Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in Australia, it is fun, social and friendly. 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 fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.
- Played both indoors and outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net.
- Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.
- Played as doubles or singles.
- Can be enjoyed by all ages and skill levels
Who Should Play Pickleball?
Tennis Players / Ex-Tennis Players will love pickleball!
Mostly played in a doubles format the game involves a similar strategy to tennis without all the running around and impact on the body. If you loved playing tennis but don't like all the running around and long matches, pickleball is for you.
Anyone Who Can Hold a Paddle and Hit a Ball
Seriously, you don't need any tennis technique mastery to play pickleball. As long as you can hit a ball over a net then you can play pickleball. Most people pick it up within one or two hits. If you are looking for a fun, social sport to take up and play on a regular basis then pickleball is for you.
Kids & Teenagers
If you want to get your kids out of the house playing a sport that is fun and keeps them active, then pickleball is it. They will love having a hit and making friends with other pickleballers!
The senior age group has been attracted to the sport because it is easy to play, very social and less stressful on muscles, tendons and joints. A very committed group are the former tennis players who for physical reasons can no longer play that game – but many non-racket sports players have also joined the pickleballers. Try it you might like it.
Watch this 2 min video that explains what is pickleball, rules and how to play.