Welcome to Northern Illinois Pickleball! We look forward to seeing you on the courts!

NIP News

  • Springfield: Pickleball players from 11 states compete in tournament By John ReynoldsStaff Writer at The State Journal-RegisterArticle: http://www.sj-r.com/article/20140711/NEWS/140719799/0/SEARCH
    Posted Jul 15, 2014, 7:36 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Pickleball Popularity Trickling into Quincy By Don O'Brien, Herald-Whig Staff WriterLouis DeGreeff was hooked from the moment he played his first pickleball game.DeGreeff, a retired Quincy doctor, was in Florida in ...
    Posted Jul 9, 2014, 8:01 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Lake Bluff Pickleball Pickleball in Lake Bluff has quickly become a growing sensation. Players are arriving from Lincolnshire, Glenview, Deerfield, Lake Forest, Waukegan, Mundelein and Lake Bluff to play on the 6 outdoor ...
    Posted Jul 8, 2014, 5:30 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Quad Cities Beginner Pickleball Tournament The Quad Cities Pickleball Club has provided seven free lessons to the general public. In the last month, the club has given lessons to 55 new players. Because of the ...
    Posted Jun 19, 2014, 5:51 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Warrenville Parks Pickleball Tournament Click the picture to enlarge it.
    Posted Jun 17, 2014, 9:13 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Peru Pickleball players in uproar over locked court It’s been some time since pickleball erupted in controversy in the city of Peru, but a locked park and disgruntled players boiled the issue to the surface Monday. The ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2014, 5:29 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Rockton pickleball courts donated by Lions Club The Village of Rockton, Illinois will be receiving a donation from the Rockton Lions Club for two outdoor pickleball courts. The courts will be at Old Settler's Park, 200 ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2014, 8:41 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Fountain View Fitness offers Pickleball  Adult Open Gym is included with Fountain View Fitness memberships. Open Gym only memberships and punch passes are also available. All participants are required to have a current Fountain View ...
    Posted May 9, 2014, 11:06 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Carol Stream offers pickleball lessons You will feel like a champion playing Pickleball the faster growing sport today. This mini-tennis game is played by 2 or 4 people on a badminton-sized court using ...
    Posted May 9, 2014, 10:48 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Gusty Winds at Quad City Tournament See the link for a post from the Quad Cities Pickleball Club:http://qcpickleball.wordpress.com/2014/05/04/first-spring-swing-blows-through-qc/
    Posted May 6, 2014, 9:52 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
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Warrenville Tournament

Warrenville Parks Pickleball Tournament
Warrenville Park District Tournament
Warrenville, IL
Sat 07/19/14 through Sun 07/20/14
Click here for more info.

Rosie the Riveter

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Rosie the Riveter is a cultural icon and you can bet she would've played pickleball! Rosie's classic art is updated with a yellow pickleball backdrop, a pickleball tattoo on her upper arm, and proclaiming, "Play smarter, not harder!".

DryBlend Moisture Wicking Preshrunk Jersey Knit * 50% Cotton / 50% DryBlend Polyester Jersey * 5.6 oz Fabric weight. Click here to shop now.

Lessons


  • Lessons

    Do you want to learn to play pickleball? Contact an USA Pickleball Association ambassador to find out what programs are available in your area! 

  • Quad Cities Lessons for beginning players are available upon request at times convenient for players and instructors. Call Barb Cline at (563) 359-0558 or email her at bcline416@aol.com
    Posted Jun 19, 2014, 5:46 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Springfield 2014  May through the end of October, every Wednesday at 5:30pm, the Springfield Park District and the Springfield Pickleball Club will be hosting the Pickleball for Beginners at Iles Park ...
    Posted May 10, 2014, 8:01 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Marengo 2014 Pickleball is spreading to Marengo, IL and classes will be offered starting in June. If you would like to participate please contact the Marengo Park District directly. HOW TO REGISTER ...
    Posted May 10, 2014, 8:29 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Loves Park - Rockford Park District 2014 Pickleball continues to pick up in popularity, and now you can be a part of the nation-wide craze that’s impacting the stateline area. This is a chance for ...
    Posted May 10, 2014, 8:35 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
  • Belvidere Park District 2014 ADULT PICKLEBALL LESSONS (AGES 18 & UP) New for summer 2014, we will be offering outdoor pickleball lessons. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing games in the United States. Pickleball ...
    Posted May 10, 2014, 8:24 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball
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Blaster 2 by Pro-Lite Sports

All new aluminum core and fiberglass face make for a lightweight paddle with more pop! Same great Blaster shape but with the power of composite! 

The Blaster is 1/4" wider and 1/4" longer than the Magnum. Complete with a large end cap for a stronger hold on the paddle. Finished with Gamma's Supreme Overgrip for a tacky feel in your hand. 

Winged Pickleball

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Winged pickleball artwork representing the freedom you feel while playing pickleball! Wicking and anti-microbial fabric that performs on court, and a design that is stylish enough for off court!

Wicking and Anti-Microbial Properties * Loose fit * 100% Polyester *  Click here to shop now.

Deluxe Embroidered Wristbands

pickleball wristbands
Deluxe terry cloth wristband embroidered with Cellar's signature paddle and ball. Great for absorbing the sweat before it reaches your paddle. Soft, durable, and super absorbent. Red wristbands are great for first server designation in large scale tournaments. Makes a great gift for your favorite player, or for your tournament host family! Click here to shop.