Pickleball Demonstration at 11:30 this Saturday with the Grand Opening!
A bit of open play might happen after that.
2 indoor courts
7100 Pyramid Way (The Hive is to the north of the skate park.
“Open Gym” hours on Tuesdays and Sundays 9-11 am will be free, however donations are encouraged and welcome. If you wish to reserve the facility for only your use on certain days and times at $70 for two hours. Contact the park ranger at Lazy 5 Regional Park.
This facility needs volunteers for each pickleball session.
On Wednesday March 20th, 64 TMPC members participated in two sessions of Kings and Queens of the Court. Players moved up and down the courts depending on their wins/losses of each game. No scores were kept for each game and participants played to great music brought by Netto Montoya.
Eighty players participated in TMPC’s most recent members only event on Wednesday February 27th at Boys and Girls Club of Truckee Meadows.
Big thanks to all the players who participated and board members who played and helped coordinate the event. Music was provided by Board Member Netto Montoya and Board Member s Paula Cobb and Bruce Burkham helped DJ!
Once again, pickleball dominates the Reno Tahoe Senior Games – in numbers and in fun! Out of about 250 participants in the games, 150 were pickleball players!
TMPC members are tournament directors for the pickleball events- Alan Clark and Joan Deputy in the competitive division and Lyle Mason in the recreation division. Many TMPC members volunteered to help the tournament directors as well as play in both divisions.
Thanks to all who helped and played in the Reno Tahoe Senior Games. It’s always good to see old friends and meet new ones on the courts! Good times!
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“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.”
Commission Meeting for Parks Departments will be held this Tuesday February 5th from 6 – 8 pm at McKinley Arts & Culture Center.
Please come bearing paddles and your favorite pickleball shirt to show all the Truckee Meadows Parks Commissioners just how we love PB in the Truckee Meadows!!
TMPC President Lyle Mason and USAPA District Ambassadors for Northern Nevada Nick & Vicki Sharp and Lyle Mason will each present short presentations during public comments.
Discussion points Lyle, Nick and Vicki will be presenting include an overview of facilities in the area including before and after pictures of Hidden Valley, possible courts at the new Cyan Park, and how few dedicated courts our area has compared to other cities of similar size. Also covered will be growth of pickleball in the area and the need for more facilities.
Please note that it will be best if only Nick & Vicki and Lyle speak but please plan on attending the meeting and showing your support for pickleball in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County! Bring your paddle and wear your lucky pickleball shirt!