Pickleball play in Rock Island has a new home for drop in play at Lincoln Park, 3801 11th Avenue. Drop in play is scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning July 22. There are 3 outdoor courts with shadow pickleball lines on newly surfaced tennis courts. Contact Linda Pickett (309) 721-7278 for daily play.
In addition, Rock Island parks has added pickleball lines on the tennis courts at Lower Lincoln Park, 42nd St. and 9th Ave., and Longview Park. 18th Ave. and 17th St. Longview is a long established park. It celebrated its 100th birthday in 2008 and is the home of Whitewater Junction, the railroad themed water park, and a challenging disc golf course.