Pickleball

Westboro/Canterbury Courts Now Open!

Who's ready to play some pickleball? The new courts are now open and are located on the east side of Westboro/Canterbury Park off of S. Withers Road. The courts will be available on a first come first served basis from dawn to dusk.

Pickleball 101

Liberty Parks & Rec is partnering with Tom Schoeck with Justpaddles.com to bring instructional pickleball clinics to Liberty! Tom, along with local sponsored players, will teach the rules of the game, how to keep score, proper and legal serving techniques and basic strategy.

  • Dates:
    • October 23: 4:30-6 p.m. 
  • Ages: 18+
  • Location: Westboro/Canterbury Pickleball Courts Map»
  • Registration Deadline: Day before the clinic startsLEARN MORE AND REGISTER Opens in new window
    • Free clinic
    • Space is limited to 18 participants


Painted Pickleball

Once the project is complete, with the installation of lighting and a sidewalk, Liberty Parks & Rec will have a dedication ceremony followed by instructional clinics and future leagues.  

Please keep the following in mind to help maintain the courts:

  • Pickleball play only
  • Courts are first come-first serve
  • No unauthorized paid athletic services or lessons
  • Tennis shoes or soft sole shoes only
  • No animals, skateboards, bikes, roller skates, rollerblades or scooters
  • No food, gum, glass or alcoholic beverages 
  • Do not climb on nets or fencing
  • Limit play to one hour if others are waiting
  • Please pick up after yourself

Pickleball at the Liberty Community Center (LCC)

Pickleball is available at the LCC on a reservation basis. Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a  Wiffle Ball, over a net and is for all ages and skill levels. 

Pickleball Reservation Times:

  • Monday - Thursday: 12:30-2:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9-11 a.m.

To reserve playing time, please call 816-439-4360 and staff will have the court set for you when you arrive. Paddles and pickleballs are available at the welcome desk.