Pickleball for Good!TM
Fort Wayne Pickleball Inc - Play it for LifeTM
WHAT? Pickleball for Good!TM? Are you kidding me? Yes, we're serious. Pickleball is easy to learn, fun, healthy and inter-generational. We have seen it. We have seen pickleball bring together diverse groups and make them the best of friends. We have seen pickleball keep seniors active and healthy. We have seen pickleball thrive in the school systems. ...and we have seen pickleball bring families together in one of the only sports that everyone in the family can play and be competitive (yes, the 12 year old can beat Dad). Fort Wayne Pickleball Inc was created as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization to create opportunities to engage and bring together the WHOLE FAMILY and the WHOLE COMMUNITY in the benefits of pickleball. It's going to be big and It's going to change this community. Look for announcements coming soon relating to programs we are creating in the areas listed below. If you are interested in more information or think you might like to help, contact Mike Fritsch, Chairman of the Board, and we'll talk. Pickleball for Good!TM We're not kidding.
Pickleball for Kids
We are an official partner with Fort Wayne Community Schools to help bring pickleball to kids. They love it. Watch out parents, they're coming for you.
Pickleball for Families
Pickleball is an awesome sport to get families doing something together again. Yes, your 12 year old can beat you. Watch for our new inclusive programs coming soon that target families in a way new seen before.
Pickleball for Community Engagement
Pickleball is more than a sport, it's an inclusive community engagement tool. We have a lot of ideas how we can use this to make our community more awesome! Watch,
Pickleball for Seniors
Did you know that 54% of our members are age 55-70 and 23% are over 70? We have programs that engage our "senior citizens" and have turned them into an active force in our city. Stay tuned for more.
Pickleball for Health
Pickleball is an awesome sport for heart, muscle, and brain health and just about everything else. ...and it's fun. We're working on a program to combat geriatric diabetes with pickleball. Stay tuned and keep playing!
Pickleball for Economic Development
We have had pickleball tournaments here that have brought in 500 people from 22 states, and it's exploding from there. We want to create a venue that will be a huge draw.