Youth Sports

Spalding County's new Pickleball Facility at Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park is complete!


Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park
1301 Cowan Road
Griffin, GA
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Upcoming Events

The Spalding County Pickleball Association (SCPA) will be conducting FREE "Learn to Play" Clinics at the new Pickleball Complex in Tyus Park on the following dates:

Wednesday, November 8th at 10:30 am
Saturday, November 11th at 10:30 am
Saturday, November 18th at 10:30 am
Wednesday, November 22nd at 10:30 am
Saturday, November 25th at 10:30 am
Wednesday, November 29th at 10:30 am
Saturday, December 2nd at 10:30 am

We will be providing instruction on the basics of Pickleball techniques, court positioning, serving, receiving, scorekeeping and strategy. Participants are urged to wear proper attire and court (tennis) shoes. The SCPA will furnish balls and paddles for use during the instruction. We will also be prepared to provide more advanced instruction for those that have achieved a basic level of play.

Reservations are not required and we welcome all who wish to learn how to play this fun, addictive activity that is the most rapidly growing recreational sport in the country.


Our Mission

The Spalding County Pickleball Association was organized to promote the growth and development of pickleball in Spalding County. The SCPA will also strive to be a leader in the sport of pickleball in the State of Georgia and the Southeast Region of the U.S. The Association is committed to further the growth and development of pickleball among players of all ages and diversity. The Association will cultivate an atmosphere that will make all pickleball players at all skill levels feel welcome and comfortable to participate. The SCPA will strive to offer open play, recreational play, teaching and skill level development, league play, special activities/events, and tournament play. The Association will be the primary advocate for adequate resources to support pickleball programming and facilities in the County.

Current Officers

Peter Phelps, President

Lindsay Lancaster, Vice-president

Sheila Phelps, Secretary

Carey McRae, Treasurer

Contact Information 

SCPA E-mail:

Facebook Page:

2017 Tournaments

  • GA State Games - June 23-25
  • Doc Holliday Shootout - August 12-13
  • USAPA Atlantic South Regional - October 19-22
  • SSIPA Super Senior World Championships - October 23-25

Program Development:

  • Open Recreational Play - at Designated Times/SCPA Monitored – TBD soon
  • Inter-community Advanced Play – Saturday mornings
  • Learn-to-Play Clinics – TBD (hopefully, in early September)
  • Skill Clinics – TBD
  • Leagues – Youth and Adult – TBD
  • School Programs – Ongoing (Demos and Court Experience in schools)
  • Special Needs Populations - TBD