19 Must-Play Padel Courts In South Africa

by | Feb 28, 2024 | Training

Padel, officially touted as the “fastest growing sport in the world”, is taking SA by storm. Our sunny nation is right in the thick of it, boasting a whopping 145 venues scattered across the country, with a grand total of 433 courts, according to Padel Gear SA. Plus, with numerous courts currently in the works, the options just keep growing.

Benefits of Padel:

We’re not just here for the fun (although that’s a major plus!). A recent study by The National Library of Medicine found that padel and other racket sports offer a plethora of perks. From boosting your physical fitness to sharpening those motor and cognitive skills, padel is a win-win for both kids and adults alike.

READ MORE: It’s Time To Try Padel: The New Social Sport Everyone’s Talking About

1,2,3… Let’s Padel! 

WH have been scouting the South African padel scene and we’ve found the courts that will take your game (and your social life) to the next level. 


The Wanderers Club

Illovo, Johannesburg 

Padel and Social Club James and Ethel Gray

Syferfontein, Johannesburg

Johannesburg Country Club

Auckland Park, Johannesburg

Padel Lab Clubview

Clubview, Centurion

Africa Padel Brooklyn 

Brooklyn, Pretoria

Thrashers Padel & Skate

Menlyn, Pretoria

Western Cape

Virgin Active Padel Club – Lourensford 

Somerset West, Cape Town

Africa Padel Claremont

Claremont, Cape Town

Avontuur Padel

Somerset West, Cape Town

Garden Route Padel

Glenwood, George 


Station Padel

Dolphin Coast

Padel Nation

Umhlanga, Durban

Salt Rock Country Club

Salt Rock, Ballito

Chiltern Park Padel Ace

Westville, Durban

Eastern Cape

Old Grey Club 

Glendinningvale, Port Elizabeth

Lorraine Virgin Active Padel Club

Lorraine, Gqeberha


Padel 24 Nelspruit

Steiltes, Mbombela

Dullstroom Padel @ Dunkeld


Free State & Limpopo

Net Set Padel Ramblers Club

Bloemfontein Central, Bloemfontein

534 Home of Padel Polokwane

Ivydale, Polokwane

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