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What is Pickleball?

September 07, 2022

Pickleball is a racket/paddle sport that was created by combining elements of several other racket sports. Two or four players use solid paddles to hit a perforated hollow polymer ball over a net. The ball is much like a Wiffle ball, with 26-40 round holes. A similar to tennis, and the paddles are similar to those in table tennis

The Basics

1. A fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.

2. Played both indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net.

3. Played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes.

4. Played as doubles or singles. Can be enjoyed by all ages and skill levels

Pickleball at Silverado

1. Located at Spa Silverado, court 8

2. Court is open 7am-7pm by reservation only

3. Reservations are made through the spa

4. Players wear just about anything comfortable and appropriate for the climate: Athletic shorts, sweatpants, wicking apparel, t-shirts, ETC. Comfortable court shoes are a must; sneakers or running shoes do not supply the right kind of support for the side-to-side action inherent in Pickleball.