Recess Review

Launched in 2021 by 2 friends who created a recreational lifestyle brand that hones in on its playful aesthetic. The paddles are manufactured in Asia. Their composite paddles are made out of a variety of parts and plastics. The primary core of the paddle is made out of a honeycomb plastic with a fiberglass surface. 7 of their paddles are USAPA approved and the rest are pending.

RECESS offers custom skin designs, 25 paddle minimum, 14+ day lead time. The free design service is perfect for country clubs, hotels, school/teams and special events. Their standard paddle is $86 and the elongated 512 paddle is $148. Additionally, they offer outdoor recreational balls, sets, clothes and accessories. Merchandise purchased online at can be returned within 30 days from the date of receipt to receive a full refund. All orders placed between November 1st and December 31st can be shipped back within 60 days from the date of receipt for a full refund. Exchanges are not supported at this time. If your paddle breaks or becomes unusable during normal play, they’ll make sure you’re taken care.

Recess Pickleball Paddle

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$86.00 Recess Shop
85 Overall Score
The Recess Pickleball Paddle is a top-notch choice for intermediate players seeking a paddle that combines power, control, and durability. Its carbon fiber face, responsive core, and spin-friendly design make it a reliable and versatile tool on the court. While it may come at a slightly higher price point, the Recess paddle offers excellent value for money with its performance, durability, and overall quality construction.

Product Details


Weight: 7.5-8ozGrip: 4.25"Surface: FiberglassCore: 0.53” thick honeycomb interior


USAPA Approved Comes with coverGrip cushion


Not ideal for advanced players