No - it's not a game where you use a pickle as a ball. It's a combination between tennis, badminton and ping pong, You have a net, a court, paddles, and a lightweight ball (similar to a whiffle ball). Players can face off as singles or doubles, just as in traditional tennis.
Like so many Central New Yorkers, you're probably planning on making the drive from the Utica or Rome area to Old Forge and Water Safari. Things are going to be a little different this year, starting with making reservations.
I'm pretty sure I need a barbecue griddle for our backyard in New Hartford. It seems like everyone I know has one (even though I didn't know they existed before last week) and they all seem to be having so much fun.