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Alexandria Park Tennis Courts Project Delayed – Alexandria Echo Press

ALEXANDRIA — An idea to apply for a state grant to build four new tennis courts at Dean Melton/Fillmore Park in Alexandria was filed Monday due to parking issues. Parks Superintendent Bill Thoennes, with the support of the city’s parks board, petitioned the Alexandria City Council for approval to apply for an outdoor recreation grant […]

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With Council support, Goleta Valley Community Center to convert tennis courts into pickleball courts | Local News

Goleta City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to support a proposal by the Goleta Valley Community Center organization to repurpose the center’s tennis courts as permanent pickleball courts. The community center’s current tennis and basketball courts were built in 1994, but activity on the courts has declined significantly over the past 10 to 15 years, […]

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New pickleball and tennis courts at Four Sisters Park

Nicole Fuentes The pickleball courts at Rider Avenue Four Sisters Park are busy. Although they have not been redone since the 1950s when the park was originally opened, Deputy Mayor Jack Krieger felt that the park had undergone some minor renovations. In 2020, when Patchogue Village reopened its parks as part of Phase 2 of […]

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Alexandria is looking to turn more tennis courts into multi-purpose pickleball courts

Alexandria planners want the community to know where to add pickleball courts alongside the city’s existing outdoor tennis courts. “The Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities has requested additional funding in fiscal year 2022 to provide infrastructure and court markings to provide more pickleball courts and improve the level of play of pickleball users,” […]

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Alexandria plans to add pickleball facilities to local tennis courts | ALXnow

Pickleball courts, via Frankie Lopez/Unsplash The Alexandria Parks and Recreation Commission is deciding whether or not to add pickleball courts to other local tennis courts and wants public input on the decision. At a virtual public hearing on Thursday, February 17, the Commission held a public hearing to seek public comment on the proposal. The […]

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Needham Elementary parking lot overhaul spells death for school’s tennis courts – The Durango Herald

Bond project dealing with safety leaves athletes worried about lack of facilities Children run past the tennis courts Tuesday at Needham Elementary School. Durango School District 9-R plans to remove tennis courts to make more room for parents to pick up their children and access for emergency vehicles. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald) A planned revamp of […]

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Local businessman donates $1 million for indoor tennis courts at Haverhill High

Jan. 20—HAVERHILL — Local businessman Ernie DiBurro has donated more than $1 million in recent years to Haverhill High School’s athletics program. Now, DiBurro, a member of Haverhill High’s Class of 1952, is preparing to donate another $1 million to erect a building on the high school campus that will house several indoor tennis and […]

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Local businessman donates $1 million for indoor tennis courts at Haverhill High

Jan. 20—HAVERHILL — Local businessman Ernie DiBurro has donated more than $1 million in recent years to Haverhill High School’s athletics program. Now, DiBurro, a member of Haverhill High’s Class of 1952, is preparing to donate another $1 million to erect a building on the high school campus that will house several indoor tennis and […]

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🌱 Friction on the Tennis Courts + Authentic Philly Cheesesteaks

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local businessman donates $ 1 million for indoor tennis courts at Haverhill High | News

HAVERHILL – Local businessman Ernie DiBurro has donated over $ 1 million in recent years to Haverhill High School’s Track and Field Program. Now, a member of the Haverhill High Class of 1952 DiBurro is preparing to donate another $ 1 million to erect a building on the high school campus that will house several […]

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Local businessman donates $1 million for indoor tennis courts at Haverhill High

Jan. 11—HAVERHILL — Local businessman Ernie DiBurro has donated more than $1 million in recent years to Haverhill High School’s athletics program. Now, DiBurro, a member of Haverhill High’s Class of 1952, is preparing to donate another $1 million to erect a building on the high school campus that will house several indoor tennis and […]

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New South Jamesport tennis courts celebrated with Ribbon Cup

City officials and pickleball players celebrated the resurfacing of the South Jamesport Beach tennis / pickleball courts today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “Whether it’s tennis or pickleball, we can’t wait to see our residents back on the courts stay alive, active and working on their backhand,” said supervisor Yvette Aguiar. Residents broke into the new […]

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Durango says pickleball is too loud for outdoor tennis courts – The Durango Herald

The City is looking for other spaces where residents can play Cathy Sykes suffered from deep depression before learning to play pickleball. Unlike many cities, Durango does not allow pickleball players to play on its tennis courts. (Jerry McBride / Durango Herald file) With the growing popularity of pickleball, the city of Durango is looking […]

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New pickleball, tennis courts planned at Lake Geneva Tennis | Local News

