Accord reached in Oak Park tennis-pickleball dispute

Park officials trying to mediate a dispute between Oak Park’s tennis and pickleball players have figured out a way to serve the needs of both communities.

The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District announced in February it would convert two tennis courts at Deerhill Park into pickleball-only courts, but a vocal reaction from the tennis community led the district to rethink its decision. Pickleball will be allowed on the courts for only part of the week.

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