WHETHER YOU’RE dashing around the court during a heated match or watching from the sidelines, you’ll want to be equipped with a sport water bottle—one that’s sharp-looking and can keep your drinks cold throughout a full day of play. We’ve narrowed down the search to 10 premium bottles, with cool extras like powerful insulation, nontoxic BPA-free composition, leakproof technology, and a lifetime guarantee.
1. THE GAME CHANGER
Pro Pickleball siblings Riley and Lindsey Newman helped design Takeya USA’s 64-ounce Newman Pickleball Series Insulate Water Bottle, which has a leakproof sport spout lid and Chill-Lock technology that keeps liquids cold for up to 24 hours. $60; takeyausa.com
WHAT’S YOUR BOTTLE PERSONALITY—PRACTICAL, STYLISH, OR SUPERSIZE?
2. THE MOTIVATOR
Healthish’s Plastic WB-1 Bottle has time and measurement marks to help you track daily water intake, and the 34-ounce BPA-free frosted-plastic vessel is lightweight and durable, with a brass screw top. $30; us.healthish.com
3. THE WORK OF ART
It doesn’t get more floral than Waterdrop’s limited-edition Frida Kahlo Glass Bottle, made of borosilicate glass. The 34-ounce bottle is scratch-resistant and comes with a neoprene sleeve (not pictured). $52; waterdrop.com
4. THE JUGGERNAUT
Made of kitchen-grade stainless steel with double-wall vacuum insulation, the Yeti Rambler Half Gallon Jug has a rubber-grip handle and a magnet-lined cap that seals completely shut to avoid leaks. $100; yeti.com
WITH CLEVER SPOUTS AND CARRYING STRAPS, THESE BOTTLES MAKE COURTSIDE SIPPING A BREEZE.
5. THE GERM ZAPPER
Using a trademarked purification technology, the 17- or 25-ounce Larq Bottle PureVis eradicates up to 99.99 percent of bacteria, viruses, and protozoa in as little as 60 seconds. It also has double-insulated walls to ensure that your drink stays piping hot for up to 12 hours or freezing cold for up to 24 hours. Another bonus? The powder-coated exterior, which comes in a range of subtle colors. $99 for 17 oz., $118 for 25 oz.; livelarq.com
6. THE INNOVATOR
Owala’s FreeSip Bottle offers a ton: a built-in straw and wide-mouth opening (so you can either sip or swig), as well as a flip-top lid with a press-to-open button that keeps the spout hands-free and clean during a sweaty match. An attached loop on the 24-ounce BPA- and phthalate-free bottle pulls up when you need it and discreetly tucks away when you don’t. $25; owalalife.com
7. THE ADVENTURER
The sleek 24-ounce Lululemon Back to Life Sport Bottle has a subtle carry loop, leakproof lid, slip-free outer texture, and vacuum insulation. It’s also BPA-free and won’t transfer flavors, so your drink tastes the way it should. From $44; shop.lululemon.com
8. THE CONNOISSEUR
Made to fit one standard bottle of wine, the Hydro Flask 25-ounce Wine Bottle will keep your favorite rosé or light wine chilled so you don’t have to lug a heavy cooler to the court for a postgame toast. Made of pro-grade stainless steel with double-wall vacuum insulation, the bottle will maintain its temperature and won’t retain flavors, so you’re guaranteed a crisp, cold sip every time. $40; hydroflask.com
9. THE STATEMENT
The bold 30-ounce Stanley IceFlow Flip Straw Tumbler is made of recycled plastic and provides both easy hydration and convenience. It fits comfortably in a car or portable chair cupholder, and the folding, rotating handle allows for quick grab-and-gos. The built-in flip straw is designed for easy sipping, and the double-wall vacuum insulation keeps your drink cold for up to 12 hours (and two days iced!). $31; stanley1913.com
THE NEW-GENERATION BOTTLES ARE HANDSOME ON THE OUTSIDE, SMART ON THE INSIDE.
10. THE NATURAL
Designed with a wood-look exterior, the 40-ounce S’well Teakwood Roamer looks sophisticated and performs like a dream. The bottle uses Therma-S’well technology, a triple-layered, vacuum-insulated construction that keeps beverages at their coldest for two days or hottest for up to 16 hours. Both BPA- and BPS-free, the bottle also has a condensation-free exterior that won’t get wet in your hands or bag. $55; swell.com