About Us

About Us
Biggest crowd yet @ Orchid! Here we have James, Andrew, Gia, Ray, Rick, Mike, Kaylie, Kylie, Randy, Elaine, Dorothy, Marilyn, Hank, Jim, Michael, Jerry, Norman, Brett, Emma, Doug, Tim C, Sue, Joanne, another Tim C, Seve, Harry, Patty, Jenny, Denise, Herman, Carey, Don, Marlene, Cheryl, Mark, Paul, Peggy, and that’s me, Craig, taking the picture. Maria, Michelle, & Kee missed the picture. Yep, you Biggest crowd yet @ Orchid! We had 41 players here today!!

Fresno Area Pickleball is a 501c3


To grow the game of pickleball in Fresno and surrounding areas for all ages by creating and cultivating an environment that promotes health, social interaction, good sportsmanship and FUN.


Inclusiveness – There’s a place for everyone. All ages, skills, fitness levels are welcome! And it’s affordable!

Health and Safety – Stay active in a healthy, safe environment.

Community Connection – Our shared passion for pickleball creates fun opportunities for socializing, building community and making friends.


To support increased availability of pickleball facilities for the general public, at city parks or other sites. To offer training, clinics and tournaments to new and current players.

Current Goals 

  • Build Membership
  • Fundraise for permanent pickleball courts/facility for the general public in the Fresno Region.
  • Effectively manage our open play times to allow robust play for all participants.