Pickleball: What is it and Where to Play in Myrtle Beach

Pickleball: What is it and Where to Play in Myrtle Beach

What is Pickleball and why is it one of the top trending sports in the United States? Learn the game, the players, and how to get your Pickleball fix here in Myrtle Beach!

Played with small paddles and a wiffle ball, Pickleball is a fast-paced sport played on a badminton size court. Pickleball can be played on a tennis court with the net lowered and the players must stay in the closest boundary lines. The game is a mix between badminton, tennis, and ping pong and easy to learn!

Pickleball is gaining popularity among seniors all over the country because the game is easily played by individuals of all ages. Since the court is short, players don’t have to run as far or as fast as tennis. Players also enjoy the fast-paced nature of the game and how it can bring about a sense of community and physical activity. 

Pickleball is believed to be named after the inventor’s cocker spaniel, Pickles, and originated in Seattle almost 50 years ago! Pickleball is now the top trending sports in the United States and is played all over the country. 

Since Pickleball can easily be played on either a tennis or badminton court, the game can be played in any region! In Myrtle Beach, you too can enjoy the fun game of Pickleball at The Myrtle Beach Sports Center, Grand Park Recreational Complex, and Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.

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