Polk County Parks and Recreation set to hold grand opening of Stearns Park Gaga Pit
Published 11:44 am Friday, July 8, 2022
Polk County Parks and Recreation will be holding the grand opening of the Stearns Park Gaga Pit on Saturday, July 16. The event will take place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Gaga is a fast-moving and high-energy variant of dodgeball that has gained popularity in recent years. It is played in a large fenced-in area, usually an octagon or hexagon, called a gaga pit. Players dodge, run, and jump while hitting the ball at each other with their hands, and are eliminated if the ball strikes them on or below the knee.
Those interested in registering their child to play in the opening day tournament, with or without a team already in place, can visit https://forms.gle/oVnYmPALaKMuFbU1A to sign up.
The Kiwanis Club of Tryon generously donated the Stearns Park Gaga Pit.