The Admiral Coontz Armory in Hannibal has been closed for weeks due to flooding from the Mississippi River. It is set to reopen Monday, April 22 with Drop-In Pickleball from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $3 for Drop-In Pickleball. Courts will be designated for competitive, intermediate and leisure. Players are welcome
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
RONAN O’DOHERTY, Apr. 21, 2019 Instructor Brooke Siver has been involved with the growing sport for six years Russ Watson intently awaits his partner’s serve on Wednesday morning. Cindy Tobin is all smiles as she practices her pickleball serving technique. Quesnel’s Rink 2 arena was being used for a purpose its builders might never
By Kevin McClintock firstname.lastname@example.org For a moment, Cathy Wendt struggled to put her emotions into words. “It’s just the most wonderful game in the world” she finally said, flashing a smile. Years ago, while visiting Florida, Wendt came across a game she’d never seen before — a sport named, of all things, pickleball.
Because most pickleball games are played on retrofitted tennis courts, it’s quick and easy for a parks and recreation department to get the game up and running. YinYang / Getty Images Get the Better newsletter. SUBSCRIBE April 21, 2019, 2:28 PM GMT By Amanda Loudin One of the fastest growing sports in America involves a
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
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
Pickleball player and organizer Larry Brekken told the Park Board he’s “really appreciative” of the pickleball courts that were put in a year ago at Schuster Park and asked if their two-days-a-week schedule was still acceptable with the department, and requested they be allowed to use the east side of
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Divas and cowboys competed at ‘Battle of the Racquets’ for Pemi-Baker Community Health’s Hospice and Palliative Care program. (Courtesy photo) PLYMOUTH — ‘Battle of the Racquets,’ the Waterville Valley charity event for Pemi-Baker Community Health Hospice and Palliative Care program, raised funds for local families and caregivers. This year’s competitions took place
By Roger LaPointe, Sentinel-Tribune Staff Writer PERRYSBURG — Pickleball will be coming to Municipal Park and it will happen at $72,000 less than budgeted. City council passed a resolution 5-0 authorizing the resurfacing of tennis courts and the installation of six pickleball courts from CourtSMITHs for $27,830. The recreation committee had recommended
Chuck Sudo - April 18, 2019 As the sport’s popularity surges, adding pickleball facilities could be a competitive advantage for senior living providers courting tenants. Pickleball combines elements of tennis, ping pong and badminton, and is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. Nearly 3.1 million Americans play pickleball, according
Punta Gorda Historic District homeowners are urging the City Council to prioritize the health of neighbors over the game. Neighbors that live near the pickleball courts in Punta Gorda have talked about their anxiety and stress, due to the noise. Now, Punta Gorda Historic District homeowners are urging the City Council to
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Westbrook is preparing to move ahead with pickleball courts on the former site of town tennis courts. Westbrook pickleball enthusiasts will soon have their own courts, thanks to a $40,000 grant from the Westbrook Foundation and to residents who attended a Board of Selectmen (BOS) meeting in late March and
SALISBURY – As the city works to convert some City Park tennis courts into pickleball courts, local tennis players are calling “fault.” Salisbury Parks and Recreation is converting two of its six tennis courts — courts No. 1 and 2 at City Park — into six permanent pickleball courts. Already, pickleball
Pickleball has recently emerged as a popular sport among people of all age groups, all around the world. It is a paddle spot that combines the elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. It requires two or four players to play at a time, using solid paddles made of wood
Proper pickleball technique can help prevent injuries. (Newswire.net -- April 15, 2019) Bend, OR --During the month of April, we recognize the latest paddle sport craze winning the hearts of both the young and more mature age groups. Designed intentionally as a family friendly sport, pickleball’s main appeal may be its