Popular Programs - Lakewood Community Center

alertPickleball Opens September 9

Pickleball will reopen at a limited level on September 9, 2020 at 8:00 a.m. Additional safety protocols are now in place for Lakewood Community including pre-registration to reserve your spot and the limit of 16 players in the gym.

Gymnasium Programs

Pierce County Parks conducts the adult pickle ball program, adult badminton, youth basketball leagues, youth indoor soccer program, and our Tiny Tots indoor playground in the Lakewood Community Center's gym year around.


Each pickleball session is 90 minutes long, with 4 courts, and a maximum of 4 people per court (16 people total). If you want to enroll a team please enroll individually online or by phone for the same session. Pre-registration is required and you will pay $3.00 onsite at the start time of your pre-reserved session. If you have a pickleball membership, pre-registration is still required and you will scan your membership card on site at the time of your pre-reserved session. 

No drop-in's allowed. Masks are required and players must arrive ready to play. (Locker rooms and showers are not available and spectating is not allowed). Doors will open at assigned playing times only. Waiting in the lobby is not allowed so please remain outside the building until the scheduled start time of your session. Book online your start time by selecting the date desired from the calendar below.

Open Badminton Program - Thursday Nights


Hosted by the Tacoma Badminton Club, the Badminton program meets September through June on Thursday nights from 7:30 p.m.. to 10 p.m. in the gym. This program is for all ages and badminton players of skill levels from beginning to advanced are welcome to participate. A nominal fee of $4 per person is charged to cover court fees and shuttlecocks. Instruction and rackets are available at no extra charge. For more information call (253) 272-9883.

Youth Drop-In Programs
are not available at this time: