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Posted on: August 17, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Indoor Courts at Athens Community Center Now Open for Pickleball and Basketball by Reservation

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The indoor courts at the Athens Community Center are now open for pickleball and basketball by reservation. See rules of use below. Call 740-592-3325 or stop by the front desk of the Community Center to reserve a court or for additional information.

Pickleball Court Reservation Requirements/Rules

  • All time slots are for 1 hour. Each individual can participate in 2 time slots per week
  • Pickleball hours of use will be on Monday/Wednesday/Friday (8am, 9am, 10am) and Tuesday/Thursday (4pm, 5pm, 6pm, 7pm) Court 1 will start on the hour, court 2 will start on the half hour
  • We will only be offering two courts of use at a time (back basketball court. Court 1 is left side, Court 2 is right side.)
  • Players must provide their own ball and paddle to play. ACC staff will provide and set up/tear down net each day.
  • Same day reservation is allowed if there is time available. To reserve they need to call or stop in so front desk staff can add them to the schedule.
  • Users need to bring own water bottle (because water fountains are closed…except the bottle filling station)
  • Users can reserve court time as early as the Friday before the following week after 1pm.
  • When reserving, you will be asked for your information and the names of the other players. If you do not know who will be playing at time of reservation, you may give that information when you arrive for your rented time.
  • Mask wearing is required as you enter and exit the building as well as when you are idle between games.

Fee per hour to reserve a court for pickleball is…

  • Members-Free
  • Nonmembers-$10 plus day pass for each nonmember in the group (main fee is if nonmember reserves the court. If nonmember is playing under a members reservation then they would only need to pay the day pass fee)

Basketball Court Reservation Requirements/Rules

  • All time slots are for 1 hour. Each individual can participate in 2 time slots per week. 2 people allowed per hoop preferably from same household
  • Basketball hours of use will be weekdays (8am, 9am, 10am, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm)Players must provide their own ball to play.
  • We will only be offering two courts of use at a time (front basketball court. Court 1 is left side on side basket near stairs, Court 2 is right side on end.)
  • Same day reservation is allowed if there is time available. To reserve they need to call or stop in so front desk staff can add them to the schedule.
  • Users can reserve court time as early as the Friday before the following week after 1pm. You will need to provide your name and phone number to reserve.

Fee per hour to reserve a basketball hoop is…

  • Members-Free
  • Nonmembers-Free but must pay the $5 day pass fee for admittance to the facility.


*Note: Punch Cards can be used as your day pass admission but does not count as a membership so you would still have to pay for the Nonmember court reservation fee. Only those with memberships to ACC can reserve as a member (those holding yearly, 6 month, 30 day, promotional memberships, silversneaker, retired military, Hopewell, county, etc.)

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