2022 Ladies Practice Day

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Ladies Practice Day closed out the season with a fun and memorable event. First, the ladies chipped in to thank Kim Coleman for her amazing mentorship throughout the 2022 PPC season. Kim has come prepared each and every week with new drills and pickleball advice for us all. Kim is truly one of the brightest gems of the Penticton Pickleball …

Oct 18, 2022 Annual General Meeting

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The Penticton Pickleball Club will hold its 2022 Annual General Meeting October 18, 2022 at 7:00pm at the Penticton Golf and Country Club. Agenda items include, among other club business, election of Officers and Directors and proposed By-Law changes. See you there!

CMHA Tournament a Success!

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The Canadian Mental Health Association’s Pickleball for Mental Health tournament was a smashing success! Held September 16 – 18, 2022, the tournament helped the Association exceed its fundraising goal of $50,000. Thanks to all who volunteered, played, watched, and participated in the silent auction and raffles. Congrats to Penticton Pickleball Club members who took home medals from the tournament. Men’s …

Volunteers Needed!

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The upcoming Canadian Mental Health Association tournament in Penticton is looking for volunteers. The tournament runs Sept 16 – 18, 2022. See the attached poster for details.  

Vernon Tournament Results

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Congrats to the following Penticton Pickleball Club members for bringing home medals from Rally in the Valley in Vernon Aug 12-14, 2022.

Kelowna Tournament Results

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Penticton Pickleball Club was well represented at the Kelowna Regency Retirement Resorts Tournament this past weekend (July 15-17, 2022). Congratulations to the following medal winners: Rob Ferguson, Bronze 4.0 Men’s Singles, 50+ Denise Milne/Sue Hatfield, Bronze 4.0 WD, 60+ Leah Schulting, Gold, 4.5 WD, Any Age Stephane Delisle/Julie Cornett-Ching, Silver, 3.0 MXD, Any Age Mary Wu, Gold, 3.5 MXD, 60+ …

Media Launch at Boston Pizza

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Canadian Mental Health Association’s Pickleball Tournament Media Launch Calling on all Pickleball Players and Supporters of Mental Health! Our Pickleball for Mental Health tournament Media Launch is on July 22 at Boston Pizza from 7 pm to closing. Tickets are $30 and include a 50/50, silent auctions, raffles and other FUNdraising activities. An anonymous donor will match all funds raised …

Congrats to PPC winners!

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Congrats to Penticton Pickleball Club members receiving medals at the Hook, Line and Dinker Tournament in Christina Lake on June 24-26, 2022: Women’s Doubles 4.0 – Gold to Helen Tidder/partner (sorry, no pic)

Curling Club Tries Pickleball!

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BIG thanks to Brian Hodson and Bob Craig for providing instruction to 13 members from the Penticton Curling Club last Friday evening. Judging by the laughter, the curlers-come-pickleballers had a great time! None of the participants had played pickleball before, but were doing well after only a short practice. By the end of the clinic they were playing games with …

Eye Protection Recommended!

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A reminder from Walter Knecht of Pickleball BC  that wearing eye protection when playing pickleball is highly recommended. Yesterday I was informed of quite a serious pickleball accident here in BC! The player, now patient, suffered what appears to be a direct hit – ball to one eye. Even with corrective emergency surgery the player may not ever have vision …