Pickleball

 

Welcome to the Century House Pickleball Group page.

What We Do: Pickleball is a court sport.It is played with paddles similar to ping pong bats and plastic balls with holes in them.The court is smaller than a tennis court and the ball is hit over a net similar to tennis.It can be played as singles or doubles. Purpose, goals,objectives and benefits: Our main purpose is to have fun, learn something new, stay active and meet new people.

Important to Know: Pickleball was created in 1965 on Bainbridge Island outside of Seattle, Washington. The original purpose of the game was to provide a sport for the entire family. It was invented by congressman Joel Pritchard, William Bell, and Barney McCallum.

People played in their backyards on hard surfaces and driveways.  Since the mid-1970’s Pickleball has grown from a family activity game to a sport with formalized rules and is played both in and out doors.

Required Equipment: Good gym shoes. Paddles and balls are supplied.

When Do We Meet?:Mondays and Thursdays 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

What Is the Cost?: $12 annually

Who Can Join?: Century House members

Websites: There are many websites. Just google Pickleball plus videos, equipment, rules etc.

Other points of interest:  Our outdoor courts are located at Westburnco Park on 10th Ave. between Massey St. and Chilliwack St.


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We will play our usual days and times Mon. and Thurs. between 10 a.m. & 2 p.m. If you have your own equipment and some one to play with, the courts are always open.

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 How did Pickleball get its name? Click Here to Watch a video to find out!

Websites of Interest

BC Pickleball

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