Saturday, November 29, 2014

The Medal List Grows


4th Annual East Valley Tournaments
Don Simmons - Brenda + Dan Jmaeff
not in picture Sally Dobson

SPA Fundraiser #1
Sally Dobson and Marsha Freso

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thursday, November 20, 2014

First Meeting of the Season

 Diane Weyant - well prepared to sign up members for the season

First meeting of the season well attended, looks like  125 chairs were filled
Minutes will be posted when reviewed and approved by the board

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Tournament Registration is Now Open

Submitted by: Karen Fellows

Grab your partner!! Registration for both the Resident and Annual Pickleball Tournaments opens Saturday, November 15.

The Resident tournament is scheduled for February 7-9, 2015Saturday-Monday. This year we will be offering skill based events for Men's
Doubles, Women's Doubles & Mixed Doubles. In addition, age/skill levels will be offered for Men's Doubles & Women's Doubles.  In these events, your
bracket will be determined by the lowest age and the highest skill level of you or your partner.  Registration closes January 28, so get your
registrations in early. We have some fun things in the planning stages, so stay tuned for future announcements.

The 12th Annual Palm Creek Pickleball Tournament is scheduled for March 6-8, 2015Friday-Sunday.  This year we will be offering skill based events for
Men's Doubles, Women's Doubles & Mixed Doubles. This tournament is a Tier 2 Seniors Skill Level tournament sanctioned by USAPA. Registration closes
February 24, 2015.  Pizza and beer will also be offered one evening during the tournament, along with more fun in the planning stages.   

Online registration is available at You can pay using a credit card through PayPal even if you do not have a PayPal
account. Or, you can register by completing a registration form and pay with cash or checks drawn on US bank accounts. A drop box will be available at
the courts on the north side of Big Blue North to deliver your registrations to the registrars.  

Friday, November 14, 2014

LED Reader Board

Up to the minute updates can now be found on the club's new message board
Steve Mueller is the Coordinator for this project

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Club Membership

Kicking off the new season 
Membership Form and New Stickers  will be available: 
At the courts: 7:30 - 10 AM
11/15 Saturday  
11/18 Tuesday 
11/20  Thursday
Also after out Monthly Club Meeting - on Wednesday 11/19

 Fee: $ 20 per member - it is requested that you bring exact amount

Monday, November 10, 2014


USAPA VI National Tournament Winners

Brenda Jmaeff and Lynn Carlson
Not in picture: Sally Dobson. Byron Freso, Al Hager

Note: Updated Medal List can be found under Club Information

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Inter-community is underway (amended)

Caroline Anderson of Robson Ranch has organized Women's  Inter-community for 3.0 and 3.5 players this season. Caroline advised, if there is enough interest, Robson will also host Women's at the 2.5 skill level
Play is on the schedule for Wednesday's at Noon
Lise Nolin is on board to Captain Women's 3.5.    
Women 4.0+ play is organized by Robin Wyrick, is played on Wednesday's at Mission Royale at Noon. Barb Schmidt is on board to captain this group
This is a great opportunity to meet players in the community.
Captain position for 3.0 and 2.5 is open. 
Please arrive early and remember to wear your name badge. If you have any questions, please e-mail at:

Thursday, November 6, 2014

November Play

Click on link for organized play schedule, sign up sheets are on Big Blue

New to the game? Beginner lessons start on Monday, November 10th - 2 PM
Sign up sheets can be found on the Big Blue Board

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Membership Fees

In order to simplify the process of collecting membership fees and make it easier for our round robin captains,  the board has approved the following changes to the fee schedule. The fee schedule covers both organized and open play.

If you sign up between November 1st and February 1st.  $20.00 (for the entire season)

If you sign up between February 1st and April 1st.  $15.00

For anyone in the park 10 days or fewer at anytime during the season, no charge.

We will begin selling memberships on November 15th. You may play before that time without paying. We hope everyone had a great summer and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

The Season Begins

As the USAPA National Tournament is underway this week in Buckeye, AZ.  Our members are returning daily and are on the courts ready to play. The Men's and Women's Shootout will start this Wednesday, November 5th. Women's Shootout is coordinated by Donna Christiansen and the Men's Shootout by Vance Christiansen, Sign up sheets are on the South Blue Board.   You will also find Sign Up sheets for Round Robins, which will be organized by players until the end of this month.  Starting December 1st  Round Robins will officially begin per the Court Schedule with Captains.