Polk County Recreation hosts an informal pickleball group that meets on Tuesdays at 10:00am and Fridays at 2:30 pm at Stearns Gym. Games are pick up, and anyone is welcome. Paddles and balls are provided. If you are interested, please call (828) 894-8199 for more information.
Pickleball is similar to tennis but played on a smaller court with paddles and whiffle balls. Here is a link to the basic pickleball rules and to more information about the sport...