What is Pickleball?​​

New to Pickleball?    

Pickleball Serving


Wear comfortable clothes that allow you to move easily like t-shirt and shorts or capris. Dry-wicking sports clothes may help keep you cooler. Bring a hat or visor on sunny days along with sunglasses and sunscreen.

A light jacket may be necessary for cooler days, early moring or evening play.



​Court Shoes, cross-trainers, or tennis shoes

​to allow for side-to-side movement, and quick starts and stops.

​Red Deer Pickleball Club

Basic Pickleball Rules​​


Most pickleball sessions are two to three hours long so it is essential to bring water to stay hydrated.

Balls and Paddles:

Balls are usually provided by the club. The RDPC has a few paddles which can be borrowed by beginners. When purchasing your own paddle it may be advisable to purchase one approved by the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP).


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