Pickleball

at the Racquet Club

Play Pickleball in Missoula

Come play the fastest growing sport in Missoula’s only pickleball-specific gym! At over 20,000 sq ft, we offer 6 indoor courts, 4 outdoor courts, a pro shop, cardio deck, and full-service smoothie bar. Pickleball members have access to all locations and receive priority court booking. 

For a limited time, join the Pickleball Club with only $25 initiation fees (normally $75). Contact Membership for details.

Pickleball Sessions

Whether you are just starting out and wanting to get comfortable with the rules of the court or you’re looking to take your game up a notch, we have a program for you.

For info or questions, contact Joe Fraser, Pickleball Director, at joe@peakmissoula.com.

Dates: September 27th – November 1st

Wednesday Mornings 9:00 AM

Every Wednesday morning play 3 matches as a round robin group of 4.

Games will be played to 15 points.

The team with the most points will move up the ladder to the next group the following week. If you have a substitute play for you, you will move down a level. The team with the least points will move down the ladder the following week.

Cost: $45 per player.

Dates: September 28th – November 2nd

Thursday nights at 6:30pm and 8:00pm

Every Thursday evening you’ll play 3 matches as a round robin group of 4.

Games will be played to 15 points.

The individual with the most points will move up the ladder to the next group the following week. If you have a substitute play for you, you will move down a level. The individual with the least points will move down the ladder the following week.

Cost: $45 per player. 

Dates: September 26th – October 31st

Tuesday Nights at 6:30pm and 8:00pm

Every Tuesday you’ll play 3 matches as a round robin group of 4.

Games will be played to 15 points.

The individual with the most points will move up the ladder to the next group the following week. If you have a substitute play for you, you will move down a level. The individual with the least points will move down the ladder the following week.

Cost: $45 per player. 

Programs are staffed according to the number of participants. Junior programs will not be prorated and be charged at the beginning of the session. Players who choose to participate in a partial week will be put on the waiting list in order to allow players to commit to the full week. Openings will then be filled and players notified the Friday before the session starts.

Credit toward the next session will be applied if you miss practice for only the following reasons:

  • Injury, illness or emergency. Notify Joe Fraser via email or voicemail ASAP.

Payment is due at sign up for anyone who does not have a card on file with the club, or choose to use another form of payment. A player’s name cannot be put on the list until payment is received.

Tennis members, club members and guests are encouraged to have a card on file with the club, which will be charged at the beginning of each session.

Payments may be made over the phone.

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Meet our pickleball pros

Joe Fraser

Pickleball Director

Joe grew up in Missoula playing baseball and soccer at a high level through his adult years. He’s coached baseball, football, and soccer. Joe found pickleball while rehabbing from a knee injury and fell in love with the sport. After becoming a certified coach, he gave lessons at the YMCA and Fort Missoula. He has traveled all over the US playing in tournaments. Contact him at joe@peakmissoula.com. UPTPA Certified PRR, Certified Selkirk Sponsored.

Wally Brakefield

Pickleball Instructor

Wally found pickleball when he moved to Missoula in 2018. He worked for Parks & Rec and the LifeLong Learning Center teaching pickleball, eventually becoming the Tournament Director. He joined The PEAK in 2022, where he coaches, runs leagues, and assists with tournaments. Wally was a high school letterman in baseball and football. He played competitive tennis and softball for over 20 years. He has coached baseball, basketball and soccer. In 2016 he “retired” and became a full-time grandpa. Off the courts, you’ll find him taking care of his beautiful grandchildren.