Interlakes Pickleball Club

Interlakes Pickleball Club

Bridge Lake, Colombie-Britannique

Fees for organized play

Interlakes Community Centre - $3.00 per play (Non-Member)

Interlakes Community Centre - $2.00 per play (Member)

Interlakes Community Centre yearly membership - $5.00

Interlakes Community Centre - no Pickleball Canada or Pickleball BC membership required

During organized play on Tuesdays and Thursdays nets and balls will be provided. 

Pickleball Level Guidelines - Interlakes Community

1. Tuesdays/Thursdays 8:00 am – 10:00 am Fridays 10:30 - 12:30 (Advanced Intermediate, competitive play)

- Consistently serves “in” and able to return deep, power serve

- Rarely swings and misses a shot

- Knows when to make some specific placed shots in the game

- Working on mixing up soft shots with power shots to create an advantage

- Hits fewer balls out or in the net

- Able to sustain dinking in the game

- Plays more consistently in all phases of game

- Anticipates opponents shots resulting in good court position

- Primarily plays offensively

- Puts strategy into play in the game

- Works and moves well with partner – easily switches court positions when required

- Very comfortable playing at non-volley-zone. Works with partner to control the zone, keeping opponents back and driving them off line

- Can block volleys directed at them

- Has good footwork and moves laterally, backward and forward with ease

- Executes drop shots

2. Tuesdays/Thursdays 10:00 – 12:00 noon Fridays 12:30 – 2:30 (Advanced Beginners/Intermediate)

- Able to serve “in” more regularly; return of serve may be inconsistent

- Knows where to stand on court during serve, receive and general play

- Aware of soft game and occasionally tries to dink

- Makes longer lasting slow paced rallies

- Court coverage improving, including playing at non-volley zone

- Demonstrates improved skills with all the basic shot strokes and shot placements but lacks control when trying for direction, depth or power on shots

- Hits to weak side of opponent

- Demonstrates more strategies of playing during games

- With varying consistency executes: lobs, forehand/backhand ground strokes, overheads, net volleys, and sustained dinking

- Starting to use drop shots in order to get to the net

3. Tuesdays/Thursdays 12:00 – 2:00 pm (Novice/Beginner/Newer players) (Note – on occasional Thursdays, this session will end at 1:00 pm)

- Has minimal knowledge of the game

- Learning how to serve

- Demonstrating the basic shot strokes forehand, volley, overhead and the serve, but has obvious weaknesses in strokes.

- Learning to play the game, scoring, basic rules

- Occasionally misses the ball entirely

- May have trouble with the non-volley zone a.k.a. (the kitchen) and does not have court awareness

- Accuracy is variable

- Sustains a short rally with players of equal ability

- Familiar with court position in doubles play

Hours and Dates of Recreational Play

When playing indoors at Interlakes Community Centre there will be two to three sessions of pickleball on each day. Pick your level and come play. Since there is only one indoor court this provides more play time, less wait time and level play. (Levels in more detail - main page)

Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 am Advanced Intermediate (Competitive Play)

10:00 am - 12:00 noon Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

12:00 noon - 2:00 pm Novice/Beginner/Newer Players(occasionally this session will end at 1:00 pm


10:30 am - 12:30 pm Advanced Intermediate (Competitive Play)

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Advanced Beginner/Intermediate

During organized play, nets and balls will be provided.

Pickleball on the two outdoor courts

If players wish to use the outdoor courts at any other times than organized play on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays they are encouraged to do so. 

You will be required to supply your own net and balls as no permanent nets have been installed at this time. 

During the winter the recreational pickleball play will be indoors at the Interlakes Community Centre during scheduled times. 


Interlakes Community Centre:
7592 Highway 24
Bridge Lake, BC
V0K 1X2