Pickleball courts

Pickleball courts are open for public use, first come, first serve. They cannot be reserved for private or commercial use. The Borough may reserve the courts for Somerville Recreation programs.


3 pickleball courts, located at Henry P. Vander Veer Memorial Park (122 Veterans Memorial Drive East)


Open daily, until 10 pm (lights turn off automatically)


  • Proper court etiquette and sportsmanship expected
  • Non-marking shoe required
  • Animals prohibited on courts
  • Skateboards, scooters, rollerblades, skates, and bicycles prohibited
  • No food or drink allowed on courts. Plastic water bottles are allowed.
  • Chairs are prohibited on courts

Recommended court rotation

  • Court use is limited to standard scoring, first to 11 points, win by 2 if others are waiting
  • Waiting players place paddles in designated area
  • When a game is completed, the next 4 players waiting rotate onto court
  • Next 4 waiting move up to be next in line
  • If players wish to continue playing, they go to the end of the line
  • Waiting players continue to move up the line as games finish
  • Rotation can be adjusted as needed based on the number of players present. For instance, first to 9 points – win by one; or winners stay and split, losers exit.


Kathy Gerndt
Director of Recreation

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