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Marion County Parks and Rec hosting men, women’s doubles pickleball tournament this weekend

Marion County Parks and Recreation is hosting a men and women’s doubles pickleball tournament this weekend on Saturday, September 28.

The tournament will take place at Coehadjoe Park (4225 NE 35th St), and will begin at 4 p.m.

This double elimination tournament is open to ages 18 and older. Age divisions are as follows: 18+, 50+, 60+, 70+ and 80+.

Each $30 registration fee is due by Friday, September 27. Registration includes a tournament t-shirt. Snacks will be available for registered players (while supplies last). Prizes available for first, second and third place. There will also be food, music and activities to enjoy between matches.

Tournament format is subject to change as necessary.

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

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