Local tennis and pickleball fans may soon have additional courts available for their favorite sport. Representatives from Lake Geneva Tennis, 630 Veterans Parkway, plan to build an addition at the south end of the building, which would include six indoor pickleball courts and several outdoor tennis / pickleball courts with seating areas. Paul Lauterbach, co-owner […]

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Corning plans to change tennis courts – Red Bluff Daily News

CORNING – City Council will discuss Tuesday evening whether the tennis courts at Estil C. Clark and Northside Parks should be rebuilt or redone. In the 2021-2022 budget, the city spent $ 237,500 to replace the playground equipment in Edith Park, rebuild the tennis courts in Northside Park and rebuild or replace the tennis courts […]

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Corning plans to change tennis courts – Red Bluff Daily News

CORNING – City Council will discuss Tuesday evening whether the tennis courts at Estil C. Clark and Northside Parks should be rebuilt or redone. In the 2021-2022 budget, the city spent $ 237,500 to replace the playground equipment in Edith Park, rebuild the tennis courts in Northside Park and rebuild or replace the tennis courts […]

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Where to install new tennis courts in BE? | News, Sports, Jobs

At the Blue Earth City Council meeting on Monday, November 15, the Blue Earth Fire Department presented the city with a donation of rescue equipment purchased with funds from the Firemen’s Relief Association. In a regular meeting on Monday, November 15, Blue Earth City Council assessed the community’s feedback and its impact on various construction […]

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Tennis courts under renovation

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Dr Alyson Paul looked for a way to connect with people and get exercise. The Dean of Students at the University of North Georgia’s (UNG) Gainesville Campus discovered pickleball. “I started playing during COVID because it was an outdoor activity that allowed for socialization and social distancing,” said Paul, who […]

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Two tennis courts, nine pickleball courts planned for Cody Park

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) – A fundraising campaign to build tennis and pickleball courts in Cody Park received support from North Platte City Council on Tuesday. Although no action was taken, North Platte Pickleball President Barb Baldridge presented the design and layout of the project to council. Baldridge said the local pickleball community has grown […]

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Council considers options to rehabilitate tennis courts at Allan Witt Park

FAIRFIELD – Tennis and pickleball were on the minds of city residents and city council members on Tuesday night. Deputy Director of Public Works Ryan Panganiban gave a presentation on the Allan Witt Community Park Tennis Court Rehabilitation Project. Panganiban showed footage of the state of the courts, and they are torn and in need […]

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Medford’s refurbished tennis courts also make way for pickleball

The courts were all buzzing on Wednesday, when Medford Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn, State Representatives Paul Donato and Sean Garballey, and other local bigwigs cut the ribbon to open Clarence A tennis courts Recently renovated Rhone. A day later, the blue ribbon and giant scissors were gone, the crowds of Medford officials were also gone. Left […]

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Moline Riverside Pool and Tennis Courts to Receive $ 7 Million Renovation | Politics and Elections

Griffith said adding lighting to the pool would increase hours of operation for special events and rentals that take place in the evening. The project is divided into three parts: Upgrades to the Riverside Pool are expected to cost $ 5.5 million and will include a lazy river with a slide that flows into it; […]

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Tennis courts a hot topic | News, Sports, Jobs

Volleys crossed the net at the regular Blue Earth City Council meeting on Monday, September 20. Council members again discussed the construction of new tennis courts at Blue Earth Area High School. Following meetings with the Tennis Courts Subcommittee, City Manager Mary Kennedy presented project updates to council. Regarding the proposed arrangement of the new […]

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Augusta plans to buy emergency vehicles, replace tennis courts, repair parking garage deck

AUGUSTA – City councilors have approved a five-year, $ 28.7 million capital improvement plan for Augusta. The plan includes funding – for next year – for the purchase of a new fire engine and ambulance, repairs to the city’s parking lot that would allow it to reopen its now-closed upper deck and plans to pedestrian […]

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Johnson City Plans To Convert MPCC Tennis Courts To Pickleball Complex | News

Athletes playing one of the nation’s fastest growing sports may soon have a dedicated place to play in Johnson City. Johnson City Commissioners voted Thursday to issue a request for proposals to convert the four tennis courts at Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St., into 12 pickleball courts. “We’ve had a huge increase in […]

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Shawnee County to pay $ 98,000 to resurface basketball and tennis courts

Shawnee County Commissioners voted Thursday to resurface 12 tennis courts after being assured those courts will be used in a reasonable manner. Although the similar sport of pickleball has grown in popularity considerably, tennis remains “a lot” viable, said Tim Laurent, director of parks and recreation for Shawnee County. “The two have to coexist,” Laurent […]

