Pickleball in Overland Park
Pickleball has swarmed the nation as the fastest growing sport. It is a combination of the elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong all in one sport. With its rule being so similar to ping-pong, the game is open to all skill levels, easy social activity and almost anyone can learn.
In Overland Park it has taken us by storm the past few years with the recent additions of two dedicated indoor and outdoor pickleball facilities, Chicken N Pickle (2021) and SERV (2023) – both recreational and restaurant mixed use concepts. Overland Park has already created over 40 available courts considered to open-play (do not need a membership), there’s plenty of opportunity to pick up a game in OP.
The city also boasts close to 30 courts that can be used for large event competitive and professional play at beautiful, pickleball- and tennis-dedicated facilities with the potential of hosting thousands of more pickleball players and fans. Today, the game of pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America, according to Pickleheads.com. The ranking site that named Overland Park as America’s most pickleball obsessed cites that one in six Americans play pickleball.