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Pickleball class in Edgefield

I’m offering pickleball lessons next Tuesday at 9 a.m. in the Edgefield Town Gym.  The Edgefield Daily published the announcement.  The full text in quoted below.  Please invited your friends who might be interested in pickleball.

[EdgefieldDaily.com posted on January 10, 2019]

EDGEFIELD - Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America.  People of all ages and skill levels are taking up the game and enjoying the fun of friendly competition.  

Pickleball is similar to doubles tennis, but on a smaller court.  Players armed with a paddle hit a perforated plastic ball over the net.  It's easy for beginners to get started and have fun right away.  Experienced players enjoy a fast-paced, competitive game.

Steve Miner is our local USA Pickleball Association ambassador.  He will be teaching a free introductory pickleball class on Tuesday, January 15, 9:00 a.m. at the Edgefield Town Gym.

If you're interested, please sign up by contacting Steve Miner or by using the sign up link on this web page: http://velisco.com/pickleball/edgefield.html

You can reach Steve Miner by email: steveminer@gmail.com, or phone: 408-877-6547.

The schedule for drop-in pickleball is every Tuesday at 9:00 a.m.  There are three indoor courts.  Beginners are welcome.  Equipment is provided at the gym.  There is no charge.  We will organize the courts by skill level.  Please sign up in advance so that we know who's coming.

Edgefield Town Gym, 380 Church Street, Edgefield, SC  29824 — 803-637-2621 (Recreation department)

For more information about the sport of pickleball, please see the USA Pickleball Association web site.  


Lisa Miner Appointed as Ambassador

The USAPA just announced that Lisa Miner has been appointed as a Pickleball Ambassador for Edgefield and North Augusta, SC.  She joins her husband, Steve, to form a mixed doubles team of pickleball diplomacy.  In September, Lisa was the tournament director for the Palmetto Indoor Doubles Invitational Pickleball Tournament.  The previous year, she won a gold medal in ladies’ doubles at the same tournament in Aiken.  We’re very happy to have her on board.

Palmetto Indoor Tournament in Aiken

Palmetto Indoor Doubles Invitational Pickleball Tournament in Aiken, SC, September 6-9, 2018

Brackets by skill/age.  Men’s, Women’s, and Mixed.  For details, please see their web page:

http://aikenpickleball.com/Aiken2018NewsItem

I’m signed up.  I hope to see you there.

Edgefield Pickleball Discussion Group

We use Google Groups to run our discussion group for Edgefield Pickleball.  Click on the link to view an archive of the messages.  You can sign up to post messages, and optionally receive messages via email.

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