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Bloomfield cuts ribbon on new pickleball and tennis courts

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Whether tennis or pickleball is your game, now you have a renovated court to visit in Bloomfield. On Monday, Bloomfield officials held a dedication ceremony for the new pickleball and tennis courts at Memorial Park. Both courts were funded by community development block grants, with the contract totaling $ 411,955. The courts […]

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Group wants to turn Victory Park tennis courts into pickleball> PenCityCurrent.com

BY CHUCK VANDENBERGPCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – An initiative is underway to convert the tennis courts at Victory Park in Fort Madison into six pickleball courts. Fort Madison City Councilor Donna Amandus is part of a group at the forefront of the effort. She said preliminary estimates indicate the work will cost around $ 130,000 […]

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Bloomfield hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for new pickleball and tennis courts

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – On Monday Bloomfield hosted a dedication ceremony for the brand new pickleball and tennis courts located in Memorial Park. In total, there are now two full-size tennis courts, four pickleball courts and a practice wall in the park. Bloomfield Ribbon Cut, NJ Tennis and Pickle Ball Court. “At Bloomfield, we’ve made it […]

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Canby High tennis courts are now open to the public outside of school hours

Canby City Council’s announcement last month that it was moving forward with plans to replace tennis courts in Maple Street Park, not with new tennis courts – as officials originally predicted – but by pickleball courts, left town, well, in a bit of a pickle. The local tennis community, left without a reliable public option […]

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Pickleball, prominent tennis courts in Hudson in 2022

HUDSON – A project to build pickleball and tennis courts in a city park took a step forward this week. City Council on Tuesday approved an $ 87,624 contract with the Environmental Design Group to design 12 pickleball courts and five tennis courts to be installed at Barlow Farm Park, 1965 Barlow Road. There is […]

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Pickleball Court Proposed at Hoberman Tennis Courts | News, Sports, Jobs

LOCK HAVEN – Pickleball courts could be in the future of Hoberman Park. The paddle sport, which combines elements of badminton, table tennis and tennis, is popular among city and county residents, according to Paul Ballat and Ron Haffley. Haffley and Ballat attended Monday night’s council meeting to discuss converting four tennis courts at Hoberman […]

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City discusses future of tennis courts

By Meg DickensEditor-in-chief Locals have heard a lot about Cunningham Park and the tennis courts there in recent years. Courts have closed due to poor conditions and are currently being turned into something the public can use. Despite this development, the tennis court revitalization project is still ongoing. This means that the new pickleball courts […]

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Lines are drawn on the tennis courts in Goodale Park for pickleball games

It sounds like a silly game to play, but pickleball is very serious business for some. Michele Singletary is one of them. After driving near the Goodale Park tennis courts in Grovetown, the avid pickleball player approached the town of Grovetown in February to have a pickleball field for local players. She and her husband […]

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Members of a pickleball club have volunteered to refurbish their local park tennis courts on their own. The city pushed them back.

If you were near the tennis courts at Sellwood Park in southeast Portland early in the morning of last month, you would have found a scene straight out of Tom sawyer: Nisa ‘Haron and seven of her friends clean and seal cracked concrete for free. The eight retirees from Southeast Portland are avid participants in […]

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Howelsen Hill tennis courts close for maintenance on Monday

The Howelsen Hill tennis courts will be closed the week of Monday July 26 for surface repairs and painting. Courts are expected to reopen on Sunday August 1. (Courtesy of the Town of Steamboat Springs) The Howelsen Hill tennis and pickleball courts will undergo maintenance from Monday and will be closed to the public while […]

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No pickleball stoppage: 2 Darden Towe tennis courts converted for new use | Local government

Without sufficient funding for brand-new pickleball fields, Johnson and Teddy Hamilton, the club’s former president, worked to come up with the conversion proposal, which cost around $ 20,000 for paint and nets. “Once we got the buzz and said, ‘Hey we got this proposal, we really think it could really work out’, damn it, it […]

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Tennis courts in Decatur receiving necessary maintenance

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama (WAFF) – In May, Decatur City Council approved a $ 300,000 project to upgrade the city’s tennis courts. WAFF 48 has asked city leaders for details on where the money is going. Decatur Parks and Recreation executive director Jason Lake said the money will be used to update the city’s public tennis courts […]

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Galesburg pickleball courts could replace Bateman Park tennis courts

