VIDEO: The Popularity of Pickleball in Utah

Aug 19, 2019 Best described as tennis meets ping pong, pickleball is the fastest growing sport in Utah. Deena Marie chatted with Suzee Anderson, who’s been playing for six years, and currently travels the world competing. Suzee says the game is easy to pick up, and a lot of fun right off

Fast-growing pickleball occupies a rare space in the American sports landscape – Utah

The Tournament of Champions, played last week in Brigham City, illustrates a sport at an intersection. Ethan Bauer Aug 27, 2019 Tyson McGuffin, the world’s top-ranked men’s pickleball player, competes in the Tournament of Champions at Rees Pioneer Park in Brigham City on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019.Ethan Bauer, Deseret News BRIGHAM

More pickleball courts among improvements at Willow Park, in Park City, Utah, thanks to donation to Basin Recreation

July 29, 2019 - Ryan Kosteckasports@parkrecord.com A sign posted by Basin Recreation signifies the resurfacing project currently taking place at Willow Creek Park. Tanzi Propst/Park Record It’s been a long time coming. The battle over the available court space at Willow Creek Park between tennis and pickleball players may be coming to a close

Utah State Univ. Study: The Effects of a Novel Sport-Based Intervention on Lower Body Muscle Function in Older Adults

Camille H. DennisUtah State University Abstract: Objective: This study aimed to examine the effects of a novel, small-court racquet sport, Pickleball, on lower body muscle power and functional performance of older adults, aged 60-75. Background: Physical inactivity in the older adult population is associated with increased risks of falls, chronic illness, and