Meridian, Idaho, July 13, 2023 – PlaySight, the leading sports video and analytics technology company, is thrilled to announce its partnership with The Flying Pickle Pickleball Club, a forthcoming state-of-the-art facility in Meridian. The partnership aims to elevate the playing experience for pickleball enthusiasts and provide them with advanced technology, enhanced coaching opportunities, and the ability to share their highlights online.
The Flying Pickle, located at 1135 N Hickory Ave., adjacent to K1 Speed, is set to become Idaho’s premier indoor pickleball facility. With a sprawling 52,000 square feet of space, featuring 18 cutting-edge courts, it will be the largest of its kind in Idaho. The facility will also house a top-notch restaurant, adding an extra layer of convenience and enjoyment for members.
Co-founder and owner of The Flying Pickle, Paul Starita, expressed his enthusiasm for the partnership, stating, “We couldn’t be more thrilled to partner with PlaySight. At The Flying Pickle, our goal is to add as much value as possible for our members. PlaySight will enhance our members’ playing experience, give them access to better coaching, and allow them to share their highlights online. This technology will truly differentiate our club as pickleball continues to grow, and more courts become available.”
PlaySight’s cutting-edge technology will be integrated into The Flying Pickle’s facilities, providing players with unprecedented insights and analysis of their performance. The video and analytics platform will enable pickleball enthusiasts to review their matches, track their progress, and receive personalized coaching feedback. Moreover, the technology will empower players to easily share their highlights online, included through PlaySight’s new automated highlights for Pickleball via computer vision, connecting with the wider pickleball community and fostering a sense of camaraderie.
Susannah Barr, a professional pickleball player based in Boise, will be collaborating with Starita on this groundbreaking project. Barr, a decorated athlete with numerous medals to her name, brings invaluable expertise and passion to The Flying Pickle.
Pickleball players can anticipate using PlaySight as early as this October, when The Flying Pickle plans its opening.
About PlaySight Interactive
PlaySight is a leading sports video and analytics technology company that enables athletes, coaches, and fans to improve and engage through its innovative sports AI platform. With cutting-edge technology across a range of sports, PlaySight offers real-time video analysis, performance insights, and sharing capabilities, revolutionizing the way sports are practiced and experienced.
About The Flying Pickle
The Flying Pickle Pickleball Club is an upcoming premier indoor pickleball facility in Meridian, Idaho. Boasting 18 state-of-the-art courts spread over 52,000 square feet, the club aims to provide pickleball enthusiasts with an unparalleled playing experience, alongside advanced coaching, cutting-edge technology, and a vibrant community atmosphere.