Good morning Sun City Pickleball Club Members on this beautiful Sunday!
RCSC ANNUAL MEETING – Tomorrow, Monday, December 13 at 9 a.m. Sun Dial Auditorium – Quorum Possibilities – BE THERE!! GET INVOLVED!! Have your voice heard!! PLAN TO ATTEND!!
SC/SCW RECIPROCAL – Sunday, December 19 – 1 pm – Marinette Courts
sign up at suncitypickleballclub,org
Payable on line – suncitypickleballclub.org – click on “our club” – click on “join or renew” – follow instructions to 1. FILL IN MEMBERSHIP FORM (AND) 2. PAY $15. Thank you!!
NEXT MEMBERSHIP MEETING:
Monday, January 17 – 4 pm. Marinette Auditorium
Good morning this Sunday Sun City Pickleball Club Members,
Welcome to October . . . so many events/activities starting . . . you may have to read this email more than once . . . and often . . . even more events/activities will begin/continue as our Club “winter season” unfolds! Check our Club Website, check it often!
It is very IMPORTANT that you READ THE CRITERIA for each event/activity – Links for that important information are located by checking our Club Website suncitypickleballclub.org
Special thank you’s to Bill Booth and Allen Gilson for their continued expertise in setting up our Club Website!! And thank you to all the Volunteers who step up to organize each of our Club events/activities. A BIG BRAVO to ALL VOLUNTEERS!!
“DROP IN” PLAY – each day – 7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
SIGN UPS on our Club Website available for the following: Continue reading →
Another Saturday Good Morning Sun City Pickleball Club Members,
THANK YOU ALL for attending our first Club meeting last Monday . . . it had been since January 2020 that we last got together!! We sure got a lot done . . . and we are ready for our annual ROUND UP TOURNAMENT scheduled for Tue – Wed – Thurs October 19 -20-21. A real Club effort . . . VOLUNTEERS . . . BRAVO!!!!
This is a great tournament for our Club Members to enter!! Get a partner – talk to a friend – maybe that person you play with several times a week is interested in entering!! Ask them!! Entry fees are discounted for our Club Members! Give it a try!! Meet other people from other clubs – meet those, like you, who enjoy this super activity of pickleball!! Wahoo!!
Future tournament directors needed – please contact Lynda/Jeff Skaggs, Donna Holick or any Club Board Member to get more involved. We have a super tournament team already in place – join the team! Help keep this Club one of the best!!!
There is a link on our Club home page suncitypickleballclub.org to read/review the proposed Club Bylaws, Procedures, Rules. Discussion on these proposals will be on the agenda for our next Club meeting Monday, October 25 – 4 p.m. Marinette Auditorium.
Our Club schedule will be “easing” into “full swing” as we enter October – November – December. As dates for “start ups” are determined, more, complete information as to time, days, etc. will be announced. One note of a schedule change as October approaches – the Wednesday Round Robin will be starting at 11 a.m, on October 6 . . . September 22 and 29 will still start at 7 a.m.
We have other events/activities like Ladders, Leagues, Clinics, Introductory Lessons, Paddleplay, and our Club Modified Pickleball Group – etc – more on each of those will be coming soon. Anyone who would like to assist with any of our events/activities . . . please talk with any Club Board Member . . . we will help put you in contact with the “right” people! Bravo to them!!
FUTURE DATES OF NOTE: (info on each as their time approaches)
Sunday, October 24, 1 p.m. – Reciprocal with SCW – Marinette Courts
Monday, October 25, 4 p.m. – Club Membership Meeting – Marinette Auditorium
Tuesday, October 26, 4 p.m. – Fun Day – Mountain View Courts
Monday, November 8, 3 p.m. – RWB Club Tournament – Marinette Courts
Several Members have volunteered to help with this event – (our last year directors may be unable to get back to the USA) – so, if you would like to volunteer to assist, talk with any Club Board Member. This is a great, fun event!
Saturday, November 13, Noon – Volunteer Luncheon – Bell Center Auditorium
Sunday, November 21, 1 p.m. – Reciprocal with SCW – Liberty Courts SCW
Monday, December 6, 4 p.m. – Club Annual Meeting – Marinette Auditorium
Wednesday, December 8, 5 p.m. – Club Christmas Party – Sun Dial Auditorium
(with the Band Street Player)
Sunday, December 19, 1 p.m. – Reciprocal with SCW – Marinette Courts
And . . . check out the Friday Night Social – play with friends – Marinette Courts
And on we go!
Team Pickleball Opportunity:
Yes, there is a new league forming in Surprise – Arizona Pickleball Players League (APPL). This, certainly, presents a great way to work in some competitive play . . . especially in lieu of the current limitations on tournament play! All the information for what the league is all about and the entry information is “spelled out” on our Club website suncitypickleballclub.org . . . take a look . . . very interesting, indeed! Further questions can be addressed to Lis Smoot at 253-241-7577.
