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Experience pickleball fun at Shake Shack's all-day event at Maggie Daley Park

Jennifer Geer

On Sunday, August 20th, Shake Shack is hosting a day of pickleball in Chicago.
Photo byCourtesy Shake Shack

(CHICAGO) Pickleball is having a moment. With over 36 million people playing, it's the fastest-growing sport in America.

Shake Shack is offering a fun way to grow your pickleball skills with a day-long immersive experience at Maggie Daley Park.

If you're looking for summer fun and would like to hone your pickleball skills, you may want to check out Shake Shack's all-day pickleball event coming soon to Chicago.

“Pickleball has exploded in popularity, and we're excited to offer an opportunity for the community to try their hand at the game.” Jay Livingston, Chief Marketing Officer at Shake Shack, said in a press release. “This round robin tournament is sure to be a smash hit – just like our burgers.”

What is happening?

Shake Shack's Pickleball Club is returning to Chicago. The fast food restaurant is hosting various pickleball skill clinics throughout the day at Maggie Daley Park.

Tickets are on sale now, and 25% of the proceeds go directly to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

What's on the schedule?

A variety of activities will be offered, and all tickets have access to the Shake Shack Lemonade Refreshment Station, merchandise, and a coupon for a free Shackburger.

Whether you're an expert or a beginner, there is something for everyone at Shake Shack's pickleball clinic and tournament.
Photo byCourtesy Shake Shack

What are the details?

The all-day event is happening on Sunday, August 20 from 9 AM to 3 PM. The location is Maggie Daley Park at 337 E. Randolph Street. Buy tickets and register online here.

Ticket options include:

  • Intro to Pickleball Clinic - 1 hour ($30): Sessions include 9 AM to 10 AM and 10 AM to 11 AM.
  • Beginner Advanced/Intermediate Pickleball Clinic - 1 hour ($30) Session is from 10 AM to 11 AM.
  • Round Robin Tournament ($60 per team): The competition includes men's doubles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles. Feel free to bring your own paddles. Paddles will also be provided.

What is included in the tickets?

In addition to event entry and participation, each ticket includes a lemonade refreshment station, Shake Shack Pickleball merchandise, a voucher for a free ShackBurger at the location of your choice, and a donation to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Tournament winners will receive a limited edition Shack Shack pickleball paddle.


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