Register Now for Adult Pickleball League

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is pleased to announce the creation of an Adult Pickleball League.

Considered one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, pickleball is a combination of tennis, badminton and ping pong. The sport is played on a badminton-sized court with a plastic ball and paddle.

Registration for the new league is underway, but space is limited to the first 48 registrants. The entry fee is $35 per person, and the league is limited to participants ages 18 and older.

Online registration is available at To register in person, visit the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St., or the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St.

The Wake Forest Pickleball League will be offered on Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Ledford Center, 120 S. Wingate St., located on the campus of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. League play will begin Thursday, Feb. 12, and continue through mid-April. The league will follow a ladder league format.

For more information, visit or contact Recreation Specialist Meghan Hawkins at 919-435-9457 or

Posted by Bill Crabtree 02/03/2015