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Pickleball’s casually competitive nature is finding comfort in modern-day Alexandria, Virginia.

The boldest change in the tennis courts at Vienna, Virginia’s Glyndon Park is the grid of yellow lines that reconfigures two tennis courts into four pickleball courts.

Beverly Raelson co-founded Pickleballerz, a just-opened, indoor pickleball venue at 14424 Albemarle Point Place in Chantilly. They say it is one-of-a-kind in the Mid-Atlantic, and it counts the Peterson Cos. as an investor.

A weekend pickleball tournament raised funds for Northampton County Virginia’s Toys for Tots program.

Pickleballerz plans to convert a Chantilly building into the D.C. region’s first-ever dedicated six-court, indoor pickleball facility.

Health experts say that the best exercise for anyone is the exercise they’ll do. The Maloneys recently added Pickleball. The sport is very popular in Fauquier, and Chestnut Forks indoor courts make it weather-proof.

CHANTILLY, Va. – Locally-owned-and-operated Pickleballerz, signed a lease on Dec. 17 to become the Washington DC region’s first-ever dedicated indoor pickleball facility. The company will open its almost 20,000 square-foot facility located at 14424 Albemarle Point Place, Chantilly, VA. in the Spring, 2020.

If you are a fan of pickleball, you’ll have to check out the new courts in Henrico. (Source: Henrico County Government – Facebook) November 8, 2019 at 11:35 AM EST – Updated November 8 at 11:35 AM HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) – If you are a fan of pickleball, you’ll have to check out the new…

by: Alex Thorson Posted: Nov 5, 2019 / 06:19 PM EST / Updated: Nov 5, 2019 / 06:48 PM EST RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Pickleball, a new sport catching on in the city of Richmond will soon make its way to a bar in the Manchester neighborhood. With more than 40 courts already in the state’s capital, a new Pickleball…

J. Elias O’Neal November 5, 2019 Rally is modeled off Kansas City-based Chicken N Pickle, a Midwest pickleball court and restaurant that’s planning multiple locations across the Midwest and mid-South. (Chicken N Pickle) When scouting sites in Richmond for their new business idea, Charlottesville residents Barrett Worthington and Megan Charity noticed something about Manchester. The […]

Teams from four Erickson Living communities compete in fast-growing sport Greenspring residents Merry Mackie, Yvonne Taylor, Archie Taylor, Blair Blunt, Tom Doshier, Kelly McCaffery, Roy O’Connor and Lynn O’Connor made up the winning team at the first-ever pickleball tournament between four Erickson Living retirement communities. (Photo Credit: Allison Gerardy) The team from Greenspring, a continuing […]

People interested in playing and learning about pickleball should attend the exhibition at the Chili Cook-off and Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 7 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The exhibition is taking place at Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center.

Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. The paddle sport combines elements of ping pong, badminton and tennis. August 12, 2019RVAHub Staff Henrico County leaders broke ground on August 3rd for eight new outdoor pickleball courts under construction at Pouncey Tract Park. Pickleball is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country. […]

Rising Star: Andy Leighton beating Parkinson’s with Pickleball by Chip Brierre Tuesday, August 6th 2019 AA Helen White and Andy Leighton ARLINGTON, Va. (WJLA) — Do not be fooled, pickleball looks simple until you match up with the pros. Helen White and Andy Leighton compete at a national level with great success. “There aren’t too many husbands…

By JOSH JANNEY The Winchester Star  – Jul 12, 2019 STEPHENS CITY — The Frederick County Parks and Recreation Commission advanced funding requests for three proposed projects during its meeting Tuesday night — a recreational trail behind Bowman Library, a pickleball court at Frederick Heights Park and a swingset for Rose Hill Park. The commission […] Hungry for Fun, friendship, fitness…there’s plenty to go around Connor Rhiel – June 22, 2019 NORFOLK, Va. — Over time, through careful process, cucumbers become pickles. Pickleball’s growth in the this country has been equally methodical. All across the country the seeds have been planted, for years people have converted courts designed for other…

By Rachel Wartian, Intern Summer is a great time to get active and try new things, and a sport that helps do just that is growing in Suffolk. The Western Tidewater pickleball community is building up teams to help local residents get into the sport and be physically and socially active, including a branch in […]

Four courts are now open for action in Forest Hill Park. June 5, 2019 Richard Hayes Hills & Heights We spoke about it almost exactly a year ago but now the pickleball courts are a reality. Six courts are now open for action in Forest Hill Park. Tennis players don’t need to fret there are…

By CATHY JETT THE FREE LANCE–STAR “One, two, three and cut!” called Rappahannock Area YMCA executive assistant Holly Bean, finger poised on the button of her camera. With that, Special Olympics gold medalist Jon Fried, his brother Adam Fried and their mother Barbara Fried cut the ribbon for the new Jon Fried Outdoor Tennis Center […]

ABINGDON, Va. — I didn’t see any of the pickleball people at the most recent work session held by the Abingdon Town Council on Feb. 20. But, boy, they sure did pack the audience at the January work session on the lower level of town hall. That month, several pickleball players expressed interest in Abingdon…