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Pickleball Mexican Fiesta is Jan. 28 at Matt Ross Community Center
POSTED: 01/07/2014
Enjoy regular pickleball play followed by a Mexican Fiesta lunch and an opportunity to get to know your fellow players better during a late January program being planned by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District.

Pickleball Mexican Fiesta is the name of this event, which will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty, Overland Park. Pickleball play will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, followed by the fiesta at noon. Taco meat and tortilla chips will be provided. Participants can sign up to bring additional toppings.

For this five-hour event, the cost is $2 per person for pickleball play and an additional $2 per person for lunch. To register, call (913) 642-6410 by Jan. 21.

Pickleball is a cross between tennis, badminton, and table tennis played on a court with two players per side who use a wiffleball and paddles.

To find this program in the JCPRD’s Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 plus and then under sports. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “pickleball.”

While the JCPRD’s 50 Plus programs are primarily for people who are age 50 or older, interested parties who have not yet reached that magic age may still be able to attend. Persons 18 and older who are interested in a 50 Plus class are invited to call the District’s Registration Department at (913) 831-3359, and if space is available without forfeiting the place of a person over 50, their registration can be taken.

The JCPRD’s Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches. For more information or to register, call (913) 831-3359. To register online and for updated program listings, visit the District’s website at

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