HOUSTON – You’ve probably seen it in community centers, public parks, or health clubs. There’s a popular sport gaining new fans across Houston: pickleball.
Houston Life reporter Enrique Ramirez set out to learn the basics with Nick Rivera, Pickleball coordinator at Life Time City Centre, to inspire you to go out and play.
Check out the video above to see why the sport has become so popular and the rules you need to know.
And to show how easy it is to play pickleball. Houston Life hosts Derrick Shore and Courtney Zavala teamed up with reporters Joe Sam and Lauren Kelly to play a fun match.
Clarence Latson, the Life Time City Centre General Manager, served as referee and line judge for the game.
Check out how well they did in the video below!
And to find out who won, see the video below.
If you’re looking to get started on playing the sport, Life Time has added pickleball to a majority of their Houston-area clubs and offers lessons and leagues.
For more information about the program, click here.