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Proposed by local pickleball enthusiasts, the new multi-court facility will feature LED lighting, a shade pavilion, restrooms, and a concessions area.

Currently under construction in Phase I with a planned spring opening, this Cresswind Georgia Pickleball Center will include 30+ pickleball courts. Once complete, it’s estimated to be the largest private pickleball complex in Georgia.

Now celebrating its 55th anniversary, pickleball is America’s fastest growing sport, and Coweta County is no exception.

Glynn County officials have well-intentioned plans at Kings Park on St. Simons Island that would serve a growing number of followers to an increasingly popular sport. But not everyone is happy about it. Some nearby residents fear they are just going to pave paradise and put up a pickleball court.

Several tennis courts at Tattnall Square Park are transforming for a new sport called pickleball. The craze is growing nationwide, including here in Macon.

Members of the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office K-9 police dog unit met recently with members of the North Georgia Pickleball Club to tell them about the unit’s work and show appreciation for the group’s support.

Residents are pouring into what will be a 784-home, 55-and-older community straddling Hall and Gwinnett counties in Braselton.The 19,000-square-foot center features pickleball courts.

Kolter Homes is excited to announce plans for a 30+ court pickleball facility at Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes.

WILMINGTON — To borrow a century-old phrase from Christmas folklore, Yes Virginia, there is such a thing called Pickleball. Not only does the game exist, it has rapidly made inroads in Wilmington and surrounding communities over the past several years when it first began to gain popularity in this region. It has become so well-received, […]

By David Ibata, For the AJC Ten tennis courts at the Cherokee Tennis Center will be resurfaced and repaired as part of a $42,000 contract recently awarded by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. Signature Tennis Courts Inc. submitted the lowest of three bids for the work, which calls for repairing, resurfacing and relining 10…

With the addition of pickleball at Rock Creek Park, Dawson Park and Recreation will be providing sporting opportunities 1500 people.

George Eskola Posted: May 26, 2019 05:45 PM EDT They’ve picked up pickleball at Forest hills Racquet Club, a game many are not hip to yet. “After they say ‘what is Pickleball?’ the other thing I get a lot is ‘isn’t that what my grandma plays?’,” says Caitlin Berry a Pickleball Instructor for the Academy @ […]

Pickleball pro Kyle Yates (center) gives instructions during a clinic Friday at Forest Hills Racquet Club. The Florida native has won eight gold medals in the U.S. Open Pickleball Championships. [WILL CHENEY/THE AUGUSTA CHRONICLE] By Will Cheney Staff Writer May 24, 2019 Pickleball professional Kyle Yates is watching his sport grow by the day. The […]

Chuck SudoApril 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 to the USA Pickleball Association’s […] Anyone for pickleball? Johns Creek announced Wednesday that it has opened its four new pickleball courts at Newtown Park, 3150 Old Alabama Road. City spokeswoman Edie Damann said the City Council approved $25,000 for the project from this year’s budget. Pickleball, invented in 1965 in Washington, is a mix of badminton and tennis that has become popular…