What We Do: Pickleball is a court sport.It is played with paddles similar to ping pong bats and plastic balls with holes in them.The court is smaller than a tennis court and the ball is hit over a net similar to tennis.It can be played as singles or doubles.
It’s low-impact aerobic exercise. Our main purpose is to have fun, learn something new, stay active and meet new people.
Pickleball was created in 1965 on Bainbridge Island outside of Seattle, Washington. People played in their backyards on hard surfaces and driveways. Since the mid-1970’s Pickleball has grown from a family activity game to a sport with formalized rules and is played both indoors and out.
Required Equipment: Good gym shoes. We have some extra paddles.
Status: Court time can be a squeeze., but we welcome new players.
Learn more: There are many websites. Just google Pickleball plus videos, equipment, rules etc. Or search Facebook for “Pickleball New Westminster“
Other points of interest: We also play outdoors at Moody Park. The courts are just up 8th Street past the lawn bowling club. .
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