Catching the wave of popularity, Bryant opens new pickleball complex

Center features six courts, along with two more for tennis

Blair Boswell Tompkins returns a ball while playing pickleball with her brother on Friday at the new tennis and pickleball courts named after her mother, Joyce Boswell, at Mills Park in Bryant. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Thomas Metthe)

Considered to be the fastest growing sport in America, pickleball has found a solid fan base in the Saline County city of Bryant, which formally opened its state-of-the-art pickleball complex.