What is Pickleball and is it Available in Augusta?
It seems like everyone is talking about pickleball. Over the last couple of years, Pickleball has been growing more and more in popularity. Just this year it was recognized by SportsBrief.com as one of the fast growing sports of 2023.
What exactly is pickleball?
Pickleball is a blend of tennis, ping-pong, and badminton. The game is played using a paddle and plastic ball with holes. The paddle and ball is lighter than a tennis racket and tennis ball. The game is played on shorter court then a tennis court. It is appropriate for all ages and skill level. It can be a great introductory sport or it can be challenging, and fast paced when more experienced people are playing.
With its growing popularity, many community sports programs and parks have implemented it in some way.
Where Can I Play Pickleball in Augusta?
- Wilson Family Y
- Columbia County Recreation
- Petersburg Tennis Academy
- Warren Baptist Church
- St Teresa of Avila Catholic Church
- Hammond Hills
- Kroc Center
Pickleball Parks in Augusta?
- Blanchard park
- West Lake Country Club
- Forest Hills Racquet Club
- The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation
- Houndslake Country Club
- Odell Weeks Activity Center
- 24 Hour Pickleball (Coming soon)