Mount Pleasant, Iowa, gets grant to convert underused tennis court to 6 Pickleball courts

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

Clinton, Iowa, Pickleball players celebrate new courts

By Jake Mosbach - 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

Belleview, Iowa, pickleball players relish increased access to sport

BY JOHN KRUSE 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

West Des Moines’ Smash Park holds record for world’s largest pickleball paddle

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