The future of pickleball in Princeton is looking bright, as the Princeton Pickleball Association (PPA) is making plans for permanent courts following a generous donation of $25,000 from Weyerhaeuser. The PPA has been working towards developing new courts for four years, and this donation brings them one step closer to achieving their goal.

Liz Simpson, the PPA vice-president, expressed her excitement about the donation and the progress the association has made. In addition to the financial contribution, Weyerhaeuser has also offered equipment and labor to help with the construction of the courts. Princeton Wood Preservers has also donated $1,000 to the PPA, and the group is hoping for more contributions from other companies.

The PPA has also received commitments from the Town of Princeton and the regional district, further supporting their efforts. Simpson stated that the group’s leadership will meet with town staff in January to start planning for the construction of the courts.

The future of pickleball in Princeton is promising, with the support of the community and generous donations. These new permanent courts will provide a dedicated space for pickleball enthusiasts to play and enjoy the sport for years to come.

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