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City of Brampton opens seven new outdoor pickleball courts


BRAMPTON, ON (June 27, 2019) – Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in Canada, and it now has a home in Brampton! The City of Brampton has officially opened seven outdoor pickleball courts in two locations for public use.

1. Flower City Community Campus | 8950 McLaughlin Road

From Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, City staff will set up four pickleball courts in the lacrosse box. After hours, players can bring their own portable nets and play on a first-come, first-served basis.

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2. Centennial Park | 53 Centre Street South

There are three courts available during the tennis season (May to October), which operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Players are asked to rotate off of the courts every half hour during busy times to ensure everyone has a chance to play. 

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The City of Brampton also offers indoor drop-in pickleball at various recreation centres throughout the year. Drop-in times and locations are available online through the drop-in filter.

As a Green City, we encourage residents to take Brampton Transit wherever possible. Visit www.bramptontransit.com to find your route.

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“Brampton has a diverse community that is full of sports enthusiasts, and I am excited to introduce our new pickleball courts for everyone to use. This is yet another way we are keeping our city Healthy and Safe and ensuring residents have opportunities to play and enjoy the outdoors.”

- Mayor Patrick Brown

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Christine Sharma
Media Relations, City of Brampton
905.874.2880 | christine.sharma@brampton.ca