Pickleball in Fort Hunt/Mount Vernon, VA

Includes Collingwood, Carl Sandburg, Fort Hunt Community Park, Martin Luther King Park (Gum Springs Outdoors), MVPA, Gum Springs Community Center -Indoors

Local Admin Alert

NEW INFORMATION:   Ft. Hunt Community Park courts are not available to the public on Sundays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm through August 15 because of Parktakes kids tennis classes.

There are two indoor courts available for play at Gum Springs Community Center on Monday evenings from 6:15-7:45 pm and Saturdays, 1-3 pm.  Arrive five minutes early to fill out a one-time registration form. There are indoor balls available; please ask for them at the front desk when you check in.

Collingwood and Ft.Hunt Community Park now have four portable nets that are assembled and chained to the fences.  There is contact information for the combination on a fence sign above the nets.  Please return the nets exactly the way you find them. Take care not to snag the nets or knock off the end pieces on the base. 

Remember: playtimescheduler.com is for scheduling sessions (games) for others to join, not reserving courts. For it to work well for ALL players, please use it to schedule a session when you're planning to play. 

For your health and safety the USA Pickleball Association recommends these guidelines:

  • Eye protection, such as sun or safety glasses 
  • Proper court shoes with good support - not running or slip-on shoes
  • Court free of obstacles such as grass in any cracks or debris
  • Dry courts only for play - wet or damp courts are a slipping hazard
  • Phone and first aid kit handy in case of accidents
  • Hydrate often, especially in hot weather.  Bring at least one bottle of water with you
  • Rest and recuperate if you have an injury before playing again

 

Pickleball Courts in Fort Hunt/Mount Vernon

Collingwood Park
8200 West Boulevard, Alexandria VA 22308
2 Outdoor courts
Nets Provided
Ft Hunt Community Park (behind Ft. Hunt Elementary School)
8832 Linton Lane, Alexandria VA 22308
2 Outdoor courts
Nets Provided
Gum Springs Community Center -Indoors
8100 Fordson Road, Alexandria VA 22306
2 Indoor courts
Lighted, Nets Provided
Martin Luther King Park (Outdoors at Gum Springs)
8115 Fordson Road, Alexandria VA 22306
2 Outdoor courts
Nets Provided