By Courtney Bondar Multimedia Journalist Published Jan 12, 2024 at 3:06 PM

Don't let cooler temperatures stop you from playing pickleball this fall and winter. Grab your friends and bring your paddles: Even if it's frigid, it's time to play pickleball!

This guide features an abundance of indoor pickleball courts around Milwaukee and beyond so you can keep up your skills or keep up your winning streak in even the worst weather conditions Wisconsin forecasts can come up with.

What are you waiting for? Take a hack at some of the best indoor courts in Milwaukee today! 

1st and Bowl
2969 N. 114th St, (262) 649 5588

Milwaukee’s first football bowling bar expanded its space to welcome two regulation-sized indoor pickleball courts. Indoor courts start at $30 an hour for court, paddles and balls rental. Plan ahead and reserve your spot – or drop in for open play, tournaments or during weekday hours. If you’re interested in something more exclusive, become a member at 1st and Bowl to play during member-only time slots, advanced bookings, member tournaments and more. 

Elite Sports Clubs
13825 W. Burleigh Rd., Brookfield, (262) 786-0880
2001 Good Hope Rd., (414) 352-4900

The Brookfield location – open daily from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. – and the Glendale location – open daily from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. – could become go-to places to play indoor pickleball year-round. Become a member and enjoy courts with official lines, nets, paddles and balls. Whether you've never played or you're a pickleball pro, Elite Sports Clubs welcomes you to play on their courts! Check out their open play, leagues, lessons and mixers today! 

Life Time 
17585 Golf Pkwy, (262) 899-7100

Experience a game of pickleball at Life Time Brookfield. Enjoy high-quality gel courts, pickleball-specific personal training, classes, leagues, mixers, open play and more! Test your skills and get connected with other players for pickleball leagues and tournaments at Life Time. Keep track of sessions and leagues here. Make sure to schedule a complimentary tour and sign up to become a member at Life Time Brookfield! 

Milwaukee County Sports Complex
6000 W. Ryan Rd., Franklin, (414) 281-2694

Stop in for a pickleball session Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex! Depending on your skill level, pick the court from one of the three quadrants that suit your skills. Admission is only $2 per person, per session. Get more information about open pickleball here.

Orthopaedic Associations of Wisconsin Indoor Sports Complex
5330 S. Racine Ave., New Berlin, (262) 682-4919

Become a member or pay $10 to play pickleball at the Orthopaedic Associations of Wisconsin Indoor Sports Complex. Participate in the winter pickleball package starting at $200 for play Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. This package also includes one Iron Joc t-shirt or tank top so you can play in style. Beginners, there are classes for you too! Register today to participate in beginner-level Game Improvement Series I classes from Tuesday, Nov. 28 through Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. If you're interested in an intimate pickleball session, register for private/small group lessons today. Contact Bob Foster, PPR Certified Professional at today to sign up. 

Paley Tennis Center
2916 W. Vera Ave., (414) 434-0704

It's open play every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from noon to 2 p.m. at Paley Tennis Center. Play pickleball at just $5 per person or reserve a court at just $24 per pickleball court per hour – call ahead to reserve. 

Pickleball Lab
W62 N228 Washington Ave, Cedarburg, (414) 975-7673

Pickleball Lab is your designated indoor pickleball club open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. for all the fun and competition you're looking for! Become a premium pickleball member today and join the club; sign up for classes, clinics, private lessons and more! 

West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation & Community Services
2450 S. 68th St, West Allis (414) 604-4900 

Make your way to the open gym Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the West Allis-West Milwaukee Recreation & Community Services to play pickleball. A cash fee is required for all resident and non-resident entry.

Wisconsin Athletic Club
20075 Water Tower Blvd, Brookfield, (262) 544-4111
560 S. Industrial Dr, Hartland, (262) 367-4999
1939 S. 108th St, West Allis, (414) 321-2500

Naturally, we're all competitive, whether you want to deny it or not. And the Wisconsin Athletic Club is the place to channel your competitive side with a game of pickleball. Get over to one of their three select locations – Brookfield, Lake Country or West Allis – to play! You must be a member to play at the WAC; don't miss out and get yours today!

Courtney Bondar Multimedia Journalist

Courtney Bondar is an adventurous Multimedia Journalist at OnMilwaukee, covering all things Milwaukee. Born and raised in Greendale, WI, Courtney has a deep-rooted connection to her hometown and a strong desire to explore and showcase the vibrant city of Milwaukee.

You can often find Courtney all over Milwaukee, attending exciting events - documenting her experiences on her Instagram stories. Her genuine enthusiasm for her work shines through in her posts - as she strives to capture the beauty of the city and shares it with her followers.

Courtney's passion for writing is evident in her engaging and heartfelt articles. While she covers a wide range of topics, she particularly enjoys delving into the intricacies of dating culture and the art of mixology. Her insightful and thought-provoking pieces offer a unique perspective on these subjects, captivating readers with her authenticity and wit.

After dedicating herself as an intern at OnMilwaukee, Courtney's hard work and dedication paid off when she earned her well-deserved diploma. Now, as OnMilwaukee's first full-time multimedia journalist, she is fully committed to continuing her journey - bringing her distinctive voice and storytelling skills to the forefront.