well into the new year, he says, and if there is enough interest, CC will continue with the program.
Many of the players who showed up for the opening at the beginning of October, were already familiar with the game, which is a kind of mix of low-key tennis, badmintn, paddleball and table tennis, from othere programs already running in Lindsay and Fenelon Falls. One experienced player described it as "like table tennis where you get to stand on the table."
Community Care received federal funding from New Horizons for Seniors, to offer a fitness program in Bobcaygeon, and "we asked the community what do you want us to do," said Mike Puffer, CC's director of marketing and development. The answere came back loud and clear: pickleball.
"It's a good workout," said another participant. "But it's mostly fun, and everyone can play to their own level." To which your editor, now speaking from personal experience, can say Amen.
For more information, simply turn up at Bobcaygeon Public School, or phone 705-340-9495.