17 Unique Pickleball Gifts to Fuel the Passion of the Game

Updated on December 26, 2023 by Melissa Bajda

Step into the vibrant world of pickleball, a sport that's as much about community and fun as it is about competition and skill.

In this guide, we have handpicked the best pickleball gifts that perfectly capture the essence of this beloved game. Tailored for both the enthusiastic beginner and the seasoned pro, our selection ranges from high-performance equipment to stylish and practical accessories.

Let's explore these fantastic finds that will not only improve their game but also bring a smile to their face.

1. Pickleball Towel

This Pickleball Towel is made from 100% cotton and available in various colors, this gift for your pickleball lover is perfect for wiping off sweat during intense pickleball matches.

What sets this towel apart is its unique design, two paddles making a cross pattern, with the option to personalize it with their name. It also includes a hook, so it can easily be attached to a bag for convenience. 

2. Portable Pickleball Net

This Portable Pickleball Net is 22 feet long and 3 feet high, perfect for setting up a match wherever you please. Built with powdered steel posts and heavy-duty nylon netting, this portable pickleball net is durable and built to last. 

And the best part? It's portable, making it easy to pick up and take with you to your next pickleball adventure. Don't miss out on the opportunity to have a professional-quality net for your next game. 

3. Pickleball Koozie

This Pickleball Koozie is Lightweight, portable, and easy to store, this high-quality foam koozie is the perfect accessory for pickleball players. It can hold standard 12-ounce cans and bottles, keeping your drink at the perfect temperature during intense tournaments or casual matches. 

Plus, you have the option to choose from a variety of single or double-sided designs, including a player-man design that you can personalize with your desired size.

4. Pickleball Wall Clock

Add some fun and excitement to your life with the Pickleball Wall Clock.

These great pickleball gifts feature a stylish wooden frame and a plexiglass face, making it both durable and attractive. With a pre-installed backside hook, it's easy to hang on any wall in your home or pickleball club. 

The best part is that you can choose the color that matches your decor perfectly. And let's not forget about the design, it features a unique pickleball ball design that adds a playful touch to any room.

5. Pickleball Mug

Start your day off right with the Pickleball Mug. This 11oz white ceramic mug features a fun and vibrant design of three pickleball balls. With its rounded corners and comfortable C-handle, this mug is perfect for sipping your favorite beverage while showing off your passion for the game. 

Whether you're enjoying your morning coffee or indulging in a hot chocolate after a tough match, this Pickleball Addict Mug is a must-have for any pickleball enthusiast.

6. Custom Pickleball Set

This Custom Pickleball Set includes a stylish bag with an adjustable shoulder strap, a matching towel, and a paddle cover. You can choose the color of the thread on the bag, add initials for a personal touch, and even have their name embroidered on the paddle cover. 

It is the perfect way to show your favorite pickleball enthusiast just how much you care about their game.

7. Funny Men's Boxer 

This Funny Men's Boxer is made from 100% polyester, this extra light fabric boxer is not only comfortable but also features a fun and playful design, making it a great gift for someone who love the sports.

With the words "I Love Pickleball" with a heart design, this boxer will bring a smile to their face. Plus, you can choose the size that fits them perfectly.

8. Pickleball Tumbler

This fun Pickleball Tumbler comes in a variety of designs and colors, allowing you to choose one that suits your style. What makes it extra special is the option to add their name, laser-engraved for a personal touch. 

With a convenient handle and straw, this tumbler is both practical and stylish, perfect for pickleball players on the go.

9. Wine Bag

This Wine Bag is Made from durable neoprene, this wine bag is perfect for carrying pickleball balls and other essentials. With the option to choose from a variety of colors, you can find the perfect gear to suit your style. 

Plus, these unique pickleball gifts come in a set of 3 seamless bags, providing ample space to hold everything they need for their next pickleball adventure.

10. Pickleball Player Portrait

Add a personal touch to your pickleball enthusiast's collection with a custom Pickleball Player Portrait. Whether you opt for a digital portrait, cartoon portrait, or a portrait from a photo, this unique gift will capture your love for the game in a truly special way. 

With a variety of options to choose from, you can create a one-of-a-kind piece of art that showcases your passion for pickleball.

