General Information

Youth Pickleball for age 11 – 17 is available throughout the year at various times. A fun sport for anyone of any age! Pickleball is a racket game similar to tennis but played on a smaller court. Played in the First Friends Church gym.  Instructions are available, equipment provided.  There is no fee.


Pre-Registration Required:  Contact Leurene Hildenbrand to sign up, by text, phone or email!  Please provide your child’s name, birthdate, parent’s name, phone number and email address.  See below for contact information.  Check in at gym entrance with Leurene Hildenbrand upon arrival.


Fall 2020:  Youth Pickleball will be held on Mondays from 3pm – 5pm beginning Sept 14 until Nov 16.  Please click on the link to view the Covid 19 Guidelines for Fall 2020.  Please pre-register with Leurene Hildenbrand prior to attending.


Schedule:  Please check our website in December for updates regarding Winter 2021.


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 one hour prior to start of event.


League Director:  Leurene Hildenbrand
National, Ohio & Hall of Fame Senior Olympian
Cell:  330-607-4335


Questions?  Contact Sports Ministry at 330-966-6868, church Welcome Desk at 330-966-2800 or email

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