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Thank you and Results

Our Memorial Shootout was a big success!  Helen Pappas and Jim Whitford, our honorees, would surely be proud to see the competitive spirit on the courts.  We had six divisions and up to TEN courts running between Around the Post and Westwood Racqu...

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Memorial Shootout- Tomorrow!

Saturday, October 14 Memorial Shootout Some notes if you plan to come cheer on your friends. As the weekend approaches, the forecast continues to look dismal.  When watching the weather yesterday, Saturday was referred to as a “super soaker”. Pla...

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This One is for the Birds

Calling all Bird Lovers  At our "Learn to Play" pickleball event last week, EPPA member Sue B. generously offered to turn a donated pickleball paddle into something very cool- a bird house!  We jumped on the opportunity to see how this turned out...

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Calling all Players!

With our Memorial Shootout quickly approaching, we want to encourage players to sign up for competitive play.  If you've never done a shootout, this is a great starting point. If you're a seasoned tournament player, this is a nice opportunity to s...

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Connecting With Other Members

With our Memorial Shootout approaching in October, we are already getting messages asking about helping people partner up.  If you are looking to connect for rec play, drilling, tournaments....PLEASE utilize the new capabilities of our website. U...

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2023 Memorial Shootout - Men's/Women's/Mixed

"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulder of giants" - Isaac Newton We have all seen the sport we love come so far, but often we forget some of the 'giants' who grew and fostered the development of this sport. They did so in it'...

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Upcoming Tournaments

Looking to play an organized shootout? This upcoming weekend offers TWO nearby competitive events. Saturday, Sept. 23: Titusville YMCA Shootout.  Click here for info. Sunday, Sept. 24: Kahkwa Club's Fall Ball Shootout.  See below for info. SAVE T...

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Website Update- Leveling UP

I've said previously that our website is more than a site, it is a member portal where you can register for events, shootouts, renew your membership, and get the latest pickleball news. If you wonder why you have to sign in to your account- it's ...

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Parking Reminder

I’ve been asked to remind our members about parking at Baldwin Park: •  If you park on Berst, please use the area the city has mowed for parking. The mowed area can hold about 10 vehicles. Also, leave an opening so those who do park there are not ...

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Special Offer!

Sometimes great deals come along because people love our EPPA members.  Bobby Borgia of Kellar's Modern Magic & Comedy Club is extending a very special offer for the shows this weekend: FREE tickets for EPPA members.  Come see Jackie Fabulous Fr...

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Paddle Mix Up and Beginner Clinic

Attention Glenwood Pickleballers There was a paddle mix up with the Joola Hyperion CAS blue paddle (see below).  If you play with this paddle at the  Glenwood YMCA, please check your paddle!  If you see the initials "PHH" above the grip and your ...

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Ribbon Cutting for Baldwin Park

Although we have been playing on the beautiful Baldwin courts all summer, today was special!  City employees came together with members from our EPPA community to officially dedicate the courts.  It's hard to convince people who do not play pick...

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Ribbon Cutting Take TWO

A few quick reminders that have been brought to my attention before I get to the good stuff. • Please make sure if you are using the squeegees and brooms that you re-lock them appropriately!  The lock should be wrapped around the handle AND the ba...

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This Weekend's Clinics in the Burgh

Hello, Pickleball Enthusiasts! I'm thrilled to share that our recent weekend clinic was an overwhelming success, filling up in just 4 hours after Elena graciously posted about it! My apologies to those who couldn't make it off the waitlist to jo...

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Can Every Tuesday be EPPA Taco Tuesday?

WOW! Today was a day for EPPA!  We celebrated National Pickleball Day, participated in our very first Erie Gives Day, and held our biggest event yet- Taco Tuesday.  We appreciate every member who supports us.  Our membership is at our highest yet...

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National Pickleball Day and MORE

Today is a big day for pickleballers, and an even bigger day for Erie Pickleballers! • Taco Tuesday: if you pre-registered for this event, we can't wait to see you starting at 5:00 pm at Zuck Park.  The weather is looking GREAT for this evening!  ...

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Merchandise has Arrived

If you ordered EPPA merchandise,  it is in!  Some logistics on getting it to you: • If you chose to have it sent directly to you, the items will be mailed out tomorrow. • If you are registered for Taco Tuesday tomorrow at Zuck Park, I will bring y...

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Open Play Reminders

Any time new pickleball courts open up, there are going to be some growing pains.  We (EPPA members) can help facilitate some of the flow at the courts because many of us have been participating in the open play scene for some time. Not everyone w...

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Two Upcoming Clinics

One of EPPA's goals is to provide opportunities for all levels of pickleball players.  We are offering two clinics this month!  One for intermediate (3.5 ish) players and one for those new to the sport.  Limited spots are available and we expect b...

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Zuck and Asbury Updates

One more update for today: From Millcreek- Zuck Park needs to stay closed for one more day while concrete sets, we will probably open them tomorrow evening.  If someone were to run into a post before the concrete sets, it would ruin the fencing....

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