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Festive Finds To Gift The Pickleball Players In Your Life

Festive Finds To Gift The Pickleball Players In Your Life

  • From winning paddles to recovery tools for non-game days and products to boost well-being, these picks make it easy to treat the players in your life-and that includes you too
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BIG HITS With either a carbon fiber or fiberglass face for spin and control, and a polypropylene honeycomb core to provide power, these paddles have star quality literally. The founders are actor Jamie Foxx, and filmmaker Taylor Chien, both serious pickleball players who added extra-cool features: geographic coordinates for where the sport was born and a signature line so you can personally commit to playing your best. The Best Paddle Middleweight Paddles, $100 and $150; thebestpaddle.com

PREGAME WARMUP

Water-resistant material and Thinsulate lining mean no frosty fingers when carrying paddles and other gear to a match date in the dead of winter. Echo Colorblock Mitten, $69; echonewyork.com

PACK IT IN

A dedicated paddle compartment and multiple-pocket design mean everything fits. Water-resistant, heavy-duty ripstop nylon keeps it all safe. Vulcan Sporting Goods Co. Club Backpack, $60; vulcansportinggoods.com

ACTION SHOT

Your point-of-view footage gets automatically sent as highlight reels to your phone. Waterproof, durable, easy to use–check, check, and check. GoPro Hero11 Black Mini, $300; gopro.com

CHILD’S PLAY

Prep the little one for action in this 100 percent cotton onesie, also available in olive green. Civile Apparel Picklet Onesie, $32; civileapparel.com

MINI MASSAGER

Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand but strong enough to massage out muscle tension using three speeds of vibration. Hyperice Hypersphere Mini, $99; hyperice.com

PICKLEBALL BLING

Pay homage to the sport with these sterling silver earrings handmade by an artist who loves the game. Sterling Silver Pickleball Earrings, $60; pickleballcentral.com

SPORT SHORTS

These compression shorts have stretchy fabric that makes them flexible for lots of lunging, pivoting, and doing a celebratory jig. Baddle Pickleball Men’s Pickleball Shorts with Compression Liner, $55; baddle.com

HEAD IN THE GAME 

The performance hat’s Lightweight Poly-Flexx+ fabric is designed to be extra comfy and keep you cool, so you can stay strong and focused on the court. To top it off, there’s SPF 30 built in. Selkirk Premium Lightweight Performance Stretch-fit hat, $35; selkirk.com 

CRISP COVERUP

For chilly days when an extra layer is needed before the heat of the match kicks in. Bonus: large side pockets perfect for holding balls. Avalee by Selkirk Women’s Warmup Windbreaker, $88; selkirk.com

CARRY ALL

Turn any hard, flat surface into your personal play space with this nonslip plastic line set, which comes in a convenient carrying case. OnCourt OffCourt Pickleball Line Set, $150; pickleballcentral.com

PLAY TO WIN

Make your mission clear! PKLR Sport Play to Win Long Sleeve Tee, $30; pklrsport.com

TRACK STAR

Get reads on activity, sleep, stress, and other factors that determine peak performance. The lightweight design makes it comfy to wear while hitting and pivoting. Oura Ring Gen3, $349; ouraring.com

PREGAME WARMUP

Water-resistant material and Thinsulate lining mean no frosty fingers when carrying paddles and other gear to a match date in the dead of winter. Echo Colorblock Mitten, $69; echonewyork.com

PACK IT IN

A dedicated paddle compartment and multiple-pocket design mean everything fits. Water-resistant, heavy-duty ripstop nylon keeps it all safe. Vulcan Sporting Goods Co. Club Backpack, $60; vulcansportinggoods.com

ACTION SHOT

Your point-of-view footage gets automatically sent as highlight reels to your phone. Waterproof, durable, easy to use–check, check, and check. GoPro Hero11 Black Mini, $300; gopro.com

CHILD’S PLAY

Prep the little one for action in this 100 percent cotton onesie, also available in olive green. Civile Apparel Picklet Onesie, $32; civileapparel.com

MINI MASSAGER

Small enough to fit in the palm of your hand but strong enough to massage out muscle tension using three speeds of vibration. Hyperice Hypersphere Mini, $99; hyperice.com

