Pickleball

 

**Beginning September 1, we will no longer be managing tennis programs at our location on Industrial Road. We look forward to relaunching tennis programs for children when the multi-court recreation center under construction by the Culpeper Wellness Foundation opens on Crossroad Parkway in 2022!**
 
Passionate about pickleball?

Well, of course — it’s a fun paddle sport that combines elements of tennis, ping pong, and badminton, and it’s one of the fastest growing sports in the United States! Play can be enjoyed as singles or doubles matches.

We have pickleball paddles and balls available, so if you’re new to the sport and want to give it a try, give us a call at 540-825-0000 to reserve a court.

Members: 1-hour court time, paddles (2) and balls are free

Non-members welcome! 1-hour court time, paddle (2 available) and balls: $10 per person

Benefits of playing pickleball:

  • Maintain or develop balance and agility
  • Burn calories
  • Tone and strengthen muscles
  • Reduce risk of cardiovascular disease
  • Improve mood and mental health

A 2018 study by researchers at Western Colorado University followed 15 male and female pickleball players who played 3 times a week, for one hour each time, for six weeks. Health indicator measurements saw improvements in blood pressure, cholesterol and cardiorespiratory fitness levels. Link to study

Check out the sport rules and finer points of play from the U.S. Pickleball Association