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Jack & Patti Salter Community Center

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  1. Pickleball Courts

The Salter Center is operated by the Metro Detroit Youth Club. The club serves youth of 6-18 years. During the summer they offer a morning camp and have general club hours. During the school year they have an after school program (M-F) 3:30pm - 7:30pm and a Teen Friday event 3:30 - 9:30pm. Check out Metro Detroit Youth Club website for more information or call (248) 544-4166. 

Royal Oak Recreation: Many of the classes offered by the City of Royal Oak's Recreation Department take place at the Salter Center. Check out for available classes. 

Pickleball: Over the summer Pickleball is played outdoors May - October at Whittier and Upton Parks 9:00am - 8:00pm. During winter it is moved inside the Salter Center and will cost $2. Starting January 3rd prices will increase to $3 per person per session. The nets at the outdoor courts will be taken down October 21 and the games will be moved inside October 24. Please visit   for more information about lessons, leagues, mixers, and court locations.  





11:00am - 1:00pm  1:00pm - 3:00pm

All levels – East Gym

1:00pm - 3:00pm

All levels – East Gym

11:00am - 1:00pm  1:00pm - 3:00pm

All levels – East Gym

11:00am - 1:00pm  1:00pm - 3:00pm

All levels – East Gym


12:30pm – 2:15pm

4.0 & higher – West Gym

11:00am – 2:00pm

3.5 & higher – West Gym 

12:30pm – 2:00pm

3.5 & higher mixer – West Gym

Free Senior Walking group: Meets year round in the Salter Center Monday - Friday 8:30-11:00am.

Gym Rental: There is a multi-purpose gym that can be rented for $60 per hour. It is usually rented out to play basketball or soccer. There are no open play times. Food and drinks are not allowed in the gym. The gym cannot be rented for birthday parties. For more information and available times please call 248-246-3180.

Salter Center Gym