That’s the sound of a pickleball zooming across the court.

And throughout Elkhart County, the sport of pickleball has grown exponentially over the past five years.

For some, pickleball is a way to keep a competitive edge once other sports become too physically taxing.

For others, it’s used as a form of physical therapy to fight ailments like cancer.

With the sport’s popularity on the rise, a number of courts have cropped up in the area, some even offering indoor play for the long winter months ahead.

Pickleball – the fest growing sport in America.

Where’s it going? It’s only up from here.

– Dante Stanton, Student Sports Director, Globe Media

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