Pickleball

Pickleball has been recognized for being one of America’s “hottest athletic trends” for 2023! That said, The MAC offers 8 indoor courts and 4 outdoor courts that serve as home for hundreds of pickle enthusiasts!
group playing pickleball outdoors
group playing pickleball outdoors at sunset

Pickleball Memberships

If you are a current MAC member, Pickleball is included as part of your membership.

The MAC also offers a Pickleball only membership. With a MAC Pickleball membership, you can play in Pickleball programming, and rent court times at member pricing. Pickleball only memberships are $69 per month or  a $708 one-time annual fee.

MAC Pickleball Membership Includes:

  • Complimentary outdoor play on our four dedicated pickleball courts. (Courts must be reserved with the front desk). 
  • Discounted member pricing on organized Open Play programs during select times of the day
  • Ability to register and participate in pickleball doubles and singles ladders
  • Ability to register and participate in inter club matches and events with other local north shore clubs
  • Ability to reserve a contract time
  • Member pricing on all Pickleball programs and events

Please note, this membership does not offer access or member pricing to any other facilities and services at the club.

Lessons & Clinics

Learn to Play Pickleball

The Learn to Play Pickleball clinics are for those people who have never played pickleball or those who are new to the game. Players will learn everything they need to know to be able to play pickleball and participate in open play and other group programs upon the completion of their 4 week session.

Private, Semi private & Group Lessons

Private and group lessons are available with our MAC Pickleball staff upon request.

Instructional Clinics

The instructional clinics are designed to improve various aspects of your game and focus on skills specific drills led by our MAC Pickleball staff, followed by instructional point play or matchplay.

For more information or to enroll in one of the instructional programs, email pickle@macathletics.com or cwatson@macathletics.com

Open Play and Socials

Open Play

To officially register for Pickleball open play, contact the front desk at frontdesk@macathletics.com or 989-526-8900.

Open Play time by levels allows people to enjoy games with other players at their level. Players will rotate around and get a chance to play with different partners. To ensure that the proper number of courts are reserved, players are asked to pre-register.

Pickleball Open Play will be organized on our four outdoor dedicated courts. With the ability to move inside to eight air-conditioned bubble courts due to weather conditions.

Pickleball Open Play Program (Initial) Times: 

Mondays 7:30-9am

Tuesdays 1-2:30pm

Wednesdays 7:30-9am

Thursdays 7:30-9am 

Pickleball Open Play Pricing:

Member $12
Guest $27

To view MAC Pickleball Open Play Program Schedule, click here.

Or download the Stack Team App, search for “MAC Pickleball” and request to join on the app.

Round Robin

Round Robin by level is organized play with a specific number of people led by a host. You will play several rounds with and against different players during the 1.5 hours.

We are currently offering Round Robin play on Sundays at 5:30pm – 7pm & Mondays at 12pm – 1:30pm

Friday Night Lights (FNL) Pickleball Socials

The FNL Pickleball socials are a fun way to meet new players and play some competitive pickleball in a fun round robin format.

Meet our Pickleball Instructors

Claudine Watson

Claudine Watson

Pickleball Pro

Todd Carpenter

Todd Carpenter

Pickleball Pro

Pickleball Events

Here are a few upcoming Pickleball Tournaments and Special Events.

North Shore Pickleball Team Competition

Date: November 18-19, 2023

Location: Manchester Athletic Club

Teams of 8 players (4 men and 4 women) will compete in a round robin format at 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0+ levels.

The team event will be on the 8 indoor hard courts at the Manchester Athletic Club.

$280 per team or $35 per player, email pickle@macathletics.com to register!