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Places to Play Pickleball in Wichita, KS and How to Get Started Playing Pickleball for the First Time!

Wichita is a hotbed for pickleball!

Places to Play Pickleball in Wichita, KS

Looking for places to play pickleball in Wichita? Not sure how to get started playing pickleball for the first time? Wondering what equipment you need to play pickleball, or what are the best shoes and equipment to use for pickleball?

You’ve come to the right place!

We not only specialize in treating pickleball players, we also love the sport of pickleball, which is one of the fastest growing sports in the world! Pickleball is a great way to stay mobile and active, so we want to share how to get started playing, what equipment is needed, as well as the best places to play pickleball in the Wichita, KS area.

Watch this video for the indepth scoop on the Wichita pickleball scene:

What equipment will I need to play pickleball?

To play pickleball, you will need:

  •  Court shoes
  • Loose, comfortable clothing such as shorts or sweats
  • A pickleball paddle
  • A pickleball
  • That’s it!

As we mention in the video, if you don’t have a pickleball paddle or ball, you can often borrow an extra from other players. Pickleballers are a friendly group who like to get others into the sport, and they generally will be happy to share equipment with a newbie! You can also easily purchase pickleball paddles and balls from your local sporting goods store.

To learn more about what shoes are best for pickleball, click here.

What are the rules for pickleball?

Here is a great summary of basic pickleball rules. However, when playing pickleball for the first time, we recommend not taking the rules too seriously–just go out, whack the ball around, and have some fun!

Online resources to find places to play pickleball in Wichita

What do pickles actually have to do with pickleball?

We don’t know! But the word pickleball is still kind of fun to say!


Bodyworx: Your Wichita Pickleball Injury Specialists

If you or someone you know is suffering from a pickleball related injury, feel free to contact us!

Our orthopedic specialists play pickleball themselves and they understand the stresses that pickleball can put on the back, elbow, shoulder, hips, knees, and feet! Don’t continue to suffer with plantar fasciitis, back pain, tennis elbow, or rotator cuff problems when they are fixable!

We want to keep you mobile and active so you can get back out on that pickleball court with your friends (as well as enjoy a cold beverage with them afterward!)

How to get the right treatment for your pickleball injury

  • To schedule a no obligation phone or video consult with one of our pickleball physical therapy specialists click here
  • To ask about a free Discovery Visit session, just give us a call at 316.558.8808
  • To request an appointment, click here , then click on “Request an Appointment”
  • To download our free eBook “9 Ways to Have a Healthy Pain-Free Back”, click here.

If you have any questions about this, feel free to reach out to us at 316.558.8808. We still like to talk to people on the phone!

And as always, we like to keep people in Wichita and all around the country mobile, active, and off pain pills,  so if you need any help, please feel free to Contact us.

Yours in health,

The Bodyworx Physical Therapy and Concussion Center Team




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