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Calling all Soup Chefs

EPPA is not just about pickleball competition, we offer MANY opportunities to compete.  Remember the festive wear at our Christmas party?  We have another chance to show off your talents- bring a soup to the Soup-er Bowl.    The winner of the soup...

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Soup-er Bowl We packed Westwood with pickleball players for the EPPA Christmas party, let's do the same for the SOUP-ER BOWL!  Saturday, February 4 5:30 pm.  This MEMBERS ONLY event is FREE.  Not an EPPA member?  Become one today and join in all ...

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Volunteers Wanted

Erie Pickleball Players Association has been working with and mentoring students with the Urban University.  There are some upcoming pickleball events and a few helpers would be greatly appreciated.  If you are willing and able to help with any of...

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Update on Bob B.

If you did not know, EPPA President Bob Borgia underwent back surgery today.  He is doing well and starting his recovery.  Thanks to all who reached out to check on Bob.  Good thoughts and prayers are welcomed as he begins his journey back to the ...

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Upcoming Tournaments and Results

Upcoming Competition Here are some not too far from home tournaments happening in the near future.  The regional pickleball community has been SO supportive of the Erie Pickleball Players Association and we want to return the favor.  If you can m...

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EPPA Board Announcement

Although it is only January, we all know how time flies and April will be here before we know it.  April marks the two year anniversary of the Erie Pickleball Players Association and with that milestone, it brings the end of the board members' two...

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Saturday Open Play

Two courts added for Westwood open play for THIS Saturday (Jan. 14)  9-11 am! More players can sign up for a total of 18. Grab your spot on Court Reserve. They will go fast.

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Relish This- New Rules, New Shootout

Rules If you haven't seen the new pickleball rules for 2023, say good-bye to your spin serve and some clothing colors!  This is a short, sweet condensed version that covers the rules changes for the upcoming year. Click here: Pickler 6 Rules Chan...

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Eastside YMCA Pickleball League

The Eastside Y is excited to launch their first Adult Pickleball League!  It will be starting soon, but there's still time to get involved.  They will offer 2 divisions, novice and intermediate/advanced. The league will be held on Sunday afternoon...

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New Year- More Pickleball

As we ring in the new year, I would first like to ask for positive thoughts and prayers for Ray and Janie Martin.  Ray and Janie are two of the most welcoming and hospitable people that I have ever met.  They are long time members of the EPPA and ...

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Relish this- Closing out 2022

Big Year 2022 was BIG for the Erie Pickleball Players Association.  We doubled our membership (thanks to YOU), we drove the growth of upcoming outdoor courts, we expanded clinic offerings for beginner and intermediate players, we organized shooto...

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YOUTH learn to play

Kids ages 11 – 18 can come in and learn the ins and outs of Pickleball from instructor Sherry Elchynski. Have you heard about Pickleball and wondered what it was all about? Here’s your chance to learn!  Must be a YMCA member to register. DATE: Tue...

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Christmas Eve Open Play and Prime Time Pickle

Sorry to get your hopes up that you had an additional day before Christmas!  The minute my work day ended today, I lost ALL track of time. Christmas Eve is indeed on Saturday. Sign up for OPEN PLAY on Saturday at Westwood, not Sunday because Westw...

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Get that pickleball in before the holiday

There will be FOUR courts running at Westwood's open play this SATURDAY (Christmas Eve).  Just checked Court Reserve and more spots opened- currently eight spots available.  Sign up soon!  Get the pickleball in before holiday obligations get in th...

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Hello Again

I'm blaming "holiday brain" or maybe my computer on my errors because I just posted the incorrect link to the Royal Pickleball EPPA Sale (again).  I check and re-check my posts before sending them out, but sometimes things go wrong. ANYWAY, disre...

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Links Galore!

Eastside YMCA League If you are signing up for the Sunday League at the Eastside YMCA (click here for more info in my original post), here is a registration link. You can register via this link OR by visiting the front desk.   • Registration is o...

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DEAL- only for EPPA Members (correction)

Some of you notified us that the link we provided in the original post was not working properly. We have now fixed that. Sorry about the inconvenience. Here is the corrected EPPA Sale link and here is the link to the original post with all the in...

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Adult Pickleball League Opportunity

Eastside YMCA Leagues Coming Soon For all of the players who have thought about how great it would be to compete in a pickleball league- here is your chance! Check out the details below and register by January 8th.  Registration opens TOMORROW, D...

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DEAL- only for EPPA Members

Who Doesn't Love a Deal? Especially on pickleball paddles and gear.   Our website and member portal is powered by Royal Pickleball, an Erie based company who loves ALL things pickleball.  Another aspect of Royal Pickleball is bringing the best pa...

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More Competitive Play

Many people commented that they were sad they could not play in the Senior Shootout due to age requirements. Here’s a Shootout with no age restrictions! This Sunday, Dec. 18 at Westwood Racquet Club. Openings in 3.5, 4.0, and 4.5. Spots are fillin...

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