Drop-in Sports Programs

Lakewood Community Center


9112 Lakewood Drive SW
Lakewood, WA 98499 (map)

Open Badminton


Hosted by the Tacoma Badminton Club, badminton players can play on Thursday evenings from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Lakewood Community Center gymnasium. Badminton players of all ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • Fee:
    $8/person drop-in
    $6/student (up to age 21 with ID) drop in
    $84 - 3 month membership intervals 
    $190 - 9 month membership
    $225 - 12 month membership
Shuttle cocks are free. Rackets loaners as well as instruction are also available at no charge. Contact Joe, Tacoma Badminton Club, at (253) 272-9883 for additional information.

Open Pickleball


Play the game of Pickleball, a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong. Players of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in the drop-in program held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at the Lakewood Community Center from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m..

Up to six courts are available for singles and doubles play for a nominal fee of $3 per day. Annual participant cards may also be purchased for $100, which provides unlimited play throughout the year. Drop by with your paddle in hand, ready to play.

The Center is closed on federal holidays. Please contact Pierce County Parks Administration (253) 798-4199 or complete the Comments Form for more information.