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Youth Pickleball

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What is Pickleball?

Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America. The game combines elements of tennis, ping-pong and badminton. 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.


How to Play Pickleball

Pickleball is played on a badminton-sized court: 20’ x 44.’ The ball is served diagonally (starting with the right-hand service-square), and points can only be scored by the side that serves.

Players on each side must let the ball bounce once before volleys are allowed, and there is a seven-foot no-volley zone on each side of the net, to prevent “spiking.” The server continues to serve, alternating service courts, until he or she faults. The first side scoring eleven points and leading by at least two points wins. Pickleball can be played as a doubles game or singles game.


How to Get Involved

Junior Pickleball Clinic

Introductory clinic to pickleball for youth ages 8-16 looking to learn the fastest growing sport in the United States. This clinic will provide an introduction of pickleball, teach basic techniques and play. Equipment will be provided.

221039.2              Sun        Nov 6     2 PM – 3:30 PM

Fee: $10; Discounted Greenville Resident Fee: $5

Register online at GreenvilleNC.gov or at a recreation facility between September 19 and October 31, 2022. For MORE information visit GreenvilleNC.gov or call (252) 329-4550. For information call (252) 329-4550 or email dtaylor@greenvillenc.gov.