Pickleball was invented in 1965 by three middle-aged fathers in Washington state, pickleball is a quirky cross among tennis, pingpong and badminton, played with a paddle and a perforated plastic ball. According to Athletic Lift, the founders are said to have named the game after a family dog called Pickles.

The game has over 4.8 million people now playing , which is almost double the number from just five years ago, according to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association.

We are fortunate that Boulder has courts all over town. You can now play or learn the game of Pickleball.

Boulder’s Pickleball Facebook Page