Paddle at Picket Post

We’ve got a calendar full of events to interest everyone this season. Come see old friends and meet new ones. It is going to be another great season, so come out early and come out often! See you on the courts!!

Platform Tennis Courts/Paddle Courts Address

1550 Bradford Road
Chesterbrook, PA 19087
map to paddle courts
(Behind Chesterbrook Academy)

Paddle Amenities

  • 3 paddle courts with lights and a Paddle Hut with a view of the courts
  • Heated Paddle Hut is fully equipped with Wifi, TV and lounging area
  • Six men's and six women's MAPTA inter-club teams
  • Weekly round robins for men and women players of all levels
  • Tournaments and social functions throughout the season
  • A PPTA certified and experienced teaching pro
  • No court fees
  • Online reservation system

MAPTA League Play

Women’s MAPTA League begins Oct. 22nd
Women's Cups 1, two teams in Cup 3, Cups 5, 6 & 7
Men’s MAPTA League play begins Oct. 11th
Men's teams D1, D3, D4, D5, D7 and D8

Paddle Lessons

Whether new to the game or looking to sharpen your skills, our Racquet Sports Director, Rodney Stewart, will arrange for clinic times, private lessons and pre-season camps.

Lesson Rates:

  • Private Lesson $65/Hour
  • Half Hour/Semi Private $35/Hour
  • Groups of four or more $25/90 minutes
  • Groups of three or more w/Pro (Playing Lesson) $30/90 minutes

Paddle Round-Robins for Everyone

  • Men's Night every Tuesday 7:00pm
  • Men's Saturday Morning RR 9:00am
  • Women's Night every Tuesday 5:30-7:00pm
  • Women's Day every Thursday 9:15-11:00am

Women’s Weekend League

Please contact Rodney if you would like to be included on this team. Matches will be played on Sunday afternoons beginning in late October or early November and continue throughout the winter season. All levels of play are needed and encouraged to participate.

Women's Team Practices

Drop in rate per practice is $15-20/Hour. See below for practice times although they may be adjusted to suit individual team needs.

  • Cup 1 - Thursday 9:30-11:00am
  • Cup 3 - Thursday 11:00am-12:30pm, 12:30-2:00pm
  • Cup 5 - Tuesday 9:30-11:00am
  • Cup 6 - Tuesday 11:00-12:30pm
  • Cup 7 - Tuesday 12:30-2:00pm

2018-2019 Paddle Season Calendar of Events

Date

Event

Sunday, September 30th Opening Day Social 3‐5pm
Saturday, October 6thMen’s Bring a Friend Membership Drive 4pm-7pm
Sunday, October 28th Women’s Hi Lo Tournament 2pm-5pm
Saturday, November 3rd MAPTA Men's and Women's Tournament
Tuesday, November 6th Men's Hi Lo Round Robin 7pm-10pm
Friday, November 9thMixed Fall Social 6pm-9pm
Sunday, November 11thPicket Post Men's Combined Age Tournament
Tuesday, December 4thMen’s Member Guest 7pm-10pm
Sunday, December 9thMixed Holiday Social 5pm-8pm
Tuesday, January 1stMen's New Years Scramble
Saturday, January 11th-12th MAPTA PA States Tournament
Saturday, January 19th Mixed Mayham
Friday, January 24thWinter Mixed Social 6pm-9pm
Sunday, January 27thMen’s Club Championship
Sunday, February 3rdMixed B Tournament
Wednesday, February 20thWomen’s Member Guest
Friday, February 22ndMixed Social 6pm-9pm
Sunday, February 24thMixed Club Championship
Monday, February 25th & 27thLadies Club Championship
Friday, March 8th-10th APTA Nationals
Sunday, March 24thWomen’s Ageless Tournament
Sunday, April 14th Peg Davis Classic

Paddle Court Reservations are for Current Members Only

In order to make paddle court reservations, members must first obtain a password for the court reservation system. To get a member password, please send an e-mail to picketpostsc@aol.com and put "Password Request" in the subject line. In the body of the e-mail, please include the name your membership is under and a phone number where you can be reached. If you have already received a password, please link to the court reservation system here.

The Paddle Hut

On October 3, 2010, The Club held a Dedication Ceremony to rename our Paddle Hut "The Grande Hut" in honor of the generosity, hard work and dedication of Frank and Joan Grande who brought paddle to our club.

Contact our Paddle Pro

Racquet Sports Director: Rodney Stewart: picketpostracquets@gmail.com.
Paddle keys can be purchased for $10 from Rodney or from the business office.

Distribution List

Be sure to get your email address on the email distribution list to stay informed and up-to-date with all the paddle activities and club events! Email our Racquet Sports Director, Rodney Stewart picketpostracquets@gmail.com.