What to Wear on the Pickleball Court

Wondering What to Wear on the Pickleball Court? Skirt Sports Has Your Pickleball Style Guide! 


Get Set with Fitness Skorts, Leggings, and Shorts in every color and style.


Pickleball is the hottest sports and fitness craze sweeping the nation—and for good reason! Originating in the Seattle, Washington area in 1965, Pickleball is a fun way to be social and stay active with your friends all at the same time. If you like tennis, but you’re looking for a smaller court and something a bit less impactful on your joints, this could be the perfect sport for you. 


female in pickleball court


Pickleball courts are popping up all over, so be sure to check one out in your city. Places 2 Play is a great resource for locating a Pickleball court near you. There are so many great reasons to pick up Pickleball:


Improved balance, strength, and hand-eye coordination.


Lower-impact muscle strengthening.


Great cardiovascular exercise.


An awesome fitness activity to share with friends!


So, what to wear? There are a few things to keep in mind when considering your Pickleball wardrobe selection. Skirt Sports has you covered there, with leggings, skorts, and shorts that are just perfect for the court. And there’s no need to forego style for function when you can have both!


woman playing pickleball

Like with many exercise and fitness activities, you’ll want lightweight fitness wear made with moisture-wicking materials. Pickleball is a fast paced game with lots of movement, so you’ve to be able to move around easily without restriction or extra fabric getting in the way.


As with tennis, many ladies who play Pickleball enjoy wearing skorts (a skirt with built-in shorts underneath). And that’s the best of all worlds because you have a cute, fashionable skirt with easy movement, combined with the practical coverage of a short.


woman throwing pickleball in air

Here are some options we know you’ll love:


The Skirt Sports Jette Skort is short and lightweight, with flirty front pleats for full range of motion. It features three pockets: one on each leg of the built-in, 4” shorts, and a hidden key pocket. Practical, stylish, and functional! And Skirt Sports Shorties always are designed to always be chafe-free, whether built-in to skorts or on their own.


The Gym Girl Ultra is a great choice if you prefer a little longer length—and it includes all the same great pocket features as the Jette Skort. The shorties built-in to those awesome skirts are 5” long and stay put through even the most active Pickleball game. 


Another idea if you’re into fitness skirts for your Pickleball game—the Skirt Sports Lotta Breeze skirt is another super choice. It’s a great classic option with a mid-rise fit, 5.5” shorties inseam, two pockets that fit phones, an outer drawcord that ties in front, and a wide waistband our customers love! Lots of beautiful solid colors and prints to choose from. 


If shorts are more your vibe, Skirt Sports has some cute ones! Redemption Shorties offer comfy and flattering compression. They’re mid-rise and available in a variety of inseam lengths. These shorties stay perfectly in place so you won’t be distracted by discomfort, slipping, or chafing during your match. 


When you’re ready for a stylish, supportive sports bra refresh, go for the All In Bra for comfortable confidence throughout your game. The double back straps are not only cute, they also add support and stability to the bra design. 


female sitting on pickleball court

Can’t forget what completes every fashionable athletic style—your choice of top. Top off your look with an Eclipse Tank. You’ll enjoy just the right combination of style and function with this option. The A-line silhouette of this tank flatters all figure types and the racerback design allows for full range of motion for even the most lofty serves! 





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