Chester County's Destination for Pickleball

Membership at this state-of-the-art facility includes access to nine indoor pickleball courts on 25,000 square feet of unobstructed space.

At Pickleball Center, you'll find a community of players of all levels and enjoy professional quality lighting and court surfaces. Pickleball Center members also have access to private pickleball lessons, clinics, leagues, special events and more! Plus, you'll enjoy the convenience that comes with not having to pay per play through our monthly fee structure. 

Have more questions? Visit our Pickleball Center frequently asked questions.

Membership Options

YMCA Pickleball Center members will be permitted to bring guests for $15/person per playtime if space is available. Members will have priority for registering for playtime. Members can contact the Center 48 hours in advance of their requested playtime to determine if space will be available for guests.

A guest can try the Center a maximum of three times before a membership is required.

Questions? Please reach out to us at or 267-794-9622

More Information about Pickleball Center

How can I join the YMCA Pickleball Center at Downingtown?

Memberships for YMCA Pickleball Center at Downingtown may be added on to an existing YGBW membership. If you are not a YGBW member, you can purchase a membership to just Pickleball Center. 

  • Current YMCA of Greater Brandywine Members - $59/month
    Current YGBW members can choose to add the Pickleball Center membership to their existing membership package for $59 per month per adult individual. Purchase today.
  • Pickleball Center Only Memberships - $99/month
    Individuals interested in joining only the Pickleball Center (those without a current YGBW membership) will be charged a one-time $99 join fee, plus $99 per individual for their Center-only membership. Purchase today.

Memberships are being limited to ensure those who join have plenty of play time on our courts. YGBW members who do not choose to add Pickleball Center to their YGBW membership will continue to enjoy access to the existing branch locations.

Additional fees will apply to lessons and clinics with discounted pricing available to members.

We know that there are some other facilities looking to provide similar services and we have put together a comparison chart to help explain how our pricing compares – and the tremendous value to our members. For more information, please visit our Pickleball Center frequently asked questions. 

What is available at Pickleball Center?

  • More than 80 hours per week of facility access with multiple courts for open skill level play. The facility will be open from 8 AM - 9 PM on weekdays and 8 AM - 7 PM on weekends. View schedules.
  • Nine dedicated indoor pickleball courts
  • Professional court surfaces and lighting. We are installing SportMaster ProCushion System which consists of multiple coats of flexible acrylic layers, filled with rubber granules for shock absorption and cushioned effect, without disrupting ball bounce. This system is designed to provide ultimate resilience and spin-responsive play. The shock-absorbing layers of the ProCushion system provide unparalleled player comfort perfect for all levels of pickleball play.
  • Pickleballs provided through a free ball machine available for scheduled practice sessions.
  • Extended court reservation windows with all play times included without additional fees! 
  • Dedicated pickleball and passionate staff to oversee courts and reservations
  • Restrooms, changing areas and showers

For more information, please visit our Pickleball Center frequently asked questions. 

Where is the Pickleball Center located?

Pickleball Center is strategically placed in a central location to the existing YMCA of Greater Brandywine locations with short drive times between each location to allow for members to play across all of our courts and facilities. 

  • Brandywine YMCA - 13 mins / 7.8 miles
  • Jennersville YMCA - 38 mins / 26.4 miles
  • Kennett Area YMCA - 28 mins / 14.6 miles
  • Lionville Community YMCA - 10 mins / 4.6 miles
  • Oscar Lasko YMCA - 13 mins / 6.7 miles
  • Upper Main Line YMCA - 24 mins / 16.9 miles
  • West Chester Area YMCA -  16 mins / 9.4 miles

For more information, please visit our Pickleball Center frequently asked questions. 

How does Child Watch work for the YMCA Pickleball Center at Downingtown?

Members who have a Downingtown Pickleball Center membership and are full YMCA of Greater Brandywine family members may utilize child watch services at any YGBW branch for no additional charge (up to 3 hours) when they have scheduled time to play at the pickleball center. 

In general, family members who would like to utilize the off-site pickleball center and child watch, can drop their child(ren) off at any open YMCAGBW child watch centers before heading to the offsite courts. Parents/Guardians will pick child(ren) up after their pickleball session. The child(ern) may stay in child watch up to 3 hours. 

How do I learn more about Pickleball Center?

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YMCA Pickleball Center at Downingtown