The Alphas won the 2019 League Championship. Photo courtesy of Dallas Dodgeball.

Forget about those painful junior high gym memories when dodgeball was vicious and painful. Dallas Dodgeball hosts Open Play Dodgeball Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. through Jan. 30 at the Walnut Hill Recreation Center. Here’s the deal: All balls are no-sting, foam. There’s music and some of the co-ed players wear crazy costumes and uniforms. Players typically head to Fuzzy’s Taco Shop afterwards. You must be 18 or older to play. Just show up. The cost is $6 or $1 with a Dallas Parks Card. The annual fee for a Dallas Parks Recreation Card is $15 for Dallas residents and $25 for non-Dallas residents ($10 for Seniors 55+).

Here’s the upcoming schedule:

Dec. 26
Jan. 2
Jan. 9
Jan. 16
Jan. 23
Jan. 30 (+Winter League Signup)

Walnut Hill Recreation Center is at 10011 Midway Rd.

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