Pickleball players touch paddles after a match instead of giving handshakes at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pickleball players touch paddles after a match instead of giving handshakes at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Photos: Pickleballers at Cope Park

Fast paced game a hit.

Pickleball players take to the courts of Cope Park in Juneau on Wednesday, June 26, 2019.


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Pickleball paddles and ball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pickleball paddles and ball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Orlinda Kittredge plays the ball during a pickleball match at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Orlinda Kittredge plays the ball during a pickleball match at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

David Job plays the ball during a pickleball match at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

David Job plays the ball during a pickleball match at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Chas Dense, left, and Christi Herrea set up a portable pickleball net at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Chas Dense, left, and Christi Herrea set up a portable pickleball net at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ted Carte heads out for another game of pickleball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Ted Carte heads out for another game of pickleball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pickleball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pickleball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Christi Herrea plays the ball as teammate David Job watches during a pickleball match at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Christi Herrea plays the ball as teammate David Job watches during a pickleball match at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Bob Young, second from left, Barney Norwick, second from right, and Chris Carte, right, rest and wait for their next pickleball game at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Bob Young, second from left, Barney Norwick, second from right, and Chris Carte, right, rest and wait for their next pickleball game at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pickleball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Pickleball at the Cope Park tennis courts on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

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