Federal money helps city ensure seniors ‘stay healthy and active’ – Orillia, Ontario, Canada

NEWS RELEASE CITY OF ORILLIA ************************* The Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, visited Orillia today to discuss the successful seniors’ programming launched as a result of the New Horizons for Seniors Fund. The City of Orillia Parks, Recreation and Culture Department received a total of $50,000 from the New Horizons for Seniors Fund

Pickleball growing in popularity

  STEVENSVILLE — Pickleball is a relatively new sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Two or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. Queen Anne’s County Parks and Recreation has

Pickleball expert Sarah Ansboury serves tips to players in O’Hara

Lower Valley pickleball enthusiasts had a chance last week to receive instruction from professional player Sarah Ansboury, a four-time medalist at the USA Pickleball Association (USAPA) National Tournament. Ansboury, 35, a former tennis instructor from Portland, Oregon, is the pickleball pro at Palmetto Dunes in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Her resume includes 2015 and 2016

Mission, Texas, offering Pickleball sport to residents

As an ambassador for pickleball-a sport that combines ping pong, tennis and badminton, Joyce Mitchell has seen players benefit from the sport. One of her players, for example, received the full use of her arm again after she had been in a car accident. “Her arm was practically severed off and

New gym a hub of activity in East Elmwood, Manitoba

7112 When East Elmwood Community Centre burned down on March 9, 2011, it left a hole in the community. The new East Elmwood Community Centre at 490 Keenleyside St. opened in the summer of 2015. Since then, the LEED Gold certified building has become a hub of the community. "It is a state

California: Squid watches Pacific Grove City Council attempt to get pickleball players and neighbors out of a pickle.

  Half Sour…Squid indulges in the occasional light recreational activity, but given the heft of the Mueller Report is considering a slow read through that document as a weight-lifting exercise for Squid’s upper tentacles. To work the lower tentacles, there’s always the remote control for clicking through public television to watch

In Fishers, Indiana, Pickleball is a thing, and now the city is hosting its first tournament

A game of pickleball at Cyntheanne Park in Fishers, Ind., Tuesday, April 16, 2019. Fishers resident Steve Cage recently donated $63,000 to Fishers Parks & Recreation and the Fishers Parks Foundation for the addition of two new "challenge" courts, geared toward intermediate and advanced players. (Photo: Jenna Watson/IndyStar) Janet Bluming picked

YMCA Pickleball coordinator honored -Wilkes-Barre, PA

From left, are Lauranel Banks, wellness director; Ryan Pollock, volunteer pickleball coordinator; Joe Czarnecki, pickleball ambassador for Luzerne County; and Jim Thomas, executive director of the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA. Ryan Pollock, volunteer pickleball coordinator for the Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, was presented with the 2018 certificate of appreciation for his dedication to

Radio Days Pickleball – Montpelier, Idaho

O Radio Days, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Montpelier, is this Saturday, April 27th. The project this year is to raise money to refurbish some of the tennis courts at Wells C. Stock Park. They are unusable at this time and will continue to deteriorate if no improvements occur. The

Expansion of indoor Pickleball sparks talks of new multi-sport complex in Steamboat Springs, CO

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The idea of building an indoor multi-sport complex is being spearheaded by the Tennis Center at Steamboat Springs. Tennis Center Director Loretta Conway was first approached by Randy Wert, vice president of the Steamboat Pickleball Association, about a complex that would meet the needs of not only pickleball