Play pickleball and participate in outdoor activities at YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase (full privilege membership and pool access fee required for use of pool). Options are available for individual memberships and family memberships. Benefits include:
Access to the pickleball courts at YMCA branches in Montgomery County is included with the outdoor membership.
Drop-in play is free for YMCA members and $9/session for non-members.
Reserve your outdoor pickleball courts at Montgomery County YMCA’s at no charge
Participate in a FREE new member pickleball consultation with a YMCA pickleball pro to achieve your goals for pickleball play and lead a healthy lifestyle.
Enjoy access to all outdoor wellness equipment at YMCA Bethesda Chevy Chase.
A drop-in session is an opportunity to play with other pickleball players of a similar skill-level / pickleball rating. It’s a great way to meet new players in a fun, dynamic series of games where players rotate through. Drop-in sessions are typically offered in a two-hour block of time reserved on specific days and times on dedicated courts. All levels of play and ages of players are welcome! Drop-in play is free for YMCA members and $9/session for non-members. For questions, please email [email protected]. To register, for an upcoming drop-in session, please click below.
Our Pickleball Pros are available to help players of all skill levels to improve their abilities through private, semi-private, or group lessons. Lessons are designed by Pros to help each student improve their skills and application of pickleball fundamentals, technique, and strategy. Lessons are available in 60-minute to 90-minute durations. For more information and to schedule a lesson, please email [email protected].
For pickleball players that want to improve their play in a group format, there a variety of clinics available that serve 6 – 8 people per session and improve individual skills, elevate competitive play, develop successful point strategies, and enhance the enjoyment of pickleball. For questions, email [email protected]. Clinic options offered include the following:
Beginner pickleball 101
Intermediate play (3.0 – 3.5)
Advanced play (4.0+)
Custom Drills & Play
Ready to go to pickleball camp? Each pickleball camp is a skill-based session that can be hourly, daily or multi-day in length following a maximum 8:1 student-to-coach ratio that involves strategies, game time scenarios & player feedback. For questions or to participate in a future camp at the Y, email [email protected].
Pickleball leagues are available for both recreational players and competitive players. There are many formats that will be offered to Y members including mixed and combo formats, flex leagues, as well as challenge ladders. For questions or to participate in a future competitive offering at the Y, email [email protected].
* Parents/guardians can bring their children to Child Watch/Cool Kids Club for up to two hours each day. Contact the branch for additional policies and the schedule of operations. Please call the branch to find out if these services are available due to COVID -19 restrictions.
^ONE-Y membership includes access to all YMCA of Metropolitan Washington locations; terms and restrictions apply. Please talk with your local Y branch for ONE-Y details or review policy in the Membership Handbook. Access to nationwide YMCA locations is contingent upon individual YMCA participation in YMCA nationwide program. For details visit YMCA.net and YMCAdc.org. Branch services and amenities vary by location. Please talk to a YMCA staff member for details. Availability is contingent on COVID-19 restrictions Please contact the branch you are interested in visiting for more information.
^^ Guest must be local area residents that are at least 18 years old. Guests are limited to one guest pass redemption every six months. Please refer to the Membership Handbook for the guest pass policy. The ability to welcome guests to the YMCA is contingent upon COVID -19 restrictions. Please contact [email protected] for more information.
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, 1112 16th Street, NW #240, Washington, DC 20036.