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More PB Courts!

We are still growing out there in Idaho PB land!

settlers_park_thbWe now have three (3) PB dual use courts located in Meridians Settlers Park at 3245 N Meridian Rd, Meridian, ID 83646.

The dual use courts have the lines for start up kids’ tennis and PB.

These courts will help lower the traffic of play at Hobble Creek Park and players who live close to Settlers Park can now go play PB at this great facility.

No scheduled days or time, so call your PB friends and go check the park out. You will have to adjust the nets to 34″ in the center.

We just keep growing and growing and growing…

BPC Play Schedule!

A friendly reminder of our spring-time scheduled BPC play time, days and locations.
Mondays — 10:00 AM
Hobble Creek Park – 6450 North Meadow Parkway in Boise. Just back of the YMCA Family Aquatic Center off Chinden Blvd.
Fridays — 10:00 AM
Helen B. Lowder Park – 4350 Law Avenue in Boise.

Keeping Up with the Johnsons…

DJ-1Dick & Lawana Johnson will soon be on their way home from Arizona. They are really looking forward to again seeing great friends here in Boise…and, that there really is no place like home!

Dick finished the winter pickleball season in Arizona with a Gold, Bronze, and two Silver medals in several March tourneys.

Most were pretty tough and large with sometimes over 20 teams in one event. Highlights of the season were his Silver at Nationals, two Golds in the Arizona State Championships, and 14 medals overall.

New Wednesday Play!

Paula Ekins, Recreation Coordinatorhas found another day and 3 more hours in her busy schedule at the Fort Boise Community Center for us to play our game of Pickleball.
Every Wednesday through April from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. 
Fort Boise Community Center
700 Robbins Rd, Boise, ID 83702
(208) 608-7680
Let’s support that time and day and just maybe it will become a permanent scheduled day and time.
When you see Paula be sure and thank her for finding more time for our game.

Spotlight on…

Carson Spencer

Carson Spencer began playing pickleball in 2003 in St. George, Utah, with well-known pickler Don Odel.

carsonOver the years, he has played and medaled in several tournaments including the Senior Games Idaho and Utah, The Huntsman, and Nationals Tournaments in Buckeye.

Carson is most proud of the fact that he has “planted” pickleball in McCall, Donnelly, Cascade, Boise and Meridian.

Carson is currently developing pickleball only courts at Hobble Creek Park in Boise.

In the spring and summer, you’ll find Carson playing and teaching the game of pickleball in Cascade, Donnelly and Boise. Many have started their pickleball careers under his instruction, and his enthusiasm for the game is contagious!


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