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Guide: Top 8 Heartwarming Pickleball Gifts This WINTER

An ultimate list of heartwarming pickleball gifts perfect for the colder seasons. These thoughtful presents will keep the pickleball spirit cozy and thriving during the winter.

pickleball holiday gift guide

We all know that playing pickleball in the cold can be a bit of a challenge.

It's easy to get chilly and risk injury or ailment. It's also the holiday season, and it's the perfect time to think about giving pickleball gifts to your fellow players.

So there are two types of gifts to consider. One is something that will keep a player warm and safe. The other is purely a great holiday gift.

We've got some awesome ideas to help you stay warm and inspired on and off the courts. These are items that can keep you cozy, and also ones that are ideal to give out during the holiday season. All to keep the pickleball spirit alive.

For quick picks, view pickleball gift inspiration on Pickleball Central and Amazon today and shop the guaranteed latest holiday deals.

Top 8 Winter Pickleball Gifts:

Warmup Jacket

You can't go wrong with an athletic zip warmup jacket as a holiday gift for your pickleball buddy. It'll keep them snug and ready to hit and even leave the court in chilly weather.

Aside from feeling cozy, a nice piece of outerwear can help prevent actual injury too. View a top men's and women's option below.

pickleball jacket winter

pickleball outerwear cold

Set of New Balls

Pickleball balls don't last forever, in fact some say they crack quicker in the cold, and that's where this gift comes in clutch. Give your pickleball pal the gift of endless matches!

A true player can never have too many spare balls. Check out a 12-pack of the Franklin X-40's, which are dependable, versatile, and last long. And are used by the pros!

pickleball ball gift

Warm Headwear

When the temperatures drop, your pickleball buddy won't have to worry about freezing ears or a cold head with this thoughtful gift. It's like a warm hug for their noggin.

Guys and girls hat options vary tremendously, but here are two great options.

pickleball hat

pickleball beanie cold

Retailer Gift Card

Not sure what gear your friend needs? No problem! This is the perfect flexible gift for anyone.

Give them the freedom to choose their own gear with a Pickleball Central gift card. It's like a golden ticket to pickleball paradise. PC has the best return policy in the industry. You can choose any amount too. For even more flexibility, view Amazon gift cards below.

pickleball gift card

Equipment Bag

Help your pickleball-playing friend keep their gear organized and stylishly packed with a new equipment bag. It's a practical gift that screams, "I've got your back on and off the court!"

It's always nice to swap out an old bag for a new one, but people often forget. So this is a great gift for a frequent player. Below are two newer options. The first is Babolat and the second is JOOLA, two of the biggest names in the sport. These brands are bringing vibrant color schemes back, which are very popular right now.

pickleball gear bag gift

joola pickleball backpack

Performance Socks

Score some brownie points by gifting your pickleball enthusiast some high-performance socks. These bad boys will keep their feet happy and blister-free during intense matches.

Socks are an underrated piece of gear for avid players. The right socks can feel nice and can even help prevent injuries. We reviewed what we consider the top-ranking sock in pickleball. You can read that guide HERE, or click the image below.

compression pickleball socks

Stocking Stuffers

Spice up their holiday with some small, pickleball-themed goodies like paddle overgrips or sturdy insulated water bottles. These little surprises will make their day and add extra flair to their pickleball game.

Click the links below to see the best smaller sundries and accessories.

pickleball keychain jewelry

Home Accessories

Spruce up their home with some pickleball-themed stuff for the house, like books or kitchen supplies. It's a fun way to remind them of their favorite sport even when they're at home.

One good example of this can be pickleball glassware, like the set below. Or books!

pickleball kitchen glass

Holiday Pickleball Gift FAQ

What are some great pickleball gifts for beginners?

Begin with a quality starter pickleball paddle set, some shirts, or a set of pickleballs. These essentials will help beginners get started on the right foot.

Are there any unique pickleball gifts for avid players?

Absolutely! Consider personalized pickleball jewelry, custom paddle grips, or a subscription to a pickleball magazine for something special that caters to their passion.

What's a suitable budget for holiday pickleball gifts?

You can find great gifts for pickleball enthusiasts at various price points. Quality paddles can range from $50-150, while fun accessories like socks and keychains are often under $20.

If you want to meet in the middle, items like towels and hats and eyewear are great.

What pickleball gifts can be used indoors during the winter?

Indoor pickleballs, a portable pickleball net, or even a gift card for an indoor pickleball facility are excellent choices to keep the game going during the winter months.

Can I find pickleball gifts suitable for kids and families?

Yes! Paddle sets and pickleball-themed clothing make excellent family-friendly gifts.

Try to find a nice economical paddle set for the whole family.

What pickleball accessories make great stocking stuffers?

Pickleball-themed socks, wristbands, keychains, balls, eyewear, shoelaces, towels, compression sleeves, and hydration packets are perfect stocking stuffers for players.

Any creative DIY pickleball gift ideas for the holidays?

Consider making personalized paddle grips with their name or creating a custom pickleball-themed holiday ornament to add a personal touch to your gifts. Or take photos of them and compile them into a scrapbook or collage.

[View pickleball gift inspiration on Pickleball Central and Amazon today]

What are some must-have pickleball accessories for players who love to travel and play on the go?

Here is a guide on choices for those who enjoy pickleball while on vacation or on the move:

Do online pickleball stores have holiday deals and promos?

Many online pickleball retailers offer holiday sales. It's a great time to snag pickleball gear at discounted prices. Pickleball Central is probably the best and most reputable, and has an industry-leading return policy on paddles. They are as safe and reliable as they come.

What are some thoughtful pickleball gifts for coaches/instructors?

Help them keep protected from the sun, and help them stockpile balls.

Related Shopping Guides

Here are some previous resources on clothing/apparel to gift:

Here are some previous resources on bags, which are great gifts:

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Closing Thoughts

The holiday season is all about spreading joy and making connections.

When you choose pickleball gifts for your loved ones or yourself, you're not just giving presents. You're sharing the love for a sport that brings people together.

As winter sets in, these gifts not only keep the pickleball fire burning but also warm the hearts of those who receive them. So, why not sprinkle a little pickleball magic into your holiday celebrations and make this winter season truly unforgettable for a very special picklehead?

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