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Welcome to Northstar Pickleball - Your Destination for Quality Used Paddles

At Northstar, we understand the importance of finding the right equipment to enhance your pickleball experience. We are excited to introduce our Used Paddle Program, where you can buy, sell, and trade high-quality used pickleball paddles. Not only does this initiative provide you with budget-friendly options, but it also contributes to our commitment to sustainability.

Why Choose Northstar Pickleball for Used Paddles?

1. Quality Assurance:

Every used paddle that enters our program undergoes a thorough inspection to ensure it meets our high standards. We want you to feel confident in your purchase and enjoy top-notch performance on the court.

2. Trade-In Program:

Bring in your used paddle, and let's turn it into a win-win situation. We offer store credit for your used paddle, which you can use towards the purchase of a new paddle or any other exciting products available at Northstar Pickleball. It's a great way to upgrade your equipment while also being environmentally conscious.

3. Community Recycling Initiative:

By participating in our Used Paddle Program, you are actively contributing to the community's recycling efforts. We believe in the power of reusing equipment to reduce carbon waste and promote sustainability within the pickleball community. Join us in making a positive impact on the environment!

How the Trade-In Process Works:

  1. Bring In Your Used Paddle:
    Visit our store and bring in your gently used pickleball paddle. Our knowledgeable staff will assess its condition and provide you with a fair evaluation.
  2. Receive Store Credit:
    Once your paddle is evaluated, you'll receive store credit that can be used immediately or saved for future purchases. This credit can be applied to a new paddle or any other products available at Northstar Pickleball.
  3. Explore New Options:
    With your store credit in hand, explore our extensive collection of new and used paddles, accessories, and apparel. We're confident you'll find something that perfectly suits your playing style.
  4. Environmental Impact:
    Feel good about your decision to recycle and reduce waste within the pickleball community. Together, we can make a difference in promoting sustainability and responsible consumption.

Join Us in the Sustainable Pickleball Movement!

Northstar Pickleball is not just a store; it's a community-driven hub committed to providing quality equipment, promoting sustainability, and fostering a love for the game. Visit our store today, trade in your used paddle, and be a part of the movement towards a greener and more environmentally friendly pickleball community.

Play responsibly. Play sustainably. Play with Northstar Pickleball.

Used Pickleball Paddle Condition Grading System:

Below is the grading system used to judge the condition of used paddles that are brought in or sent in to Northstar Lacrosse and Pickleball

1. Like New: A

  • Paddle has minimal signs of use.
  • No scratches, dents, or chips.
  • Grip and edge guard are in excellent condition.

2. Excellent: A-

  • Paddle shows light signs of use.
  • Minor surface scratches or scuff marks.
  • Grip and edge guard are still in good condition.

3. Very Good: B+

  • Paddle has noticeable signs of use.
  • Some surface scratches and wear.
  • Grip and edge guard may show moderate wear but are still functional.

4. Good: B

  • Paddle has visible signs of use and wear.
  • Multiple scratches and scuff marks on the surface.
  • Grip and edge guard may show significant wear but are still usable.

5. Fair: C

  • Paddle has significant wear and tear.
  • Scratches, dents, or chips may be present.
  • Grip and edge guard may need replacement.

6. Poor: D or F

  • Paddle is heavily damaged or broken.
  • Significant structural issues affecting performance.
  • Grip and edge guard may be severely damaged.

Terms and Conditions:

1. Bring your pickleball paddles to the store during our open hours or send them by mail to 774 Main Street, Hopkins, MN, 55343.
1a. Please note that Northstar Lacrosse and Pickleball won't cover any shipping fees.
1b. If you mail in your paddles and later decide to have them shipped back for any reason, there will be a shipping charge.

2. Our friendly team at Northstar Pickleball will assess your paddle conditions using the grading system mentioned above. The evaluation is done by our on-site staff during your visit or by our managers and employees when paddles are sent by mail.

3. Unfortunately, pickleball paddles falling into the 'D or F' category won't qualify for the trade-in program. However, you can still do a good deed by donating them to Northstar Lacrosse and Pickleball. We'll pass them on to the Big Brother Big Sister program right here in Minnesota. Thanks for making a positive impact!

4. The store credit for used paddles is determined based on the paddle's current retail value, as well as the condition of the paddle. This value ranges from 20% to 40% of the paddle's current market retail value.

Thank you for reviewing the terms and conditions regarding the trade-in of your used pickleball paddles at Northstar Lacrosse and Pickleball. We appreciate your attention to these details. By proceeding with the trade-in, you acknowledge and agree to the outlined conditions, including the evaluation process, the store credit range (20% to 40%), and the procedures for both in-store and mail-in assessments.