Here's an article from retailer Pickleball Central about choosing a paddle with the best weight for your game.
Read the latest newsletter from Pickleball Canada here.
We welcome Kurt Nielsen of LandQuest Realty, as a new sponsor of PICKLEBALLBC, (See their ad on our home page.) Kurt has made the following generous offer:
"I will donate $1000 to PICKLEBALLBC or your local club's fund raising efforts from a completed real estate transaction through me, initiated by a club member or a club member's referral."
To take advantage of this offer and to contact Kurt visit his website here.
Some have called this the best pickleball point ever. It’s only 60 seconds and has everything you want to see on the court – fast, slow, offense, defense. This is a great video to share with your friends as an example of how awesome pickleball really is.
Watch this point now and be inspired to add something new to your game!
From the Kelowna Pickleball Club:
"We are happy to announce that Pickleball Canada has awarded the Pickleball Kelowna Club the opportunity to host the 2018 Nationals. Please note a few important details:
Congratulations to all the medal winners in the 55+ BC Games played in Vernon between September 12th & 16th. Results are now available here.
The final schedule has been published for pickleball at the 2017 55+ BC Games to be held in four separate school/gymnasium locations in Vernon, between September 13th & 16th.
The Lower Mainland Team League got underway on Monday, September 4th with matches between the Banzai Boomers A & B (Vancouver) against the (Maple Ridge) Dink Warriors A & B, played at Burnaby Heights Park. For a list of registered teams and results check the Lower Mainland Pickleball League web page here.
Read Glen Peterson's thoughts on "the inevitable rise of younger players to the top of this sport" here.
Here's a report from Joe McNeil of the Comox Valley pickleball community on Vancouver Island:
"The Comox Valley Pickleball Association celebrated National Pickleball Day on Sunday August 13th. It was a huge success for its first year. There is a short article and pictures on the home page of the Comox Valley Pickleball website: http://cvpickleball.ca/."