Special Edition – Mom’s Day With Steph And LeLe

Here is a pb trivia question for today….What Do Alex Hamner, Carley Rozpedski, Susan Moore, Jodi Elliott, Jennifer Dawson, Julie Welter Scott, and Dina Weinbach have in common? I’m sure most of you pickleballers recognize at least some of those names. Especially if you watch videos or go to major pb tournaments…You guessed it, they are all accomplished pickleball players. These ladies also have another similarity that is appropriate to talk about today….Right again…they are all moms, but there’s one … Continue reading

Scott Moore PB Training Sessions On Vancouver Island  June 30th – July 2nd

Here is the schedule and other information you need if you would like to attend one of Scott Moore’s Clinics. 2 hour Intermediate Clinics.          $65.00 (3.25 – 4.0 players)  3.45 hour Advanced Mini-Camps. $115.00 (3.75 – 4.5 players) *ESQUIMALT LACROSSE BOX – the courts are south of Esquimalt Rec Center at 527 Fraser St.     Friday, June 30th Mini-Camp   8:45am – 12:45pm Friday, June 30th. Clinic.            1:30pm – 3:30pm Saturday, … Continue reading

Special Announcement About Oak Bay Pickleball

I thought I would share an email I received from Amanda Morency, the Community Recreation Programmer for Recreation Oak Bay….As you may know, she has been doing a great job for pickleballers this Fall by giving us 5 days a week when we can play at Henderson Rec. This posting is about the other place to play in Oak Bay. Here is her note: Amanda Morency – Hello Doug….I haven’t talked to you in a while about pickleball at Recreation … Continue reading

An Insider’s Look At Victoria Pickleball

Yeah, yeah, I know….there are some stalwart players that brave the elements year round to play on the outdoor courts. But for most of us, we start to look at what is available at the indoor courts at our local rec centres. In this edition I thought I would look at some of the best offerings that are available for us weather sensitive pb insiders this Indian Summer, Fall and Winter. If I missed your fave place to play, please … Continue reading

Learning By Living – Part One

Happy, happy, happy,….well, if one never figures out the deeper meaning of life, a good game of ”I can” usually goes well with the pb frame of mind. Pickleball is an activity that, at its’ best, does not take itself seriously. ”I can do this”, because ”I can” has a lot of ways to play….It is great fun to see a different, and broader, definition of what it means to learn to play a game. Introducing our teacher, student, and … Continue reading