Let’s play some pickleball!

City Skipper Gal

pickle-ball2_largeI don’t know about you, but I’ve never heard of pickle ball before. Have you?

Well, apparently this game has been a national sport since the mid 1960s.  Since most people are not pro tennis players, this is the best sport to use all the tennis courts around the area.

What is Pickleball, you ask?


Pickleball is a combination between ping pong, badminton, and tennis. It’s played with a small plastic ball with little holes, a large over-sized paddleball. It’s played on a badminton sized court with a tennis sized net. The court size is 20 X 44 feet and the net hung 36 inches with a center 34 inches. So, the best place to play the game is on a tennis court- indoor or outdoors.


Pickleball is fantastic sport for people of all ages and abilities. The idea is to volley the ball back and forth until someone misses…

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