Palm Beach Gardens Tennis & Pickleball Center

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Construction Cost: $4.4 million
Area / Square Feet: 11,000 SF
Occupancy Date: September 2020

An original idea to reuse the existing building and add another in the middle of the courts gave way to demolishing the existing structure and constructing a fresh new facility in its place, a move that saved funds allocated to the development of additional parking spaces. The resulting Tennis and Pickleball Center has more offerings and a second floor providing meeting rooms and terraces that open the views to the courts. 

Centered around a two-story concourse hosting the lobby, retail spaces and the front desk, the building consists of heavytimber wood trusses and a roof deck. The high roof with wood decking and heavytimber wood trusses extends over the entry door and over the 3,000-square-foot elevated viewing balcony. This concourse connects the site — from parking through the building and into the tennis courts — creating a simple and self-evident circulation path with all publicly accessible rooms opening toward the one central spine. It features a pro shop to display merchandise, a café for a quiet cup of coffee or a post-match meetup, and a covered back patio that is ideal for larger outdoor events. 

A premier community public tennis facility, the center now features 20 hydrogrid clay tennis courts, four hard courts and six pickleball courts. Its philosophy has been to be inclusive and welcoming, resulting in approximately 250,000 annual players and visitors.


OLC Architecture, Interiors and Aquatics

Orlando, Fla.


Outdoor Facilities/Stadiums - Tennis Nets/Posts

10.S Tennis Supply

Outdoor Facilities/Stadiums - Windscreens

10.S Tennis Supply

Locker/Shower - Flooring

Dal-Tile Corp. 

Fitness Center - Flooring, Aerobics

Ecore Athletic

Outdoor Facilities/Stadiums - Sports Surfaces

Har Tru Surfacing

Locker/Shower - Lockers

Hollman Inc.

Outdoor Facilities/Stadiums - Lighting

Musco Sports Lighting LLC

Locker/Shower - Shower/Toilet Partitions

Scranton Products