Castlegar residents learned to play pickleball at Millennium Park on Sunday.

Castlegar residents learned to play pickleball at Millennium Park on Sunday.

Pickleball in Millennium Park

Castlegar residents attended an open-house at the new Millennium pickleball courts on Sunday.

Castlegar residents attended an open-house at the new Millennium pickleball courts on Sunday.

The open house was put on by Manta, a pickleball paddle manufacturing company from Kelowna. Manta will also be hosting a free learn to play clinic at the new Castlegar & District Community Complex pickleball courts on Monday, Aug. 15, 5:45-7:15 p.m. Racquets and balls will be supplied.

Pickleball is a growing sport in the Kootenays and anyone interested in competitive play can contact Robert Boyd from Trail at 250-365-7769.