Proficient pickleballers from metro club to offer free lessons at MCB

Perry pickleball players include, front row from left, Cheri Tice Scheib and Tim Zahn; back row from left, JoAnn Harmelink, Tonya Summerson, Aaron Summerson, Barb Wolling and Chuck Schott. Also seen are Don Stracke, Alan and Lisa, Norm Adamson and Rick Glass.

Perry-area people in search of light exercise can pick up some of the finer points of pickleball next month when instructors from the Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club offer a series of free lessons.

Instruction for beginning and advanced players will be offered Tuesday, Oct. 1 from 9-11:30 a.m. in the McCreary Community Building gymnasium at 1800 Pattee St. Intermediate players can learn from the experts Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the same time and place.

To reserve a place at the free lessons, contact Barb Wolling at or 515-465-2017.

The Perry pickleball players gather every Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. for two hours of play. Equipment is provided, and participation is free. Non-members of the MCB pay a $2 entrance fee at the door.


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