The Pickle Ball Story

The Pickleball Story

Community Corner, Education

The Pickleball Story. Sixty years ago, three friends in Bainbridge Island, Washington wanted to create a sport combining the elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. Joel Pritchard, Bill Bell, and Barney McCallum labeled their creation “Pickleball”. They got the idea for the name from a “pickle boat” which is...