Local Pickleball Guide – Quad Cities
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.
Pickleball Tournaments in the Quad Cities
For Tournaments, check out:
Quad Cities Senior Olympics
Rock Island Indoor Tournament
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!