Pickleball Gifts – 11 Ideas for 2019

Got a pickleballer in your life? Looking for some excellent pickleball gift ideas? Wouldn’t you know it — that’s exactly what this article is here for!

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Now if you’re looking for a great paddle for someone starting out in pickleball you should check out our guide to the best beginner paddles to buy.

PICKLEBALLS: You might not know it if you don’t play pickleball yourself, but when it comes to pickleballs 1. Anyone who plays with any regularity is always in need of more pickleballs because they wear out after a while 2. There are different styles of pickleball for indoor and outdoor play.

Indoor: Onix Fuse Indoor Pickleballs

Outdoor: Onix Pure 2 Outdoor Pickleball Balls

T-SHIRT: Never Underestimate Old Man with Pickleball Paddle Shirt T-Shirt

“Never underestimate an old man with a pickleball paddle”

BOOK: The Art of Pickleball

Published in 2005, but updated to the 4th edition in 2013 this is a great little book that covers every aspect of the game. While in-person lessons are the best way to improve your game, this is a useful resource for beginners and intermediate players. It’s an easy and fun read to learn about and improve pickleball skills.

PICKLEBALL BAG: Athletico Sling Bag

Sometimes you just need the right bag for the job… In this case you can fit up to 6 pickleball paddles in the bag along with balls and a water bottle. It’s one strap but it’s able to be worn on either side. My personal favorite is the red, but it also comes in pink, black and blue.

HAT: Pickleball Baseball Cap

A funny take on the classic evolution of man chart that ends in the pickleballis humanus:

T-SHIRT: It’s Always Pickleball Season T-Shirt

Available in just about every size suitable for men, women and kids.

T-SHIRT: Zero Zero Two Funny Pickleball T-Shirt
The 002 in this shirt is the first announced score of the game before the first serve and 1965 is the year when the game was founded. Really great gift for anyone into pickleball.

BAG: I Love Pickleball Natural Canvas Tote Bag, Reusable Shopping Bag

If your pickleballer already has everything they need for on the court, why not let them show their love of Pickleball off the court with this tote bag?

MUG: Real Grandmas Play Pickleball Mug

Now this one is only for grandma.

WRAPPING PAPER: Pickleball Christmas Wrapping Paper

Now that you’ve gotten the gift, make sure to wrap it in pickleball style.

There you have it! Hope you were able to find a great gift for the pickleball lover in your life. If you have any other suggestions for great pickleball gifts, leave a comment below or email me at ryan@pickleballdrive.com.

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