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Posted on: May 31, 2018

Summer Slam Pickleball Tournament set for June 29 at Lenexa Community Center

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Register by June 21 to participate in the Summer Slam Pickleball Tournament being presented by the 50 Plus Department of the Johnson County Park & Recreation District. This tournament will take place on June 29 at the Lenexa Community Center.

Awards will be presented for men’s, women’s and mixed doubles. This tournament is expected to fill, so register early! All players must be 50 by Dec. 31, 2018. To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under 50 plus and then sports. In the catalog and when using the website’s advanced search,  look for the keyword “pickleball.”

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.

The Summer Slam Pickleball Tournament will get under way at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 29, at the Lenexa Community Center, 13420 Oak, Lenexa. The fee for one eight-hour tournament is $25 per person, and no tax is charged. Lunch is available for $9. To register by phone, call (913) 831-3359. For more information, call (913) 642-6410. To register online at www.jcprd.com, click on “Register for Activities” and complete a barcode search for 7065.

The My JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.