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Welcome To Pickleburg
Pickleburg.com is a free, on-line resource for our local and visiting player community in Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia. We focus on providing useful news, information, connections, and game improvement resources. Registered players have full access to the password protected Members section.
 
        
 

Promote & Grow
Every time you promote the game of pickleball the number of players grows. As the number of players grow the number of places to play follows. Here is a special shout out for a few member of our Pickleburg family helping to grow the game.
 
 


Public Places To Play
Veterans Park
(Outdoor - 8 Courts)
Open Play Daily 7am-10pm (Map)
No personal chairs on courts. Bathrooms and H2O on-site. No fee.
 
Quarterpath Recreation Center
(Indoor - 6 Courts)
Closed/COVID19 (Map)
 
Jamestown High School
(Outdoor - 6 Courts - Dual Use)
Open Play Daily when school not in session.(Map)
 
JCC Recreation Center
(Indoor)
No Pickleball/COVID19) (Map)
 

4 Different Styles - 1 Incredible Match
With so many different styles of play it's easy to get confused. We dug into the archives from the 2019 US Open tournament to see how 4 very different players approach the game.
 
Represented are a repeat US Open Finalist, a former University of Michigan Men's Tennis Team player, a University of Maryland sophomore, and one of the youngest (and most experienced) US Open competitors.
 

Pickleball Magazine October Issue

COVIDWISE VIRGINIA

 
Lost & Found
Pickleball Tube found at Veterans Park. If this item belongs to you contact us.
 
 

Indoor Courts Opening Soon
The 3 new indoor pickleball courts are on track for opening before the end of the year. While construction is underway the WISC team is also working on membership/drop-in play options.
 
All the latest news from WISC, along with an opportunity to be the first to play on the new courts, will be posted here as soon as available.
 

Self-Check - Is Your Serve Legal?
  • The server’s arm must be moving in an upward arc at the time the ball is struck.
  • The highest point of the paddle head must not be above the highest part of the wrist (where the wrist joint bends) when it strikes the ball.
  • Contact with the ball must not be made above the waist level (Waist is defined as the navel level).
BTW....When compared to a side-arm serve (illegal) a legal service motion offers many more opportunities to adjust pace, depth, and spin. With a side-arm serve your options are limited to in/out...and getting hit with a rule violation.
 
Now, wasn't that simple?