Check out the four brand new pickleball courts at Cromie Park in Ladner, BC. Ladner is a part of the City of Delta, BC. The courts were finished last week and a welcome to the Delta Pickleball Associations (DPA) 425 members. Park has 4 dedicated pickleball courts plus 6 lined on tennis courts.
The growing demand for pickleball is creating more competition for court space. Miranda Fatur for City News reports on why pickleball clubs are calling for more dedicated courts across the Lower Mainland. View the video here.
Pickleball court expansion at Riverside Park, Kamloops, nearly complete. Two existing tennis courts will be home to six new pickleball courts. Read the full article in Kamloops This Week here.
Watch "Pickleball's Pandemic Boom" from US network CNBC. Includes an interview with the top ranked male player, Ben Johns, who expects to make $250,000 from pickleball this year!
The Review Committee is comprised of a cross section of players and officials to make sure the rule is examined on all sides of its implementation to determine if the reasons for having the rule, as explained in the Rules Change Document, stand the test of time. Committee members include professional players, referees, instructors, trainers, USA Pickleball Ambassadors, and an IFP participant. Several USA Pickleball Ambassadors across the different regions of the country, who were nominated by their respective Regional Director, will serve on a subcommittee. The Committee and subcommittee expect to reach out to players in their respective playing spectrum or geographical region for input to the committee’s decision process.
The Committee, under the chairmanship of Certified Referee Jack Feinberg, will first establish what criteria will be used to evaluate the rule’s effectiveness and then, following a period of data collection, will make a recommendation to the USA Pickleball and IFP Rules Committee on what becomes of the rule in the 2022 Rulebook.
Anyone with input on the rule is welcome to send his or her thoughts to Jack Feinberg at email@example.com. Jack will share collected comments with the rest of the Committee.
Read the latest Pickleball Fire Magazine which includes the following articles:
14: Teaching players of all levels and abilities
15: The perfect sport for people with disabilities
16: Off court training with pro Catherine Parenteau
18: Pro Steve Wong: the growth of pickleball
20: Coach Dotti Berry on stretching
21: Taking your game to the next level
22: Pickleball: the good, the bad, and the ugly
23: Commentator Lauren McLaughlin.
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