RCSC Board of Directors Elections:
Yes, our voting is not over! Please get your votes in for the 2021 RCSC Board – as stated before, Karen McAdam, one of the outstanding members of our Pickleball Club and our Sun City Community is running for a seat on this Board . . . time to vote her in! Online voting begins next Monday, Nov 9 on the RCSC website portal! Her candidate presentation can be found on the RCSC website . . . there is also, tonight, Nov 5, at the Sun Dial Auditorium from 6 – 8 pm, a chance to meet/greet all the candidates running for a Board position. Please, also, consider Dale Lehrer, she is running for re election – her very positive work on the Mountain View renovations is well noted!
Memberships for 2021:
Membership applications must still be filled out for 2021 even though annual dues for 2021 have been “waived” . . . your information can completed easily by going onto our Club website under “Our Club”, click on the join or renew tab. The annual dues for new Club Members will still be $15. Paper applications are also available in the kiosk at Marinette.
Sun City Executive Board Elections:
Our current Club Board . . . Dan Haberman – Member at Large, Lynda Skaggs – Publicity, Evelyn Larsen – Membership, Ann Clark – Secretary, Jan Booth – Treasurer, Tom Jeffers – Vice President, Dave Breault – President, have all volunteered to continue on for 2021 pending Membership approval. There will be an “on line” procedure for all Club Members to vote YAY or Nay with the current Club Board staying on for 2021 . . . SOON! With NO MEMBERSHIP MEETING and the PANDEMIC, our voting procedure has to change! Any questions/concerns/hat-in-the-ring additions, please see anyone on our 2021 Club Nominating Committee – Carol Arinno, Diana Colonna, Joe Gilfillan.
Welcome back Club “Winter Members”:
A great time of year when so many Club Members return to the “Land of the Sun”! Hopefully, Club play/activities will resume in the near future too!
Thanks everyone for following the Safety Guidelines, Court Etiquette and keeping the pickleballs in the coolers when done play . . . the “winters” here are the BEST! Enjoy!
And, yes, we have a new “wind sock” for the courts at Mountain View!
Arizona Pickleball Players League (APPL) is a new Pickleball League that is going to be starting up in the West Valley at the Surprise Pickleball Courts. There will be 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5/5.0 divisions for men’s and women’s doubles. The women will play on Wednesdays and the men will play on Tuesdays.
The format will be 3 doubles teams competing against another team’s 3 doubles teams. Two games against each of the three teams will be played (6 games total). It is recommended that each team consist of 8-12 players, even though 6 players play each week.
The league will last from January to March, 2021. The cost to play will be a team fee of $150 and Surprise court rental will be about another $150 per team.
In March, the top teams from each division will go on to compete against the top teams from three other Az areas, Casa Grande, East Valley Region, and the Southern Region.
If you would like to form a team, go to the website below to sign up. All teams must be registered by November 15, 2020. Your teams can have players from anywhere in our area, as long as they have the correct rating.
If you have questions, call or email Lis Smoot at 253-241-7577
The 5th reciprocal contest of the season was played today at Marinette. Sun City Pickleball Club players brought their “A” games! We won with 83 games totaling 1,084 points to Sun City West 26 games totaling 655 points. It was great to see some new club members participate today! We had perfect weather and some excellent snacks and even hot dogs to share! Only one competition left which will be held at Sun City West, March 15th. Special thanks to my scorekeeping helpers: Robin Bequette, Frank Spina, Patty Raines and Blas Laino.
Hello SCPC Members this Saturday,
What a great time of year to play Pickleball! A bit “chilly”, but no snow or ice!!!
Hope you have been reading our Club Webpage – interesting articles, reviews and tournament results . . . lots of activities here in Sun City . . . And, have you seen the new bulletin boards …. quite the information center! Thanks to our Publicity Board Member, Lynda Skaggs!
Upcoming Calendar:Continue reading →
Good Sunday Afternoon Sun City Pickleball Club Members – a Palindrome Date – 02/02/2020 – (front or back = same date) fascinating …first time in 900 years . . . amazing!
Well, what a great month of Pickleball Club Events and Tournaments! The SSIPA of this past week was a super success . . . sure hope you enjoyed reading the daily summaries as much as I did. Congratulations to every Member of our Club who participated as players and volunteers . . . wow . . . so good! I hope you heard all the very positive comments visitors to our facility were sharing . . . so nice! Keep up the good work!
Our SPRING SLAM will be the Club’s next tournament – March 6 7 8 …. more info soon.