March 23, 2016  
By-Pass Park to host grand opening for pickleball courts

SARASOTA COUNTY - Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources will host a grand opening celebration at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 29, for its newly designed outdoor pickleball courts at By-Pass Park in the Foxworthy Campus, 1101 Gulf Coast Blvd., Venice.

This free event will showcase the six permanent pickleball courts and feature demonstrations from the Venice Pickleball Group, loaner paddles and balls for recreational play and light refreshments. The recognition ceremony will take place from 10-10:30 a.m., followed by open court time until noon.  

This event is open to the public and a great opportunity to see this one-of-a-kind facility in Sarasota County and learn about this popular game.

For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000, or visit

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