Court Rules

Code of Conduct
Kindness and Community are the cornerstones of Dropshots

  • Always exhibit good sportsmanship when playing or spectating.
  • Portable speakers or music are not allowed in the gym.
  • Never direct any form of abuse at others (or yourself!)
  • If you mess up, let it go. There are no ‘sorrys’ in pickleball.
  • Never throw your paddle or otherwise mishandle equipment.
  • Be respectful of players of lesser ability.
  • Always strive to make correct line calls. If in doubt, you must call the ball in.
  • Do not enter a court while a point is in progress if you are not in that game.
  • Stop play whenever an unsafe situation arises, such as a stray ball or injured player.
  • Warn other courts if you hit a ball into their court. Most yell “BALL”
  • Wear pickleball or tennis shoes or other non-marking shoes, and safe athletic attire. Proper eye protection is strongly recommended.
  • Do not play if your movement or judgment is impaired by alcohol or other drugs.
  • When registering for leagues and tournaments, please sign up for the appropriate level according to USA Pickleball Standards. Standards can be found here: USAPA Skill Rating Definitions

General Club Rules

  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to your court/event time.
  • All players must check in at the front desk.
  • Keep an eye on your time and do not extend your play over the time allotted.
  • No gum, food or drink (except water) is allowed on the courts.
  • Food, drinks, including alcohol, are allowed in the café area only.
  • Please check to be sure your area is clean before leaving.

Court Safety Rules

  • This facility may be unsupervised at times, appropriate use of the courts is the responsibility of the players.
  • Glass items are prohibited.
  • Proper athletic footwear is required for all players.
  • Upon leaving, return all borrowed equipment to pro-shop or paddle rack.
  • Players should take all belongings and trash with them upon leaving.
  • Unsupervised use of the courts by players under the age of 18 is prohibited.
  • This organization is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Use courts at your own risk. Report incidents to staff. If no staff on site please call 570-274-1856
  • First Aid kit is located by steel pillar after you walk in, to the left