Pickleball is growing fast
(May 23, 2018 Colorado Springs, CO, www.csindy.com)
If you’ve walked by the old tennis courts in Monument Valley Park on a weekend morning, you’ve seen them. At first glance, it looks like they’re playing tennis. Upon closer inspection, the courts are smaller and what they’re playing looks more like ping pong, except they’re standing on the table and their rackets are bigger. They’re volleying something that looks like a whiffle ball.
In 2014 NBC News declared pickleball the fastest-growing sport in the country and it seems the flood of new players to the game hasn’t slowed down. The folks at the Pikes Peak Pickleball Association can attest to that. The local association has about 850 members ranging in age from 9 to 89, according to PPPA board president Jeff Norton. Read More…