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  • Blue Zones

    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!

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

    Click here for additional ...

  • 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 secretary@dmmp.club 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 ...


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    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

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    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    15 hours 54 minutes ago

    Senior Games are coming up pretty soon. There are 2 people looking for pickleball partners. A male is looking for an 80+ male and a female is looking for an 80+ female. If you are interested, please reply and we will link you up.

    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    4 days 14 hours ago

    Is it possible to avoid injuries when playing pickleball? Check this out…

    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    5 days 1 hour ago

    Reminder, early registration discount expires in a couple weeks. Go to iowagames.org to sign up.

    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    6 days 1 hour ago

    Crazy 8 coming to Wellmark YMCA,

    "May the 4th be with you!”
    Get registered for Des Moines Wellmark YMCA's Crazy 8 tournament. Join us for some heat and fun in the kitchen! Saturday May 4th, 8am to 12pm. You choose competitive or recreational play at registration.

    Prizes awarded to top two best, Star Wars costumes, plus, top two scores of each court, and champions for recreational and competitive.

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