The City of Knox will start hosting weekly opportunities to play at the new pickleball courts in Wythogan Park and community members have a chance to get involved in a game tonight.Continue reading
Interest in pickleball continues to grow in Knox and Winamac. The expansion of the Winamac Town Park’s pickleball facilities last year has proven to be a good decision. That’s what Jon Chapman told the rest of the town’s park board last Thursday.Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is revisiting plans to upgrade the landscaping near the entrance to the fairgrounds, but getting it done it time for this year’s 4-H Fair may prove to be a challenge. Last year, the park board agreed to let the Pulaski County Jr. Leaders replace the entrance sign, remove most of the bushes surrounding it, and replace the wooden posts used as edging.Continue reading
Efforts to upgrade Winamac’s tennis and pickleball facility have come to a standstill. Back in July, the town’s park board approved a $7,000 quote from Leslie Coatings to resurface the Town Park’s tennis court, but stripe it for both tennis and two side-by-side pickleball courts.
The Winamac Town Park will soon be getting some new athletic equipment. Last week, the park board voted to let Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo buy a pair of portable full-size soccer goals.
A quote for the remainder of the work needed at the tennis and pickleball courts was considered by Winamac Park Board members Thursday night.
Park Board President Courtney Poor informed the other board members about the quote submitted by Leslie Coatings, Inc. “It’s $7,000 it says to pretty extensively clean then restripe here.” Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will get an update tonight on its application for funding for various upgrades to the Town Park. It initially involved replacing the park’s main restrooms and getting new equipment for the toddler playground.
The Winamac Park Board has come up with a solution that will let the town expand its pickleball facilities while keeping its tennis court. During last week’s meeting, board member Jon Chapman suggested resurfacing the remaining tennis court, but re-striping it for both sports. That way, when the court isn’t being used for tennis, it could be converted into two side-by-side pickleball courts by adding temporary nets.
The Winamac Park Board will continue its discussion of the Town Park’s pickleball facilities tonight. A proposal has been brought forward to convert the remaining tennis court into two more pickleball courts, to accommodate a growing number of players.
Winamac may be getting a new adult softball league, but the idea has led to larger questions about insurance requirements. Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo told the park board last week that he’s heard from someone who’s interested in using the large softball diamond for an over-18, coed league. DeLorenzo was told that almost 60 people have expressed interest.
The Winamac Park Board still isn’t ready to install new pickleball courts in the Town Park, but a decision about whether the project should move ahead will come next month. The park board has discussed converting the remaining tennis court into two additional pickleball courts, to handle growing demand. Meanwhile, a new tennis court could be built east of the current one, but such a project could come at a significant cost.
The Winamac Eagles club will formally present a donation for playground equipment to the town’s park board tonight. Several community groups have offered to chip in, to help replace the equipment in the Town Park’s toddler playground.
More pickleball courts could be in the Winamac Town Park’s future, but the town’s park board isn’t ready to give up on tennis, either. During Thursday’s meeting, Park Board President Courtney Poor said he’s heard from a couple people who’d like to see the Town Park’s remaining tennis court turned into two more pickleball courts.
The Pulaski County Fairgrounds will soon get a couple of upgrades. Last week, the Winamac Park Board authorized the Pulaski County Jr. Leaders club to replace the sign that stands at the entrance to the fairgrounds from the rest of the Town Park.
The Eastern Pulaski School Board is considering the future of the schools’ tennis and basketball courts.
The Winamac Town Park’s new pickleball courts are proving to be a success. During last week’s park board meeting, board member Jon Chapman said there’s been a lot of interest. Continue reading
Winamac residents will finally be able to play pickleball in the town park. Pickleball is a racket sport, with smaller dimensions and equipment than tennis.