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Pickleball can be played around Nebraska, in Norfolk, Omaha, Lincoln and Fremont. Locals can play pickleball at the YMCA Tennis and Pickleball Center in Norfolk, located near Skyview Lake.

[caption id="attachment_16643" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Barb Baldridge gets set to return a shot during a pickleball match at Memorial Park in North Platte on a Wednesday night earlier this month. Roughly 50 players in the area turned out on the night for a round-robin doubles tournament on seven courts at the park for the sport that […]

Grand Island could get a big economic boost along with improvements in its quality of life with the city’s plan to add eight pickleball courts to the Veterans Sports Complex.

The pickleball phenomenon in Grand Island got a huge push forward as the Grand Island City Council Tuesday agreed to go ahead in building eight new pickleball courts at the Veterans Sports Complex.

No doubt about it. This pickleball thing is becoming a big dill in Lincoln. (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) Actually, no pickles are used (or harmed) in the sport, which is a combination of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. The Seattle family that created the game in 1965 had a dog named Pickles who loved to chase the […]

New Pickleball courts in Kearney, Nebraska! WATCH THE VIDEO! KEARNEY, Neb. — After two months of construction, the first-ever built from ground-up pickleball courts opened in the state of Nebraska with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, August 14. The Kearney Association Pickleball Court along with Kearney Parks and Recreation, the City of Kearney and tons…

By Natalie Saenz – Jun 20, 2019 The Pickleball craze has taken over Stolley Park with six new Pickleball courts that players can enjoy and develop their skills. The Grand Island Parks and Recreation Department and the Grand Island Pickleball Club (GIPC) had its ribbon-cutting ceremony for the six new Pickleball courts at 3 p.m. […]

Kelsey Dickeson Posted: Tue 6:57 PM, May 07, 2019 GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (KSNB) – One local non-profit raised more than expected during Go Big Give, and they’re not finished yet. The Grand Island Pickleball Club raised $58,600 during the 24-hour day of online giving, which put them in the fourth spot overall for most donations. […], NEB — Over the past couple of years many Hastings residents are finding that pickleball is a great way to get some exercise and have fun. Leagues and drop in games seem to keep getting busier all the time there. The sport is played in multiple places around town but for this story we […]