Make a racket with Padel. A bit of tennis, a bit of squash, and a lot of fun! We've partnered with Game4Padel to bring you one of the most accessible, exciting, and fastest-growing racket sports in the world. It's a world phenomenon and a first for Glasgow. Small courts, big rackets, and glass sides mean that nothing is out of bounds, and the fun is simply limitless.
SERVE UP THE GOOD TIMES
When the golf demands a break, try your hand at padel, one of the fastest-growing sports. If you’re tired of the stop-start nature of tennis, the glass walls will come to your rescue for a fun, non-stop experience – regardless of your ability level. And of course, families can play together too!BOOK NOW
The Benefits of Padel
Burn Some Calories
Remarkably, an hour of padel can burn between 700 and 1000 calories.
Improve Aerobic Capacity
Its fast-paced nature can help prevent health risks such as heart problems.
An hour in the glass walls can alleviate the stress of work and life. Get those endorphins pumping!
Suitable For All Ages
You determine the intensity of the game so it adapts well to the rhythms of its players.
Frequently Asked Questions
Padel is a racket sport that combines elements of tennis, squash. It is a fun, sociable and very accessible game as players of all ages and abilities will get the basics of the game within the first half an hour of playing.
Padel’s the fastest-growing sport in the world – it’s a fast-paced, social sport that’s easy to pick up, but difficult to put down. It can be played by anyone and everyone, no matter your age or ability.
Padel is often described as a mix between tennis and squash and it is played on an enclosed court, about 25% smaller than a tennis court. In Padel, you can hit the ball off any of the surrounding walls.
In 1993, The Sports Council of Spain recognised Paddle as a sport and changed the name to Padel due to Spanish pronunciation.
Padel is played with a specialised racket however there are different actions that require body movements.
Padel is a fun, sociable and very accessible game as players of all ages and abilities will get the basics of the game within the first half an hour of playing.
Strategy is more important than power and strength in padel therefore physical abilities do not guarantee a win!
Padel is played in an enclosed court surrounded by walls of glass and metallic mash. The court is one third of the size of a tennis court.