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

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

Crystal River, Florida, Courts to Get Final Touches

Buster Thompson Feb 11, 2020 Crystal River City Hall is pictured along U.S. 19 in Crystal River.Buster Thompson New pickleball courts at Legrone Park to get finishing touches In about six weeks time, four new pickleball courts will be ready for matches at Jim Legrone Park in Crystal River.Council voted 4-0 — Councilman

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

Villagers stay active despite falling temps

By LIZ COUGHLIN, Daily Sun Staff Writer - Feb 5, 2020Maryann Stackhouse, center, of Village De La Vista, practices control of the ball during the Pickleball 100 class on court instructions. [Bill Mitchell, Daily Sun]Gerri Jamieson said she moved to the Villages to play pickleball — something she can take

PICKLEBALL in PARADISE

PICKLEBALL in PARADISE Pickleball is here to stay as its popularity continues to growBy Florida Weekly Staff | on January 29, 2020BY GLENN MILLER Florida Weekly CorrespondentFlorida Weekly Audio Stories brought to you by Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre. Visit broadwaypalm.com to book show tickets today!“The sport’s growth has

Start the new year with pickleball

January 25, 2020 - Fred BowenWASHINGTON POST – It’s a new year, so how about trying a new sport: pickleball. Seriously, that’s the goofy name of a fast-growing game that’s a combination of tennis, ping-pong and badminton.Pickleball is played on a court that’s about 40 per cent of the size

Punta Gorda, Florida: PicklePlex serves up big economic numbers

PicklePlex serves up big economic numbersSTAFF WRITERPUNTA GORDA — There’s no denying the profits that come with pickleball in Charlotte County. With only three tournaments so far at PicklePlex of Punta Gorda, the game has generated nearly $1.4 million in economic impact for the area.Economic impact is an analysis that

Family travels across country for pickleball

Gary Curreri - Sun Sentinel Correspondent Jan 24, 2020Michael Niss, 57, of Parkland, returns a shot during the third annual pickleball tournament at the Delray Beach Tennis Center. (Gary Curreri)Pickleball has become a family affair for a Parkland family.Michael and Daniella Niss took up the sport about four years ago

National buzz builds as pickleball complex takes shape in Holly Hill, Florida

Construction is underway on the Pictona pickleball complex at Hollyland Park on Ridgewood Avenue in Holly Hill,. The target opening date for the $4 million 24-couirt complex is July 1. [News-Journal/Clayton Park] PicasaClayton Park @ClaytonPark3Saturday Jan 18, 2020 at 6:01 AM The opening of the Pictona pickleball complex in Holly Hill is still five months away, but

Daytona Beach, Florida: Pickleball complex in Holly Hill on schedule for summer opening [Video]

Workers made progress over the holidays weeks on Pictona, the pickelball courts and reacreational sports and gathering place coming to Holly Hill this summer. [News-Journal/David Tucker]Erica Van Buren @EricaVanBuren32Tuesday - Jan 7, 2020 Construction for the 24-court pickleball complex is currently underway and on schedule. Along with the pickleball court

Pickleball Daytona coming to Holly Hill

https://pickleballdaytona.com/Welcome to Pickleball Daytona at Holly HillCheck out the latest Pictona construction updates HERE._______________________________Our club has exciting plans for the development of pickleball in the greater Daytona area.Through a public-private partnership, the Club is building 24 courts, 8 of which will be covered, at Hollyland Park, Holly Hill. The Club