You may or may not have heard of Pickleball, but if you’ve ever played it, you’d fall in love with the game.
“Pickleball combines elements of badminton, table tennis and tennis,” said Kyle Mills, Athletics Supervisor. “Anyone over age 15 is welcome to come to our open gym and play.”
The Park District hosts Open Gym Pickleball Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 – 11 a.m., at Brookens Gym in Urbana. “It costs one dollar at the door to play,” Mills added. Pickleball open gym begins August 24 and runs through May 26.
The open gym is a great opportunity to learn Pickleball. “Our open gym is a laid back and fun atmosphere,” Mills said.
“Everyone over age 15 is welcome to come out to Brookens Gym to play Pickleball. It’s a great way to get some exercise and meet some new friends,” Mills concluded.