WHO THIS MEETUP IS FOR This is a group for Adults 25+ yr interested in playing Pickleball in the Greater Itasca Area - Itasca, Medinah, Roselle, Bloomingdale, Wood Dale, Glendale Heights, Carol Stream, Addison, Elk Grove Village, Schaumburg.
WHAT IS PICKLEBALL Pickleball is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Pickleball works all of the body's major muscle groups and helps -
* Improves Balance & Stability * Assists with Cognitive & Memory Function * Increases Bone Density * Reduces the Risk of Heart Disease * Increases Social Interaction & Feeling of Belonging to the Community
WHAT WE WILL BE DOING We will be playing both outdoors on a badminton-sized courts in the Summer - Fall months and move indoors during the Winter - Spring months, or during poor weather. We will have access to 1-2 pickleball courts as singles or doubles.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED The sport is played with a paddle and a plastic ball with holes. Bring your own. For those who don't have your own, the Recreation Center will have some to spare.
COST Summer/Fall Outdoor Play : FREE Indoor Play : $2/visit for residents and non-residents of Medinah, IL
Annual Organization Fee : $12/yr - payable during your 1st event or within 2 weeks of joining, online.
WHY I'M STARTING THIS MEETUP
I'm starting this Group to meet other pickleball enthusiasts in my neighborhood. Looking forward to building friendships while staying fit (physically & mentally) year round.