11. Pickleball Water Bottle

Stay hydrated on and off the pickleball court with the Pickleball Water Bottle. This durable 32oz metal bottle is the perfect companion for any pickleball enthusiast. With the option to choose from a variety of colors and designs, you can find a bottle that suits your style. 

Whether you're playing a heated match or just going about your daily life, this pickleball water bottle will keep you refreshed and ready to take on any challenge.

12. RecTrek 5" Short 

Get ready to take your pickleball game to the next level with the RecTrek 5" Short.

This Outdoor Voices exercise dress is designed for the active pickleball player in your life. Featuring our durable, 4-way stretch and quick-drying fabric, these shorts will keep up with the fast-paced action on the court. The adjustable waistband ensures a comfortable fit, while the zipper-secure pockets provide convenient storage for your essentials. 

Whether you're playing a competitive match or just having fun with friends, the RecTrek 5" Short is the perfect gift for pickleball or tennis players.

13. Pickleball Hat

Complete your pickleball outfit with the Pickleball Hat! This adjustable hat is made from 100% chino cotton twill and features six embroidered eyelets for added breathability. The hat also includes an adjustable strap with an antique buckle, ensuring a comfortable and secure fit. 

And let's not forget about the design - you can choose from a variety of options, including a paddle and ball design, to showcase your love for the game.

14. Paddle Cover

Protect your beloved pickleball paddle with the stylish and durable Paddle Cover. Made from high-quality polyester and nylon, these customizable pickleball gifts ensure that your paddle stays in great condition, free from scratches and damage. 

What sets this paddle cover apart is the option to personalize it with your own photo or even your pet's photo. This makes it not only a functional gift but also a sentimental one. 

15. Pickleball Shirt

Get ready to show off your love for pickleball with the Pickleball Shirt! This high-quality shirt features a "Choose Your Weapon" design with crossed pickleball paddles, showcasing your passion for the game.

Made from a soft and comfortable blend of polyester, cotton, and rayon, this shirt is perfect for both on and off the court. With virtually no shrinkage, it's sure to maintain its shape and size. 

Available in various sizes, you can choose the perfect fit to rock this stylish and sporty shirt while playing your favorite game.

Related: Check out our hilarious 'Wanna Pickle' shirt and the iconic 'Pickleball is Life' tee, uniquely designed in a paddle shape for true enthusiasts!

16. Whiskey Rocks Glass

Raise a toast to your love for pickleball with the Whiskey Rocks Glass. This 10 oz glass features a design of two paddles making a cross with a ball, perfect for showing off your passion for the game. The glass also includes the fun and catchy phrase "Designated Dinker," making it a playful addition to your collection. 

Whether you are enjoying a drink after a tough pickleball match or simply relaxing with friends, this Whiskey Rocks Glass is a must-have for any pickleball enthusiast looking to add a touch of sporty flair to their drinkware collection.

17. Pickleball Candle 

This 9oz soy wax Pickleball Candle is the perfect addition to any pickleball enthusiast's collection. With the option to choose your desired scent, you can create an atmosphere that will ignite your love for the game. 

And let's not forget about the playful name - "Tears of My Pickleball Opponents" - adding a touch of humor to your candle collection.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: What do you get someone who plays pickleball?

For someone who plays pickleball, consider practical gifts like high-quality paddles, durable outdoor balls, or a comfortable performance shirt. Accessories such as a stylish pickleball bag, wristbands, or a court-ready hydration bottle can enhance their playing experience. Personalize the gift to their preferences for a thoughtful and functional present.

Q2: What do you need to play pickleball?

Playing pickleball requires essential equipment: a pickleball paddle, a perforated plastic ball, and a badminton-sized court with a lower net. Comfortable athletic shoes with non-marking soles are recommended. While additional accessories like a pickleball bag and sportswear can enhance the experience, having these basic items ensures you can enjoy this engaging sport.

Melissa Bajda

About the Author

Melissa Bajda is an gift-giving expert with a decade-long track record of curating gifts that create lasting memories. Her insight into the art of gifting and staying on top of trends by her consistent presence at major gifting trade shows, including her annual participation in NY Now trade show in New York City. With a passion for thoughtful, personalized gifts that truly make an impact, Melissa has built a reputation as a go-to source for unique and meaningful present ideas.

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