TMPC club members shine on the medal stand!
Hidden Valley Courts are back to four permanent PB courts with the tennis net divider!
Go get ’em! But, please space your chairs 6′ apart!
Cow in the pool. THERE IS A COW IN THE POOL.
What a fun shaped pool it is!
Submitted by Susie Walker. Thanks Susie!
And shared by Vicki Sharp. Thanks Vicki!
From Carol Amos
Recently, I shared Playtime Scheduler with my twin sister – Kathy Getto – who helps with Boise Area Pickleball Association. Kathy checked it out, loved it, and signed up as the Boise Idaho area administrator for Playtime Scheduler in the last week or so. Already, Boise has 70+ registered and more are signing up and using Playtime Scheduler daily! I have also talked to Sacramento area players who use and rave about it, too.
I have signed up as the administrator for the greater Truckee Meadows area which currently includes two areas – Reno & Sparks as well as Carson Valley and Fallon. As the administrator, I have added all outdoor pickleball courts and all of the indoor facilities that I am aware of. If you want additional courts added, please email TMPC with the information.
The application also allows for invite only sessions if you want to set up private play dates. No more group texts bouncing all around cyberspace over and over again!
Please feel free to sign up and use Playtime Scheduler and share it with your friends. It is FREE and the more that use it the better it will work for all of us. Not limited to TMPC Members but we sure hope all of you support TMPC.
For step by step instructions on how to easily create your own account, please click here: http://truckeemeadowspickleballclub.org/playtime-scheduler/
Be sure to share this with your PB friends all across the greater Truckee Meadows area! Reno, Sparks, Carson City, Gardnerville, and Fallon are all available. Please email TMPC to add more locations!
HELPFUL HINT: You can look at all the play scheduled through PlayTime Schedule in the Sacramento area by clicking on the word Demo just under the email address blank on the Player Log In page.
For those of you that enter tournaments (or have kids that bring home medals) and are fortunate to bring home some hardware, what do you do with them when you get home?
Wear them to work on Monday for show and tell?
Hang them in the closet or throw them in a drawer?
Use them for Christmas ornaments?
Here are some fun ideas!
Grab your old medals and make a wind chime!
And some more ideas including a fill as you win shadow box and using a rake to display your medals.
Whether you have been playing one day or one year or fifty one years, pickleball has likely enhanced your life in many ways.
A recent podcast on Pickleball Kitchen showcases Kory Kelly’s amazing journey through PTSD and back out into the world with some help from pickleball and pickleball friends.
Listen to Kory’s amazing story here:
Not a podcast listener? Check out this fabulous article by Jodi Pree in San Marcos Island’s Coastal Breeze News.
“Before pickleball, Kory Kelly served in the Air Force and CIA and had been living with PTSD for five years. He was only able to go to work and come directly home. One and a half years ago, Kory was introduced to pickleball by his 80-year-old mother and her church ladies. He quickly became hooked on the sport, and it gave him the opportunity to face his fears in a supportive, encouraging environment.
“What pickleball has done for me? It brought me out of my house. The people are the treasure of this sport! The game is great, but it’s the people. I now have friends all over the country. It has changed my life! It has returned me to my wife and family,” expresses Kory Kelly.”
- CONCEPT #1 – Four pickleball courts – Whoop whoop!
- CONCEPT #2 – Two pickleball courts
People can email: firstname.lastname@example.org attn: Jeff Mann – Parks Manager and please support CONCEPT #1 with 4 courts.
Just a fun post for today. How many of you listen to pickleball podcasts?
All are free to listen to at any time. To listen to podcasts on your phone or tablet, you will need to download an app. Yep, there’s an app for that! Actually, there are a lot of apps for podcasts. I am happy with PocketCasts but there are many others for androids and Apple products.
Links to the podcasts are listed below. Check them out and then vote!