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Posted on: July 2, 2024
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Racquet sports are a beloved pastime for all ages and generations. More and more people are picking up paddles and wiffle balls and heading to the courts more than ever before. Pickleball is a rapidly growing sport sweeping the nation due to its easy-to-learn rules and friendly competition. Because of its increasing popularity, many communities, including Orchid Island Golf and Beach Club, are embracing the game. Orchid Island recently opened a new Sports Complex in April for residents and their families, fostering community spirit through new pickleball courts, a playground, and more. Discover how Orchid Island residents enjoy neighborly camaraderie and friendly competition at the brand-new Sports Complex.

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The Fastest-Growing Sport Three Years in a Row

Over the past few years, pickleball has completely swept the nation. The sport combines elements of traditional tennis and table tennis, making it accessible and enjoyable for players of all ages and experience levels. Played on a smaller court, pickleball requires minimal equipment and features easy-to-learn rules that make the game fun and engaging. Known for its inclusive nature, pickleball fosters community and social camaraderie among players. Its less physically demanding gameplay compared to other racquet sports has further contributed to its widespread appeal, leading to the development of dedicated pickleball courts and leagues across the country.

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Newest Addition for Sports Enthusiasts

Designed to intentionally celebrate Vero Beach’s natural scenery, the new Sports Complex at Orchid Island provides a hub for outdoor sporting activities. Combining residents’ passion for activity with the nation’s growing fascination with pickleball, the athletic facility features six brand-new pickleball courts. The convenient pickleball amenities allow residents to reserve game times and engage in friendly competition at a moment’s notice. In addition to the new pickleball courts, the sports complex also features a basketball court, bocce, croquet courts and a children’s playground for all ages to gather and have fun.

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A Community Calendar Teeming with Activity

Full of excitement and enthusiasm, pickleball at Orchid Island is fit for all ages. Director of Racquet Sports, Kainoa Rosa, and his team have a history of bringing expertise and lively energy to the racquet sports programs of Orchid Island, especially with the addition of the new pickleball complex. The Orchid Island’s racquet sports programs and events are intentionally curated to ensure member satisfaction year-round. The community events calendar includes designated open play pickleball hours for intermediate to advanced players weekly. Additionally, the club hosts annual doubles championship tournaments and professional exhibitions. The pickleball facilities and professional staff continue to foster a desirable lifestyle where everyone can come and gather, enjoy a fast-paced, fun game.

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Discover Vero Beach’s Premier Residential Golf and Beach Club

Each of Orchid Island’s 375 residences surrounds Members in the best of Florida’s natural beauty. With many homes located directly on the water or overlooking Orchid Island’s championship golf course, each home features West Indies architectural designs, panoramic natural vistas, and the secluded privacy of living in a gated oceanfront and riverfront golf community. Luxurious oceanfront condominiums and oceanfront estates are spacious and bright with open Atlantic Ocean views. A wide array of single-family riverfront estates offers open Indian River views and many features private docks. Golf course homes and cottages are tucked away on private cul-de-sacs and winding streets to maintain open views of the lush fairways and sparkling lakes of its distinctive Arnold Palmer course.

With demand for this highly sought-after community at an all-time high, inventory is limited at Orchid Island. To stay updated on new real estate listings, register your interest at OrchidIslandFL.com. A complimentary copy of the Orchid Island Magazine is available online, showcasing the surrounding area and lifestyle of the community. Call 772.388.3888 for more information or to schedule a private community club tour.

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