Quesnel, BC, Pickleball putting new courts to use during Billy Barker Days – Video

BILLY BARKER TOURNAMENT While the rodeo is celebrating its 54th year in existence, there’s another sporting event this weekend in Quesnel that’s a little younger. This Saturday at West Fraser Timber Park the Quesnel Pickleball Club will host their first-ever Billy Barker Days tournament, after the grand opening of their new

Work-A-Way ladies learn Pickleball in Barriere, British Columbia

  https://www.barrierestarjournal.com/sports/work-a-way-ladies-learn-pickleball-in-barriere/ By Judith Klontz Laura Finitzer and Sarah Brandt, both from Hamburg, Germany (and both aged 22 years) have been in Canada for only one month on a journey of a lifetime. They are enrolled in a program called Work-A-Way, where in exchange for room and board they help with various chores

Pickleball funding sent to budget talks, in Grand Prairie, Alberta

Highlights from city council’s Monday meeting Grande Prairie city council met Monday. Pickleball funding sent to budget talks Council voted in favour of sending discussions about funding for a permanent home for pickleball to fall budget talks. The tennis courts at Legion Field have been identified as a possible permanent home for the sport. Those

Catherine McNeil makes time for Pickleball

By: Judith Klontz, July 5, 2019 A relatively newcomer to the Lower North Thompson, Catherine McNeil relocated to the Barriere area two years ago after spending 40 years in Maple Ridge. A repeat visitor to the area, after many family visits, it was decided that they liked what they saw and