LWR Pickleball Club News: November 2022
Membership: 903 Welcome 80 new members.
Sandhill Classic: November 12-13. Only $50 register at: www.pickleballtournaments.com
Only a few days left, registration ends Saturday 11/5.
The 2022-23 season started October 22nd with 18 community teams competing.
Doubles Flex League:
For more information and to join the next one, visit www.griffinleagues.com. I strongly suggest this as a way to get in some competitive play without going to crowded all day tournaments. It’s also a great way to judge your progress and meet others at your level.
Starting October 18th running every Tuesday for 10 weeks from 8-9am for 3-3.5 skill.
Also, Thursday evenings 6:30-7:30pm for 4+.
Ladder leagues are a great way to gain competitive experience without having a dedicated partner. This will guarantee you court time with similar skilled players.
New Instructional Academy:
Please visit our site for a list of our instructors and trainers.
Paddle Demo Day is coming in December. Onix, Paddletek, Head, Diadem and others.
Premier Sports update:
The lights at the High School are finally being addressed. Two new poles are to be added.
• 1st design meeting started 9/19/2022 to coincide with having the 30% design available right when the CONSTRUCTION MANAGER contract is awarded (anticipated award date of CM contract is end of November/December 2022)
o 30% design plans due were due end of November 2022 – due to scope changes for the new pool not yet defined it could push us out a month respectively all phases.
o 60% design plans due Mid-March 2023 new date Mid-April 2023
o 90% design plans due June 2023 new date July 2023
o 100% during September 2023 if we have all permitting comments – CM will price these for the GMP
A new informative site: email@example.com
Local Connection sites: www.mindarrive.com “Pickleball Connections” is dedicated to enhancement of the pickleball experience by connecting players and communities worldwide. Facebook: “Lakewood Ranch Pickleball”
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with Element3 Health to launch the Club Reimbursement Program, a Medicare Advantage benefit that pays clubs for eligible, enrolled member activity. Through this program, our club can generate a renewable revenue source to cover eligible member dues and overhead club costs as our members stay healthy.
Tip: Learn to use all four corners while serving. Mixing it up keeps your opponent off guard. Yes, that hard deep to the backhand is most effective.
Here is a copy of the new rule book:
Here are some helpful notes:
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The LWR Pickleball Club League : 2022-23
Purpose is to promote competitive and social play between LWR Communities and local non affiliated players.
This season there are 19 teams competing from October-March.
Players with USAPA skill level of 2.5-4.5 are welcome.
The new Doubles League is under way at: www.GriffinPickleball.tencapsports.com