City Shows Off Southern Rec Center With Pickleball

Palm Coast Shows Off Southern Rec Center With Pickleball

Palm Coast is celebrating National Pickleball Month in style this April with the newly renovated Southern Recreation Center in the spotlight.

Established in 2018, National Pickleball Month aims to unite enthusiasts of the sport while introducing pickleball to new audiences, highlighting its inclusive, enjoyable and health-promoting qualities.

“National Pickleball Month is a fantastic opportunity for our community to come together and celebrate the joys of this dynamic sport,” said Director of Parks and Recreation James Hirst, in a media release. “Celebrating national months like this underscores the dedication and commitment of our city staff to maintaining Palm Coast as a cherished place to live, learn, work, and play.”

As part of the celebration, the city invites residents to participate in “Welcome to Pickleball” sessions at the Southern Recreation Center, where certified instructors are ready to teach beginners the rules of the game. These free sessions take place every Friday from 8- 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays from 8 to 9:30 a..m, and Wednesdays from 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Additionally, residents eager to play pickleball at Holland Park can do so by checking out pickleball nets free of charge from the Palm Coast Community Center. This initiative aims to make pickleball accessible to all residents and encourage participation in this exciting sport., the release states.