Greater Fort Myers’ Top Pickleball Communities
Photo: Darryl Kenyon
It’s considered to be the fastest growing sport in the entire country, and its popularity only seems to be increasing in Southwest Florida. Pickleball is now one of the most sought-after amenities in greater Fort Myers, and several top communities are getting in on the pickleball craze.
Pelican Sound- Estero
In Estero, Pelican Sound Golf & River Club has more than a dozen dedicated pickleball courts. In total, there are 14 courts, and eight of them are lighted for night play. This bundled golf course community also offers 27-holes of golf, tennis, swimming pools, and direct Gulf boating access.
Pelican Preserve- Fort Myers
The master-planned community of Pelican Preserve just added more courts, meaning there are now 12 pickleball courts at Pelican Preserve to utilize, as well as tennis courts, bocce ball, and a 27-hole golf course. There’s also a Town Center with a swimming pool and movie theater in this Fort Myers community.
Bonita Bay- Bonita Springs
The Bonita Bay community of Bonita Springs, meanwhile, offers 10 designated pickleball courts of its own. This is on top of the 18 tennis courts and a croquet court at the Bonita Bay Club. In addition, you’ll find golf, a salon and spa, and a private beach park.
Bella Terra- Estero
The Bella Terra community of Estero has six dedicated and lighted pickleball courts. The community additionally offers sports fields, basketball, a clubhouse and community park, as well as a skate park.
Staying in Estero, Stoneybrook is where you’ll find another six dedicated pickleball courts. This gated community not only includes pickleball, put it also has bocce ball, tennis, swimming, golf, sports fields, and a gym.
Pelican Landing- Bonita Springs
Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs has an impressive six pickleball courts in its pickleball center. In addition, you’ll find tennis, bocce ball, golf, a beach park, and even a butterfly garden at Pelican Landing.