Open Play: Please consider joining open play.
Saturday 8:30-11am at LWR High School.
Lakewood National through September:
8:30 am Tuesday 2.5, Wednesday 3.0, Thursday 3.5, Friday 4+
County Parks Update: Manatee Parks currently is planning to
repurpose 8 basketball courts soon. I’m not sure the locations or timeline.
Upgrades to G.T. Bray will follow along with
plans to add 24 pickleball courts and 2 covered stadium courts at
Premier Sports starting in 2020. Planing is ongoing.
USAPA: If you are not currently a member of USAPA, please consider
joining by going to https://www.usapa.org.
Equipment: Onix Pickleball merchandise is being offered as a
member benefit, select Equipment tab on our website for offerings.
Also, visit Pickleball Sarasota (Skybox Sports) www.skyboxstore.com
and give them code VIPBOB to get your special gift/discount and to
sign up for their monthly newsletter with coupons.
Current Membership: 321 paid + 106 affiliates.
We have improved our invoicing capability so members will automatically receive
their yearly $15 renewal and given the opportunity to opt out.
This will also reduce operating costs.
Tip of the month:
Consider lobbing while engaged in dinking at the net. It moves your opponents
off the non-volley zone giving you control.
Bob Haskin, IPTPA, PPR
President LWR PB Club
LWR Pickleball Club Spring League Final Standings:
|3) Indigo||37 pts|
|1)Country Club||63 pts|
|2) Stoneybrook||46 pts|
|3) National||31 pts|
Congratulations to the following for placing in the first LWR Pickleball Plus 4 Challenge.
Competetion was tight with five tied after the first round robin play at 52 points.
- Nate Griffin
- Gavin Thomas
- Kent Gardner
- Dan Pechtol
We have some Yellow Sandhill Classic shirts for sale @$10
We also have many Blue Club Logo Towels for $7
- Gold: Nova Grande & Sally Nista
- Silver: Mary Maxwell & Sonja Reed
- Bronze: Christine Hayashi & Allison Samona
- Gold: Barb Westermeier & Judith Robertson
- Silver: Beth Gambrell & Cindy Thomas
- Bronze Michelle Ionne & Susi Ruettimann
- Gold: Angelo Blanda & Robert Tobias
- Silver: Drew Gordon & Joushua Linney
- Bronze: John McGory & Dennis Grove 3.5
- Gold: Mario Martino & Bruce Chipurnoi
- Silver: Joe Pasquale & Luc Lucero
- Bronze: Robert Burns & Jerry Jones
- Gold: Josh Jeffcott & Corey Knapp
- Silver: Scott Barker & Gavin Thomas
- Bronze: Bryane Kowaleski & Doug Dundon
- Gold: Dennis Stacy & Leslie Witczak
- Silver: Norm Bowman & Doreen Bowman
- Bronze: John McGrory & Margaret Abbott
- Gold: Jerry Jones & Beth Gambrell
- Silver: Luc Lucero & Elizabeth Warrier
- Bronze: Gary Eichmeyer & Susi Ruettimann
- Gold: Scott Barker & Janet Cauchi
- Silver: Dan Pechtol & Sandy Rice
- Bronze: Mario Martino & Lizane Nadon