Pickleball Posts

Does anyone else see pickleball popularity increasing in Erie? What question do we get asked the most- WHERE can we play pickleball?  We know big changes are coming for outdoor options, but these are not available for year round play.  As we trans...

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After today, the temperatures are starting to drop.  Stay warm and dry this Saturday at Westwood during open play 9-11 am.  Last week was FUN- good games and very little waiting around.  We are very lucky to have 4 courts running again this week. ...

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Our association is all about bringing people together- and not just on the pickleball courts.  Two EPPA members, Ichabod (Doc) Jung and Jim Cairns ran into other in Greece of all places!  They coincidentally met at the Sanctuary in Asklepios, a th...

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The open play at Westwood filled FAST!  We are able to add two more courts for tomorrow's open play- so we will have FOUR courts running.  With the addition of these courts, some more spots opened up. Log into court reserve- see my previous post f...

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Before I tell you about upcoming pickleball action, I have a favor to ask.  If you joined the EPPA in the last two months (since July 2022), can you PLEASE reply to this email with your mailing address and phone number.  We need it for our records...

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Westwood open play starts THIS Saturday, September 17 from 9-11 am.  This is a fantastic opportunity to meet new people to play with (and to see old friends that you already play with).  There are TWO courts available on Saturdays, so to keep thin...

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As we close out our tournament weekend, we have to extend some BIG "thank yous" for all involved in making the 2nd annual Helen Pappas tournament a huge success.  First and foremost, we want to acknowledge and thank our generous host- Westwood R...

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Westwood Racquet Club was popping today with the sound of pickleballs.  WOW!  The turnout for our ENTIRE Helen Pappas tournament made our hearts swell.  We should all celebrate our growth and thank every person involved in making Erie Pickleball P...

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The Helen Pappas tournament weekend is off to a great start. Last night was full of fierce competition as well as lots of smiles (and sweat)! In mixed doubles, FOURTEEN teams battled for the top spots. It was amazing to see new faces hitting the ...

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Looking for something to do this weekend?  Come cheer on your pickleball playing friends at Westwood Racquet Club (2660 Zuck Road). We are celebrating the EPPA's biggest participation to date! Thanks to all who signed up and to those of you who en...

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Lessons for novice/beginner players WILL continue at Whitford Park through the month of September- Thursdays from 5-6:30pm.  Tell all of your "new to pickleball" friends to go check it out.  Tonight's lessons will be led by Nina S. and Kathy M.  G...

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Hello Eastside Y Picklers! This Wednesday, September 7th, there will be no pickleball at the Eastside Y, the as there will be a brunch/picnic that will be held in the gym. The Glenwood YMCA offers open play at 9:00am and you are welcome to play th...

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Helen was one of the first people to take up the game of pickleball in Erie.  She was around 80 years old.  She played  at the Glenwood YMCA three times a week.  It was there where she was given the name “Pickleball Queen”. She kept playing until ...

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Today's pickleball Open House at Westwood Racquet Club was a BIG success.  Personally, my favorite part was seeing so many long time members mingling with all of the newcomers!  We had several players new to the area and even fresh to the pickleba...

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Don’t forget! Tomorrow (Sunday) 9-11 am open play at Westwood Racquet Club (2660 Zuck Road). Four courts lined and ready to go, as well as donuts! Who can turn down pickleball and donuts? Come see what Westwood (and the EPPA) are all about. 

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Looking for some practice for the upcoming EPPA tournament? Come check out Westwood Racquet Club, 2660 Zuck Road, this Sunday, August 28 from 9-11 am for OPEN PLAY, and donuts! Free for all. Come see what Westwood has to offer- central location, g...

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Registration is now OPEN for the Helen Pappas Memorial Tournament!  We listened to member input and will be offering SKINNY SINGLES (Mens and Womens) for the first time ever.  We will cap these divisions at 6 players, so if you are interested, sig...

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This week's update is all about "getting ready" because there's a lot of pickleball fun coming your way! 1.  Get ready to renew-  • Our August renewal group was large.  Thanks to those of you who renewed your EPPA membership already.  If you have...

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Demolition continues!  Bye bye to the old, cracked, weed filled asphalt in the back. These pictures are very exciting to me, so keep them coming if you are there and see progress.    [8/15/22] [8/15/22]

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Today is National Pickleball Day! We hope you get some good games in as a way of celebrating. The BEST way to celebrate, though, is to see the progress already being made at Baldwin Park. Demolition never looked so good.  [Back courts][Fencing][Fe...

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