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  • Happy Holidays from the Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    December 19, 2017

    Happy Holidays! We realize that many people in our Pickleball community recognize and celebrate the religious holidays of Christmas or Hanukkah, and others simply rejoice in the opportunity to gather with friends and family at this time of year. However and wherever we celebrate, as players we are thankful for the many friends we have ...

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  • Everybody Deserves To Play Pickleball

    December 14, 2017

    As part of the club’s outreach program, DMMPC board members Chuck Golliher and Bill Stalter will conduct a pickleball training session for the staff at Courage League Sports on Tuesday, December 19 at their Urbandale location. Courage League Sports provides physical athletic opportunities to physically challenged individuals and is excited to add pickleball to their ...

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  • Three Myths About Being In The Kitchen

    December 11, 2017

    Check out this hilarious video Pickleball Channel created to answer the most frequent questions they’ve received about the non-volley zone known as the kitchen. Watch Alex Hamner and Jennifer Lucore, two top pickleball pros, and Rusty Howes of Pickleball Channel, demonstrate in a fun and fanciful way exactly what you can do ...

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  • 2018 Pickleball 101 Training Dates Announced

    December 11, 2017

    Mark your calendar! Pickleball 101 beginner training session dates for January through April 2018 have been released.  Held at Valley Community Center, 4444 Fuller Road, West Des Moines from 11 a.m. to noon, our popular 2-day classes schedule follows:

    Jan 10 & 12; Jan 22 & 24
    Feb 5 & 7; Feb 21 & ...

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  • New Date For 2017 USAPA National Championships on CBS Sports

    December 6, 2017

    CBS Sports will air a two-hour special coverage of the 2017 USAPA National Champtionships on CBS Sports on Saturday, December 23. 1 pm EST, noon CST, 11 am MST, and 10 am PST.

    .To check viewing options for the CBS Sports Network, click here and enter your zip code in upper right-hand corner.

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  • Cedar Falls PC Fund Raising Efforts

    December 4, 2017

    The Cedar Falls Pickleball Club, in cooperation with the city of Cedar Falls is successfully raising funds for an outdoor pickleball complex at Orchard Hill Park. Plans include eight courts and possibly a ninth if funds are available. More here.

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  • 2018 Iowa Winter Senior Games – Pickleball Feb. 25

    December 3, 2017

    The Pickleball portion of the Winter Iowa Senior Games will begin February 25, 2018 at PepsiCo Recreation Center,Augustana College
    1025 30th St., Rock Island, IL. Visit the website of the Winter Iowa Senior Games for complete information on all sporting events offered.

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  • Jan. 13, 2018 SE Iowa Pickleball Tourney and Clinic

    December 3, 2017

    We have exciting news about a Fairfield, Iowa Tournament on Saturday, January 13. Below you will find flyers describing the First Annual S.E. Iowa Pickleball Tourney, exhibition match and clinics (held Sunday & Monday, Jan. 14 & 15).  Note: Des Moines own SteveStone, USAPA Regional Director for the Middle ...

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  • Steve Stone’s New Year’s Potluck

    December 3, 2017

    We are passing on this information about Steve Stone’s annual pickleball potluck scheduled for Monday, January 1st at Pioneer Columbus. $5.00 to attend and bring your choice of dish, dessert, or treat. Play from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. It’s sure to be lots of fun and good times. Register Read more...

  • DMMPC Members Visit Panora

    November 30, 2017

    This morning DMMPC members Bill Stalter and Chuck and Jeanie Golliher, at the invitation of Cathy VanGundy, visited Panora Community Center to provide in-depth training to pickleball players in that community.  Located at 115 West Main Street, the community center’s schedule for pickleball play is Mon & Wed 9:00-11:00 a.m. and Tue & Thu ...

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    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    16 hours 47 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 15 hours ago

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

    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    5 days 2 hours ago

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

    Des Moines Metro Pickleball Club

    6 days 2 hours 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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