Skills Development – Starting Tues Feb 21, 2017

The Comox Community Centre has arranged 6 skills development sessions on Tuesday nights starting Feb 21, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30pm. The instructors are Sjouke Lehmann (SJ) and Joe McNeil. The cost is $5.00 plus GST for each session. Registration is through the Comox Community Centre. Max of 8 persons per session.


Class 1 – Basic skill improvement of forehand, backhand, serve and return of serve, tips and drills and strategy
Class 2 – Basic net play, drills and strategy
Class 3 – Advanced net play drills
Class 4 – 3rd shot strategies and mid court play
Class 5 – Lobs and return of lobs, more drills for partnerships
Class 6 – Tournament tips and advanced play – special doubles strategies.

Referees Clinic – Thurs Feb 23, 2017

The Comox Community Centre is allowing us to offer a one hour clinic on Thursday February 23, 5:30 – 6:30. One only needs to show up, sign in at the desk and pay the drop in fee.

Introduction to Scoring and Refereeing in Pickleball


1) become more comfortable with the rules and regulations of the game
2) attain confidence in calling errors
3) learn how to score by physically recording the game
4) be able to apply this knowledge by scoring/refereeing games at routine play
5) ultimately become confident in scoring/refereeing NON SANCTIONED GAMES

Comox/Campbell River Fun Day

Saturday, March 11th at Comox Recreation Centre

Play Divisions:
1. Fun Group:
16 players from Campbell River
16 players from Comox Valley

Registration: 9:15-10:00 a.m.
Play: 10:00-12:30 p.m.

2. Competitive Group:
16 players from Campbell River
16 players from Comox Valley

Registration: 12:15-1:00 p.m.
Play: 1:00-3:30 p.m.

Comox players: Contact: Judy Osborne email Judy or call 250-703-0340
or Jenny Kennedy email Jenny or call 250-339-0165

Campbell River players: April Hull email April or call 250-337-2341

Deadline: Noon, February 25th
Please remember to state category of play & contact info.
*Note: If too many entries, names will be drawn. Players will be notified by March 1st

Cost: $3.25 to be paid at Comox Recreation Centre Front Desk.

Snacks will be provided.

Xmas 2016 Potluck

Here’s some photos and a video from the Xmas potluck the other night!
Click first photo to start the slideshow
Thanks to Alan Pattinson for the photos and video

Christmas Silent Auction at the Dec 20 potluck

Here are the items for the silent auction taking place at the Dec 20 potluck
Click here for the PDF

1. Oceanfront house for two nights/three days:

Three acre walk on waterfront on Denman Island. Also included one four hour private session on pickleball courts. Could hold a small tourney, picnic lunch get together, bbq, etc.

(Thank you Rod Hamilton)

Denman Island House Denman island House

2. Handcrafted quilt:

(Thank you SJ)

3. $100 Gift Certificate for Crown Isle:

(Thank you Kurt Nielsen, LandQuest Realty)

Crown Isle Gift Certificate

All items will be available to bid on during the potluck. Prizes will be assigned to the highest bidder at the conclusion of the evening.