Pickleball

New Ventnor Lifeguard HQ, Fishing Pier Upgrades, More Pickleball Courts?

Ventnor Commissioners met on December 9. Topics included a plan to build a new lifeguard headquarters on the boardwalk at Suffolk Ave. The old HQ building had electrical problems and a leaky roof. New structure will be two stories. Offices, first aid, lockers, rest rooms, showers, radio center and meeting / training room. Demolition of …

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We Proudly Joined The Ventnor Pickleball Cult

We’ll admit it. It’s a cult, and we gladly joined it. Pickleball. Caution. Pickleball is really fun, healthy, social and addictive. On Sat. Sept. 11, it was a Downbeach dink-a-palooza. The first ever Funky Pickle Ventnor Classic. Plenty of sponsor support too: Water Dog Smokehouse, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Sack O’ Subs, Ducktown Tavern, Eventions …

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Ventnor Pickleball Festival A Huge Success

Perfect weather for celebrating pickleball in Ventnor on Sat., Sept. 11. The ‘Ventnor Classic’ was a huge success. A day-long Pickleball festival that featured: Some of our fav food trucks were there too: Essl’s and Ducktown Tavern. Downbeach Dinking. Pickleball is growing so fast, many towns are scrambling to keep up with demand. Ventnor now …

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Ventnor Pickleball Festival Benefits First Responders

The great game with the strange name, Pickleball, is ready to celebrate in Ventnor. The Ventnor Classic, a festival vibrating with competition, music, food and shopping. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11. Suffolk Ave and the Boardwalk in Ventnor. What’s Pickleball? Imagine the best of tennis, ping pong and badminton, all together. That’s pickleball. Over-sized ping-pong paddles, hitting …

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Fast Growth of Downbeach Pickleball

Pickleball. Some call it a poor man’s version of tennis, an oversized ping-pong game. Others call it fun. Downbeach Dink. Pickleball in Margate, Ventnor and Longport. Fair warning. Once you try pickleball, you may get hooked. Fairly easy to immediately have fun. You might even put away the tennis racket. Why is Pickleball the fastest …

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Ventnor Pickleball Court Guidelines Summer 2021

Pickleball might be the fastest growing sport around. Especially in towns like Ventnor. So much so, city officials need to find ways to expand court availability. What the heck is Pickleball? Well, it’s feels and looks like a much larger version of ping-pong. Tennis requires more stamina and physical strength. It can get pricey too. …

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Margate Pickleball Predicament, Dunes, Master Jetty, Valves, Back Bay Issues

Listen to audio from the Sept 7, 2017 Margate Commissioners Meeting. All Day long. Thwack, thwack, thwack of Pickle-ball. From 8a-8p. Tournaments can attract up to 70 people or more. Sometimes spirited food & bev gatherings are involved by spectators. The pickle-ball courts on Monmouth Ave are popular, but not to those who live close …

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