Discover the Fun and Fitness of Pickleball

A Growing Sport with Endless Fun and Benefits

Pickleball, a unique blend of tennis, racquetball, and ping pong, has become one of the fastest growing sports in the country. This exciting game takes place on a small court and can be enjoyed by two or four players. Not only is pickleball easy to learn, but it also offers a great opportunity to make new friends and add a fun and active element to your lifestyle.

Find Pickleball Courts Near You

If you’re looking to try this exhilarating sport, outdoor pickleball courts can be found at various locations. Dunkirk District Park Court #4, Mt Hope Community Center, Hallowing Point Park Court #2, Cove Point Park Court #2, and Solomons Town Center are all equipped with pickleball courts. Remember to bring your own paddles and balls as they are not provided, but pickleball nets are available at each court. You simply have to set them up and return them to the side when you’re finished.

Join the Annual Pickleball Tournament

CCPR (Calvert County Parks and Recreation) hosts its annual pickleball tournament at Hallowing Point Park every spring. This tournament serves as a fundraiser for the CCPR Therman Gray Scholarship Fund, which helps individuals who lack the financial means to participate in parks and recreation programs. The tournament, run by pickleball instructors Eric White and Robin Martin, offers exciting competitive opportunities. The cost to play is $60 for one day and $75 for both days. The tournament includes women’s doubles and men’s doubles on Saturday, with mixed doubles taking place on Sunday. Get ready to embrace the spirit of competition!

How to Register

Registration information for the pickleball tournament will be provided on the CCPR website when available. To learn more about this fantastic sport or inquire about the tournament, please call 410.535.1600 ext 2227.

Pickleball is more than just a game; it’s a way to stay active, have fun, and connect with others. So why wait? Grab your paddles, gather your friends, and dive into the exciting world of pickleball today!

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