Pickleball – A fast growing sport

Many of you may not have heard of pickleball. It is a fun sport becoming increasingly popular across the country and especially at Hemel Hempstead Leisure Centre and Berkhamsted Leisure Centre.

Pickleball doubles game being played on court

The exercise is also good for health and fitness, and has become particularly popular with the over-fifties

Played on a badminton court with a tennis-style net, a lightweight plastic ball is used and players have a large solid bat called a paddle. The mode of play is similar to tennis but with a different scoring system and of course its own rules.

To give Pickleball a try, book a court or into an adult Pickleball session led by a member of the team:

If you are interested in joining a pickleball club – please contact our active communities team for more information on [email protected]