Places to Play Pickle Ball in the Greater Tulsa Area 9-12-22
Public Parks and Rec. Centers

Started this page on 2-24-23.

This list is a starting place to find a place we can move our Bixby club to. Will add more places to it as more places are checked out.

Recreation centers:

Bixby - anyplace in Bixby -
Results - 3-21-23 - Kelly called Jared Cottel (Bixby City Manager) a 2nd time and left a voice message for him to let our club know if there are any places to move our club to.
Our club received a letter from Jared saying if we can't find a place to move to, to contact Jared. We never rec'd a reply from the 1st message we left him.

Broken Arrow Central Park Community Center - 1500 S Main St, Broken Arrow OK 74012
Results - No table tennis storage

Buddy Lafortune Community Center - 5202 S Hudson Ave., Tulsa OK 74135 - 918-496-6220 -
Results - 3-6-23 - Kelly called them. No storage.

Case Community Center - 1050 W. Wekiwa Rd Sand Springs, OK 74063 - 918-246-2561
Results - as of 3-6-23 - no storage.

Chandler Park - 6500 W. 21st St., Tulsa OK 74103 - 918-591-6053
Results - 3-6-23 - Kelly called Kim. She will try to help us and will call Kelly back.
3-22-23 - Kelly called. A woman said they don't have storage space.

Claremore Recreation Center - 595 S Veterans Pkwy, Claremore, OK 74017
Results - too far away.

Dawson Park (we used to play here before 6/2019).
Results - 3-21-23 - Johnny McClanahan is going to talk to the City of Tulsa (or whoever) about moving our club back to Dawson on preferably Mondays (Johnny's day off).

Elm Creek Park - 12501 E. 77th St. North, Owasso, OK 74055
Results - too far away

Haikey Creek Park - 11327 S. Garnett Rd. Broken Arrow, OK 74011
Results - no indoor courts

Heller Park - 5328 S Wheeling Ave. Tulsa, OK 74105
Results - outdoor courts only

Hicks Park Recreation Center - 3443 S. Mingo Rd. Tulsa, OK 74146
Results - 3-6-23 - Kelly called them. No storage.

Lafortune Tennis Center - 5302 S Hudson Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135
Results - No storage

Mudd Park #2 (aka Holiday Hills Park) - 4198 E 56th St, Tulsa, OK 74135
Results - Center closed

Neinhuis Park - 3201 N 9th St, Broken Arrow OK 74012
Results - no storage

O’Brien Park Recreation Center - 6149 N Lewis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74130 - 918-591-6008
Results -

Sapulpa Boys and Girls Club run by the Salvation Army - 1721 S. Hickory St, Sapulpa. 918-224-4415
Results - 3-10-23 - Michael Johns called Jeff Law, the Director, and he said maybe the Chapel might work. Their gym is too busy.
Michael went by to see and take pictures of the chapel. The chapel has carpet (won't work for table tennis players! There are large stained glass window on the north and south walls.
There are also many chairs set up.

South County Recreation Center - 13800 South Peoria, Bixby, OK 74008
Results - Michael went there around 2-20-23. No place to store tables.

Vandever Park - 1101 W. Ithaca St., Broken Arrow, OK 74012
Results - outdoor courts only

Whiteside Park Recreation Center - 4009 South Pittsburg Ave. Tulsa, OK 74135 - 918-596-1525
Results -3-6-23 Kelly called them. No storage.

YMCA in Bixby on Memorial
Results - no storage space

YMCA in Owasso - Matt Dyer works there now. He used to work at the Bixby center. 931-607-5652
Results - 3-17-23 - Kelly talked to Matt. No storage space any any YMCA.

Churches & Non-Profits

1st Baptist Church in Broken Arrow.
Results: 3-11-23 - Alex Tupas contacted them and the church is not letting in any outside groups.

Abiding Harvest United Methodist Church - 4407 S Olive Ave, Broken Arrow OK 74011
Results - 2-27-23 - Michael Johns checked this out. They want $7500 to $10,000 a year.

Asbury United Methodist Church - 6767 S Mingo Rd, Tulsa, OK 74133- Enter through South doors
Results -

Church on the Move - on 129th between Admiral and Pine. Shane Spicer works there!
Results - as of 3-6-23 - pending

Guts Church on 41st between Mingo and Memorial.
Results - 3-14-23 - Kelly went by there today and left his phone# telling the 2 women greeters that our club can run a ping pong club for them at no cost to them and to call Kelly if they are interested.

Life Senior Services Center at Eastside Christian Church - 1427 S Indianapolis Ave, Tulsa, OK 74112
Results - must be 50 years old

Life Senior Services at Southminster - 3500 South Peoria Avenue Tulsa, OK 74105- 918-749-2623 | Ages 50+, annual membership required ($40)
Results - must be 50 years old

First Baptist Church of Wagoner - 401 NE 2nd St., Wagoner OK 74467
Results - too far away

Harvard Avenue Christian Church - 5502 S Harvard Ave. Tulsa, OK 74135
Results -

Highland Park Christian Church on 31st between Sheridan and Yale
Results - Kelly checked this out - no place to store tables.

Jewish Community Center Fitness - 2021 E. 71st Street Tulsa, OK 74136
Results -

Northside Christian Church in Broken Arrow (this is where Brad Balmer used to have his club).
On Elm and Hwy 51.
Results: 3-8-23 - Mike Hamby is going to ask David Reynold (who is a member of this church) about us playing there.

Parkview Baptist Church - 5905 S Sheridan Rd, Tulsa OK 74145
Results -

Youth & Family Complex of First United Methodist Church - 12 East 11th Street (Corner of 11th & Main) Tulsa, OK 74119
Results -

Fitness & Racquet Clubs

D1Gyms - 6165 E 580 Rd, Catoosa, OK 74015
Results -

Lifetime Fitness - 10642 S Memorial Dr, Tulsa Ok 74133
Results -

Philcrest Hills Tennis and Pickleball Club - 10900 Riverside Pkwy, Tulsa, OK 74137
Results -

RH91 Racquet & Health - 3030 E 91st St., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74137
Results -

Tandy Family YMCA - 5005 S. Darlington Ave., Tulsa, Oklahoma 74135
Results -

Titan Sports - 101 East 81st St S, Tulsa, OK 74132
Results -

Other places:

Tulsa Promenade - 41st and Yale.
Results - Johnny McClanahan called them on 3-6-23. Promenade closes at 7:00 PM and the mall is run down. Few stores open.
The mall is supposed to get an ice center soon but the mall people did not know if they will keep
it open past 7:00 PM or not.

Gatesway Foundation - 1217 E. College St. Broken Arrow (this is the place Brad Balmer was going to move his club to).
Results: 3-16-23 - Kelly texted Brad Balmer about this. Brad texted that he will contact Gatesway for us. Brad texted that Stephanie at Gatesway is going to turn their gym into small rooms and Gatesway is not letting anyone use the area.

(this web page was created on 2-24-23)