General Information

Pickleball is a fun sport for anyone of any age (including over 60)! Pickleball is a racket game similar to tennis but played on a smaller court.   Adult Pickleball for age 18+ is played in the First Friends Church gym.  Open gym format, all are welcome.  Instructions are available, equipment provided.  No fee or registration required.


 2023:  Adult Pickleball will be held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings, 9am-12 (Noon) during the year of 2023.  There will be some cancellations during the year due to church/sports activities.   Please contact Leurene Hildenbrand to receive cancellation notifications.  Email:

The Fall 2023 session will begin on Wednesday, Sept 6 and end Nov 17.  There will not be any play on Friday, Nov 3.


Weather Cancellation Policy:  When Plain Local Schools are closed or have a delayed start, then all Pickleball activities at the church are cancelled.  


Director: Leurene Hildenbrand, National, Ohio & Canton Hall of Fame Senior Olympian


Questions?  Call Sports Office at 330-966-6868 or Welcome Desk at 330-966-2800 or email

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