Duluth Area Pickleball Association

Basic Pickleball Rules

Here are three video segments explaining and demonstrating the basic rules of the game:

Pickleball Intro and Definitions Serving and Scoring Rules and Gameplay

Here is another video that makes use of diagrams to explain it:

Basic Pickleball Rules

You can download a basic summary of the rules from the USA Pickleball Association.

Once you are familiar with the basic rules of the game, you can view our FAQ on some of the more advanced rules and read the official International Federation of Pickleball tournament rulebook.