Pickleball remains the fastest growing sport in the United States. Citing Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA) findings, USA Pickleball reports that in 2021 the U.S. had 4.8 million players in the U.S. This represents an incredible two-year growth rate of 39.3%. 
Learn more about interesting pickleball facts and current resources collected by USA Pickleball, you can download their 2022 Pickleball Fact Sheet. You might wander…. Their website is a wealth of information.
Background: The USA Pickleball Association (USA Pickleball) is the national governing body for the sport of pickleball in the US and provides players with official rules, tournaments, rankings and promotional materials. The association is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation and governed by a board of directors and professional staff who provide the guidance and infrastructure for the continued growth and development of the sport.
 From official website of USA Pickleball, https://usapickleball.org/about-us/#contacts.