Fast-Growing Sport Of Pickleball Booming In Bloomington-Normal, Indiana

View Slideshow 2 of 3   What’s the fastest growing participation sport in America? Pat yourself on the back if you said pickleball. GLT correspondent Willis Kern has more with one of the country’s top pickleball players, who visited Bloomington-Normal recently. Listen Listening... / 6:56 An excerpt of GLT's interview Listen Listening... / 13:39 GLT's full story To learn more about the growing

5 Hidden Health Benefits of Pickleball

Pick up a paddle to protect your heart, boost your mood, and more! By now you’ve heard of pickleball. The increasingly popular paddle sport, which has similarities to tennis and ping pong, has attracted players of all ages and fitness levels—but especially active older adults. What’s so great about it? For starters, it’s

‘Wimbledon of Pickleball’: Holly Hill could get 24 courts – FL

HOLLY HILL — The City Commission on Tuesday will vote on economic incentives for a proposed recreational sports facility at Hollyland Park that some say could become the "Wimbledon of Pickleball." An Ormond Beach couple has offered to donate $3 million to build the planned 24-court complex at the city's Hollyland Park. It would be the second-largest

Maitland, FL, begins hosting Pickleball games

The Parks and Recreation department hosts games every Monday and Wednesday at Hill Park. by: Harry Sayer Black Tie Reporter Maitland has a number of sports leagues — including soccer, youth baseball, youth and adult basketball, and tennis — that the city helps organize and keep running. But there’s a new sport in

New pickleball program kicks off in Wellington, FL

Wellington had a pickleball grand opening celebration at the Neil S. Hirsch Boys and Girls Club in Wellington recently with officials from the village and Boys & Girls Club. (Liz Nunez/Courtesy) The sport with a funny name had a grand opening celebration at the Neil S. Hirsch Boys & Girls Club