WINCHESTER is the following metropolis to leap on a sport development that’s hitting an ace throughout the nation.
The Racquets and Health Membership in Bereweeke Street has been given planning permission to transform two of its 17 courts into padel tennis courts.
Basic supervisor Billy Kerr hopes it will encourage extra individuals to get into the sport, which is likely one of the hottest sports activities in Spain.
He instructed the Chronicle: “It is a good approach to introduce it to the individuals of Winchester.
“All 17 of our courts are hardly ever in use on the identical time so hopefully this will probably be a welcome change.
“Individuals who love tennis however are maybe not fairly as agile anymore, wish to play with their household or simply wish to strive a brand new sport will see the benefit; the court docket is smaller, you may play off the again wall just like squash and the racket is greater.
“We first began eager about padel round three years in the past and it has grown within the UK ever since.”
The brand new courts are anticipated to be prepared in October.
Members will have the ability to play on them till 9pm. The clubhouse will stay open till 11pm as ordinary.