PICKLEBALL BLING

Pay homage to the sport with these sterling silver earrings handmade by an artist who loves the game. Sterling Silver Pickleball Earrings, $60; pickleballcentral.com

SPORT SHORTS

These compression shorts have stretchy fabric that makes them flexible for lots of lunging, pivoting, and doing a celebratory jig. Baddle Pickleball Men’s Pickleball Shorts with Compression Liner, $55; baddle.com

HEAD IN THE GAME 

The performance hat’s Lightweight Poly-Flexx+ fabric is designed to be extra comfy and keep you cool, so you can stay strong and focused on the court. To top it off, there’s SPF 30 built in. Selkirk Premium Lightweight Performance Stretch-fit hat, $35; selkirk.com 

CRISP COVERUP

For chilly days when an extra layer is needed before the heat of the match kicks in. Bonus: large side pockets perfect for holding balls. Avalee by Selkirk Women’s Warmup Windbreaker, $88; selkirk.com

CARRY ALL

Turn any hard, flat surface into your personal play space with this nonslip plastic line set, which comes in a convenient carrying case. OnCourt OffCourt Pickleball Line Set, $150; pickleballcentral.com

PLAY TO WIN

Make your mission clear! PKLR Sport Play to Win Long Sleeve Tee, $30; pklrsport.com

TRACK STAR

Get reads on activity, sleep, stress, and other factors that determine peak performance. The lightweight design makes it comfy to wear while hitting and pivoting. Oura Ring Gen3, $349; ouraring.com

HAUL IT ALL

A luxe bag with a paddle pocket and large interior compartment for water bottle, sunscreen, and more. Exterior areas keep your cellphone, keys, and ear buds within easy reach. Trelle & Co Bestie, $228; trelleco.com

FILMMAKER

Capture the game from above for teammate movie nights. The compact design makes it easy to carry, while high-tech functions make your films Oscar-worthy. DJI Mini 3 Pro, $759; dji.com

SMASH HIT

Made for the casual or tournament player, this paddle with a polypropylene honeycomb core is built for power, speed, and precision. Each comes with a custom cover. Warstic Sports WSPB3 Pro Standard Issue Pickleball Paddle, $129; warstic.com

DREAM BIG

Cool and breathable, these printed PJs inspire visions of victory. For a personal touch, have them monogrammed. Mark & Graham
Short Pajama Set, $89; markandgraham.com

SHOW THE LOVE

For fashionable fans. Custom embroidery makes this comfy casual-wear totally chic. Ame & Lulu Women’s Sweatshirt, $98; ameandlulu.com

A SHOE-IN

Lightweight, with Ultra Flight cushioning and podiatrist-certified arch support, these will make you swift on the court. Skechers Relaxed Fit: Viper Court Pickleball, $95; skechers.com

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

A hint of stretch means easy movement on the court, plus pockets and moisture-wicking fabric. Original Penguin Allover Pete V-neck Dress, $120; originalpenguin.com

SMELLS LIKE TEAM SPIRIT

Fill the air with a peppermint scent proven to give you match-day oomph. The waterless tech makes this diffuser bacteria- and mold-free. Canopy Diffuser, $70 with aroma subscription; getcanopy.com

GET OUTTA THE KITCHEN

Wheel a meal to any location for postgame hangouts—it’s roomy enough for a feast! Yeti Roadie 60 Wheeled Cooler, $500; yeti.com

COOL STYLE

For hot and humid game days, this polo tank is a champ. Its anti-odor material pulls moisture from your skin and has a 50+ UV rating. Fila by Brandon Maxwell 2-Piece Polo Tank, $120; fila.com

HAVE A BALL

Durable and designed for outdoor play, plus a graphic reusable tote bag to keep the trio together. DCC White Pickleball Set, $10; discocountryclub.com

HAUL IT ALL

A luxe bag with a paddle pocket and large interior compartment for water bottle, sunscreen, and more. Exterior areas keep your cellphone, keys, and ear buds within easy reach. Trelle & Co Bestie, $228; trelleco.com

FILMMAKER

Capture the game from above for teammate movie nights. The compact design makes it easy to carry, while high-tech functions make your films Oscar-worthy. DJI Mini 3 Pro, $759; dji.com

