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Member Meeting Recap

Thank you to all who attended our Annual Members Meeting on Tuesday!  The last few years have been a very exciting time for pickleball in our area and we had much to celebrate.  I have an immense feeling of pride in Erie Pickleball Players Associa...

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Dink-o de Mayo Results

EPPA's "Dink-O de Mayo" Shootout was a big success!  Both brackets filled within hours- a new record for EPPA.  There was also a robust waitlist, which means we will be planning another shootout with this format soon. Players rotated around the co...

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Whitford Park Sign Update

Play is starting to move outdoors to our wonderful parks!  Whitford Park has a signage change.  Thank you to Harborcreek Supervisors who worked with EPPA in supporting this vital change. EPPA has worked very hard over the years to develop relatio...

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EPPA News and Notes

Loss to EPPA Community If you have been on the Erie Pickleball scene for a while, you know Janie and Ray Martin.  Janie and Ray were HUGE supporters of EPPA and local pickleball in general.  They generously made a private donation that helped wit...

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Record Set!

Our "Dink-o de Mayo" shootout for Sunday, May 5 filled in record time- less than 24 hours!  If you are interested in playing, please get on the waitlist (just wait to pay until if/when you are added to the event) by Sunday, April 21.  We will then...

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Upcoming Events and a Special Remembrance

To all EPPA members who have been part of the pickleball scene for a while, please take a moment to remember the great Judy Shapiro!  At 86 years old, she passed away peacefully and suddenly on Sunday due to a severe blood infection.  Judy was fie...

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Save the Dates and Outdoor Updates

EPPA Rotating Round Robin Sunday, May 5: EPPA will host a "Dink-o de Mayo" Rotating Round Robin.  What does this mean?  You do NOT need a partner.  You sign up as an individual player and change partners and opponents each game.  You play for mos...

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Glow-in-the-Dark Pball & Young Adult League

Hello friends, We have two events coming up and the bright side is you can leave those fashionable eclipse glasses at home! Glow Pickleball @ Presque Isle Pickleball • Only 5 days left to register! • Please contact 814-464-4645 for more info or ...

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Registration LAST CALL and Renewals

The weather on Saturday looks dreary- what a great time to play inside and support Mission Empower's Shootout at the Edinboro YMCA. They need two more players to make an even number of players.  All levels welcome and by looking at the list of pla...

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Self-Improvement On and Off the Courts

While most of our posts revolve around life on the pickleball courts, this is a great opportunity to participate in a program that can help improve your overall health!  While this is in no way EPPA related there are two huge perks that we feel wi...

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Sign Up Soon

It seems like the minute the nets went up at Baldwin Park- the weather turned and Mother Nature said "not so fast!"  Luckily there are some opportunities to play indoors coming your way.  None of these events are hosted by EPPA, but we support the...

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Mission Empower wants YOU

Hello fellow pickleball aficionados!! It brings me great pride to see how much this sport and community has grown EVEN since last we spoke. This growth has been noticed by organizations big and small and in this case, noble. Mission Empower (powe...

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More Chances to Compete

Erie Pickleball Player’s Association receives so much support from our surrounding communities and we love to return the favor when able. These upcoming competitive play opportunities in Erie, and beyond,  showcase the broad appeal of pickleball- ...

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Shootout Results

Yesterday's competition in the Senior Shootout heated up the courts on a cold winter day.  The event, held at Presque Isle Pickleball, hosted players from near and far (ish).  Thank you to all of the competitors and volunteers who made this event ...

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"Soup-er" Success

A HUGE thank you to all of the members who attended our third annual "Soup-er Bowl" Party.  We have an amazing events committee who showed up early and stayed late making sure that everything was tended to so our members could eat, play, and have ...

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February 1, 2024, SPA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

[20240201 SPA Meeting Minutes.pdf] The attached document is the minutes submitted by Secretary Bud Kline from the February 1, 2024, meeting of the Slidell Pickleball Association Board of Directors.

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Schedule Changes and Competitive Play Opportunity

Check out this updated information for the Eastside YMCA and how to sign up for the YMCA Pickleball League! Eastside YMCA Schedule changes Mon: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm - GYM 1 - Intermediate & Advanced 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm -GYM 2 - Open Play Tue:  11:00...

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Secure Your Spot(s) Soon!

We recently saw a spike in new EPPA members AND in renewals from last year, so I want to start by thanking all of our members!  Although we try to keep our costs low, there is a fee associated with membership and we genuinely value your investment...

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First events of 2024

As promised, we are kicking off this year with something for everyone!  Whether your play is social or competitive (or BOTH), check out these chances to play. Competitive Play • Reminder: Lakewood YMCA in Jamestown NY is hosting their annual "Sno...

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