Are you looking for a thrilling, easy-to-play, and rapidly growing sport to try in Bury St Edmunds? Look no further than Padel, the exciting cross between tennis and squash that has taken Europe by storm!
And now, you can experience Padel in Bury St Edmunds at Risbygate Sports Club, which is set to become the ultimate destination for Padel enthusiasts in Suffolk.
Which makes our founder, Alfie, particularly excited as he grew up in the small East-Anglian town.
What is Padel?
Padel is a dynamic and engaging sport that originated in Mexico during the late 1960s.
Since its inception, it has gained immense popularity worldwide and is now the fastest-growing sport in Europe.
In fact, it’s now Spain’s second most popular sport! Beating tennis and second only to football.
Combining elements of traditional tennis and squash, Padel is played on a smaller, enclosed court, allowing for intense and action-packed rallies.
If you want to learn even more about padel you can in our full guide.
Introducing Padel at Risbygate Sports Club
Exciting news for sports enthusiasts in Bury St Edmunds!
Risbygate Sports Club is proud to announce the installation of two state-of-the-art Padel courts.
Located on Westley Road, Risbygate Sports Club is committed to offering an exceptional Padel experience to both club members and the general public.
The courts are set to be available from late August to early September 2023, just in time for you to enjoy a thrilling game of Padel during the summer season.
Risbygate Sports Club
OPEN DAILY: 8.30am – 10pm
Why Choose Padel in Bury St Edmunds?
Padel has something to offer for everyone! Whether you are an experienced athlete or a beginner, Padel is easy to pick up and play.
The sport provides longer and more engaging rallies compared to traditional tennis, making it a fantastic social and family-friendly activity.
Its smaller court size and slightly less demanding nature also make it accessible and enjoyable for players of all ages and abilities, including those with disabilities.
Padel Sessions at Risbygate Sports Club
Are you excited to give Padel a try? Risbygate Sports Club is hosting a range of Padel sessions to suit various preferences and schedules.
The ‘Club Americano’ sessions take place in the evenings on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, allowing you to enjoy the sport after a busy day.
Daytime sessions are available on Tuesday and Thursday, perfect for those seeking mid-morning fun and fitness.
And for those who prefer weekends, don’t miss the double session on Saturday or the Sunday morning session.
Here are the full times available:
Please note that Americano is 8 players, 7 games of 24 points, each player will play with every other player against different pairs.
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 6.00 to 7.30 and 7.30 to 9.00
Tuesday 10.30 to 12.00
Thursday 10.30 to 12.00
Saturday 9.00 to 12.00 double session
Sunday 10.30 to 12.00
Tuesday and Thursday 10.30 to 12.00
Coaching for Padel Enthusiasts
For those looking to enhance their Padel skills, Risbygate Sports Club offers adult coaching sessions.
Experienced coaches will guide you through the intricacies of the sport, helping you refine your techniques and tactics.
With coaching available on weekdays, you can easily fit Padel into your weekly schedule and witness your game soar to new heights!
Here are the full times available:
Monday 10.30 till 12.00
Wednesday 10.30 till 12.00
Tuesday 1.30 till 3.00
Thursday 1.30 till 3.00
Join the Padel Revolution in Bury St Edmunds
Don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to be part of the Padel revolution in Bury St Edmunds!
Whether you’re a seasoned player or a curious beginner, Risbygate Sports Club invites you to embrace the exhilaration of Padel on their brand-new courts.
To book your Padel session at Risbygate Sports Club, located in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3RR, simply contact the club through their page here.
Be prepared for a sport that will keep you coming back for more action, fun, and camaraderie with fellow players.