SMASH HIT

Made for the casual or tournament player, this paddle with a polypropylene honeycomb core is built for power, speed, and precision. Each comes with a custom cover. Warstic Sports WSPB3 Pro Standard Issue Pickleball Paddle, $129; warstic.com

DREAM BIG

Cool and breathable, these printed PJs inspire visions of victory. For a personal touch, have them monogrammed. Mark & Graham
Short Pajama Set, $89; markandgraham.com

SHOW THE LOVE

For fashionable fans. Custom embroidery makes this comfy casual-wear totally chic. Ame & Lulu Women’s Sweatshirt, $98; ameandlulu.com

A SHOE-IN

Lightweight, with Ultra Flight cushioning and podiatrist-certified arch support, these will make you swift on the court. Skechers Relaxed Fit: Viper Court Pickleball, $95; skechers.com

DRESS FOR SUCCESS

A hint of stretch means easy movement on the court, plus pockets and moisture-wicking fabric. Original Penguin Allover Pete V-neck Dress, $120; originalpenguin.com

SMELLS LIKE TEAM SPIRIT

Fill the air with a peppermint scent proven to give you match-day oomph. The waterless tech makes this diffuser bacteria- and mold-free. Canopy Diffuser, $70 with aroma subscription; getcanopy.com

GET OUTTA THE KITCHEN

Wheel a meal to any location for postgame hangouts—it’s roomy enough for a feast! Yeti Roadie 60 Wheeled Cooler, $500; yeti.com

COOL STYLE

For hot and humid game days, this polo tank is a champ. Its anti-odor material pulls moisture from your skin and has a 50+ UV rating. Fila by Brandon Maxwell 2-Piece Polo Tank, $120; fila.com

HAVE A BALL

Durable and designed for outdoor play, plus a graphic reusable tote bag to keep the trio together. DCC White Pickleball Set, $10; discocountryclub.com

CAMO COOL

Built for function and fashion, this tote has lots of pockets to store all your pickleball gear, and then some. Ame & Lulu Women’s Pickleball Tote, $92; jcrew.com

FANCY FOOTWORK

Ankle and arch support help keep feet from rolling on the court, a gel-injected heel provides cushioning, and thoughtful functionality enables quick lateral movement. Acacia Sports ProShot, $130; acaciasports.com

SOLID SHOT

Edgeless design, a large sweet spot, and a Rough-Grit graphite face for spin and power…your recipient’s game just got upgraded. PCKL Power Series, $90; pckl.com

PUPPY LOVE

Four-legged friends want to play too, and this toy keeps them from chasing and chewing your precious pickleballs. Baddle Pickleball Paddle Dog Toy, $12; baddle.com

BAR CART

The roomy interior holds up to 32 cans and a storage divider that triples as a removable cutting board and bottle opener. The nonslip top makes for a perfect table for gathering after a round-robin. Corkcicle Chillpod, $270; corkcicle.com

BOTTLE SERVICE

A two-in-one water bottle and travel cup with double-wall vacuum insulation for pregame coffee, H2O on the court, and celebratory cold brews. CamelBak MultiBev, from $48; camelbak.com

BRAG SWAG

Predict the future with this telling T-shirt. Your giftee will feel so flattered. Ultras Pickleball Legend Adult Cotton T-Shirt, $26; ultras.com

HAT WITH HUMOR

Block the sun from messing with your shots, while showing off your devotion. D. hudson Mister P, $32; dhudsongolfwear.com

WINNING LOOK

Upscale bomber jacket makes anyone stand out on the court. PQL Club Court Full-Zip Jacket, $195; pqlclub.com

PRACTICE BUDDY

Customize drills with the ball-throwing machine—height, direction, spin, speed—remotely through the phone, or go with 12 preprogrammed options. Spinshot Sports Pickleball Machine, from $1500; spinshotsports.com

OLD RELIABLE

The roomy classic hoodie is updated with heavyweight cotton and reinforced elbows for those who put their competition—and clothes—through a tough workout. American Giant Relaxed Classic Full Zip, $138; american-giant.com

