All About Pickleball
The Game, Courts, Equipment, Paddles, Locations & More
Learn everything you want to know about this new sport of pickleball. It is the fastest growing sport in America, and for good reason. Players of all ages and skill levels can enjoy the game. It is played both indoors and out. The rules are simple and the equipment is relatively inexpensive.
Many city parks and recreation centers are offering pickleball, and are quickly alive with players. Workout gyms often create pickleball courts to accommodate gym members as well. Additionally, private enterprise is taking interest in creating pickleball centers with "pay-to-play" options ranging from hourly, to monthly or annual memberships.
The Pickleball Court
Standard pickleball courts are 20 feet wide, by 44 feet deep. The standard height for the top of the net is 36" at each end, and 34" at the middle of the net. See more details and pickleball court dimensions here.
There is a wide variety of materials used to make pickleball paddles. Paddles can range from about $15 to several hundred dollars. Read more about choosing the right pickleball paddle.
There are two basic types of pickleball balls, indoor and outdoor. They come in a variety of colors, typically orange for indoor and bright yellow for outdoors. Read more about choosing the right pickleball balls.