July 9, 2018
Have you heard of the terms Blue Zones? There is a concept that there are three main ingredients to longevity. They are exercise, community and nutrition. Come on out for some pickleball and you will regularly experience two of these three ingredients!Read more...
Timely Advice for Exercising in High Temps
May 27, 2018
Central Iowa has experienced record-breaking high temperatures in the past few days. Hopefully, this isn’t a sign of things to come this summer.
We hope these tips will help PB players and others be safe as outdoor play increases.
Pickleball dates VCC
May 23, 2018
Pickleball will not be available at Valley Community Center on the following dates: May 28, June 1, 11, 13, 18, 20.
Extra session of PB: June 20 6:30-9 pm.
Click here for VCC’s full calendar.Read more...
Great Advice Videos About Warming Up Before Play
May 22, 2018
No matter how accustomed your body is to regular exercise, warming up before each workout is still necessary to avoid injury. Warming up before each workout elevates your heart rate and increases circulation, loosening the joints and increasing blood flow to the muscles you’re about to exercise. Between five and ten minutes of cardiovascular exercise ... Read more...
Quad Cities Pickleball Classic Aug 2018
May 20, 2018
Looking for great tournament play this summer in a brand new sports complex complete with air conditioned comfort? Consider signing up to play in the Quad Cities Pickleball Classic sponsored by the Quad Cities Pickleball Club Aug 23 – 25 at the TBK Bank Sports Complex in Bettendorf, Iowa.
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Smash Park Early Access Invitation!
May 13, 2018
Everyone is talking about Smash Park operating in West Des Moines. You can experience Smash Park before it opens to the public! Sign up for a free membership, and receive an invitation to one of the early-access VIP events in August! It’s simple, just click here and stay tuned!
Hit A Bad Shot? Learn Some Defense Strategies
May 5, 2018
We all hit poor shots in almost every game we play. But no need to give up. Click here to learn about what are the best things to do after that dreadful shot leaves your paddle. We hope the info helps!
Don’t Drop Your Hat Into The Kitchen During Play!
April 29, 2018
Do you think you know all of the rules about the kitchen (non-volley zone)? You might just be surprised about how many rules there are.
Volunteers Needed to Fill DMMPC Vacancies
April 19, 2018
The DMMPC is in looking for people who care about promoting PB in the Des Moines area to volunteer for certain open positions. Click here to learn about what is involved and indicate your interest on the position description form or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Thank you!
Updated Spring Training for Beginners
April 19, 2018
The following are the dates and times for beginner pickleball lessons held at Valley Community Center, 4444 Fuller Road, WDM, south of Valley High School football stadium.
April 25 / 27 from 11 – noon
May 2 / 4 from noon to 1
May 16 / 21 from noon to 1
June 6 / 15 from noon to 1
June ... Read more...
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