleball.wordpress.com/2014/08/17/first-ladder-play-draws-competitive-group/

Here is a local video link. Enjoy!
http://qctimes.com/news/pickleball/youtube_a6c071b8-f691-5a2c-9877-2b230878a7a7.html

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