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Pickleball 411: Improve Your Soft Return

From The Pickleball Channel:

What’s an easy shot to learn that can improve your game tremendously?

It’s the soft return!

In this episode of Pickleball 411 we are fortunate to have 5.0 players Bob Youngren and Gail Dacey talk about the benefits of the soft return.  They discuss what it is, why it’s important, and how you can improve your technique. Great for beginning or advanced players, the soft return can take your game play to the next level. Watch this video and learn more about the soft return today!

Be sure to watch more great videos on The Pickleball Channel.

FREE Lesson!

Next-LessonOur next FREE BPC lesson is scheduled for June 18th starting at 9:00 a.m. at Helen B. Lowder Park (3450 Law Ave, Boise, ID 83706).

The FREE lessons come to you from your BPC Player Development Committee.

At the last FREE lesson, 21 enthusiastic players showed up and increased their skill levels, so come join us for our next lesson.

Important Meeting!

Meeting-PaperPeopleOn June 18th @ 4:00 p.m. the Boise Parks and Recreation Commission will meet to discuss and determine the fate of the Hobble Creek Park Pickleball Complex.

The commission proposes and recommends rules and regulations for all Boise City Parks and Recreation facilities in connection with the maintenance, operation, management, control, and use of all the public park grounds, park and recreation facilities, open space, zoos, and cemeteries in the City.

It is IMPORTANT that we have as many pickleball players present as possible to show our support of the complex.

As you enter the room, you will have a chance to sign in and by signing in each person who wants to speak will have 3 minutes to express the REASONS for the complex.

If you have submitted written comments, the commissioners have been given those comments.

Please come join us to support the complex so that we will receive approval to build a permanent home for our fun game —  PICKLEBALL.

Meeting Information:

Thursday, June 18th
4:00 p.m.
Boise City Hall, 150 N. Capitol Boulevard,
3rd Floor, Building 1

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