In an article by the Bristol Press they discuss the growing sport of Pickleball. In the article it is described by some participants as similar to other racquet sports and one that appeals to a “multi-generational” audience.
The article continues to discuss the community in particular and how the town has changed some of their facilities to account for the growing demand in their market.
The article then quotes the Sports and Fitness Industry Association with research provided to them by Sports Marketing Surveys USA for an estimate of total players.
“The Sports & Fitness Industry Association estimates there about 2.5 million players nationwide.”
The rest of the article is available below.