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As pickleball becomes more popular in Omaha, players seek more courts

The website Playtime Scheduler was created to allow people to schedule pickleball playing times in over 100 localities. It’s also where interested people can sign up for an open pickleball session or lesson. But you have to be quick — by 8:05 p.m., nearly every session is booked.

Pickleball, a fast-paced game that is something of a combination of tennis and pingpong, has been declared the fastest-growing sport in the United States. According to a 2022 report from the Sports and Fitness Industry