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Fayetteville Pickleball

February 19 @ 8:30 am10:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2019

An event every week that begins at 8:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Join Active SWV Community Captains and play Pickleball every Tuesday morning at 8:30am at the Memorial Building in Fayetteville. Pickleball is suitable for all age groups. Seniors can play against and with teenagers while women can readily compete with male players. The ball travels at about 1/3 the speed of a tennis ball and thus the court is about 1/3 the size of a tennis court. Finesse and accuracy are more important than power and speed, although reaction time can be precious in some aspects of play.
Ex-tennis and ex-racquetball players easily adjust to the Pickleball game as well as ping pong and badminton players. In fact, the game is played on the same size court as doubles badminton. Pickleball can be played indoors or out.
While the game is easy to learn and play, there can be large differences in skill. In the more advanced Pickleball, there are tournaments and player ratings much like tennis. There are even pro players and national level tournaments for the more advanced and competitive players.
 
Please wear athletic or loose fitting clothing, clean tennis shoes, and bring some water to stay hydrated!  

For more information

You can join the Active Southern West Virginia Bulletin Board and Active SWV Pickle Ball on the Gorge on Facebook for more information and updates about the pickle ball community in the area,

Or email [email protected] or call (304) 254-8488.


Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
8:30 am – 10:30 am

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Organizer

Active Southern West Virginia
Phone:
(304) 254-8488
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/ActiveSWV

Visit us at www.activeswv.org | 304-254-8488