Pickleball Information posts

“AT WHAT AGE OR SKILL LEVEL SHOULD I START MY CHILD / GRANDCHILD TO PLAY PB ? “

“AT  WHAT AGE OR SKILL LEVEL SHOULD I START MY CHILD / GRANDCHILD TO PLAY PB ? “

This Xmas will be a time of gathering of families, with special times for kids offered, and for families , to play at our many Recreational Centers located near YOU.

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THE FALL 2016 NEWSLETTER – BC PICKLEBALL ASSOC

TO ALL :

Well, now that the leaves have produced the lovely colours of fall in BC – it is time to turn our attention to “ winter pickleball”.
For some this will mean heading south to the warmer climes, as Rita and I will  do in  Palm Springs in November...Read More »


"Pickleball is Addictive", Notes on the History of Pickleball in BC - Maureen Cadden

I read a website account of Pickleball in BC and those that “brought the sport” here.

I would like to revise the history for you to let you know that I and many others played pickleball in Vancouver back in the early 80s.  I worked for Chevron Canada Limited and we...Read More »


HEAD INJURY PROTOCOL FOR PICKLEBALL IN BC

HEAD INJURY PROTOCOL FOR PICKLEBALL IN BC

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This protocol has been developed in response to other sports having become more aware of such injuries Their sports are much more prone to such types of injuries than Pickleball. However, in spite of that,  we should also have a protocol because...Read More »


Seniors Week 2015! June 1 – 7th! Richmond Oval

Seniors Week 2015!  June 1 – 7th!  

Free Oval Admission for Seniors all week!  Plus a free Oval day pass will be given to every senior that comes in during the week to come back another time.

June 1, Monday: Pickleball  2-3:30pm
June 2, Tuesday: Facility Tour** 2-3pm
June 3, Wednesday: Badminton...Read More »


Pickleball Demo and Workshop, Douglas Park Tennis Courts, Langley

Sunday June 7th 2015   10:00AM – 3:00PM

A lively Racquet Game for all
ages and abilities. Bring your
family, bring your friends -all
ages welcome!

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Spring ShootOut April 11 Maple Green Park

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BC PICKLEBALL – SPRING OF 2015 newsletter

THE ONE PAGE (and a bit )  NEWSLETTER   – BC PICKLEBALL – SPRING OF 2015

FLASH  – As the trees are in bloom on the West Coast of Canada we are reminded of how lucky we are to have had many days from October to now that we could have played...Read More »


BC PICKLEBALL GOES TO SNOWBIRD LAND

400 Elementary School Kids Taught in One Week

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Tournament Dates from 2013

                                       Tournaments held / to be held  in 2013

Affiliated Tournaments

 1 Valentine’s Tourney – South Surrey + 10 other locations in BC Feb 14 – 2013
 2 St Patrick’s day – Play  $ Pub  South Surrey + 10 other locations in BC Mar 17 – 2013
 3 Star of the Sea tourney – 440...Read More »

Rules for Quebec Nationals

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Quebec National

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Kudos to Quebec !

TO : Heads of programs, programmers, instructors, leaders, the board and Pickleball enthusiasts.
Aug 17-18 saw the first Quebec National Pickleball tournament in Repentigny ( Montreal ) take place with 96 players participating in a social and competitive format over two days. This was Quebec’s first National...Read More »


Our Teaching Experience with White Rock Parks and Rec

Our Teaching experience with White Rock Parks and Rec – a New indoor summer program 6 days per week and seven times – all open for families and students to avail themselves of. The great family sport of PICKLEBALL.

Item 1 – The linkup with the YMCA summer camp...Read More »


Gateway Pickleball Court, Shuswap Lake, BC

Here is a new outdoor court outfitted by Manta World Sport.  It is at 2633 Squilax-Anglemont Rd. at the Gateway RV resort on Shuswap Lake in British Columbia

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New Places to Play

New programs with PB offered are:


 

Mission Rec Centre

District of Mission – Parks, Recreation & Culture
7650 Grand Street, Mission, BC, V2V 3T3
Phone: 604-820-5358 | Fax: 604-826-4396 

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TouchTennis Video

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Outstanding Service award to Ms. Dorita Gaspar, Star of the Sea School

 

 

            FLASH – APRIL 19  – 2013 

THE  BC PICKLEBALL ASSOCIATION AWARDS THE FIRST


OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD TO A BC SCHOOL AND P/E TEACHER IN THE ...Read More »


Manta Sports Pickleball in the News

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Welcome 2013

Welcome to BC Pickleball 2013

 

Last year was our most successful year ever, catapulting our province into a leadership role in recreational programs in North America. Thanks to all who have given of their time and effort to make this happen.

For 2013, we anticipate more new programs, more tournaments starting with...Read More »


Christmas 2012 Message

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British Columbia pickleball
#1 in public programs in North America

 

To All,

As we finish the year of 2012 we are blessed with a wonderful system of Publicly funded subsidized facilities which have looked favorably on our Sport. This year has been the most successful ever...Read More »


Taking Lessons from South Surrey Rec center - a Seven year continuous experience

Article by Claire and Doug Joyce:

8 beginners in pickleball took level 1 lessons from Dennis every Friday Sept 21 to Oct 19. All of us wanted these lessons because we didn’t expect seasoned players to be patient with us, teach us how to play, and learn the rules of etiquette...Read More »


Membership Drive

THE GREAT 2012 -2013 PICKLEBALL MEMBERSHIP  RACE

 

FROM  NOV 1- 2012  TO  JANUARY 31- 2013

 

ANYONE  – ANY PROGRAM CAN WIN

 

APPOINT A MEMBERSHIP PERSON

PRIZE –$ 200.00 FOR YOUR PROGRAM

DETAILS :

DEAR  PICKLERS,

AS A NEW, REGISTERED AND OFFICIAL ORGANIZATION EMPOWERED TO OVERSEE

THE OPERATIONS OF PICKLEBALL  IN OUR 142 PROGRAMS IN THE PROVINCE, WE

ARE ASKING...Read More »


What is the limit to those who come to play Pickleball?

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Below please find an example that might make us all think twice.


Maurice Parobec

PB player par excellence.
As a  background,

Maurice, a senior, was born in Russell Manitoba on a farm , grew up and worked in the Ruttan mine...Read More »


Looking for a Place to play at The university of the Fraser Valley

Here is some information on a place and a time for Students and Staff to play Pickleball at UFV

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Elim Village Wellness Fair Event

Here is a summary of our efforts.

After much preparation to demo Pickleball to 330 active seniors at this large retirement village, we decided the patio would be the place.
Armed with a table, two tents in case it rained, we set up our ” play area ” which was made...Read More »


Photos from the South Surrey Tournament

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South Surrey Tournament Photos

(Click the thumbnail image to see larger view and/or slideshow)