Pickleball Spin Clinic.

The clinic on how to spin the pickleball, held at Brahan Spring Recreation Center, on Wednesday, September 14, was well attended and quite informative.

Thank you Dan Graham for coaching the clinic.

Clinic for true beginners.

What: Clinic for true beginners

Where: Max Luther Recreation Center

When: Mondays and Wednesdays until further notice (beginning September 12)

Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Instructors: Al Yancey and Tony Horn

Who can attend: Anyone  who is a true beginner. Those who attend do not have to be pickleball  club members.

if you are not a true beginner but know someone who is please encourage him or her to attend.

There is no charge.

Labor Day Holiday gym closings.

All Huntsville City Recreation  Centers will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2016.

Saturday Pickleball at Fern Bell Recreation Center.

Beginning tomorrow, Saturday, August 27, you can play pickleball at Fern Bell Recreation Center from 9:00 am until 11:00 am. All levels are welcome.

Fern Bell will be available each Saturday until further notice.

Have fun!

Successful July Clinics.

The Pickleball Clinics that were held at Brahan Spring Recreation Center each Wednesday in July, were well attended and quite successful. Thank you Pat McInnis and Sherry Barnes for Planning and teaching the clinics.

Evening play at Berachah gym.

There will be no evening play (6:15-8:45 p.m.) at Berachah gym on Tuesday, July 26.

Meeting minutes from our June meeting.

Members may view the minutes from our June meeting by logging in to our website and then clicking on “Meeting Minutes 2016-06-22” in the Members Only drop down menu.

General Membership Meeting

There will be a General Membership Meeting of the Huntsville Pickleball Club on 22 June 2016 in the General Purpose Room of the Optimist Recreation Center. Meeting will convene at 10 AM and should last about 30 minutes.

New leadership and more pickleball.

New Leadership –  Please welcome our new Officers of the Huntsville Pickleball Club:

Chairperson – Sheila Davidson

Vice-Chair – Bill Payne

Secretary – Joette Carter

Dick Raymont continues to serve as our Treasurer.

Special Day – Monday, May 30, 2016 Memorial Day: All indoor Pickleball locations closed.

More Pickleball – Another 2 1/2 hours of playing time each week:

Beginning May 31st, every Tuesday evening from 6:15 to 8:45 at Berachah Gym.
See you on the courts.


Member Only Event, Evening Pickleball, Alabama Senior Olympics.

Members’ Ladder League: Tomorrow, Sunday, March 20, 2016.  Come out and try a new format of Pickleball play.  We will be holding an introduction to Ladder Leagues.  This event is open to members at all playing levels.  Our plan is to try this for a few weeks on Sundays and make adjustments to the format as we are learning.  If there is enough interest, a ladder league could be implemented at most of our locations.  Please join us on Sunday, March 20, 2016 at Optimist Park from 1:30 to 4:30pm.

Evening Pickleball:  We have been playing on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at Fern Bell from 6:00 to 8:30pm since March 1st.  There is plenty of room for more participants of all playing levels.  Three Courts, little wait time.

2016 Alabama Senior Olympics Coming soon… Pickleball to be played on May 2nd and 3rd at the Trussville Civic Center.  Discounted registration fees are offered through the end of March… see website for further information: