Friday, July 15, 2016

Venice Community Center to offer evening pickleball

Published July 15, 2016 -

SARASOTA CO., Fla. (WWSB) - The Venice Community Center will begin offering evening pickleball on Mondays beginning July 18.

The open play session will be from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. each Monday. This is in addition to the morning open play on Monday from 9 a.m. to noon and the afternoon advanced play from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Friday, July 1, 2016

Seniors participate in Delray Beach Senior Games, quality for state competition

Published July 1, 2016 -

A total of 110 pickleball players from across South Florida recently participated in the 27th Annual Delray Beach Senior Games, a qualifier for the Florida Senior Games State Championships, which will be held Dec. 3-11, in Clearwater.

While the 2016 edition of the Delray Beach Senior Games was dominated by pickleball play at Pompey Park, 1102, NW Second St., and Delray Beach Community Center, 50 NW First Ave, events for basketball skills, billiards, bowling, Croquet, golf, swimming, racewalk and track & field, took place at venues across Boca Raton, Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach.

“I started playing pickleball about two years ago. I would describe pickleball as mix of tennis, ping pong and racquetball,” said Jack Donadio, a resident of Palm Isles in Boynton Beach. “Pickleball is easier on my knees than tennis. I play about three times a week.”
Donadio won two medals in the competition.

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