Retirement-Age Athletes Relish Playing Pickleball

(July 17, 2017 Columbia, MD,

Have you ever heard of pickleball?  It’s the sport popular among adults around retirement age that’s sweeping across Howard County and the Baltimore area. Similar to tennis or badminton, pickleball is played with a racquet and plastic ball with holes on a smaller, tennis-like court. Because of the sport’s growing popularity in recent years, the Howard County Department of Recreation & Parks opened the first dedicated outdoor pickleball courts in the county at Atholton Park in Columbia, Md., in May. Read More…

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