Photo by Pat Sunderland
A first for Delta
Bill Heddles Recreation Center hosted the city’s first pickleball tournament Saturday, May 25. The tennis courts near the rec center were divided into eight pickleball courts for the event, which featured men’s doubles, women’s doubles and mixed doubles competititon. Pickleball combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis, and is suitable for most ages, from children to seniors. This summer, the recreation center is offering pickleball leagues for men and women, as well as drop-in pickleball for kids. More information on this fast-growing sport is available by calling the recreation center at 874-0923.