Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Club Membership

Under Club Information - is a link to print the current membership form or you can fill out a form at the courts,

Monday - Saturday at the courts - you have the opportunity to submit your membership form, pay the $20 fee and receive the sticker for your badge from:
10 - 11:30 AM and from 1 - 3:30 PM

Club Contact Information

Under Club Information - for your convenience is a link providing the contact information for both the Board of Directors and Coordinators and Directors of various club functions

Court Schedule and Player Cards

Under Club Information - there is a link for the current court schedule and the current player cards, for easy reference

Medal Winners

Under Club Information each season we recognize medals won in sanctioned tournaments by our club members. It is important when you sign up for a tournament, you list Palm Creek as your club. This is how we identify who is playing for our club, in a tournament

Sunday, November 27, 2016


Dave Weinbach from Madison Wisconsin, US Open and three time National Pickleball Champion with over 70 medals in his Pro career will visit Palm Creek on December 13, 2016 
The session will be highly interactive and aimed at players rated from 2.5 to the 4.5 player levels.
This 2 hour clinic will focus on execution of the important shots in the game, drilling throughout and followed with a Q&A session.
Max of 60 attendees
Cost is $25.00 in cash, payable at the clinic.
Please do not sign up other club members, unless they share your email address.

PRIVATE LESSONS are available following the clinic at $30 for 30 minutes. If you are interested, please select the slot called Private lessons and your name will be sent to Dave so he can contact you.

Date: Tue., 12/13/2016
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM MST

Location: Courts 24-32

Registration is for Palm Creek Members only and must be done on Sign Up Genius


Saturday, November 26, 2016

Medal Winner's


East Valley Tournament
Brenda Jmaeff - Gold - 4.5 Women's Doubles
Carol Lindow - Bronze - 5.0 Women's Doubles
not in picture
Judy Arnold - Bronze - 4.5 Women's Doubles

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Tournaments and USAPA Memberships

Please keep in mind, if you plan to play in a "Sanctioned Tournament"

  • Registrations are continuing to close in record time
  • You must be a member of USAPA to play in a sanctioned tournament
  • Your membership must be active through the end date of the tournament of which you want to register
For example :  Registration for Duel in the Desert Opens December 1st
                       The Tournament Dates are March 2nd - March 5th 
                       If your USAPA membership expires, February 15th
                       You will not be allowed to register until, your membership is renewed

We are  learning,  do to the large number of registrations and renewals, membership is working overtime trying to catch up.  Don't Delay

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Nationals Medal Winners


Joyce Staffen - Marsha + Byron Freso - Dave Touchet
Randy Bourne - Lynn Carlson - Wayne Kennedy - Maurice 
Parobec - (not in picture Carol Lindow,Lance Thiede)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


First club meeting of the season today - 4 PM in the ballroom.
You will be able to join and pay for club membership

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Don't Miss It

Final Day Nationals VIII

Don't miss a great day of Singles  Play, including Juniors 

For a great buy on this year's National Shirt $ 5.
get to the courts early they went on sale late Saturday and were flying off the table

If you want a rule book for $5. arrive early, only a handful left!

Great Weather - Great Fun

Friday, November 11, 2016

In the News

Click on Link

Great Day at the Courts!
Great Play!

Only 2 days left
Come to the courts and enjoy your weekend!

Day 6

A great fun day, filled with clinics, seminars and demo's!

Looking forward to Friday, the best of the best will be playing, Men and Women's Doubles Open. Winners will be awarded prize money !

In addition to -  shopping, eating, renewing or joining the USAPA, we are also going to have a good time being a part of:

                     " November Madness"

$5 gets you in the game - the winner will win 50% of the pot, the other 50 % will go to St. Jude's.  Stop at the St. Jude's table or the USAPA booth to enter.

Starting at 2 PM MST - Games will be live streamed

You will need to register at the site, it is FREE, instructions are easy to follow:

Here is the link: 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Day 4

It was great to see spectators from the city at our courts today!
They came to see great pickleball!

Our Palm Creeker's did not disappoint
Congratulations to our  Bronze Medal Winners:
Marsha Freso - Joyce Staffen - Lance Thiede

Wednesday - Don't miss Single's Play
Women and Men from Ages 19+ to  80+

Reminders - At the USAPA Booth

  • Last day to register for 3.5  clinic being held on Thursday from 9-11 AM - Fee $20 (registered National's players - $5)
  • Current Rule books still available for $5
  • Perfect time to join the USAPA or to renew your membership

Monday, November 7, 2016

Where Are You?

Another Great Day at Nationals!

Competitive Matches, Great Shopping  and the Sport's Grille Serving lunch.

USAPA Booth is staffed to provide information for future players
Latest Rule Books $5.00
Become a part of this event, join or renew your membership in our National Organization!

See you at the Courts!

Sunday, November 6, 2016

A Fun Sunday!

Another Great Day at the Courts!

Every Court was filled with great matches!  To date the youngest female to medal - 23 years old.
The youngest male to medal - 21 years old, the oldest male and female winners - 88 years old!

Our club members once again did us Proud!
Women's Doubles - Carol Lindow - Gold medal winner.  Marsha Freso and Joyce Staffen won Silver medals
Men's Doubles - Lynn Carlson and Wayne Kennedy won Bronze medals!

Up Next - Mixed Doubles!  Cheer on the Players, Shop  Great Vendors, Enjoy lunch at the Sport's Grille

See You at the Courts!

Saturday, November 5, 2016

From Start to Finish

What A Day

Day one of the Nationals kicked off with a front page article
in the Dispatch

For spectators who watched the final match of the day, 
 "Great Scott's"  was heard a lot!
Scott Clayson and Scott Moore completed against Scott Burr and Steve (Scott, literary licence) Dawson!  This level of play, draws spectators to stay for medal matches.

Club Members - also had a good day on the courts
Randy Bourne, Maurice Parobec and Dave Touchet took home silver medals and Byron Freso a Bronze Medal!

Sunday is Senior Men's Doubles - come out and join the fun!
Stop by the USAPA Booth and pick up a brochure.  

Player Reminder - at the USAPA table rule books $5.00

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Nationals Are Here!

At the Main Gate, the Banner is up  welcoming players from 39 states and 3 provinces, to compete in Nationals VIII.

950+ Players from the ages of 8 to 88 have registered to play!!

Play officially begins this Saturday and will end on Sunday the 13th of November.

Be sure to bring your neighbors and friends to share in the excitement!

In addition to the "Best Pickleball", there will be many vendors, with lots of great stuff and  lunch will be served daily at the Sports Grille