Non-Ambulatory Singles

  1. For 2025 Non-Ambulatory Pickleball will be classified as a “NON-AMBULATORY - OPEN” sport. Athletes do not need to qualify at a 2024 state qualifier.
  2. NSGA shall use the following skill levels within each age group at Nationals: (3.0 and under, 3.5, 4.0 and 4.5/5.0)
  1. Anyone (non-ambulatory) can register for the event regardless if a state qualifier offers it or not.
  2. Athletes must supply current USAPA rating at the time of registering for the 2025 National Senior Games. If an athlete does not have a skill rating, they will need to refer to the document posted on under the Pickleball sports page in order to determine their skill rating.
  3. Competitors must provide their own paddles. Balls will be provided.
  1. Tournament format will be double elimination play with the first person to win 2 out of 3 games; each game is played to 11, win by 2.
  2. The NSGA and LOC reserve the right to change the tournament format depending on entry numbers, space restrictions or other circumstances.
  3. Awards will be presented to 1st through 8th place for each event within each age/skill category within the division.

Gamma Photon Indoor Ball (yellow)

Non-Ambulatory Pickleball

Sport Rules:

  1. All Pickleball events will be conducted in accordance with the USA Pickleball Association rules, except as modified herein. For copy of the rules please write or visit:(right)
  2. Participant must be seated in their wheelchair for the entire duration of competition.
  3. The playing surface for Wheelchair play shall be 44 feet wide and 74 feet long.
  4. Players may allow the ball to bounce twice before returning the ball. The second bounce can be anywhere on the playing surface.
  5. Shirt color cannot be the same color as the game ball. (Optic yellow/green).
2025 National Senior Games - July 24 - August 4, 2025 406 Days 11 Hours 15 Minutes 35 Seconds