By Jake Mosbach firstname.lastname@example.org Sep 6, 2019 CLINTON — The Clinton Parks and Recreation Department is continuing to ensure that there are many options for Gateway-area residents to get outside and be active. Perhaps the most visible of those in recent months has been the new Riverview Pickleball and Sand Volleyball Complex.
September 2, 2019 The popularity of a sport called “pickleball” is spreading in Iowa. Rick Kramer, director of parks and recreation in New Hampton, heard about pickleball at a recent conference. “It is so new to us that I really don’t know what it is,” Kramer says. “It is table tennis on
Aug 31, 2019 at 12:01 AM I grew up in a college town that had a beautiful recreation center. The community understood the importance of having their own facilities separate from the university facilities. As a child, we spent hours at the recreation center swimming, enjoying the open gym time, dances
Wednesday - Aug 21, 2019 at 8:12 PM DES MOINES —The Enhance Iowa Board recently awarded Mount Pleasant a grant in the amount of $21,750 for pickleball courts. The project includes the construction of six pickleball courts on a currently underutilized tennis court located on the Mount Pleasant Middle School property. Content retrieved
By Jake Mosbach email@example.com - Aug 21, 2019 CLINTON — With a number of eastern Iowa and western Illinois pickleball enthusiasts on hand Wednesday afternoon, city officials held a ribboncutting for the Riverview Pickleball and Sand Volleyball Complex. Sitting south of the Riverview Swimming Pool, the complex features eight pickleball courts with
<!-- SHOW ARTICLE -->Elmwood Country Club has announced the formation of the Elmwood Indoor Tennis Club (EIT), beginning on Sept. 15. Those interested in tennis and pickleball are welcome to join EIT for a small yearly membership fee for juniors, adults, couples and families. Prospective members can pick up a registration form
EARL HORLYK firstname.lastname@example.org Aug 12, 2019 NORTH SIOUX CITY -- Don't be put off by its funny name: Pickleball is not the type of sport that leaves a sour taste in anyone's mouth. Pickleball -- which combines tennis, badminton and ping pong -- is arguably the fastest-growing sport in the United States.
Jim Caufield July 24, 2019 Celebrating the ribbon cutting on the new Dallas Center pickleball courts Wednesday were, from left, Owen Meyers, Marilyn King, Brett Kaszinki, Bob King, Joel Hofland, Chuck Fagen, Nick Reggio, Mary Werch, Chris Watkins, Matt Ellerman, Ben Rouse, Carol Franke, Connor Hehli and Greg Cagle. Dallas Center Public
BY JOHN KRUSE email@example.com When it comes to racket- based sports, a competition with a name evocative of pungent, briny cucumbers has become all the rage locally. Throughout the tri-states, interest is surging in pickleball. More players are heading to courts to play the condensed, more-relaxed version of tennis, while municipal leaders
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Central Iowa Challenge Pickleball tournament - July 13-14, in Des Moines, Iowa: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/central-iowa-challenge-pickleball-tournament-registration-54894394612
Pickleball is said to be the fastest growing sport in the nation and the world, and it’s coming to Council Bluffs in a big way. Construction is officially underway on six new pickleball courts inside the Iowa West Field House in the Mid-America Center entertainment district. Described as a cross between tennis,
CLOSE Smash Park combines food, beer and backyard fun in West Des Moines Zachary Boyden-Holmes, DesMoines Smash Park is now home to the world's largest pickleball paddle. The West Des Moines-based entertainment venue officially certified its massive 150-pound paddle with the Guinness World Records. "Big Blue" is 10 times larger than a traditional pickleball
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — The ladies of Today in Iowa went to Smash Park in West Des Moines to try their hand at an unfamiliar sport — pickleball. The game is a cross between ping pong and badminton. Once they got the hang of it — things got pretty competitive.