• Badminton, pickleball offered during summer at BAHS

    badBelieve it or not, badminton is an Olympic sport. Now, it’s being offered for recreational play at Bellefonte Area High School. Open gym will be held 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays throughout the summer at the auxiliary gymnasium, and welcomes students of all physical levels.

    Dates are: July 10, 17, 24 and 31, and Aug. 7, 14 and 21. Times are subject to change.

    Health and physical education teacher Tina Rhoades said six courts will be set up with plenty of playing opportunities, and provided equipment. Pickleball will also be offered during open gym.

    To access the building, arrive at the school, park in the student parking lot located at the right side of the building and then enter the building from the side gymnasium entrance. Once in the building, take the first right to the auxiliary gym.

    For more information, contact frhoades@basd.net.