The city of Altoona and the Blair County Pickleball Club will dedicate the new pickleball courts at Garfield Park at 4 p.m. Saturday, July 23.
Officials from the city, the Central Blair Recreation Commission and the BCPC will commemorate the transformation of two aging tennis courts into a pickleball-only facility that now features a six-court complex, the largest in Central Pennsylvania.
The local pickleball club raised more than $90,000 from 50-plus donors to fund the project.
Pat Dandrea served as fundraising chairman, and Rick Karcher is the Garfield project chairman.
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