All India Pickleball Association

Mr. Sunil Valavalkar brought the game into India in 2008 and he formed the All India Pickleball Association (AIPA) in the year 2008 as a not-for-profit organisation under Section 25 of the Companies Act and has been promoting the sport in India for the last 15 years. AIPA has been formally granted affiliation of the International Pickleball Federation (IPF), USA in the year 2015. It is also the founding member of Asia Federation of Pickleball, Singapore.

Since AIPA is pioneer for introducing Pickleball in India, we are responsible for its promotion, development and enjoyment in India.

During the past 15 years AIPA has conducted a Bainbridge Cup Tournament in December 2022, 6 National Tournaments, 2 Federation Cups, 3 Indian Open Tournaments, 3 National Ranking Tournaments, various State Level Tournaments, 2 League Championships, and many Club Level Tournaments. As a result currently over 10,000 players are actively playing Pickleball on the Pan India Level.

Empowering Youth & Citizens of India to get equal rights to play in the society through encouragement and creating a healthy, sustainable and safe environment to play pickleball sport.

AIPA's vision is to popularize the sport in India and ensure grassroot development of the sport throughout India. AIPA has already started its engagement & development programme in which talented players are identified and given all around training in skills, diet, physical endurance, mental conditioning, etc. under the watchful eyes of specialists in respective fields. AIPA thrives to achieve success by creating and nurturing a robust bunch of talented players who can compete against the best players in World Pickleball.

Under the able leadership of the President Shri Arvind Ramesh Prabhoo, AIPA is trying its best to get the sport recognised by the Government and the Sports Authority of India. This will lead to the game being included in school & University games and thereafter in National games. Our vision is also getting this sport into Olympic games and gaining required recognition from the government.

We believe that we can spread this unique sport in India

Pickle with a purpose

We want pickleball to continue to amplify, by making this sport more accessible,and taking the spirit to a new level

Engaging with Picklers

Embrace the Pickleball Community by getting to know fellow pickleball enthusiasts ! as part of a sports group.

Unified Future

As pickleball players, we are a vibrant community, always ready to welcome newcomers into the fold.


We focuss on imparting coaching and playing knowledge to the participants, ceovering basic rules

Affiliation with IPF

International Pickleball Federation with help of All India Pickleball Association hopes to spread Pickball in various Countries.

Training Skills

AIPA believes in increasing the skill and knowledge of our players and encouraging them.Vikram Singh who is the head coach at AIPA headed this coaching clinic






National Tournaments

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Bainbridge Cup 2022

Uttar Pradesh Team Wins International Silver In Men's Singles And Doubles In Bainbridge Cup 2022



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Hon. Chief Minister Goa with AIPA-President, Mr Arvind Prabhoo

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