Rick Folk, the Head Referee for Pickleball BC, has kindly offered to run a no-cost pickleball referee clinic at the Penticton courts on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 from 8am til noonish. Rick is a Certified Referee and is committed to increasing the number of trained referees and referee opportunities in BC. There will be several pickleball tournaments looking for referees …
Welcome to the 2023 PPC season!
The Penticton Pickleball Club 2023 season starts May 1, 2023. Check out the docs below for the Welcome Newsletter, Opening Schedule, and instructions on installing Court Reserve. See you on the courts! 2023-04-14 PPC Newsletter 2023-04-14 Schedule 2023-04-14 Court Reserve Installation Instructions
2022 Ladies Practice Day
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
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!
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 …
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.
Eye Protection Recommended!
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 …
Pickleball for Mental Health Tournament
Attention Members! A tournament fund-raiser for Mental Health in the South Okanagan Similkameen is being planned for September 16-18, 2022. Please mark your calendars and plan to be a player, volunteer or attendee. More details to follow. Pickleball for Mental Health (pickleballbrackets.com) Pickleball for Mental Health (Facebook)
Exec Meeting Highlights – Oct 5, 2021
Highlights – October 5, 2021