Northern Illinois Pickleball News
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Midwest’s largest pickleball tourney comes to Rockford

posted Apr 10, 2018, 11:13 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Apr 10, 2018, 11:13 AM ]

See the link to read the article from the Rockford Register Star.

Ping Pong on steroids at Challenge Fitness Center

posted Mar 28, 2018, 6:11 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Mar 28, 2018, 6:12 AM ]

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/fitness/ct-0325-rec-south-pickleball-20180324-story,amp.html
Click here to read an article from the Chicago Tribune about the pickleball program in Lockport, Illinois. Stephen Soderborg has been working relentlessly to grow the sport. 

Glen Ellyn offers April pickleball clinics

posted Mar 28, 2018, 5:28 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Mar 28, 2018, 5:40 AM ]

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/glen-ellyn/community/chi-ugc-article-pickleball-clinics-open-play-start-in-april-2018-03-26-story.html
Glen Ellyn offers pickleball clinics in April. Click here to see the article from the article from the Chicago Tribune.

Sterling tournament taps into growing popularity of pickleball

posted Feb 14, 2018, 7:41 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Feb 14, 2018, 7:42 AM ]

http://www.saukvalley.com/2018/02/13/relishing-the-game-sterling-tournament-taps-into-growing-popularity-of-pickleball/apudp0t/
Sterling's third annual pickleball tournament details. Click here for the article from SaukValley.com.
• Sterling Park District's third annual Winter Pickleball Classic at Building 1 of the Westwood Fitness and Sports Center.
• Feb. 23: Pickleball clinic with Kasandra Gehrke, 3 p.m.; Singles and skinny singles, 5 p.m.
• Feb. 24: Men's and women's doubles, 8 a.m.; mixed doubles, 1:30 p.m.

NetLynx Sports Warehouse

posted Jan 15, 2018, 8:37 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Jan 15, 2018, 8:38 AM ]

Fusion Sports Center is now under new management. Effective immediately we will be changing our name to NetLynx Sports Warehouse. 
Our operating hours will be as follows:
  • Monday thru Friday 1:00-9:00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-9:00pm
Open gym for pickleball will be offered the following dates and times (dates and times subject to change):
  • Saturday January 13: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday January 14: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday January 27: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday January 28: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday February 3: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday February 4: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday February 17: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday February 18: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday March 3: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday March 4: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday March 24: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday March 25: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday March 31: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday April 1: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday April 14: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday April 15: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday April 21: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday April 22: 9am-1pm
  • Saturday April 28: 9am-1pm
  • Sunday April 29: 9am-1pm

Jeff King, General Manager
(815) 977-4639
7135 Clinton Road
Loves Park, IL 61111

Hinsdale Adds More Pickleball Courts

posted Oct 31, 2017, 10:31 AM by Jenn Selchow

The Village of Hinsdale has voted to add more pickleball courts! Please see the link to the article by the Hinsdale Patch. https://patch.com/illinois/hinsdale/hinsdale-adds-more-pickleball-courts

Northshore Pickleball Schedule and Leagues

posted Sep 11, 2017, 6:03 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Sep 11, 2017, 6:03 AM ]

Here's what's happening this fall in terms of pickleball:

Northfield:  Play resumes at Northfield Community Center (Willow and Wagner), on Friday, September 8 on the following schedule: 
Winnetka:  Winnetka Community House, Wednesdays 8:30 am - 10:30 am (through December)

Athletico
  • Open play Sunday Nights (Advanced) 6 - 10 pm  NO PLAY, SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 3 (but then every Sunday after that)
  • Open play this coming Tuesday Night (Tuesday, September 8 6-10 pm)
  • We will likely be starting a new league where each team puts forth One men's team, One Women's team, and one Mixed team each Tuesday night and plays against the others.... we are thinking this will run for 6-7 weeks from September 12 - end of October.  More details to follow
  • Starting November 1, we may add a league option or ladder play to the Sunday night Athletico
Thanks and see you on the courts!

Hollister Bundy

YMCA of Rock River Valley

posted Mar 27, 2017, 8:00 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Mar 27, 2017, 8:01 AM ]

We began a few weeks ago and meet on Tuesday & Thursday 9am-Noon. Currently, open play is free for members, and $5 for non members.  We have two courts, and extra paddles for those that do not own equipment. The hope is in the future to run leagues, tourneys and even instruction.  

Robert Giglio, Sr Youth and Family Director, 815.885.6831
8451 Orth Rd, Loves Park, IL 61111
(815) 489-3352

2017 Wheeling Tournament

posted Feb 23, 2017, 11:13 AM by Jenn Selchow   [ updated Feb 23, 2017, 11:15 AM ]

http://www.wheelingparkdistrict.com/
TOURNAMENT NEWS
Where: Wheeling Park District Heritage Park, 333 W Dundee Rd, Wheeling, IL 60090 
When: Sunday, April 2nd
Events: Men's Doubles, Women's Double, & Mixed Doubles
Levels: 3.0, 3.5, & 4.0+
Partners: Pick your partner or I can match you up with someone at your level of play.
Fee: $25 first event and $5 for additional event
Contact: Dana Joseph, 847-404-3174, dsj2@comcast.net     Chuck Feinstein, 847-877-7770, paddleup001@gmail.com

2017 Pickleball Boot Camp

posted Jan 31, 2017, 10:02 AM by Northern Illinois Pickleball   [ updated Apr 2, 2017, 6:51 AM by Jenn Selchow ]

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