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PickleBall Fix: April 23, 2021

Sunday was an exciting day! Approximately 75 members visited the new PARC courts. Thanks to Mike Murphy, Rich Ohlenroth and Dave Bouthilette for making it happen.

Players compared the colorful new court surface to that of the Lodge Courts, the nets firmly in place, fences separating courts, well-lit courts and pathways, and pickleball paddle court signs on the door of each court created by our own members Larry Pierce and Barb Rooks.

Other comments from those who visited include: “Really state of the art, quality courts, can’t wait to play on these fantastic courts.” “FABULOUS. can’t believe it’s finally a reality.“

”Thanks to all who were instrumental in making this happen. Lucky us!”

To those who came by, thanks for coming and for sharing your comments to members who were not lucky enough to be there. Click the link on the TPPC website at http://www.tppickleballclub.org/ to view the slide show of members touring the PARC courts during the open house. We’ll all be on those courts soon!

Play Event Changes and New May Schedule

Donny’s Wednesday ABCD Events

--Donny’s 3pm ABCD event this coming Wednesday will have a “next paddle up” format. All players will still sign up on Den, but there will be no limit to the number who can participate.

--Donny’s 5pm event will follow the current format with sign-up on Den and the 30-player limit.

--WEDNESDAY NIGHT THEME – With the Kentucky Derby on May 1, Donny’s ABCD events this week will have a Kentucky Derby theme so WEAR YOUR SPECIAL HAT for the occasion. And, join the fun with mint juleps following play!

May Play Schedule

Players are now able to sign up for May on the Den. Check the calendar closely for changes from the April schedule, including:

--Men’s Day play time change to 7-10am on Tues. on Cts 1-4

--Lessons/Orientation only on Mon. 11:30-1pm

--Drills/Skills at 9:30am on Wed. Level 1 weeks 1,3; Level 2 weeks 2,4

--Skinny Singles, Sat. 3-5pm

-- NEW: Monday Night Skills-Drills/Lessons will start at 6pm on the 1st and 3rd Monday. The session is designed for those who work or have other commitments and are unavailable to attend the daytime skills/lessons. Contact Deb Howard.

Sign up on the Den for the Saturday Dink/Drink pickleball event at 5pm at the LODGE COURTS. Bring your drink, something to share and your $1 to participate in the raffle.

Keep picklin’,

Marie Knowlton, TPPCP, Deb Howard, VP, Dave Dwyer, Treas., Bev Crane, Sec/Comm., Tom Asbel, Cathi Ellingson, Don Rooks

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