Health & Wellness Studies on Pickleball Support Positive Effects – Laura/PickleballCentral Blog

Anyone who has played pickleball knows its benefits firsthand, from the physical perks of engaging in cardio exercise to the mental buzz of socializing with a positive community. Sometimes it’s nice to see these effects confirmed via more formal methods, however, especially if you’re trying to convince someone to give the

Blowing Rock, NC, pickleball players ask for permanent courts in Memorial Park

By Thomas Sherrill Sep 13, 2019 BLOWING ROCK – Several Blowing Rock residents asked the Blowing Rock Town Council during its Sept. 10 meeting for the lower basketball court in Memorial Park to be transformed into three full-time pickleball courts. “It’s the fastest growing sport in the country,” said resident Lee

San Clemente, California – Hooked on Pickleball

By Staff - September 11, 2019 Pickleball players scored a victory after the city voted to make space at San Gorgonio Park for the growing sport By Cari Hachmann A veritable sea of red-shirts, Pickleball players took the San Clemente City Council meeting by storm Tuesday night, Sept. 3, urging councilmembers to approve

Pickleball a new option on Bethel, Maine, court

BETHEL — Pickleball has joined basketball on Bethel’s public basketball court. What is it? The sport, invented in 1965, combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong, according to the USA Pickleball website.It can be played indoors or outdoors on a badminton-sized court and a slightly modified tennis net. Equipment includes a paddle and

Beach Haven, NJ, Pickleballers Serve Their Case to Borough Council

By Eric Englund | Sep 11, 2019 Beach Haven — Pickleball enthusiasts filled the Beach Haven Borough Council chambers at its meeting Monday night to request three additional courts at the Nelson Avenue recreational complex. While the borough has committed  $295,000 for improvements to the complex, borough officials made no specific commitment to

Pickleball – Answers to frequently asked questions – Aitkin County, Minnesota

Aitkin Area Pickleball Association coach Dr. John Newstrom responds What is the AAPA? AAPA is the Aitkin Area Pickleball Association—a large and growing group of local women and men who are passionate about learning and playing the exciting game of pickleball.  Objectives are to make available the necessary equipment (nets, paddles, balls),

Greenspring Wins 1st Annual Erickson Living Resident Pickleball Tournament – Springfield, Virginia

Teams from four Erickson Living communities compete in fast-growing sport Greenspring residents Merry Mackie, Yvonne Taylor, Archie Taylor, Blair Blunt, Tom Doshier, Kelly McCaffery, Roy O’Connor and Lynn O’Connor made up the winning team at the first-ever pickleball tournament between four Erickson Living retirement communities. (Photo Credit: Allison Gerardy) The team from

White Rock pickleball player combines sport and family at English event Debbie Lawrance travelled to Nottingham – the starting point of her ‘interesting’ family NICK GREENIZAN - Sep. 8, 2019 A recent trip to England to play pickleball rekindled plenty of family memories for Debbie Lawrance. Last month, the White Rock resident and pickleball enthusiast – in an email she uses the word ‘crazed’

Inaugural Pickle Bowl a sweet success – Nashua, NH

Season playoffs, Pickle I and Pickle II, preceded Pickle Bowl 2019, an inaugural event recently hosted by the Nashua Pickleball Club, a group of around 320 with more than 215 weekly picklers. Play dates starting May 1 pitted six teams of four players each. Eventually, ‘The Kids’ challenged ‘Totally Pickled,’ the

Curling club welcomes pickleball players

Partnership allows for fast-growing association to hold its first-ever event Mark Booth - Richmond News - September 8, 2019 The Richmond Pickleball Association held its first-ever event on the dry floor at the Richmond Curling Club, attracting a capacity field of players in just a few hours. A unique partnership resulted in the