Holly Hill, Florida: Pickleball superplex will open in summer

By Diane M. Carey dcarey@hometownnewsmediagroup.com - Feb 20, 2020 The Pickleball Center at Holly Hill is nearing completion.Billed as the “Wimbledon of Pickleball” and slated to be one of the biggest pickleball venues in Florida, Pictona at Hollyland Park in Holly Hill is nearing completion for a summer opening.Through a public-private

Pickleball popularity picks up in Daniel Island, SC

Wed, 02/19/2020 - Pamela BrownsteinOn a brisk Saturday morning in February, Daniel Island was bursting with outdoor activity. The fields at Governors Park were filled with little kids playing soccer, while pet owners were bundled up at the busy dog park. And at LTP Tennis Center, the courts were bustling with

Pickleball is picking up even here in India

Mumbai Mirror | Updated: Feb 17, 2020A combination of tennis, badminton and TT, pickleball is rapidly becoming a popular community sport worldwide. What makes it so unique? Riddhiman Dutta explores...Water polo, chess boxing, foot golf…you guess the nature of a hybrid sport from the name. What of pickleball? Sounds so

Pickleball prompting noise complaints in Alberta, Canada

Committee looks at $98,000 acoustic panels to address noise complaints at Alpine Park Courts Feb 15, 2020  By: Hannah LawsonPickleball participants celebrate the opening of the Alpine Park court in August 2018. CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert GazetteNoise resulting from a burgeoning sport in Akinsdale is prompting St. Albert to consider installing soundproofing

Las Cruces, New Mexico, Symphony concert features pickleball star

Posted Friday, February 14, 2020 3:30 pm By Mike Cook The Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) will feature some unique elements during its pops concert this weekend in Atkinson Recital Hall in the New Mexico State University Music Building, 1075 N. Horseshoe.Maestro Lonnie Klein and the orchestra will be joined by the

Brier Creek (Raleigh, NC) project adds pickleball courts, seeks public funds; French ambassador coming to Raleigh 

By Dane Huffman  – Managing Editor, Triangle Business Journal Feb 14, 2020Brier Creek project adds more pickleball, seeks public helpAn effort to put a major tennis facility in Raleigh’s Brier Creek has grown in scope — and added more courts for the fast-growing sport of pickleball.The project, led by Rob Autry and

Proposal to raise Collier County, FL, pickleball fees draws players’ ire, prompts scrutiny of contract

Patrick Riley, Naples, FL, Feb. 13, 2020What is pickleball? Find out what it is. A proposal to raise pickleball membership fees at two popular Collier County parks has caused a stir among players and prompted closer scrutiny of a contract between the county and its pickleball concessionaire.County commissioners last month were

Indoor sports facility for volleyball, pickleball and more proposed in Mentor, Ohio

By Betsy Scott bscott@news-herald.com Feb 11, 2020A pickleball lesson takes place at Mentor Civic Center. Projects related to recreation, wellness, auto repairs and a neighborhood church are up for review this week by the Mentor Planning Commission.The panel will hold public hearings Feb. 13 on the following items:The RockCity Sports project

Pitch Perfect: After successful heart surgery, Dexter dynamo is back to active lifestyle

By Sally Owen ~ SoutheastHEALTHSponsored Content Saturday, February 8, 2020After successful heart surgery, Dexter resident Sheila LeGrand is back to pitching horseshoes with her husband and traveling to tournaments across the country. Photo by Lyle WhitworthSheila LeGrand is not one to sit still for much more than a nanosecond. That's why she

Pickleball courts protest under way in Cape Coral, Florida

Giuffrida Park not the right location, petitioners say By CHUCK BALLARO (news@breezenewspapers.com) Cape Coral Daily BreezeGiuffrida Park is the oldest neighborhood park in Cape Coral, as well as one of the smallest.So, when the city announced plans to install pickleball courts in the park as part of the city's $60 million

First-Ever Indoor Pickleball Facility Coming Soon To DC Area

Pickleballerz plans to convert a Chantilly building into the D.C. region's first-ever dedicated six-court, indoor pickleball facility.Mark Hand, Patch Staff Feb 6, 2020Pickleballerz plans to convert a Chantilly building into the D.C. region's first-ever dedicated six-court, indoor pickleball facility. (Shutterstock) CHANTILLY, VA — Pickleballerz, a locally owned company, began demolition of