Where to play padel in Joburg and Pretoria

09 Jan 2024
It's the fastest growing sport in the world and new courts seem to be popping up in Joburg every day. Incredibly fun and ideal for socialising its not hard to see why padel has caught on the way it has. If you haven't tried it yet or are wondering which court is close by, our list of padel clubs in Johannesburg and Pretoria has you covered.

Read our intro to padel here so you know what to expect.

Most of the clubs use a system called Playtomic for bookings. This allows you to book online, add other players to your game to split the payment and track your scores as well as find competitions and matches in your area. It can be used online or with an app downloaded on iOS or Android.
In action at Club Padel Pirates.

Auckland Park

Johannesburg Country Club
The Johannesburg Country Club padel courts add to its state-of-the-art facilities. You need to be a member to book and can book online here.
Location: 1 Napier Rd, Auckland Park, Johannesburg, 2006.
Open hours: 6:00–22:00.


Padel Plus Benoni Country Club

Padel Plus brings padel to the East Rand with its first set of courts at the Benoni Country Club. Bookings can be made through Playtomic.
Location: Benoni Country Club, Morris Avenue, Morehill, Benoni, 1501.
Open hours: 6:00–22:00.

Padel quip @ Old Bens Club
Local court manufacturers Padel Quip open two courts at Old Bens Club in Benoni. Book through Playtomic.
Location: Corner of President Brand Rd & President Boshoff Rd, Rynfield AH, Benoni, 1514
Open hours: Tue–Sat: 6:00–23:00, Sun–Mon: 6:00–23:00.


Ten by Twenty Killarney Country Club
If you're looking to up your game Killarney Country Club has what you need with their coaching sessions. End with a drink on the viewing deck. Bookings can be made on Playtomic.
Location: 60 5th Street, Houghton
Open hours: Mon–Tue: 6:00–10:00, Wed–Sat: 6:00–23:00, Sun: 6:00–21:30.


A sunset at Epic Padel's Huddle courts.

Epic Padel at Huddle Park
Epic Padel's courts at Huddle Park have two unique features: the first is a covered outdoor court for Joburg's rainy season and the second is a singles court. For bookings you can call 083 406 4329 or book through Playtomic.
Location: 121 Club Street, Linksfield
Open hours: 6:00–23:00.


Padel and Social Club at James and Ethel Gray Park
The game of Padel is taken seriously at the Padel and Social Club in James and Ethel Gray Park. With beginners and advanced clubs for women currently on offer, they will soon be adding a hot shots club (for the elite players of the sport), a cardio padel club, brunch club, gents club, and groups for singles and ladies over 60. They also have a pro shop and offer coaching if you want to up your game. Use Playtomic to book.
Location: Cnr Westwood Ave and North St, Melrose   
Open: 6:00–22:00.

Pretoria and Centurion

Padel Lab Clubview
With an onsite shop, a stop at Padel Lab's courts at Clubview is a great way to get some expert advice on the game and what makes different racquets play differently. Use Playtomic to book.
Location: Edinburgh Ave, Clubview, Centurion, 0014.
Open hours: 6:00–22:00.
The courts at Padel Lab Clubview.

Gayle Padel Club
Gayle Padel Club were the first courts in Pretoria. Those looking to learn some new techniques can make use of their coaching or head to their shop for advice. Book through Playtomic.
Location: 212 Voortrekker Road, Raslouw, Pretoria, 0157​
Open hours: 00:00–00:00

Proactive Padel at ICC
Proactive Padel offers four padel courts at Irene Country Club. Head to Playtomic to book.
Location: 2 MI8, Doringkloof, Centurion, 0157.
Open hours: 6:00–22:00.


Padel Lab, Paulshof
Padel Lab is on a court building spree with courts at Ruimsig Country Club, The Rivonia Recreation Club and Centurion with a fourth on the way at Elardus Park Tennis. With an onsite shop you can try out racquets and get expert advice on which model is best for you.
Location: 5 Achter Road, Paulshof, 2191.
Open hours: 06:00–22:00.


Padel Labs' courts at Ruimsig Country Club.

Padel Lab, Ruimsig
Padel Lab's courts at Ruimsig Country Club are surrounded by trees and rolling fields and it feels like you're out of the city while playing there. Book on Playtomic.
Location: 182 Hole-In One Avenue, Ruimsig, 1724.
Open hours: 06:00–22:00.

Padel Tennis
Africa’s first ever padel court, welcomed its first players in early 2020 prior to the pandemic. Now that everyone is outdoors and socialising again, head on over to iJump at Clearwater Mall where the courts can be booked for corporate events and kids parties. To book email or call 011 086 6720.
Location: Corner of Christiaan de Wet Road and Hendrik Potgieter Road, Roodepoort
Open hours:

Rosebank and the parks

Club Padel at Pirates Club
The oldest sports club in South Africa keeps things fresh with the addition of four padel courts by Club Padel. With ample seating area its perfect for chatting with some drinks while the sun sets. Bookings can be made on the Playtomic app, if you would like to book an event email
Location: Corner of 4th Avenue and Cruden Lane, Greenside
Open hours: Mon–Sat: 6:00–23:00, Sun: 6:00–22:00

The Wanderers Club
This sports club has everything from crossfit and cricket to soccer and swimming and since October 2022 have added six padel courts to their roster. No membership is required to play, bookings can be made on Playtomic.
Location: 21 North Street, Illovo, 2196.
Open hours: 05:00–22:00, Sun 05:00–21:00.


Africa Padel's state-of-the-art courts behind the Discovery Building.

Africa Padel
With a court behind the Discovery building and one in Paulshof, Africa Padel is one of the big investors in the sport. Their courts are top of the range and best of all you can get a Naked coffee before heading to work. Make a booking through Playtomic.
Location: 181 Empire Place, Sandton, 2196 | German Country Club, 131 Holkam Road, Sandton, 2056
Open hours: 06:00–22:00.

Padel Perfect
Located in Morning Glen Mall you can get your shopping done before letting off some steam with a game of padel. They have two single courts and four doubles courts. To book email or use Playtomic.
Location: Kelvin Drive and Bowling Avenue, Sandton, 2052
Open hours: 06:00–22:00.

Moove Motion Fitness Club
If you are a Moove Motion Fitness member you can access these courts in Sunninghill for free. Verify your membership at the reception before booking on Playtomic. If you’d like to bring a non-member, the cost is R100 per hour.
Location: 1 Kikuyu Road, Sunninghill, Johannesburg, 2191
Open hours: 06:00–20:00, Sat 07:00–17;00, Sun 07:00–13:00.


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