Central Ohio Pickleball Leagues
At Scarborough

Welcome to Scarborough's Co-ed Pickleball Ladder Leagues!

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Please see our LEAGUE / CLUB POLICIES (including COVID) in the League Format and Policies tab above.

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Registration for Winter Leagues will open Dec 5th.
Click on the
Register for Winter 2023 tab on or after Dec 5th.

Winter leagues start the first week in January.

Winter leagues days/times will be exactly like Fall leagues (see below).

For the time being we are **not accepting beginning players** in our leagues.

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** Substitutes are always needed! **

Click on Substituting tab above.

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** Click on the Pickleball Announcements tab for new information! Updated regularly. **

The requirements to join our leagues:


1. No beginners please! You must already know how to play pickleball (including official rules) and have been playing for 1 year.

Our leagues are not the best place for beginner players. League play is
not recreational play. It is real competition. Players expect a very competitive environment, and they pay money to play. It is not social (or public park) competition.

2. You are at least at a 3.0 skill level. Some leagues require 3.5 level.

3. You must read our League Policies (see League Format and Policies tab) to understand how our leagues operate.

Please do NOT register for any league unless you meet these requirements! Unfortunately, we will be forced to ask you to leave the league if you register despite being a beginner or having a lower skill level than 3.0.

(Note: the 3.0 requirement applies to new players joining our leagues and not existing league players.)

Scarborough offers 5 ladder leagues throughout the year!

The league sessions generally go with the seasons (fall, winter, spring, summer).

1. WEEKEND LADDER LEAGUE

  • Sundays from 1pm-3pm,

  • Jan 8 though Mar 26 Winter Session

  • $10 per week.


2. WEEKDAY EVENING LADDER LEAGUES (3.0 and up only)

  • Mondays from 8pm-10pm,

  • Jan 2 though Mar27 Winter Session

  • $10 per week.


3. SENIORS (55+) DAYTIME LADDER LEAGUE

  • Tuesdays from 10am-12noon.

  • Jan 3 though Mar 28 Winter Session

  • $10 per week.

  • you must be at least 55 years old


4. WEEKDAY LADDER LEAGUE

  • Wednesdays from 11am-1pm.

  • Jan 4 though Mar 29 Winter Session

  • $10 per week.


5. WEEKDAY EVENING LADDER LEAGUES

  • Thursdays from 8pm-10pm,

  • Jan 5 though Mar 30 Winter Session

  • $10 per week.

(Only differences in these leagues are the day/time, minimum age for Senior league, minimum Skill for all league going forward.)


Ladder League Information

Weekly Fees ($10)

When you join a league, you pay for all of the weeks in the first month that you join league. There is no refund of these first month's fees.

After that you are charged $10/wk (paid monthly) for all of the weeks of league play in that month.

Registration Fees ($25)

When you join any Scarborough league session, you pay a registration fee of $25.

As long as you stay in each subsequent session of at least one league, you do not have to pay this registration fee again. If you drop out of a session and later you join another session, you will need to pay the $25 registration fee again.

Please note that if you play in more than one league you pay a maximum registration fee of $25. If you drop out of one league and play in one league, this has no impact on your registration fee. You don't have to pay it again because you are still in the session.

Our leagues sessions follow the seasons. We have a fall, winter, spring, and summer session. If you stay in all 4 sessions this registration fee ends up being less than $7 per session.

Weekly Games

  • You will play 3 games to 21 each week. You rotate partners with the 3 people on your court. Overall winners on your court move up a court the next week, and the losers move down a court.

  • You earn points each week from your game results. At the end of the league you are awarded a medal if you are 1st, 2nd or 3rd place in total points in your specific league.


See the League Format and Policies tab for detailed rules. NOTE: We have a 3 strike policy for unsportsmanlike conduct.

After reading all of the information on this page and in the League Format and Policies tab, you can contact Jacqueline Boggs if you still have questions (pick10tennis@gmail.com).

As a Scarborough pickleball league* participant, you get extra value!

  • You receive videos of your games.**

  • You have online access (on this website) to all of your league results: i.e., game scores, court assignments, overall league standing, etc.

  • We give you early notice of our pickleball events before we make public announcements!

  • We give current league members advanced notice to register for the next season's leagues. JOIN NOW SO YOU DON'T MISS OUT!

  • And more!


*These benefits don't apply to Scarborough's summer travel league(s).
**barring any unforeseen technical issues.

Who can join the leagues?

Our pickleball leagues are open to anyone. You do not have to be a member of Scarborough East Tennis Club.

The leagues are co-ed so men and women all play together.

You do not need a partner to join a ladder league because you are put on a court with 3 other people.

You may also share a permanent spot -- and the weekly costs -- with one other person if you want to play less than once per week, or if you know you are going to miss several weeks straight.

You can drop out of the league at the end of any month except the first one without losing any money. We do ask for 10 days notice so we can find a replacement player.


Will you be a player?

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