Pickleball continues to grow in Rochester area
(Dec 29, 2013 Rochester, NY, www.13wham.com)
Pickleball has become a growing hobby in Rochester, especially since the new pickleball courts opened at Ontario Beach Park in July 2012.
Joe Valenti, president of the Valenti Sports Pickleball Club, said the game can be a lifelong activity. “We’ve got a lot of older players that don’t want to play tennis on a big court,” he said. “The pickleball court is about a quarter of the size of a tennis court, so you get all the hand-eye coordination and action with a lot less running, but it’s a very competitive game.” Click to View Video…