Membership Benefits

By joining Pickleball Canada, (either through your local association/club, or your Provincial/Territorial Association) you’ll be helping the growth and development of pickleball for yourself and others in neighbourhoods, schools and clubs in your community and in other facilities across the country.
The purpose of Pickleball Canada is to develop and sustain a dynamic, integrated Canadian developed system that promotes participation, competition and excellence in pickleball.

What’s in it for you?
Many benefits currently exist. With our new integrated pickleball platform ("IPP") expected Fall 2020, many more will be provided.
  • Places to play [currently available with an updated app to be available in the IPP]
  • Member lookup [currently available]
  • Eligibility to enter Pickleball Canada sanctioned tournaments [currently available]
  • Rating system for competition play integrated with membership data [PC Competitions]
    • Tournaments
    • Club and inter-club - ladder and league
  • Competition software and registration integrated with membership data
    • For Tournament play [PC Competitions]
    • For Club and inter-club - ladder and league play
  • Insurance coverage for all levels of play including waiver management [currently available and included with each membership]
  • Social media
  • Pathways to become a Pickleball Canada coach.instructor and an official
  • National Youth Programs
  • National Resource Center for “Everything Pickleball”
  • Calendar of events for tournaments, clinics, events and competitions at the club and/or province and/or national levels [currently available at the tournament level only]
  • Stay up-to-date on pickleball in Canada through our PC Scoop newsletter [currently available]
  • A Canadian National Integrated Pickleball Management System for clubs, provinces and Pickleball Canada
  • Optional single payment procedure for all levels: club, province, national [to be phased in]
  • Fully bilingual [English/French]
  • Commercial store, products and services
  • Compliant with all Canadian privacy laws
How will you be helping the sport?

By joining Pickleball Canada, you will be making a significant contribution to the development of pickleball as a national sport organization (NSO) to help in growing the game in Canada. 
As the NSO, Pickleball Canada endorses the provincial/territorial pickleball organizations which supports the growth of pickleball from coast to coast to coast. 

Pickleball Canada:

  • Promotes pickleball as a sport in Canada
  • Develops and manages coaches/instructor certification programs 
  • Develops and manages the national officiating certification programs in co-operation with the provincial/territorial pickleball associations
  • Establishes and monitors policies on code of conduct, dispute resolution, discrimination, equity & access, conflict of interest, safe sport and anti-doping and all necessary policies for the good governance of the sport in Canada
  • Will create and manage a high performance athlete development program
  • Provides a single voice for Canada at the international federation [IFP] including input into new rules and regulations which affect all play at all levels
  • Oversees the development of para-pickleball at all levels throughout Canada.

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