Pickleball equipment and paddle manufacturer Selkirk Sport partnered with Invited, the Dallas, TX-based corporation and largest owner and operator of private golf and country clubs in the U.S., to introduce pickleball into its activities program.
“We’re even more excited to work closely with the Selkirk team to grow the game and further improve our pickleball offering for more than 400,000 members nationwide,” said Jonathan Fralick, national VP of Racquet Sports at Invited.
Selkirk’s pickleball equipment and gear will available at more than 200 Invited clubs in the company’s portfolio. Product demo programs are included as part of the deal at all Invited clubs to test Selkirk Sport’s line-up of pickleball paddles.
Pickleball instructors at Invited facilities will play with Selkirk paddles and apparel when teaching and playing at Invited locations, and Selkirk-branded banners, windscreens and other marketing material will be prominently displayed.
“As the demand for pickleball programming continues to increase, a partnership with Invited is a natural next step as we seek to elevate the sport at their industry-leading facilities,” said Selkirk Sport Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Barnes.
Selkirk teaching and coaching materials will be available to Invited’s Pickleball instructors, including its Teaching Pickleball For Tennis Pros course, taught by pickleball player and coach Mark Renneson.