Ten new outdoor tennis courts and six new pickleball courts are open for play at Danny Cunniff Park. The tennis courts were closed earlier this summer for renovation including:
Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports. The Sports and Fitness Industry Association reported that in 2018 there were 3.3 million pickleball players in the United States. That represents a 34 percent increase from 2014. The Park District of Highland Park is keeping up with the trends and listening to interest expressed by community members for dedicated pickleball courts. In addition to the six new pickleball courts at Danny Cunniff Park, six new courts were opened earlier this summer at Woodridge Park. This is in addition to the existing indoor pickleball opportunities offered by the Park District at the Deer Creek Racquet Club.