Pickleball Programs

Pickleball Leagues

Join us for the first-ever City Pickleball League! We are excited to host this league at our premier, state-of-the-art sports facility, the UW Health Sports Factory. Starting this fall, the facility will have 12 permanent lined pickleball courts. Participants register as a team. Please note, these sessions are co-ed.

All Leagues consist of 7 matches. Maximum of 8 teams.

  • 3.0 League
  • 3.5 League
  • 4.0 League
  • 4.5-5.0 League

Dates: October 3 - November 14, 2017

For questions regarding the league, contact Derek Papich, Program Supervisor, at 815.987.8881.

Pickleball Tournaments

New Year's Eve SMASH: Pickleball Tournament – Round Robin Scramble

Date: December 31, 2017

Happy New Year! Join us for the UW Health Sports Factory’s 2nd New Year’s Eve SMASH Pickleball Tournament! Format will be a co-ed doubles Round Robin Scramble Tournament with playoffs to determine 1st through 4th places. Don’t have a partner? That’s okay, because you don’t need one, as all players sign up as an individual. Four skill divisions offered (3.0, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5/5.0). Cash prizes, trophies, tournament shirts, and door prizes. Owly Oop Restaurant will be open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for all of your food and beverage needs throughout the day. What a great way to ring in the new year!

The Tournament will begin promptly at 9 a.m.  Sign in will begin at 8:15 a.m. Should you have any questions about the SMASH Pickleball Tournament, please contact Derek R. Papich, Program Supervisor at 815-987-8881 or via email at derekpapich@rockfordparkdistrict.org

Open Gym Pickleball

The UW Health Sports Factory hosts open gym pickleball during select times. Drop in anytime on the dates below.

Dates: October - April
Mondays - Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $5 per session

Open Gym Punch Pass

11 punches for the price of 10 - $50 – a $5 savings.  Good for 12 months from date of purchase.