Residents and members of the media are invited to attend the grand opening of the Zekelman Pickleball Courts at Lacasse Park this Thursday, June 9.

The opening of the ten new courts has been years in the making and is the result of a partnership between the Town of Tecumseh and the Tecumseh Pickleball Association.

All residents are welcome to attend the festivities which begin on Thursday, June 9, at 9:45 a.m. with an introduction to pickleball. A second introduction session begins at 10:15.

The ribbon cutting for the new courts will take place at 11 a.m., followed by a pickleball game between members of Tecumseh Council and members of the Tecumseh BIA.

Those wishing to participate in an introduction session must wear running shoes. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own chairs.

In the event of rain, the event will be postponed until Friday, June 10.

For more information about pickleball in Tecumseh, visit www.tecumsehpickleball.ca.