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New Year New Gear

New Year New Gear

  • These fab finds for on and off the court make it easy to treat yourself—or score a gift for someone you love.
InPickleball Issue 3 | Feature Story | New Year New Gear Product Guid Intro


From power paddles to cool court towels, these picks play hard.


A clever backpack with 17 compartments and a notebook holder for logging game notes post-play. $135.


The dimensions of this paddle may be standard, but the stylish look is not. $100.


The creator of this bold set got inspired watching her boyfriend’s parents play pickleball in their living room at the start of the pandemic. $125,


30-oz Tumbler with Magslider Lid Double-wall vacuum insulation keeps water cold, coffee hot. $35,

5. DOCK & BAY Go Faster Cooling Sports Towel in Rapid Navy and Tempo Brights

Made of 100 percent recycled materials, these pack light and dry fast. $18.


Heading to a pickleball-centric vacation or tournament? Take these along.

1. Away The Bigger Carry-On

The 360-degree spinner wheels make navigating this bag a breeze, and a TSA-approved combination lock keeps your gear extra safe. From $245,

2. Minted. Dopp Kit

Perfect for holding sunscreen, lip balm, eye drops, and other courtside necessities. Plus they’ll foil-press your monogram onto the leather tag for free. $40,

3. SportsChic Women’s Vegan Midi Backpack

Carrying a water bottle, hoodie, and the like never looked chicer. $119.

4. Life Elements Recovery CBD Bath Salts

Soak away muscle aches after a long day of dinking with this soothing blend of magnesium chloride and CBD. $18,

5. LANDER 27-inch Complete Skateboard

Youngsters cheering on your pickleball game will love cruising to and from tourneys on this board made with partially recycled materials. $149.


From rallies to round-robins, it never hurts to up your style game!

1. Athleta Inlet Vest

Brisk weather is no match for this cozy vest. $139,

2. PickleballIt State T-Shirt

Collect a T-shirt for every state you’ve played in! From $30,

3. Swiftwick Flite XT Zero Tab

These sporty socks have moisture-wicking fabric plus AnkleLock technology to support ankles. $16,

4. TOP KNOT Performance Style

Keep your hair out of your face and high ponytail in place with this magnetic- closure hat with a sweatband lining. $38,

5. Janji Multipass Sling Bag

This weather-repellent bag with multiple pockets helps you stay organized—and keeps your hands free for practicing. $48,

6. Knockaround Fast Lanes Sport Rubber nose pads

Keep these super-lightweight shades in place while you’re going for that lob. Bonus: UV400 protection. $25, 


Home is where the heart (and recovery day magic) is, especially with these Little helpers.

1. Chatbooks Classic Photo Books

A custom brag book of game memories is a great gift for teammates. From $15 each,

2. LAFCO Liquid Soap

Wash up post-game with LAFCO’s vegan, sulfate-free liquid soap in calming fragrances like chamomile lavender. $24, 

3. Loftie Clock

This alarm clock gets you in a game state of mind with guided meditations—and wakes you for early lessons. $149,

4. DPHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Scalp Scrub

On an off-day, pamper hair with this scrub for a spa-like treatment. $38,

5. MOMA Design Store Graziani Italian Ball Candle

Light a pickleball-inspired candle in a festive homage to the sport. $18,

6. RENOO Organic Meditation Cushion Set

Get centered here as you prep for a big game. $195,


We’ve got gadgets and gizmos galore, from a speaker to blast tunes at practice to a smart Watch with  pickleball mode.

1. Apple Watch Series 3

This smart watch logs steps, tracks a slew of health metrics, and has a band that won’t interfere with your strokes. From $199, 

2. Polaroid Now Instant Film Camera

Use the self-timer for a post-game pic of the crew. $120,

3. Jabra Elite 85t Engraved headphones?

Yes, please. These buds deliver amazing sound and superb noise cancellation
so you can get in the zone. From $230,

4. Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore

Turn up the tunes courtside or poolside with this portable waterproof wireless speaker. $199, 

5. Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen

Stream pickleball tutorials or play your favorite pump-up music on Spotify. $100,

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