Marion County Parks and Rec gearing up for inaugural doubles pickleball tourney

Marion County Parks and Recreation is preparing to host an inaugural Men and Women’s Doubles Pickleball Tournament.

The double-elimination tournament will be held Saturday, May 4 from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. at Coehadjoe Park, located at 4225 NE 35th St. in Ocala. It is open to ages 18 and older and the age divisions will be 18+, 50+, 60+ and 70+.

Each $30 registration fee is due by Saturday, April 27 and includes a tournament T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for first-, second- and third-place finishers. Snacks will be available for registered players (while supplies last). And there will be food, music and activities to enjoy between the matches.

For more information, contact Marion County Parks and Recreation at (352) 671-8560.