Thursday, August 23, 2012

B.C. Seniors Games Burnaby 2012 Winners Names

B.C. Seniors Games Burnaby 2012, Abbotsford/Chilliwack medalists:
Pat Khan Women 55-59 Recreational Doubles  Silver
Ken Witt  65-69 Mixed Recreational Doubles Gold
Mandy Witt 65-69 Mixed Recreational Doubles Gold
Henry Meerkerk 60-64 Mens Competitive Doubles Bronze
Henry Meerkerk 60-64 Mixed Competitive Doubles  Gold
Brian Parkes 60-64 Mens Competitive Doubles Bronze
Pat Khan 60-64 Mixed Competitive Doubles Gold
Dave Shepherd 70+ Mens Recreational Doubles Silver
Herb Peters 70+ Mens Recreational Doubles Silver
Carol Haworth 70+ Competitive Doubles Gold
Matt Khan 55-59 Mens Competitive Doubles Silver
Brian Gaudet 55-59 Mens Competitive Doubles Silver
Brian Gaudet 55-59 Mens Competitive Singles Gold
Elaine Griffiths 70+ Womens Recreational Doubles Gold
Elaine Griffiths 70+ Mixed Recreational Doubles Silver


Wednesday, August 22, 2012

B.C. Seniors Games Photos Aug 22, 2012

Some of the winners at the  B.C. Seniors Games in Burnaby Aug 22-24, 2012.  Top photo:  L to R:  Medal presenter, Brian Parkes, Henry Meerkerk, Dave Touchet, Colin Caldwell, Randy Bourne, Peter Darvill. Bottom photo:  John Kusch, Dave Shepherd and Herb Peters.  Pickleball was played at Burnaby South High School.  It has two gyms with 12 badminton courts, but not enough room behind the baselines for serving, so they made 6 pickleball courts by putting pickleball lines with blue tapes  (5 courts were used, one for practise). About 90 players participated in age categories: Competitive and Recreational.  Today Mens and Womens Doubles (finished at 12pm), Mixed Doubles tomorrow till 3pm, Singles on Friday morning.  Pickleball Canada supplied six USAPA portable nets and conforming paddles if needed for the Burnaby Games.

Sunday, August 19, 2012

B.C. Seniors Games Burnaby, B.C. Aug 21-24, 2012

B.C. Seniors Games Burnaby, B.C. Aug 21-24, 2012.  Pickleball will be played at Burnaby South Secondary School.  Practise time on  Pickleball courts Tuesday from 12:30 to 4:30.  You can practice and then pick up your accreditation package at The Bill Copeland Centre.

PB Parking - The Burnaby South Secondary School is on Rumble Ave, parking is behind the school off MacPherson Ave at the Michael J Fox theater.

Accreditation - at Bill Copeland Sports Centre, 3676 Kensington, Avenue Burnaby, BC V5B 4Z6
Remember - you can only pick up your own, plus 3 other players accreditation packages from 4 - 9pm Tuesday 8/21 at the Bill Copeland Centre. Please pass this info to your partners and friends playing Pickleball.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Pickleball Canada Memberships Reached 500

We are very pleased to announce that Pickleball Canada has reached 500 memberships !!!!! We welcome new members, membership fees is only $12 per year. You will receive our monthly newsletters, pickleball information and updates, other benefits include $5 off registration fees in the 2013 Pickleball Canada National Championship. Membership form is located at  We appreciate your support.  Join us today !!!

Pickleball Canada August Newsletter

Thursday, August 9, 2012

National Championship Social Dinner Phoenix Lounge July 7 Photo

Photo:  Dave, Shirley, Mike, Ken, Mandy, Keith, Linda, John, Pat, Bill, Henrietta....  About 60 players enjoyed a Social dinner in a conference/meeting room at Phoenix Lounge July 7 on the first day of the Pickleball Canada National Open Championship.
Delicious dinner, great conversations with new and old friends, everyone had a blast!!!