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March 7th Inter-Club Match

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Last Saturday’s inter-club match with The Springs CC players, with that crazy ref in front.

Indian Ridge Pickleball Players are needed for next Saturday’s Inter-club here with the Sunrise Country club.  We would like to have 4 players at a 3.5 and up level, 4 players at a 2.75 and 6 players at the 3.0 level.  Please sign up at the Fitness Desk (you can also call the Desk to sign up: 760-772-4432) .  Note we usually do call on our waitlist by the end of the week, so don’t hesitate to sign up even if the Roster is full.

Important to Note:  This Inter-Club will not start until 10:30 am

Courts will be available from 8am – 9:30 am for Open Play on this Saturday, March 7th

Thank you for Participating!

 

The Next INTER-CLUB MATCH

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Here’s the happy players in last Saturday”s inter-club matches with Shadow Hills CC.

Inter-Club Match this Saturday, February 22

with the

Springs Country Club 

Round Robin play from 10 am to 12 noon

14 Players plus a waitlist of all levels needed

Sign Up at the Fitness Desk or Call 760-772-4432

 

 

No Open Play the next two Saturdays

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Competition gets the blood flowing and attitude sharpened!

Indian Ridge Pickleballers we have an Inter-Club this Saturday, Feb 15th and again the following Saturday, Feb 22 so there will be no courts for Open Play on those two mornings.  Please join us Sundays from 9-11 or Tuesdays and Thursdays 4-6.

Inter-Club matches are a social round-robin format.  All levels are encouraged to join in the fun.  Beginners are always welcome to come and watch.  It’s a chance to get to know players from other clubs as well as your friends at Indian Ridge.

Sign up is at the Fitness Desk so stop by or call them directly at 760-772-4432

Inter-Club Match Feb 15th

Pickleball Friends we are hosting an Inter-Club on Saturday, February 15th with Sun City Shadow Hills here at Indian Ridge.  All skill levels needed and Beginners are welcome to come watch.  We will start at 10 am and will finish by noon.  We need 14 Players and a waitlist of an additional 6 Players.  There is a sign up sheet at the Fitness Desk, so stop by or call the desk directly.

Sign up soon!

IRCC Fitness Desk:  760-772-4432

SuperBowl Sunday Social

Thank you to all that have signed up to play in this Sunday’s SuperBowl Social.  Our roster is now full and you will receive a call from the Fitness Desk to confirm your participation.  No Shows ruin it for all so please cancel in a timely manner if you need to.  A waitlist will be established for those that missed the cut off.

Registration and a Continental Breakfast will begin at 8:30 am on Sunday, Feb. 2nd on the Tennis Stadium Court.  (Do not go to the Pickleball Courts.)  Players will be assigned a team and participate in a Relay Race, Football Toss, Cheerleading and a Pickleball round robin.  First Game will kick off at 9:00 am (please be on time) and we will probably wrap up the fun before noon.

Bring your Pickleball paddles and Team Spirit.

Go Team!!!

 

SUPERBOWL SOCIAL & Games for Pickleball & Tennis Players

SuperBowl Sunday beginning at 8:30 am with Continental Breakfast at Registration.  Players will be divided into teams for San Francisco and Kansas City.  Earn points for your team with relay races, games and tennis and Pickleball round robins.

Join the fun by signing up at the Fitness Desk by end of the day Friday, January 31st or click on “Join Here” below.

Member cost is $5.00

Promising a good time and lots of laughs!!!

Join Here

 

 

Enhanced Open Play Format

 

 

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Competition gets the blood flowing and attitude sharpened!

Enhancing Open Play!

Our Indian Ridge Pickleball participant numbers have increased dramatically so we are introducing a new (but tried and true) format to enhance the OPEN PLAY experience.
Effective this Sunday, November 10th, we are going to assign specific courts based on skill level. Here’s how it will work:
1) Court Assignments: we will offer 2 courts for Beginners or Easy Play; 3 courts for Intermediate; 2 courts for Advanced (one offering Challenge Play). These will be indicated by signs on fences. Advanced or Intermediate level players are encouraged to play their initial game (s) with those less skilled, to increase player development. 

2) Rotation: when courts are full, we ask that you indicate your interest to play by hanging your paddle in the fence outside of that court (or stacking it on the adjacent table if more convenient). After each game the next four players with their paddles in line (or on bottom of the stack) will rotate in. Please read the bulletin board posted  Player Rotation  guidelines for when there are only 1-3 players waiting.

3) Skill Level: you will decide where you feel most comfortable playing.
This is a test! It is meant to add structure, not rules. We will try it out for 2 weeks and see whether the format works for everyone. We welcome suggestions along the way, but do ask that initially you ‘go with the flow’ to make this a good experience. Together we can find a good format for us at Indian Ridge.

Season Closing Party Thursday, April 11

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Competition gets the blood flowing and attitude sharpened!

Indian Ridge Pickleballers

Join us this Thursday on the courts for fun, games, dinner and drinks!  Rod is organizing a friendly competition of US vs Canada.  Three courts will be available for open play as well.  So wear your Red or Blue, bring a dish to share and BYOB.

New Start time is 6 pm.  Cooler temperature and less sun in our eyes.

Thank you to everyone who has already rsvp’d and offered to bring goodies.  Leah Smith has generously offer to make authentic Italian Sub sandwiches for the group.  So if you don’t have time to cook, simply donate to the party fund that night.

If you haven’t already done so, please rsvp below.  See you on the courts!!!

I’d/we’d like to attend the Party.

Season Closing Pickleball Party

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If you have a well-behaved dog to bring, we’ll just rename him/her “Pickles.”

Pickleball Friends!

Our season at Indian Ridge is coming to a close.  Before we lose our Canadian friends to the north and our US friends across the nation, it’s time for a party, with some fun social play together, along side the inaugural USA vs. Canada Pickleball Challenge.  So, please join us on Thursday, April 11 from 4-6 on the courts and let us know if you’d like to play in the Challenge if there’s openings (we’re limited to 3 courts, with team captains making assignments, and with regular social play on the remaining courts).

It’s a party!  Bring a dish to share, your favorite beverage and yes, a spouse, significant other or friend.  Email Nadine your RSVP, whether you’d like to play in the Challenge (if available), and what you plan to bring, using the link below.  We will organize the games and provide tables, chairs, paper products, etc., but we need to know who’s coming.  Oh, you may want to bring some dollar bills as we’ll probably be wagering on the Challenge outcome.  Please RSVP ASAP.

Yes, I’m/we’re coming and bringing (??????)

Pickleball Events

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Group photo from two years ago. Not sure of the event, but do you recognize any of these dedicated players when pickleball was young at IRCC.

Indian Ridge Pickleballers,

Our season end is approaching, but there are still a few more events to participant in before friends head off to other parts:

Saturday, March 30 – We will be hosting Trilogy Country Club for an Inter-club match beginning at 10 am.  We will be using all courts, so please sign up below to participate.  We currently have 7 people signed up.  Please note we are limited to 21 players.

Sunday, March 31 – Scholarship Fundraiser.  Donate $150 per person to the Indian Ridge “Make a Difference” Fund.  Play pickleball at 9 am and enjoy the luncheon afterwards.

Thursday, April 11 – Season Farewell Party.  Evening “Pot Luck” party and round-robin open play.  More information to follow, but be sure to save the date.

Friday, April 12 – Sun City has invited us to play pickleball on their courts and enjoy a Pizza and Beer party afterwards.  This will be a late afternoon/evening gathering.  Details coming soon.

I’m/we’re available to play in the Trilogy CC inter-club matches on Saturday, March 30