PICKLEBALL FUN FACTS

  • The sport of pickleball has been around since 1965
  • It remained a well kept secret until 2008 when the game hit the senior market
  • Today it is estimated that over 2 million people play the game
  • It is estimated by 2018 there will be over 8 million players
  • 68% of all players are over 60 years old
  • Younger people are being introduced to the game in record numbers
  • 53% are male and 47% female
  • Places to play are up 62% since 2010
  • USAPA membership is up 64% since 2010
  • Played in Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, India, England,
  • Australia, China, Spain, France, Singapore, Aruba, Czech Republic and United Kingdom
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