The sport of pickleball has seen a rise in popularity.

That's according to staff with the Strathmore Pickleball Club.

The club is hosting its opening weekend on June 15.

Sheila Mcleod, an administrator with the group says the sport is gaining traction.

"Strathmore is definitely following the same trend as the rest of North America as becoming the most popular sport. That's just because anyone can play pickleball. 

Mcleod told StrathmoreNow the club consists of about 160 members.

"We've kind of moved from being a very senior-centric sport to becoming more expansive across the ages."

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