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Pickleball Court Comes to Amarillo

One tennis court at Memorial Park has now been modified to include a field for pickleball players.

According to City of Amarillo public information officer Jesse Patton, at the request of members of the community, the court was adapted for pickleball players. Pickleball is a sport that is rising in popularity around the country. The sport features elements of  tennis, badminton, and ping-pong.

The Amarillo court is now officially recognized by the USA Pickleball Association as a court for pickleball players.

For more information about pickleball, the City asks that you visit

Photo by Shadow Mountain Resort

Photo by Shadow Mountain Resort

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