What is Pickleball?
A paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.
A sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.
Played on a badminton-sized court with a slightly modified tennis net.
Played with a paddle and a plastic ball.
A Game for Everyone
There are over 100,000 players actively playing pickleball and it’s one of the fastest growing sports in America. Seniors enjoy the social aspects and the ability to stay active; tennis, racquetball and ping pong players love its fast pace and competitive nature.
The court is 1/3rd the size of a tennis court and is the same size for both singles and doubles play, the net height is 3 foot. The court is striped similar to a tennis court with right and left service courts but with a 7 foot non-volley zone in front of the net (referred to as the “kitchen”).
A pickleball paddle is smaller than a tennis racquet and made of lightweight composite materials. The ball has holes through it like a wiffleball and travels at 1/3rd the speed of a tennis ball. Traditionally white or yellow, new brightly colored balls are gaining in popularity.