Pickelball is a game that doesn’t need a lot of equipment, so what can you get for a player or fan of the sport? Take inspiration from this list of dink-worthy pickleball gifts, paddle sets, and accessories that can raise their game to the next level, make it easier to pick up the balls, or simply add color to their passion. From caddies to keychains and shirts to shoes, this list will solve your gift-giving dilemmas.
Amazin Aces Pickleball Paddle Set
The whole family can join in with pickleball with this all-in-one pickleball set. Comprising 4 paddles and 4 balls, this set comes in its own special mesh bag for carrying the balls safely. With a 7-ply wooden design and a cushion grip and wrist strap, it also comes with a 1 year guarantee.
Designed specifically for use on a pickleball court, these shoes will give players the edge on their game. Available in striking blue or red, these shoes offer a low to the ground feel for speed and agility, a minimally layered upper for support and comfort, and unrivalled style on the court.
Keep their eyes safe from the pain of a fast-travelling pickleball by gifting them a pair of these NoCry Safety Glasses. Made from polycarbonate and with a wraparound design, these pink and clear glasses boast a no-fog feature with glare and scratch-resistant lenses, which also offer UV radiation protection.
They can take the game wherever they want thanks to this portable and lightweight pickleball net system. Supplied in a dedicated carrying case and weighing just 22lbs, this set can be assembled in minutes, and features wide legs for stability even when it’s windy outside.
Designed to be worn on the right or left shoulder, this sling bag will allow them to carry all the equipment they will need for a game. Fitted with 5 pockets, this bag can accommodate up to 6 pickleball paddles plus balls (or a 15” laptop), and comes with a water bottle holder, too.
Never mind just doing it, this hat is just dinking it! Embroidered with ‘Just Dink It’ along with a yellow pickleball ball, this washed appearance cap comes in red, gray, or black, and features a built-in sweatband for wicking moisture away from the head, and an adjustable closure to fit most head sizes.
Bring some sports-themed humor into the kitchen with this simple but effective black and white kitchen towel. Measuring 28 inches by 28 inches, this 100% cotton towel is printed in black, and will appeal to all fans of the sport whether they’re watchers or players.
Pickleball is strenuous enough, without having to risk their backs when bending to pick up balls. Save their spines with this awesome pickleball ball retriever. Made to fit on the handle of a paddle, this suction cup will pick up balls when placed over them, and can be left in place when playing.
The Tourna Pickleball Mini-Caddy is a multi-functional hopper that will keep balls handy and at a back-friendly height, but will also double as a picker-upper for stray balls on the court without bending. With legs that transform into handles, this caddy will pick up any size of pickleball balls.
They can’t play pickleball without the balls, and with this set they will be well stocked up whenever they play. Tested and approved by the USAPA, the 12 single mold balls in this set offer balance and accuracy, and fly straight even when the weather is less than perfect.
They’ll be able to slake their thirst in style the next time they play with this cool pickleball themed insulated travel tumbler. Double-walled to keep cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot, this BPA-free and shatterproof tumbler also reduces condensation so hands and furniture stay moisture-free.
Turn any court into a pickleball court with this set of transportable markers. With four ‘L’ and eight ‘T’ shaped pieces, this set comes in high visibility yellow and includes a tape measure so they can ensure their court is marked out correctly. Easy to clean, they’re ideal for hard surfaces.
I'd Rather Be Playing Pickleball License Plate Frame
Let the people behind them know just what they would rather be doing with this fun license plate frame. Made from heavy duty stainless steel, this frame is embossed rather than printed for a longer-lasting finish, and reads ‘I’d rather be playing pickleball’ along with two pickleball ball graphics.
The Tourna Hipster Ball Band is the perfect way to keep a couple of balls to hand when they’re playing on the courts, even when they don’t have any pockets. Made from a high quality cotton mix, this compression band will accommodate one or two balls just by slipping them underneath.
There are three things that make the world go around, and they’re all printed on the front of this t-shirt. Available in a range of styles and in a choice of black or gray, this tee is printed with ‘Peace, Love, Pickleball’ on the front in bright white letters.
Why settle for boring when they can give extraordinary? This set of paddles will make any player stand out on the court, as the paddles come decorated with vibrant colors and patterns, each of which features a contrasting pickleball in the center, a premium fiberglass face, and a polypropylene honeycomb core.
Some sports bags are far larger than they need to be, making them super cumbersome to carry around, but this one is different. Sized to perfectly fit all paddle shapes, this bag comes with pockets for up to 4 balls, and enough space for a snack or a drink, too.
Pretty and practical, these Asics tennis shoes combine the bright white of a traditional shoe, with a vibrant splash of color. With a breathable mesh upper and a molded foam footbed, these shoes are supportive and comfortable and include a forefoot gel cushioning system for added shock absorption. Other colors available.
Whether they use them to distinguish their sports bag from others’, or to keep their locker keys handy, these keychains make a great pickleball gift. Fitted with a tiny yellow pickleball, the 7” nickel ball chain is perfectly sized for adding to key fobs, zips, or handles.