Individual Court Reservations

Court System Plan

Boulder Parks and Recreation (BPR) is working on a Court System Plan that will analyze and evaluate the city’s tennis and pickleball courts. Courts are first come and free to all Recreation Center and park visitors, a reserved court is available to secure your date and time.

This includes the number of courts, use type for each court (shared or dedicated), capital investment, management, and programming. The plan will provide a balanced approach and identify priorities for the next ten years.

Outdoor Court Reservations

  • Courts are first come and free to all park visitors, a reserved court is available to secure your date and time.
  • Reservations can be made up to seven days in advance.
  • All court rentals are final. Refunds will not be given due to adverse weather conditions or other unforeseen events.
  • Only one court reservation per person per day for a maximum time of 1.5 hours each time.
  • Reservations must be made at least one hour in advance.


  • Recreation center courts: $7.50 for 1.5 hours. (No fee if you have an annual, monthly, SilverSneakers, Renew Active or Silver & Fit pass)
  • Other city courts: $6 per hour.

East Boulder Community Park Court Lights

  1. Courts need to be reserved in order to use lights and can be reserved up to seven days in advance beginning at 8:30 a.m.
  2. Reservation fees are $7.50/1.5 hours or players may use an unlimited pass.
  3. If your court reservation is when the center is closed, please make arrangements to pick up tokens during center hours on day of reservation.
  4. Once the lights shut off from previous users, they will take 30 minutes to cool down before they can be turned back on. There is a two-minute warning before the lights shut off.

North Boulder Recreation Center Court Lights

  1. Reservation fees are $7.50/1.5 hours or players may use an unlimited pass.
  2. Complimentary light timers are located against the North Boulder Recreation Center near Tennis Court 1.


Unlimited recreation passholders receive free court reservations for courts adjacent to recreation centers. This includes monthly, annual, Renew Active/OnePass, Silver Sneakers and Silver & Fit memberships. You may also call or visit the recreation center in advance to reserve your court.

Outdoor court layout and location

Pickleball and Tennis Courts

Pickleball play is on tennis courts with pickleball lines, except for Foothills Community Park - available for reservation and use from 7 a.m. to noon on inline hockey court. see below. Reservations are available for all courts.


4 pickleball

4 tennis

RollingNorth Boulder Recreation Center

2 pickleball

RollingEast Boulder Community Center

8 pickleball

4 tennis

RollingSouth Boulder Recreation Center

2 pickleball

1 tennis

RollingChautauqua Park
4 pickleball

2 x Rolling Nets

2 x Bring Your Own

Foothills Community Park

Additional Tennis Courts

2Arapahoe Ridge
2Columbine Park
2Martin Park
2North Palo Park
4Tom Watson Park

Outdoor Court Information

Two platform tennis courts with pickleball lines are available for overflow at NBRC.

Pickleball nets should be rolled off tennis courts after completion of play and when not in use.

  • NBRC outdoor pickleball
  • SBRC outdoor pickleball
  • Foothills Community Park outdoor pickleball