Mission Statement

" To provide Pickleball play opportunities for all levels of players, in the communities of Edgewater, Radium, Invermere, and Windermere “
Pickleball play in this area consists of a diverse group of Pickleball players which had its beginnings in 2014 with 4 enthusiastic players and has grown to more then 100 locals, summer residents, snowbirds, and visitors.
We welcome everyone, regardless of skill level


Information: contact John Hague - columbiavalleypickleball@shaw.ca


                                         

 

 

 

 

 

 Pickleball News: August 30, 2020

Hello All Members
Starting Monday, August 31 we are moving to our fall schedule with club play running from 9:30AM to Noon, Monday through Friday. We will continue outdoor play at Pineridge into October and will decide our last day of play closer to the end of the season with weather being the determining factor.
Currently, our indoor venue is closed. It is reported that the board of the Columbia Lake Recreation Center is waiting till mid September to decide on when and how they will re-open. As such, we are not able to make any plans for indoor play at this time. Please be assured that our club executive will be watching developments closely in order to organize play as soon as possible.
Our current executive is made up of volunteers that were invited by our founding members. During the past few months they were busy with organizing the club and setting up play for our challenging spring and summer. We feel our club has grown large enough now that we are ready for an elected executive that we can chose at our first AGM.
We would like to hold our first AGM on Saturday September 19th at 11:30, outdoors, at the Pineridge courts. Should the weather be really bad, we will reschedule. At this meeting, the current executive will introduce our suggested bylaws and other club documents and allow all members to vote to accept them as is or possibly make some amendments and then accept the amended documents. As well, we will hold full elections for a new executive.
We will send out an AGM package in the next week or so with the documents mentioned along with an agenda and any other pertinent information. As well, if you have not paid your club fees yet, we will be accepting payments at the AGM. Also, if you are not a club member, you can signup here as well. Please make an effort to come and participate in your clubs first AGM.
Finally, we would like to announce the winner of the second annual Sportsmanship Award that has been sponsored by Tom Wilkinson and Jan Guenigsman. This year’s recipient is Randy Baker. He is deserving of the award because of his on court attitude and willingness to play with all players regardless of ability. This is a trophy that every player should strive to achieve. Randy always has a smile on his face, is happy and fun to play with.
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We would also like to give a special thank you to Tom and Jan as well as all the volunteer hosts that have worked hard to make our club a fun and safe group.
See everyone at our first AGM on Saturday, September 19th at 11:30AM.
Ray Schoepfer
Interim President

Pickleball News: Sportsmanship award given to Randy Baker this morning at the Invermere Pickleball Club. He is deserving of the award because of his on court attitude and willingness to play with all players regardless of ability. This is a trophy that every player should strive to achieve. Randy always has a smile on his face,is happy and fun to play with.