New pickleball facility coming to OWA + updates on Alabama’s pickleball scene

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As pickleball keeps exploding in popularity throughout both Alabama and the rest of the nation, OWA Parks & Resort—a popular tourist designation in Foley—is hopping on the bandwagon and constructing a brand-new facility devoted to the sport. Keep reading for all the details.

The new indoor pickleball facility at OWA

Downtown OWA, already filled with attractions, will soon feature an indoor pickleball facility complete with four courts. The $600,000 project will be located across from the OWA Theater and is set to open in February 2024, according to a release from OWA.

“Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, and we are thrilled to bring this new offering to Downtown OWA.

This new indoor entertainment option allows OWA to add community-focused recreational activities for all ages.”

Cody Williamson, President + CEO, Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority (OWA)

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The pickleball craze across Alabama

Madison Pickleball Courts
Pickleball courts in Madison. (City of Madison)

Across the state, pickle ball’s popularity is catching on, evidenced by tons of new courts + facilities:

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