Local Pickleball Guide – Ft. Wayne, Indiana
Ft. Wayne, Indiana….what does the name of the city bring to mind? Well, unless you are a true Hoosier, you’ll probably be scratching your head, saying Ft. Who? It is a great town, where three rivers meet and the people who live there have a sense of pride about their city.
Pickleball has taken hold in Ft. Wayne, mostly because the majority of the folks living in there are age 45 and up. It is a beautiful place, the home of Johnny Appleseed, and the home of the USAPA Regional Tournament which will be held August 14-16, 2015.
Pickleball Courts Around Ft. Wayne
On the USAPA website, the listing of places to play pickleball in Ft. Wayne include the following:
Lions Park, 3257 Carew Street
SportOne Parkview Fieldhouse, 3946 Ice Way
Franke Park Pavillion #1, 3411 Sherman Boulevard
YWCA Dupont/Parkview, 10001 Dawson Creek
YWCA Downtown, 347 Berry Street
USAPA Ambassadors – Ft. Wayne
USAPA Pickleball Ambassadors are volunteers who have pledged to promote the sport of pickleball and the USAPA in the local area they have applied to represent. They may be individuals or couples, or a group of ambassadors working together as a team. The main prerequisite is a love of the sport and the desire to share our game with others of all ages. Some full-time RV’ers are Ambassadors ‘at large’ who promote our sport during their travels. In Fort Wayne, the local pickleball ambassador is Kenneth Flora, PHONE NUMBER: 260-416-0574.
Pickleball Court Construction Contractors: Ft. Wayne
Anyone looking for information about how to build a local sport court should contact Lawrence Building Corporation.
Ft. Wayne, Indiana Pickleball Clubs
You can find information about pickleball in Ft. Wayne through the Ft. Wayne Pickleball Association
Pickleball Tournaments Near Ft. Wayne
If you are out to compete, there are a couple of local options in Ft. Wayne:
Active Aging Week Pickleball Tournament
USAPA Great Lakes Regional Pickleball Tournament
Pickleball Articles from Ft. Wayne
The City of Ft. Wayne Parks and Recreation Department has a page that describes places to play and recent pickleball news.
5.0 Ranked Players Around Ft. Wayne
Ft. Wayne Pickleball Related Youtube Videos
2014 Regional Great Lakes Pickleball Tournament