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Join the pickleball craze with this all-inclusive set that's on sale right now

If you're looking for a new, fun way to exercise and thinking, "Hmm, pickleball looks fun. I should get myself a pickleball set." Or maybe you've been lamenting, "I'm so sad just watching everybody else having a blast playing pickleball — I want to get in on that pickleball action!" Or maybe you're a mom who finds yourself dropping off the kids at pickleball practice all the time and have finally had the thought, "Why don't I stick around? I'll bet adults can enjoy a game of pickleball, too."

If you fall into any of those categories, boy, have we got good news for you! Amazon's got an, um, amazin' deal on the Amazin' Aces Pickleball Classic Graphite 2-Paddle Set. While supplies last, you can score one for yourself for just $60 (was $80) and finally jump on the pickleball train.

This pickleball set includes a pair of graphite pickleball paddles, four pickleballs and a sporty mesh carry bag for the balls.
$60 at Amazon

The paddles are made to last, their polymer core overlaid with a graphite face. Their handles feature hand-stitched contour grips so that you'll be in full control as you smash that pickleball over the net. Weighing in at just 1.85 lbs., they're ideal for the beginner-to-intermediate pickleballer.

Wait...hold on a minute: What the %&@*! is pickleball? Glad you asked!

Pickleball set.
Have you soured on all your usual athletic pursuits? Pickleball is a dilly of an afternoon pastime. (Photo: Amazon)

According to the folks at, it's the fastest-growing sport in America. Invented in 1965, it's an ingenious combination of tennis, ping-pong and badminton. It's played on a court that looks like a tennis court, but smaller, and with a lower net.

Because of that diminutive court, and the use of a light, wiffle-type ball, pickleball doesn't demand all the exhausting — and knee-torturing — running around of tennis. Rather, most of the play happens close to the net, which makes for a game that strikes a perfect balance between hearty exercise and conviviality. And you don't actually need access to a formal court — once you've got yourself a set of paddles and balls, you can easily rig up a game in your backyard, driveway or friendly neighborhood schoolyard.

What's with the name, you ask? Apparently there's some debate. One telling has it that it's named after the dog of one of the founders, who would regularly take off with the ball during a lull in the action — hence, "Pickles' ball." The other claim comes from the world of oaring, a "pickle boat" being one manned by substitute or leftover players. So, the reasoning goes, pickleball alludes to the sport's mixing and matching of elements of a number of other sports. Like putting together a meal from...leftovers...which often involve pickles? Frankly, we like the first story better.

pickleball paddle
We're really got to hand it to the folks at Amazin' Aces — this pickleball set is a model of durability and affordability. (Photo: AmazinAces) (Photo: Amazin' Aces)

Anyway: the important thing is that you start playing pickleball and outfit yourself with this steal of a deal on a starter set. For just $60 you can have one speeding its way to your home. Oh, and Amazin' Aces offers a one-year warranty on this set. Any paddle problems, just hit them up and they'll replace or repair them, no questions asked.

That sounds unlikely to happen, though, based on what some five-star reviewers have been reporting. "We are new to pickleball, and we play on a cement court at the park," said one of them. "These paddles are taking a beating from being dropped, being scraped on the court/net, and from the occasional throw against the fence when I make a bad shot... but these are well made."

Said another: "Not knowing a lot about pickleball, these paddles exceed my expectations. They have held up very well to playing two to three times a week. They are superior to wooden paddles and have a perfect weight."

This pickleball set includes a pair of graphite pickleball paddles, four pickleballs and a sporty mesh bag in which to carry your pickleballs.
$60 at Amazon

Amazon Prime members will, of course, get free shipping on their pickleball sets. But if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get so much more — from access to new movies to two-day shipping on many items. Not yet a member? No problem. You can sign up for your free 30-day trial here.

So, wait are you waiting for? It's time to play pickleball. Get yourself a pickleball set and get on over to the pickleball court! We're not going to tell you again. Okay, one more time: PLAY PICKLEBALL!

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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