For more information on ladder leagues, visit the USAPA website (www.usapa.org), click on tournaments, then ladder leagues http://www.usapa.org/ladder-leagues/.
Saturday, October 4 10am-12pm
Free! Outdoor and active fun for ALL AGES! For beginners or advanced players.
Join us for a celebration of another great season of outdoor pickleball in Missoula! We’ll introduce the sport to beginners and play a fun round robin with experienced players. All equipment will be provided by Missoula Parks and Recreation. Best of all, the event is FREE, so bring your friends and family. At Fort Missoula tennis courts.
What Is Pickleball?
Pickleball is a fun court sport played on a badminton-sized court with the net lowered to 34 inches at the center. It is played with a perforated plastic ball, similar to a whiffle ball, and wood or composite paddles about twice the size of ping-pong paddles. It can be played indoors or outdoors and is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a fast- paced, competitive game for experienced players. In addition to being fun, the game has developed a reputation for its friendly and social nature.
How it is Played
Pickleball can be played as singles or doubles. New players can learn the game quickly in a single session. No special apparel is needed, just something comfortable and appropriate for a court sport. Equipment is inexpensive and easily portable. It can be played at a leisurely pace or at a highly competitive level—making it ideal for all ages and abilities.