Pickleball 55+

Posted on Friday March 05, 2021

Pickering, ON, March 5, 2021 – Pickering adults 55+ return to the courts!

The City of Pickering has been successful in re-launching an exciting initiative that seeks to ensure the lives of  Pickering Residents 55+ are enriched by programs and services that support active engagement in their community. The City of Pickering will continue to explore opportunities to build more inclusive and accessible programs for residents 55+ throughout the pandemic.

Don’t miss the opportunity to register for Pickleball 55+, which is taking place at Don Beer Arena (940 Dillingham Road). Program options include drop in style play, with membership, or instructional programming. To register or obtain additional information, visit pickering.ca/active.

Instructional programming will take place on Thursdays from March 11th to April 1st. League play will run a second six week session from April 19th to May 29th.  Membership is $60.00 for Pickering residents and this entitles you to play up to six days each week for the duration of the session.

Additional registered programs will run in person and virtually, including, but not limited to, fitness, dance, art, music and language. To reserve a spot or to learn more, please visit pickering,ca/active or follow up on Facebook at Recreation Pickering.  You can also visit the website at pickering.ca/adults55plus for additional details.

All programs will follow the Provincial and Regional Health Department guidelines. Prescreening will be required before the start of every program and maximum numbers will be adhered to. Participants will be required to wear a mask, covering both the mouth and nose, provide successful prescreening and check in. 

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As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.

Media Contact:

Kim Bradley
Coordinator, Recreation Programs l Community Services Department
905.420.4660 ext. 2078
1.866.683.2760
kbradley@pickering.ca