Exciting news about Pickleball Machine, Video, Partners Tournament, Reciprocal Play, Scheduling Committee, Holiday Party, Member Meeting, etc.
Partners Tournament: this Tuesday, Nov. 20th at 9am start, Marinette. If you haven’t signed up, come watch the fun anyway. Those that haven’t paid, please bring your $5 per person in an envelope with your name on the outside to give to Phil Arinno or a board member. Also, note that Marinette’s west parking lot will be under repair on Monday, Nov. 19th and Nov. 20th. This will limit our parking, particularly for the tournament. Please consider using the residential parking area in back of the Clay Corner or north of the Marinette facility.
New Lobster Pickleball Machine: Edit 12/3/18: The Lobster Pickleball Machine acquisition/use procedure is under review.
Paddle Play: There will be no Paddle Play this Tuesday or Thursday, November 20 and 22. Tuesday is the Partners Club Championship and Thursday is Thanksgiving. Beginners and 2.5’s may come on Monday, November 19.
Beginning the week of November 26, there will be no Paddle Play on Fridays. 3.5-4.5 players are welcome to come on Thursdays.
Reciprocal Play: There is the Westbrook (social) reciprocal event next Sunday, 11-25 @ 1:00 at Westbrook. We still need two more men to sign up. Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090b4fadaa28a3fd0-westbrook
Mens League: Hey gents, the women have multiple leagues going on, what about us? Jeff Skaggs is willing to set this league up, but we need to gauge interest. In other words, we need a few more guys to say they would participate when it is set up. Here is the link to indicate your interest. https://suncitypickleballclub.org/2018/11/03/mens-league-2-5-3-5/
Scheduling Committee: Met this week and finalized winter schedule that runs until April. Please check the website (will be updated soon) for updated calendar and court schedule (shows which courts to be used for what purpose).
Highlights: Tuesday and Wednesday round robin begins at 8 am at Marinette; Thursday round robins for both Marinette and Mt. View begin at 9 am. Tuesday ladder returns to 2 pm.
New schedules will be printed and added to bulletin boards later this week.
Holiday Party: Dec. 1st at 5 pm in the Social Halls of Bell Recreation Center. This is going be the best party yet. Live rock and roll/country music by Street Player, a local band that performs in many venues in AZ. Raffle items will be provided. The Italian dinner provided by Sardella’s (let Frank Spina know if you want gluten free) is expected to be a savory, filling dinner with dessert. Tea and Lemonade will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own preferred beverage. Tickets remain available for the rest of this week only. Please contact Frank Spina, Pat Klepadlo, Kevin Pates or Clarisse Oaks asap for tickets. Members get a screaming deal at only $10 and guests are still getting a deal at only $20. Let’s bring in the winter season with dancing, socializing and good food.
Member Meeting: Please join us for an end of year review. December 18th, Tuesday, 1pm at Marinette Auditorium.
Lots going on… Welcome back snowbirds. Be safe and enjoy our wonderful facilities and events.
2018 Board of Directors