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Playing pickleball in Collier County

A guide for everything you need to know

Kendall Little | Naples Daily News

As the weather starts to cool off, it’s the perfect time to get your pickleball practice in.

Naples has been cementing itself as the “pickleball capital of the world” over the past few years by hosting the national Minto U.S. Open Pickleball Championship tournament. Last year, the tournament brought in 40,000 spectators and 3,000 players.

If you’re a part-time resident or full-time local looking to practice your pickleball skills before the tournament this spring, here’s everything you need to know about Collier County’s pickleball facilities.

Where can I play pickleball in Collier County?

  • LOCATION: Big Corkscrew Island Regional Park
    COURTS: 6
    HOURS: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    LIGHTS: Yes. Until 10 p.m.
  • LOCATION: East Naples Community Park
    COURTS: 59
    HOURS: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    LIGHTS: Yes. Until 10 p.m.
  • LOCATION: Veterans Community Park
    COURTS: 14
    HOURS: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
    LIGHTS: Yes on courts nine through 14. Until 10 p.m.

Read the full article for information about costs, parking, new pickleball courts coming, and more on

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