There are various ways pickleball fosters community and socializing.
First, pickleball requires at least two players. Therefore, it's an excellent way to meet new people and make friends, especially if you join a league or a club.
Like Jole Rogoff and Spencer Hendlin, I was happy to reunite with my high-school friend, Mellisa, when she came to practice pickleball at Pickleball America, Stamford, while visiting her elder brother, Lucas.
Also, joining local pickleball leagues and tournaments brings the community together. Pickleball leagues often raise funds for local charities, bringing together people who support a common objective.
Nevertheless, various pickleball associations organize events and activities like clinics for newbie players and social events like cookouts and potlucks. These events help create a sense of unity among pickleball communities.