GALESBURG – Goodbye, tennis. Hello, pickleball. Galesburg City Council, at its Monday meeting, will consider an offer to install pickleball courts in Bateman Park, near Losey Street and Maple Avenue. The project would convert the two existing tennis courts into a total of six pickleball courts. City staff recommend that City Council award the pickleball […]

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James W. Kerr Park tennis courts almost ready to reopen

Kelvin Grove Park Multi-Sport Field (Photo provided by: Town of Bracebridge) Kelvin Grove Park is now open after a month of construction on its new multi-sport field, and James W. Kerr Park will reopen soon to show off its new upgrades. Kelvin Grove reopened on May 28 with four new pickleball courts and a combined […]

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Playgrounds, tennis courts, sports fields, dog park near Newmarket

Newmarket’s trails and green spaces remain open, however, residents are reminded to follow safe physical distancing rules As the province’s new public health restrictions take effect today, the City of Newmarket is closing all outdoor amenities, including playgrounds, outdoor fitness equipment, basketball courts, pickleball courts and tennis courts, sports fields, baseball diamonds and the dog […]

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Senior pickleball players look to use Marine Park tennis courts

A group of former Brooklyn pickleball players are looking to add markings to the tennis courts in Marine Park, saying the new lines would support the game which is growing in popularity among older borough residents. “I would like the marine park to mark their tennis courts, ”said Michael Chaiet, a senior at Marine Park. […]

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Green Knoll and Colonial Park tennis courts to reopen

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will open the tennis courts at Green Knoll Tennis Center and Colonial Park for personal, league and instructional use for the 2021 season from March 27 through October 22. Green Knoll, at 587 Garretson Road in Bridgewater, has a total of 10 tennis courts and Colonial […]

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Somerset County Park Commission reopens Green and Colonial Park tennis courts

Somerset County Park Commission reopens Green and Colonial Park tennis courts Tennis and pickleball courts open with COVID precautions SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will be opening the Green Knoll Tennis Center and Colonial Park tennis courts for personal, league and educational use for the 2021 season, from March 27 to […]

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Shawnee residents will be able to play pickleball on redesigned tennis courts in two city parks

Shawnee is replacing tennis courts, fencing and aging field lighting – and also adding pickleball lines and nets – to Listowel and Herman Laird Parks. Above, the Herman Laird Park tennis court. Pickleball lines and nets will be part of the new tennis courts at Listowel and Herman Laird Parks in Shawnee. Shawnee plans to […]

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Hendersonville Council May Add Tennis Courts to Patton Park in Park Trade with HCPS

Hendersonville City Council is confident, with only a few concerns and suggestions expressed, to move forward with exchanging part of Berkeley Mills Park to Henderson County Public Schools in exchange for Edwards Park. City manager John Connet presented a concept plan to council at a meeting Wednesday that shows HCPS plans for its future part […]

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From Rice Park Tennis Courts to Pickleball Courts

The Town of Hutchinson plans to convert a set of deteriorating tennis courts in Rice Park to designated pickleball courts. Parks Director Jason Combs said they hope the playing surfaces will be ready by spring. Pickleball is a paddleball sport played by two or four players using solid wood paddles and a perforated polymer ball, […]

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PHR residents demand more tennis courts, less land in new park design

On November 12, community members reviewed two proposed designs for a new park at Pacific Highlands Ranch, with many saying there were too many fields and green spaces, preferring instead more tennis courts, pickleball courts and of basketball. The two designs presented for the new five-acre McGonigle Canyon Neighborhood Park include a variety of features […]

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Dankwardt Park tennis courts resurface

Thanks to community foundations, private businesses and tennis enthusiasts, some of the city’s infrastructure is undergoing a major upgrade. In just a few weeks, Burlington residents will be able to play on the newly redesigned tennis courts at Dankwardt Park. “The courts are constantly in use and needed to be updated,” said Brian Japsen, who […]

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County parks are now open; sports fields remain closed

Coweta County reopened most areas of its parks, effective Monday, although sports facilities and washrooms are closed. In addition, the Coweta County Recreation Department’s summer day camp has been officially canceled. The opening applies to hiking trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, outdoor grounds and green spaces. Restrooms, sports fields, outdoor water fountains and all indoor facilities […]

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Dayton to get athletic fields, pickleball fields, band shell

The Salvation Army received a boost Tuesday night when the city’s Zoning Appeal Board approved two exemption requests for the project. FOLLOWING: These 10 projects reshaped downtown Dayton in 2017 The new $ 4.3 million recreational facility will be built on the former site of McGuffy Elementary School, which was demolished in 2012. On the […]