Many years ago, there was a TV show called “You Asked For It,” where viewers would send in postcards describing something they wanted to see on television, something like a reenactment of William Tell's shooting an apple off his son's head, or a film of the collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Well, pickleball fans can rejoice, for they asked for more pickleball courts in Chelan County, and they're getting them, courtesy of the Chelan County PUD. The PUD's Rachel Hansen:
What they're doing is improving sports courts at four different parks, and increasing the number of pickleball courts from six to eighteen. They're working on two parks at a time, currently at Kirby Billingsly Hydro Park in Douglas County and Confluence State Park, then Confluence and Lincoln Rock Park, then they're coming to Chelan Falls Park:
PUD Construction Manager Travis Tucker says refurbishing those courts is a process:
And when those courts are opened, Hansen says you won't have to make reservations to use them:
Hansen says you can expect those new tennis and pickleball courts to be open for business around October 10th, depending on the weather.