Welcome Back ORO Pickleballers
Pickleball has become so popular in ORO that we have developed some guidelines to make sure everyone has an equal chance to play and have fun. If you have any questions about our Pickleball procedures, please contact Don Voisinet, Jim Corcoran or Paul Bridges.
- Mon, Wed, Fri: 1pm-4pm*
- Tue, Thur, Sat: 9am-1pm*
- Sun: Shared play with tennis*
- Play can start at 8am. Late day play must end by 9pm.
Quiet hours at ORO end at 7am. Play can start at 8am for early birds, but play from 8am to 9am and after 4pm is shared play with tennis. Shared play means Pickleball has one side (two Pickleball courts) and tennis has the other side (one tennis court).
ORO Pickleball Guidelines
During scheduled Pickleball hours, the following procedures apply:
The two courts closest to the pool are designated as competitive courts. These courts should be used for the players who have progressed beyond the beginner level who wish to play a challenging, competitive
- The two courts closest to the road are designated as beginner/recreational courts. These courts are for the players who are developing their Pickleball skills and who wish to play a more relaxed, recreational game.
- Court designations can be changed depending on the mix of players that day.
- When the number of players on the courts exceed 24, a Paddle Queue will be in effect. On the competitive courts, paddles will be hung by the handles on the fence. On the beginner/recreational courts, paddles are hung on the PVC pipe. Paddles will be hung from right to left. Winners are hung on top. 2nd place players are hung below. When a game is complete, all players vacate the court. The next two winner paddles and the next two 2nd place paddles play the next game.
- If you wish to play with a specific group of players, those players paddles will be hung at the end of the queue. Please hold your paddle out of the queue if you wish to sit out. lf you are not ready to play when your paddle is up, your paddle will be moved to the end of the queue.
- Games are played to 11, win by two. If more than 30 players are on the court, games are played to 9, no win by two.