pickleball players silhouetted against the sun in Arizona

‘Pickleball is for everyone’: Inside America’s fastest growing sport

From celebrities to septuagenarians, everyone seems to be picking up a paddle. Now, this pro player is pushing to make the sport even more accessible.

Members of the Sun City Pickleball Club are silhouetted as the morning sun filters through the shades at the Marinette Recreation Center in Sun City, Arizona. Membership at the 55 and older club has grown quickly since January, and now has about 1,000 players. The sport—a mash-up of tennis, badminton, and ping pong—is catching on in communities across the United States and attracting players of all ages. 

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