POSH SUN PROTECTION

Moisture-wicking Dri-Weave inside, handcrafted Italian leather with French custom hardware outside—this luxe visor is the perfect mix of function and fancy. Fenix Sportier The Visor, $150 each; fenixsportier.com

CAMO COOL

Built for function and fashion, this tote has lots of pockets to store all your pickleball gear, and then some. Ame & Lulu Women’s Pickleball Tote, $92; jcrew.com

FANCY FOOTWORK

Ankle and arch support help keep feet from rolling on the court, a gel-injected heel provides cushioning, and thoughtful functionality enables quick lateral movement. Acacia Sports ProShot, $130; acaciasports.com

SOLID SHOT

Edgeless design, a large sweet spot, and a Rough-Grit graphite face for spin and power…your recipient’s game just got upgraded. PCKL Power Series, $90; pckl.com

PUPPY LOVE

Four-legged friends want to play too, and this toy keeps them from chasing and chewing your precious pickleballs. Baddle Pickleball Paddle Dog Toy, $12; baddle.com

BAR CART

The roomy interior holds up to 32 cans and a storage divider that triples as a removable cutting board and bottle opener. The nonslip top makes for a perfect table for gathering after a round-robin. Corkcicle Chillpod, $270; corkcicle.com

BOTTLE SERVICE

A two-in-one water bottle and travel cup with double-wall vacuum insulation for pregame coffee, H2O on the court, and celebratory cold brews. CamelBak MultiBev, from $48; camelbak.com

BRAG SWAG

Predict the future with this telling T-shirt. Your giftee will feel so flattered. Ultras Pickleball Legend Adult Cotton T-Shirt, $26; ultras.com

HAT WITH HUMOR

Block the sun from messing with your shots, while showing off your devotion. D. hudson Mister P, $32; dhudsongolfwear.com

WINNING LOOK

Upscale bomber jacket makes anyone stand out on the court. PQL Club Court Full-Zip Jacket, $195; pqlclub.com

PRACTICE BUDDY

Customize drills with the ball-throwing machine—height, direction, spin, speed—remotely through the phone, or go with 12 preprogrammed options. Spinshot Sports Pickleball Machine, from $1500; spinshotsports.com

OLD RELIABLE

The roomy classic hoodie is updated with heavyweight cotton and reinforced elbows for those who put their competition—and clothes—through a tough workout. American Giant Relaxed Classic Full Zip, $138; american-giant.com

POSH SUN PROTECTION

Moisture-wicking Dri-Weave inside, handcrafted Italian leather with French custom hardware outside—this luxe visor is the perfect mix of function and fancy. Fenix Sportier The Visor, $150 each; fenixsportier.com

SPORT A COURT

Even when you’re not playing, you can still be there in spirit. Joola Court T-shirt, $20; joolausa.com

SMART AND SLEEK

Cruise to the club in high style. This elegant hybrid e-bike is intuitive, letting you cycle the classic way then shifting gears to give you a pedal boost when you need it. Yes, it’s a splurge, but it will literally transport you. The Ride Electric Bike, Limited Edition, $7,500; theridebikes.com

BUT FIRST, COFFEE

Fuel up before the big match. Nettie Pickleball Mug for Moms, $20; playnettie.com

PLAY AND DJ

This retro FM radio-Bluetooth speaker combo hearkens to the time when pickleball was created. Play courtside or poolside—the rubber finish is splashproof. Lexon Tykho 3, $60; lexon-design.com

SO MONEY

Stash cash and your pickleball club membership card in the luxe leather wallet that unfolds into a paddle shape. Fenix Sportier Pickleball Lovers Wallet, $120; fenixsportier.com

ON FIRE

Let the flame’s scent of blood orange and pink grapefruit ease you into a calm mindset as you prep for a big match. Red Flower Italian Blood Orange Petal Topped Candle, $48; redflower.com

WE HAVE YOUR BACK

The whole pickleball kit—paddle, shoes, balls, snacks—fits in the larger inner and medium outer pockets; padded shoulder and back pads are body-kind. Gamma Sports Red and White Backpack, $80; gammasports.com

HIT THE SHOWERS

Made with 50 percent recycled polyester, this sport towel is super absorbent, quick-drying, and soft on your skin. Clutch Towels Sport Towel, $18; clutchtowels.com