Media Alert: APP Philadelphia Open at the Upper Main Line YMCA in Berwyn, PA from August 23 – 27

Special media session to be held on Wednesday, August 23

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PHILADELPHIA (August 9, 2023) - The Association of Pickleball Players (APP), the nation’s preeminent pickleball tour for elite professionals and amateurs, is coming to Philadelphia for its upcoming event, the 2023 APP Philadelphia Open, held August 23 - 27 in Berwyn, PA.

The 2022 APP Philadelphia Open welcomed more than 400 players. 

The APP will host a special media event at the Upper Main Line YMCA in Berwyn on Wednesday, August 23 to preview the event and the rapidly growing sport of pickleball. Several of the sport’s top professionals will be in attendance and available to meet with the media, as well as members of the YMCA and APP leadership teams. 

Media in attendance will have exclusive access to interviews, hitting demos, and photo opportunities with players of all levels including top professional pickleball players in the world.

WHAT: Various media options surround the 2023 APP Philadelphia Open including:

  • Media session with pickleball pros and APP tournament leadership – Wednesday, August 23 at from 3 - 5 PM
  • Stories and opportunities around local players participating in the tournament.
  • Interviews with YMCA staff about pickleball trends, ways to get started playing and the future of the sport in the Philadelphia region. 

WHEN: Wednesday, August 23, 2023 – Sunday, August 27

WHERE: Upper Main Line YMCA, 416 Berwyn-Paoli Road, Berwyn, Pennsylvania 19312


  • Elite APP pros
  • APP Founder Ken Herrmann
  • YMCA Leadership and Pickleball Staff and local players
  • APP Chief Marketing Officer Tom Webb



APP -- Daniel Sagerman | |  (847) 800 8182

YMCA -- Jenny James Lee | 610-643-9622 ext 2136 |



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