Latest News & Events

Wednesday 12th June - Kingston London - Oh what a night!

Johanna Konta and Greg Rusedski  partnered up with the top 4 players in the country for a PickleballENGLAND pop up event – Pickleball SLAM.

We had around 230 attendees who really brought the atmosphere with them. Link to the official photos.

Links to the official video of the event (highlights) and the Greg Rusedski and Johanna Konta matches (long version)

Pickleball is growing fast!

We estimate that there are around 30,000 pickleball players in England.

Sport England’s Active Lives Survey results support this estimate.  We have registered over 8,500 players since our launch and we have ~600 places to play listed on our club locator.


Looking to try pickleball?  We have a list of upcoming taster sessions here.

Preferential rates for Club Insurance are back!  Effective 1st January, Meads are able to provide pickleball Club Insurance and preferential rates for PbE affiliated Clubs. Click here for more information.

2024 English OPEN

Registration closed with 1976 players from 42 countries.  That is 80% higher than last year’s English OPEN.  The biggest and best pickleball tournament outside of the US.  We have lots of Pro player coming over and 4 Senior Pro players for the 55+ Open events.  Keep an eye on our English OPEN page. 

English Nationals

What a great weekend we had at Bolton Arena.  It was like a massive family reunion.  For a link to all the photos from the event and results, click on the button above.

Save the Dates for this year's English Nationals

31st October – 3rd November, 2024 we return to Bolton Arena.  

Franklin Premier Pickleball League

Team RAQT triumphed in Season finale of the first Franklin Premier Pickleball League season. Further details can be found here.

Season 2 got off to a great start in Bolton, the first weekend in July.  This season there are three leagues.  Challenger and Masters are the two new leagues.  18 Teams over the 3 leagues.