The City of Colwood is creating Park Management Plans for Colwood Creek, Lookout Lake, and Ocean View Parks! The Park Management Plans will help guide future park amenity upgrades, environmental considerations, and recreational use. The Westshore would appear to hold the best hope, in the CRD, for a pickleball complex. A number of pickleball players are thinking that Colwood Creek Park may be the answer. To support this view please complete the Colwood Creek Park questionnaire.
On October 4th the future of the Tolmie Park courts came before Saanich Council, to provide direction to Parks planning staff. The result here.
Nikola Aracic (Intuitive Tennis) discusses why pickleball is the fastest growing sport in the United States and why its killing tennis:
The District of Saanich is attempting to come up with solutions following years of complaints from residents about the noise coming from its pickleball courts. Kevin Charach of CHEK 6 News has the story. View here.
An article from the Boston Globe: "Pickleball is growing at an almost unprecedented rate in the history of American sports".
The September edition of Pickleball Fire Magazine is out and it has lots of instructional articles and player profiles including:
• How to Play Great Defense
• The Block Volley with Pro Corrine Carr
• How Fly Casting Can Help Your Third Shot Drop by Randy Kadish
• How to Hit a Topspin Serve by M.L. Johnson
• Pro Deb Harrison on the Hairpin Drop
• The Three Pillars of Pickleball by Tony Roig.
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