Padel

At O’Hanlon Park we have Ireland first and only indoor courts, which are available to rent for tournaments or just for fun.

Golf

O’Hanlon Park boasts a 30 bay double tier Golf range with 15 outdoor practice bays. While the Golf Studio offers a large range of Golf Clubs and Putters from the Worlds leading Brands

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At Celbridge Football Park we have 12 5-a-side all-weather floodlit, Astro pitches  fully enclosed and covered with high quality synthetic grass.

Padel Zone

Despite being a new game, padel is becoming one of the most popular racket sports in many countries. The secret: it’s aimed at everyone and it’s easy to learn!

Over the last few years padel has spread globally with currently, over 10 million participants play the sport in over 30 countries.

 

At O’Hanlon Park we have Ireland first and only indoor courts, which are available to rent for tournaments or just for fun.

 

Courts can be booked using our Playtomic page or App. Alternatively Give us a call on 01 6288833

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What is Padel?

Padel is a racquet sport that combines the elements of tennis, squash and badminton. It is only played in doubles and is practiced outdoors as much as indoors.

 

Below outlines some of the rules and features

Play

THE PADEL COURT

Dimensions: 200m² (10x20m) A net divides the court into two sides Windows and steel fences surround the court

The Play

The Play

The ball must bounce on the ground before touching any structure. It can then be played again before the second bounce!

Serve

Serve

The point starts with a serve which must be hit to the opposite square Serve is underhanded, with 2 attempts allowed

Scoring

Scoring

Scoring is exactly the same as tennis Six games are needed to win a set and the team which wins two sets wins the game

The Balls

The Balls

Padel balls are similar to tennis balls but have less pressure in order to adapt to the small size of the court but also to the game with the fence.

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The Racquet

A Padel racquet is solid with no strings but must be perforated. It is smaller and more compact than a tennis racquet.