Free beginner lessons are offered by RAPA throughout the year.  Check the schedule for times and places.

An annual membership costs $25.00. The membership form is available by simply selecting the Join Us icon in the upper right-hand corner of this page.

Some members may have paddles that you can borrow. On beginner lesson nights, RAPA will have a supply of paddles to use. Paddles and balls are available for loan from our Sponsor, Old Abe’s Coffee, just down the street from the Cooke Park courts. Times are limited, so check Abe’s schedule for times.

Come and check us out on the courts. We encourage you to join, as play during the scheduled times is reserved for RAPA members.

Pickleball is a game for all ages and physical abilities. We have players from teens to 90+ !

There is a Videos area on the RAPA website where you can find videos on subjects ranging from getting started to strategy,

RAPA, in association with Rochester Parks and Rec, has six courts available at Cooke Park (722 7th St NW, Rochester, MN). There is also winter indoor play available at the Rochester Recreation Center.

Yes, visitors to Rochester are welcome to stop by the courts and play. The schedule is available on

Our members range from newbies (1.0) to advanced players (5.0).