In a pickle - tourney starts Thursday

Russ LaRose of Ontario keeps his eye on the ball for a good shot in his doubles match. More than 50 people participated in pickleball play at the community center on Wednesday.

The City of Destin will be hosting a Destin Pickleball Classic at the Destin Community Center on Feb. 13-15 for adults age 50 and older.

Games start at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday for Women’s Doubles and 11:30 a.m. on Friday for Mixed Doubles and Men’s Doubles.

Players were in the gym on Wednesday getting warmed up for the event.