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.    Played in the First Friends Church gym.  Open gym format, all are welcome.  Instructions are available, equipment provided.  No fee or registration required.


Fall 2020:  Adult Pickleball will be held on Monday and Wednesday mornings, 9am-12Noon beginning Sept 14 and ending on Nov 18.  Please click on the link to view our Covid 19 Guidelines.


Schedule:  Please check our website in December for updates regarding Winter 2021. Normally Adult Pickleball is available Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings from 8am-11am with some cancellations during the year due to holidays, weather and specific events in First Friends gym.


Weather Cancellation Policy:  On weekdays, when Plain Local Schools are closed or have a delayed start, then all morning activities at the church are cancelled until 12 pm noon.  Evening activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.


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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5455 Market Ave N.
Canton, OH 44714

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