The Chetek Pickleball Club met at Chetek’s Faith Baptist Church on Saturday, October 29th to give locals a chance to step into the world of pickleball. Cathi Ellingson, one of his event coordinators and a pickles ball junkie, said more than 40 of his people of varying ages attended his three sessions offered Saturday. .
Beginner lessons were laid-back and volunteer coaches put pickleball beginners at ease as they learned the nuances of the sport. followed by practical experience. Players were encouraged to make mistakes and ask questions.