Usapa fun facts

  • The sport of pickleball has been around since 1965
  • It remained a well kept secret until 2008 when the game hit the senior market
  • Today it is estimated that over 3 million people play the game
  • It is estimated that by 2018 there will be over 8 million players
  • 68% of all players are over 60 years old
  • Younger people are being introduced to the game in record numbers
  • 53% are male and 47% are female
  • Places to play are up 62% since 2010
  • Played in Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, India, England, Australia, China and Spain