February 2021 English
Pickleball Canada

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President's Message

Jim Parrott


                                



I hope everyone had a great holiday season and took time to reflect on life, family and friends, and, oh yes,  maybe pickleball as well.....

 


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Strategic Plan 2021-2023





STRATEGIC PLAN 2021 - 2023             

Pickleball Canada is pleased to announce the release of the much anticipated  2021-2023 Strategic Plan.  Please take a minute or two and get familiar with  ....


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In Recognition of Marcel and Louise Barrette

France Emery

 

IN RECOGNITION OF MARCEL LEMIEUX & LOUISE BARRETTE

On December 22nd, Mr. Gérard Melançon, treasurer of the Féderation québécoise de pickleball (FQP) and France Emery, secretary of the FQP and Quebec Director for Pickleball Canada, were very honoured to present to Mr. Marcel Lemieux, .....


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Pickleball Superstore

Click to start shopping @ www.pickleballsuperstore.ca


 

National System Update

Kirk Jensen

 

The National System - Coming Soon to Your Province and Club!

The National System is one of the most important initiatives that Pickleball Canada is undertaking.  There have been over 1,000 man hours of work put into ....


 

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Pickleball Saskatchewan Inc. receives Sports Status with Sask Sport

Janet Bradshaw

Pickleball Saskatchewan was successful in April of 2020 in receiving emerging sport status with Sask Sport, the umbrella organization for our provincial sport ....


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Referee's Corner

Al Thomson



2021 Rule Changes  - The  Big TWO

The 2021 Rule Changes were leaked unceremoniously in the middle of November, instead of its scheduled release in early January.  It appeared on Social Media almost ....


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‘Speakin’ with Deakin’

Linda Jefferies

SPEAKIN' WITH DEAKIN


Steve Deakin, a multi-medal winning professional player and Pickleball Canada’s 2021 Ambassador, has successfully competed with and against the best players in the sport, and ....
 


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Pickleball in the New Year

Kelli McRobert

As the clock struck midnight, it was with a sense of relief that 2020 was over.  In many places COVID restrictions were put back into place for the start of 2021 challenging us as we navigate our way through the year.  Courtside you often heard people state that ‘pickleball is my therapy’ or ‘pickleball keeps me sane’, what now?  No play?  OMG, what will we do? .....


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The 2021 Rule Changes from a Player’s Perspective

Wayne Kerr


Pickleball is growing fast and becoming more competitive.  Like most other sports, rule changes are inevitable.  As money and prestige transform sports there are those....


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This and That


 
 

Langley Pickleball Dinkers - take a bow!!

My sincere thanks to all of you who stepped up with your donations to recognize the tough job our health care providers are doing at this time.....


 

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Volunteers Wanted

Rhonda Stoner

We are growing!  If you have Pickleball passion, experience in one of these areas and can volunteer some time to help Pickleball Canada continue to grow then please reach out and become a part of our amazing team! .....


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Contributors


CONTRIBUTORS:


Jim Parrott                            Kirk Jensen
Linda Jefferies                      Steve Deakin
Manon Lussier                      Karen Rust
Alan Thomsonn                    Rhonda Stoner
Wayne Kerr                          Kelli McRobert
France Emery                      Joanne Edey-Nicoll
Janet Bradshaw                   Lisa Weir




 

 

  

 


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