White Rock pickleball player combines sport and family at English event

  https://www.cloverdalereporter.com/sports/white-rock-pickleball-player-combines-sport-and-family-at-english-event/ Debbie Lawrance travelled to Nottingham – the starting point of her ‘interesting’ family NICK GREENIZAN - Sep. 8, 2019 A recent trip to England to play pickleball rekindled plenty of family memories for Debbie Lawrance. Last month, the White Rock resident and pickleball enthusiast – in an email she uses the word ‘crazed’

Curling club welcomes pickleball players

Partnership allows for fast-growing association to hold its first-ever event Mark Booth - Richmond News - September 8, 2019 The Richmond Pickleball Association held its first-ever event on the dry floor at the Richmond Curling Club, attracting a capacity field of players in just a few hours. A unique partnership resulted in the

Sunningdale multi-sport court, playbox now open – East Trail, British Columbia

  https://www.trailtimes.ca/news/sunningdale-multi-sport-court-playbox-now-open/ City of Trail photo - Old tennis court recently converted into multi-use playing surface SHERI REGNIER - Sep. 2, 2019 It’s out with the old and in with the new – for users of all ages – in Lower Sunningdale Park. Just in time for the long weekend, the city announced on

Pickleball players show off medals from Powell River, BC, tournament

Powell River Peak August 28, 2019 - Winners at various levels show of the medals they claimed at a recent pickleball tournament held at Oceanview Education Centre. Participants from Powell River were joined by players who travelled from Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast for the event on Sunday, August 25.   Content retrieved

Pickleball community seeing rapid growth across the Queen City – Regina, British Columbia

In two years, Pickleball Regina has seen its membership climb from around 30 to more than 700, while the number of pickleball courts has struggled to meet demand. Lynn Giesbrecht, Regina Leader-Post - August 25, 2019   Pickleball Regina board member Allan Carpentier, left, and Pickleball Regina president Karen Rust, right, stand in

City of Courtenay, in British Columbia, adds Pickleball courts at Martin Park

  https://www.comoxvalleyrecord.com/community/city-of-courtenay-adds-pickleball-courts-martin-park-lacrosse-box/ Aug. 23, 2019 Lacrosse, pickleball, and recreational ball hockey players in the Comox Valley can expect smoother shots and better games thanks to a newly upgraded playing surface at Martin Park in Courtenay. The renovated courts are located at 20th Street and Choquette Road, and include lacrosse lines as well as

Oak Bay, BC, News: Pickleballers tackle first fun tourney at newest North Saanich courts

    https://www.oakbaynews.com/sports/pickleballers-tackle-first-fun-tourney-at-newest-north-saanch-courts/ Saanich Peninsula Pickleball Association has more than 145 paying members The Saanich Peninsula Pickleball Association recently held its first fun tournament at the Wain/Birch Road outdoor pickleball courts. The courts were installed last year by the District of North Saanich much to the delight of players on the Peninsula. The association has

Sechelt, British Columbia: Pickleballers exceed capacity

John R. Bell Contributing Writer - August 17, 2019 Sechelt Mayor Darnelda Siegers (centre) with club members and new players on National Pickleball Day. - Tom Pinfold Photo Last Saturday at Sechelt arena, the Sunshine Coast Pickleball Association (SCPA) celebrated National Pickleball Day by inviting people to give the game a try for

National Pickleball Day celebrated in Barriere, British Columbia – a success

https://www.barrierestarjournal.com/sports/national-pickleball-day-celebrated-in-barriere-a-success/ By Judi Klontz On Saturday, August 10, 2019, National Pickleball Day was celebrated in Barriere. Pickleball has only been played for nine months in Barriere, and those that play were keen to share the sport with members of the Lower North Thompson. Susan Armstrong brought her mother, Debbie, and sons Robbie (11) and

National Pickleball Day in Canada! – August 10th

https://www.bclocalnews.com/sports/national-pickleball-day-is-saturday-august-10/ The second Saturday in August is designated as National Pickleball Day in Canada By Judith Klontz While Pickleball is only nine months old in Barriere, we are keen to have a fun time while increasing awareness of Pickleball. National Pickleball Day will be celebrated in Barriere in The Ridge gymnasium (4936 Barriere Town

Pickleballers deny cursing at teen during court confrontation

  https://www.kelownacapnews.com/news/pickleballers-deny-cursing-at-teen-after-a-sport-court-confrontation/ Shoreline Park has been the site for basketball, pickleball and bickering DAVID VENN - Aug. 6, 2019 The Shoreline Drive sport courts, in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, have been the site of another community snafu after residents in the surrounding neighbourhood alleged that some users harassed their children. The main incident came when

Pickleball tournament in Penticton, British Columbia, supports cardiology department

PENTICTON NEWS STAFF - Jul. 27, 2019 Gary Gierlich knows all about heart emergencies. Now he’s helping organize a fun pickleball tournament in support of the cardiology department at Penticton Regional Hospital. Four years ago, Gierlich was playing pickleball at the Penticton Community Centre when he collapsed due to cardiac arrest. “I remember

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

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