Saturday Night Open Wallyball at Silver Lake CC

  • January 25, 2014 · 6:15 PM
  • Silver Lake Country Club

Saturday Night Open Wallyball

We will have Game Night/Wallyball Night at Silver Lake CC again.

After Wallyball, join us for game night in the bar at Silver Lake CC.

Note: They do have showers there. Bring a lock for a locker. If you forget to bring a lock, you can borrow a lock from the bartender with a $5 deposit.

No Wallyball experience is required!


We are looking to get a group to play Wallyball on Saturday Night from 6:30 to 8:30. If you  have never played Wallyball so it is going to be a learning experience. Don’t worry about your skill level. All skill levels are welcome. We put beginners on one court and the more experience players on another.  The cost will be divided up among the people playing. It will be under 10 dollars, it will depend on the number of people playing.

Silver Lake CC

What is Wallyball?

A game similar to volleyball played on a four-walled court with a ball the same size as but harder than volleyball that is allowed to bounce once off the ceiling or one of the walls before being returned over the net.

For those who don't know what Wallyball is - which probably means everybody but some US residents, it is just like Volleyball but played in a Racquetball court. A net is set up in the middle of the court, between the two long walls, and we usually play 2-2 or 3-3 (sometimes 4-4, but that's really not as fun: too many people on the court). The ball is blue, a little bit larger that a volley ball (1/2 inch in diameter maybe) made in some kind of plastic-leather (?), same material as for Racquet balls I would say, definitively more nervous than a regular Volley ball.

Basically, the rules are the same as for Volleyball, but you can hit a wall when you pass the ball to the other side of the net. Only one wall is permitted at that point, and it has to be a side wall (long one). The serve is usually made by hitting the wall of the other side of the net, such as the rebound is hard to catch (low ones are the best). Otherwise, it a regular 3 sets play as for Volleyball, with spikes that usually use the wall as well. Defense is crazy in Wallyball, since you can hit your own walls (side and back) several times if you want, not just once as when you transfer the ball to the opponent.

This is much faster that regular Volleyball, more fun for the beginners and less advantageous for the tall guys, although it doesn't have the beauty of a top league 6-6 Volleyball with nifty combinations and powerful jump serves.

Here are some of the rules that varies from volleyball in a nutshell.

1. The opponents back wall is always out. (You can play the ball off your own back wall.)
2. On the serve, you can hit a maximum of 1 wall on either side of the net (except, of course, opponents back wall which is out). Some people play that you must hit the wall on your own side of the net only. We play you can hit either side the net. After the serve you can hit the walls as many times as you like (except opponents back wall).
3. Rally scoring to 21 points and must win by 2.
4. If the ball hits the ceiling, your team mate must hit the ball before it goes over the net.
5. You can not hit the net on the serve.


Take 151st St. to 82nd Ave. Go North on 82nd Ave. The entrance is about 1/4 mile on your left.



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  • Leokiah T.

    Good stuff!

    January 27, 2014

  • Rob

    Fun games as always

    January 26, 2014

  • Chris


    January 25, 2014

  • Glenn C.

    Sorry that I have to cancel this. I hate cancelling any event especially wally ball but I'm too stiff and sore from clearing snow, X-country skiing and playing wally ball earlier this week.

    January 25, 2014

  • Sharon

    I love wallyball, haven't played in years! Attending a fund raiser that night. Hope you do this again!

    January 19, 2014

  • Sharon

    I love wallyball, haven't played in years! Attending a fund raiser that night. Hope you do this again!

    January 19, 2014

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