What is Pickleball?

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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.

The Basics

  1. A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.
  2. Played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net.
  3. Played with a paddle and a plastic ball.

Learn more about pickleball

Part I: The basics

Part II: A game for everyone

Part III: Brief history of pickleball

Part IV: The layout of the court

Part V: Pickleball equipment

Part VI: Appropriate apparel

Part VII: Learn to play from the pros

Part VII: Places to play pickleball in your area

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