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Goodbye Gower. Hello Timmons.

Timmons Park has replaced Gower Park as the flagship place to play pickleball outdoors in Greenville. All previously organized play at Gower Park has moved to Timmons Park [map]. The City of Greenville has installed a locked bin at Timmons … Continue reading

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Places to Play Pickleball Indoors

With the weather turning colder, we’ve been turning to playing Pickleball indoors. Here is our updated listing of where you can play Pickleball indoors in the greater Greenville area. Ray Hopkins Senior Center | Mauldin [map] The gym floor has … Continue reading

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Timmons Park — NOW OPEN

The two courts have been transformed into six gorgeous pickleball courts. (Yes, gorgeous!!!) The City of Greenville has opened the courts to the public. We can play on the courts with a strong caveat. Read below… There is not a … Continue reading

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Upstate Pickleball celebrates Julia Hall

Julia Hall is a giver in this world. She has selflessly welcomed and taught so many people in the greater Greenville area how to play pickleball. She plays the role of sister, mother, grandmother and friend to all of us … Continue reading

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The 2018 Spring Smash was Smashing

Wow!! That was fun. Friday was a great day for pickleball with lots of cool sun and hot action on the courts. Rain on Saturday forced us to play on a chilly Sunday but everyone was a trooper and played … Continue reading

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Introducing Piranha Pickleball

Upstate Pballers… if you’ve seen Michelle Giles playing lately then you’ve seen her wearing a fierce Piranha Pickleball hat. Piranha Pickleball, that’s the name of Michelle’s side hustle Pickleball business. Besides selling hats, she is also selling Pro-Lite Paddles. Michelle … Continue reading

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Brandon Walters offering Pickleball Lessons

Brandon Walters has an extensive tennis background. He’s been taught by some world class tennis instructors and as a former professional tennis player, he has tremendous knowledge to pass on to others. Brandon started playing Pickleball in the summer of … Continue reading

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2017 Greenville Pickleball Spring Smash Recap

The inaugural Greenville Pickleball Spring Smash is in the books. Over 130 players participated in the tournament. Rain almost washed out Mixed Doubles play on Friday but the sun shined and matches were played despite 20 mph wind gusts. Ah, … Continue reading

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Pickleball is Growing in Popularity in the Upstate

A news crew from WYFF News 4 showed up on Tuesday night (Sep 6) at Victor City Gym (Greer) to do a story on the growing popularity of Pickleball in the Upstate. The segment aired on the 11 o’clock newscast. … Continue reading

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Upstate Pickleball

Upstate Pickleball is an athletic and social group that plays Pickleball in the greater Greenville/Spartanburg area. Organized play happens nearly every day of the week. To find a game, click on the CURRENT PLAYING CALENDAR. All skill levels are welcome … Continue reading

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