Challenge Your Neighbor To A Game Of Pickleball
Enjoy one of America’s fastest growing sports here in the middle of Okeechobee, Florida. Silver Palms RV Resort is proud to showcase 10 professional courts and a growing pickleball community of over 60 players from all levels. Organized play is held Monday through Friday and managed by pickleball gold and silver medalists. Be a part of this exciting opportunity today! Questions? Click here to send an email to Terry Morais, our organizer, and a gold and silver medalist for both singles and doubles.
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WHAT’S ALL THE TALK ABOUT PICKLEBALL?
Pickleball, America’s fastest growing game, was created in the backyard of a Washington state politician just 49 years ago. The sport has recently taken off in popularity with pickleball courts popping up all over the country. A close relative to tennis, a pickleball court is approximately one-third the size of a tennis court. Opponents rally back and forth using a whiffle ball and fiberglass or graphite paddles. Thanks to the smaller court and use of a whiffle ball, pickleball moves at a slower pace and is typically much easier on joints.
When you become a pickleball player, you’ll be joining a fast-growing community. The USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) estimates that there are more than 100,000 active pickleball players in the U.S. In Canada, there are already thousands of players in British Columbia, Alberta, Quebec, and Ontario. Currently, there are sanctioned USAPA pickleball tournaments around the country for players of all ages.
For a complete list of official pickleball rules, visit the new USA Pickleball Association.