Pickleball courts may very well be coming to a La Crosse park quickly, however to not the park the place such a challenge had been deliberate.
The La Crosse Parks and Rec. Division is planning to construct pickleball courts in Houska Park, as an alternative of on the close by Inexperienced Island Enviornment space.
One motive for the change is that the town had some leftover cash from a downsized dredging challenge at Swift Creek, alongside Houska Park.
Additionally, park staffer Jared Flick mentioned donations didn’t come by means of for the Inexperienced Island court docket challenge when COVID-19 set in, and native pickleball gamers agreed with the plan to have courts constructed at Houska.
Earlier than the brand new tennis courts at Inexperienced Island in La Crosse have been put in final yr, there was additionally discuss of placing pickleball courts on the identical website.
The La Crosse metropolis council finance committee accepted the change final week, and the complete council is anticipated to vote on the pickleball challenge this Thursday.