Pickleball is a fast paced paddle sport that combines the best elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong (table tennis).
Pickleball is played with paddles and a plastic ball on a badminton-sized court with a slightly modified tennis net. Game play includes singles, doubles and mixed doubles.
View a summary of the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) rules.
With over 2,000,000 people playing the game worldwide – pickleball is easy to learn and can be played competitively by anyone regardless of their age or athletic abilities.
While pickleball has been played since 1965 in North America – the sport is relatively new to Europe. That said- the game has grown in popularity the past several years with international tournaments being hosted in Spain, Finland, the Netherlands, England and Ukraine.
Visit the Member Associations page to learn more about our Board of Directors and where in Europe pickleball is played.