Pickleball prompting noise complaints in Alberta, Canada

Committee looks at $98,000 acoustic panels to address noise complaints at Alpine Park Courts Feb 15, 2020  By: Hannah LawsonPickleball participants celebrate the opening of the Alpine Park court in August 2018. CHRIS COLBOURNE/St. Albert GazetteNoise resulting from a burgeoning sport in Akinsdale is prompting St. Albert to consider installing soundproofing

Why some Nova Scotians are getting hooked on pickleball

Sport picking up players and fans as it grows across the provinceAnne Cogdon playing pickleball  Lesli TathumBy Lesli TathumJanuary 31, 2020Anne Cogdon doesn’t regret switching her tennis racket for a pickleball paddle.Cogdon took up pickleball after injuring her shoulder playing tennis a few years ago. She said she stopped playing for

Port Colborne’s passionate pickleballers playing for YMCA Strong Kids – Ontario, Canada

Fundraising tournament to benefit low-income youth in the city NewsJan 23, 2020 by James Culic Port Colborne LeaderYoungsters in Port Colborne will be getting a boost from the city’s pickleball players thanks to a local fundraising tournament being hosted next month.“For us, it’s all about giving back where we can, because

Pickleball a Hit in Meaford, Ontario

Published: Wednesday, 22 January 2020 - Greg BrownPickleball is the fastest-growing recreational activity in many communities across North America, and Meaford is no exception. Beginning with the enthusiasm of organizer Brian Bell sixteen months ago to a membership of 75 and still growing, the recently formed Meaford Pickleball Club is riding

Pickleball provides fun fitness for all – Golden, British Columbia

https://www.thegoldenstar.net/news/pickleball-provides-fun-fitness-for-all/ Pickleball provides fun fitness for all CLAIRE PALMER Jan. 15, 2020 6:00 a.m.NEWSFor those looking for some light exercise to provide fitness and some socialization, the town has just the sport available as part of their drop-in programming.Over the last few years, Pickleball has emerged as one of the most popular

Pickleball gaining popularity across Atlantic Canada

Published: Dec 31, 2019Pickleball play underway at the East Dartmouth Community Centre. - Contributed‘A form of exercise that you don’t think of as exercise’Pickleball is the fun game with the funny name, with nary a pickle in sight.This sport has been around for over 70 years but has really taken

Kamloops, British Columbia, filmmaker receives $20K grant for pickleball pilot

Dec 9, 2019 - Tereza VerencaJennifer Stahn. (via Contributed)A Kamloops filmmaker has received more funding from Telus Storyhive.Jennifer Stahn is the recipient of a $20,000 Telus Storyhive grant, one of 40 recently handed out in B.C. and Alberta. The local resident and her crew received $50,000 from Telus earlier this year, to bring

Pickering, Ontario, Pickleball club founders honoured at tournament

Pickleball Association of Ontario president pays visit COMMUNITY Nov 29, 2019 Pickering News Advertiser Pickleball Association of Ontario president Jim Parrott, middle, presented Richard Sogawa and David Werry with the first Merrie Lee ambassador award for their work in establishing the 1st Pickering Pickleball Club. - Photo supplied by John ValeraPICKERING — Richard Sogawa

Sarnia, Ontario, to play host to first national Pickleball Series

November 28, 2019 The new pickleball hub at Blackwell Park will be the focal point of the inaugural Sarnia Cup. Photo courtesy, City of Sarnia Troy ShantzSarnia will be one stop on the first-ever Canadian Pickleball Series next year.The cross-country series of tournaments is being organized by Sports Travel Experts, whose CEO

Backlash builds over pickleball funding following Alberta budget

Adam MacVicar Global News Posted November 27, 2019 9:07 pmA grant handed out by Alberta’s provincial government earlier this week is receiving some backlash on social media.The $40,000 grant was given to the Red Deer Pickleball Club during a cheque presentation with Education Minister and Red Deer North MLA Adriana LaGrange.The