Thursday, October 20, 2016

16 Player Round Robin Tournament at ARC

Round Robin random doubles tournament with 16 players played 6 games in two hours. Shirley, Kathy, Bob, Jean, Debbie, Maria, Bill, Lori, Glen, Joan, Cheryl, Robin, Shale, Dan, Martin and Allison. Thanks to Henrietta as the scorekeeper. Top 3 winners received ribbons. Total scores of the top players:
#1 - Robin and Kathy, won 6 games, tied for 1st
#2 - Glen
#3 - Lori and Shale, tied for 3rd
#4 - Bob, Dan and Martin, tied for 4th
We had coffee and snacks afterwards.  Everyone had a great time with lots of fun and competition !!!

Monday, October 17, 2016

Playing pickleball in Thailand

Merna is playing pickleball in Chaingmai, Thailand.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Bill's 87th Birthday at ARC

L to R: John, Art, Al, Shirley, Mike, Jim, Jennifer, Jean, Jerry, Laurie, Debby, Allison, Bob, Henrietta, Beryl, Tom, at front Bill. Photo by Kathy. After playing pickleball at ARC (40 players), we celebrated Bill's 87th birthday with about 25 people in attendence. Bill started to play pickleball in 2009. He is the oldest player and has 36 great grandchildren. Laurie made a delicious homemade birthday cake in the shape of a pickleball paddle. It was great to see old friends Al and Tom whom we played pickleball with in the last 7 years. Some players not shown: George, Peter, Dean, Ron and Cathy. Please note that ARC has added a new Friday pickleball playing time 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Tournament results Chilli-Paddle-Wack tournament Sept 3, 2016

Congratulations to Mike S. and James Y (photo at right) for winning 4,0 Bronze medals at Chilli-Paddle-Wack tournament on Sept 3, 2016 at Chilliwack Landing (arena with 6 pickleball lined courts and portable nets). Janet and Jennifer won Silver 3.25, Chris and Robbin won Bronze 3.25.
Tournament results:

Friday, September 2, 2016

Video Pickleball Stereotypes Costa Rica

YouTube video Pickleball Stereotypes produced by Pickleball Costa Rica. It is a humorous video about recreational players! Published on Aug 29, 2016  Spoof on typical pickleball players. Lots of gags and silliness!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

ARC Gym Resurfacing closure Sept 2 - 16, 2016

There will be no pickleball on September 2 - 16 due to gym closure for floor resurfacing at Abbotsford Recreation Centre. During that time, we can play outdoors (weather permitting) at Jubilee Park.There is no cost to play outdoors at Jubilee Park. However there is no balls provided and no bathrooms on site. If you wish to play with the outdoor club, there are drop in fees and/or membership fees.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Chilli-Paddle-Wack Tournament Sept 3, 2016

Chilli-Paddle-Wack Tournament Sept 3, 2016 at Chilliwack Landing, 45530 Spadina Avenue, BC
Registration for the RANDOM 3.0, 3.25 and 3.5 events and FIXED 3.75, 4.0 and 4.5+ events @ 9:00AM. Games start at 9:30AM.
Registration for the RANDOM 3.75, 4.0 and 4.5+ events and FIXED 3.0, 3.25 and 3.5 events @ 1:00PM. Games start at 1:30PM.
FIXED MIXED (Men / Women) may be combines with the Fixed partner doubles depending on the numbers .
Singles will follow if there is adquate interest in the events.
$10.00 for registration Plus $10 for each event you enter. All fees will be collected AT THE EVENT WHEN YOU REGISTER. Please have exact cash available if possible.