January 14, 2010

Give Pickleball a Try! Northville Parks & Rec

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January 14, 2010

Give ‘Pickleball' a try

Plymouth and Canton residents are welcome to sign up for a unique recreational sport being offered by Northville Parks and Recreation — pickleball.

The sport combines ping pong and badminton, with a hard paddle used to send the ball over the net. Open pickleball sessions are held at the Northville Recreation Center based out of Hillside Middle School.

Beginner to intermediate play is 1-3 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays ($2 per person) and 10 a.m. to 12 noon Wednesdays and Thursdays ($2). Three courts are available.

Intermediate to advanced play is 12 noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays ($3) and 6-8 p.m. Saturdays ($4).

Paddles and pickleballs are provided at the center. Call (248) 349-0203 for more information.