Pickleball becomes official Washington state sport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — March 29, 2022

Pickleball becomes official Washington state sport

Bainbridge Island – Pickleball was signed into law as Washington state’s official state sport Monday after prime sponsor Sen. John Lovick (D-Mill Creek) rallied cries to codify the beloved paddle ball styled game. “For many of us, this has been a difficult couple of years. As we dust ourselves off from the pandemic, we need something to give us hope and something to remind us to have fun. Pickleball does just that,” said Lovick. “Inspired by a dear neighbor of mine, I decided to make pickleball my freshman bill in the Senate.” Lovick said that upon his recent transition from the Washington State House ...

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