Sport Courts & Amenities

Take the sports to the courts! Here are some of Penticton’s public sport courts available for use. Also visit our Recreation Facilities page for a list of sporting amenities including the Penticton Community Centre and McLaren Arena.

Courts are available on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise booked for exclusive use. To book a court for a game, program or event, please email rentals@penticton.ca or call 250-490-2437.

Beach Volleyball

You’ll find eight sand volleyball courts at Skaha Park (next to Skaha Lake), which hosts South Okanagan Volleyball Association (SOVA), Volleyball BC tournaments, and Urban Rec. One court is also available at Sudbury Beach

SOVA and Urban Rec generously donate the nets at Skaha Park during the season from mid-May to September, weather permitting. 

Basketball

Basketball courts are located at:

Tennis

Few tennis courts have views quite as spectacular as those at Skaha Park boasting lake views in a peaceful, forested setting. Below is a list of the tennis courts available for enjoyment. 

  • Columbia Park, 1593 Hatfield Avenue (tennis and pickleball)
  • Lakawanna Park, 123 Power Street
  • McLaren Park, 1350 King Street
  • Skaha Park, 3701 Parkview Street

School District 67 has two courts with limited availability:

  • Penticton Secondary School, 158 Eckhardt Avenue East
  • Princess Margaret Secondary School, 120 Green Avenue West

Tennis Court Etiquette

To ensure that the tennis courts are enjoyed by everyone, your compliance with the following is appreciated:

  • Court use is on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise booked for exclusive use (see above).
  • When people are waiting to play, court time is limited to one set.  If not playing a set, rallying should not exceed 30 minutes.
  • To obtain a court, two people should wait while facing the desired court.

Pickleball

Pickleball courts at the Seniors' Drop-in Centre (2905 South Main Street) are available to the public during designated times only. Visit the Penticton Pickleball website for their play schedule. 

Pickleball courts are also located at Columbia Park, 1593 Hatfield Avenue (tennis and pickleball courts)

Pickleball Court Etiquette

  • Court use is on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise booked for exclusive use (see above).
  • When people are waiting to play, court time is limited to one game.
  • Singles should not be played if four people are waiting for the court.
  • To obtain a court, line up in groups of four.
  • Public play is permitted during designated times.

For more sports and recreation facilities and amenities, visit our Recreation Facilities page.