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  • How do you play pickleball?

    Pickleball is so much fun, and we are excited that you are going to try it out! Get started by reading our comprehensive guide!

  • How do you keep score?

    We created a guide that you can read here to explain how the point system works!

  • Where are your paddles made?

    All of our custom paddles and most of our limited edition paddles are produced locally in Austin, TX. All other paddles are currently imported from a sports factory in Asia.

  • Are your paddles available in any stores near me?

    We primarily sell our paddles online at However, our paddles are also sold at a select few retail shops. Please email for more information.

  • What are your paddles made out of?

    Our composite paddles are made out of a variety of parts and plastics. The primary core of our paddle is made out of a honeycomb polypropylene. Our Classic and Limited Edition paddles have a fiberglass surface, while our Advanced paddles have a T700 carbon fiber surface.

  • Are your paddles USA Pickleball approved?

    Yes, Recess Classic paddles and Advanced paddles are USA Pickleball approved. See a full list of our USA Pickleball approved paddles here.

  • Are there customer reviews of your products?

    Yes! Our customers are great at sharing their honest feedback on paddles, balls, clothing, and more. Find all of our Reviews here.

  • Is Recess hiring for new positions?

    We are not currently hiring for new positions. However, feel free to monitor our Careers page where you can subscribe to be updated when we are looking to fill new roles in the future!

  • How does the Design Your Own Recess Paddle process work?

    Design Your Own Recess Paddles feature personalized text in your preferred color and font on the front, and a classic Recess design on the back. To get started, click the CUSTOMIZE IT button on the product listing.

    - Under the BACK tab, select a paddle design for the back.

    - Switch to the FRONT tab and add your text. Text can be added to the center and top of the paddle.

    - Customize the text size, color, and fonts. Note: Font color options available are dependent on background color selected (white, cream, tan, or blue).

    - Under Design Approval Process, select whether or not you would like a proof of your design sent to your email prior to printing (adds 1-2 business days to delivery timeline).

    - Select the quantity you'd like to purchase. Discounts start at 2 paddles and increase with paddle volume purchased.

    1 paddle: $128

    2-3 paddles: $112 each

    4-7 paddles: $106 each

    8+ paddles: $98 each

    - Add to cart and check out.

    Once you place your order, a Recess Designer will review for final touches and then send to production in Austin, TX. Designs for orders that do not require a proof are finalized within 1-3 business days. Designs that require a proof are finalized within 3-5 business days, or when approval is confirmed by the customer via email.

    If you still need additional edits after customizing, a Recess Designer will reach out after you place your order to bring your vision to life.

    Design Your Own Paddle orders will be delivered approximately 3 weeks from the date the design is finalized. All other items in the order will ship at the same time.

    Still have questions? Email us at to get in touch with our team.

  • Can I change the shipping address on my order?

    If you notice that your shipping address is incorrect, please log in to your account to cancel your order before it has been fulfilled. If your order has already been fulfilled, it may be too late to cancel the order, but please reach out to for assistance.

  • How fast will my order arrive?

    Shipping time is dependent on which shipping method you selected at checkout. Please review our shipping policy here for estimated shipping times.

  • Do you ship internationally?

    We offer shipping to Canada with FedEx International Economy. Please see our full shipping policy here.

  • What happens if my package is lost, stolen, or damaged in transit?

    If your package is lost, stolen, or damaged during transit, Recess offers a replacement order free of charge or your original order value in store credit. Please email us at to start the process.

  • What is your return policy?

    Recess is committed to customer satisfaction. For US-based customers, merchandise purchased online can be returned within 35 days of the order fulfillment date to receive a refund*, store credit, or exchange for a new color or size. *A return fee may apply.

    For more information, read our full return policy here.

  • How do I return an order?

    To initiate a return, submit a request through our return portal here using your order number and email. For more information on returns, read our full return policy

  • Do your products come with a warranty?

    We have a warranty policy for our paddles. Please review here.

  • What payment methods to you accept?

    We accept all major credit cards, PayPal, and Apple Pay.

  • What do I do if I have a problem with my order or I need to cancel it?

    We are sorry to hear that! Email us at and we’ll do what we can to work it out.

  • Where is my order?

    We are a small but mighty team, and orders typically take 2 business days to process before they are shipped. During peak seasons or promotional periods, order processing times may be extended. Please view our full shipping policy for estimated shipping times. After your order has shipped, you will receive an email with tracking information. If your package is lost in transit, please reach out to for further assistance.

  • Do you offer wholesale prices?

    Yes, we offer wholesale partnerships with stores that align with our vision and brand. Please fill out our Wholesale Application to begin the process and we will be in touch with you soon.

  • Press inquiry?

    If you are interested in learning more about Recess Pickleball, please shoot us an email at

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