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Northwest Arkansas Relishes in the Success of Pickleball

Athletes play pickleball on youth tennis courts at Wilson Park in Fayetteville.
Matthew Moore
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Athletes play pickleball on youth tennis courts at Wilson Park in Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Parks and Recreation will be making major updates at Wilson Park, including the addition of four new pickleball courts. Two different parks in Lowell are planning on adding pickleball courts to their plans. Osage Park in Bentonville is hosting a pickleball tournament. Leaders in the region said the sport isn't a fad, it's here to stay.

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Matthew Moore is senior producer for Ozarks at Large.