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Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament Coming in August

Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament Coming in August

The Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament will be held on August 26-27, 2017, at the Midtown Y and the Nir Family Y in Wilmington, NC. Hosted by the YMCA and the Cape Fear Pickleball Club, the tournament is a fund raiser for programs that benefit victims of Parkinson’s Disease.  There will be Skill Divisions in Men’s […]

Featured Links from the Pickleball Links Page

Featured Links from the Pickleball Links Page

On the Pickleball Links page of this website we have a number of links to websites where you can find tips to improve your pickleball skill, fitness, and knowledge. Here are three examples that many of our club members will find useful. Go to the Pickleball Links page for more. And, if you have some […]

Let Simon Help Your Game

Let Simon Help Your Game

Let Simon help improve your game. The Simon Pickleball Practice Machine can give you hours of practice without tiring (that is, Simon will not tire). A Simon machine has recently been obtained by the CFPC and is available to CFPC members now. Watch the video to see what Simon can do. Then try it out. […]

Mixed Doubles League Underway

CFPC’s Mixed Doubles League is going strong with 23 teams. The league will run over the summer months. For current league standings check out the CFPC  Ladder Leagues page. Here is how the league will work: 1) Each team will consist of one man and one woman. Both must be CFPC members. All ages and […]

CFPC Members Win Medals in Dink for Pink Tournament

CFPC Members Win Medals in Dink for Pink Tournament

Several CFPC members won medals in the Dink for Pink Tournament held at Brunswick Forest from March 15-19. Congratulations to all the medal winners and thank you for your representation of the CFPC. Check the table below for medal results. Members’ names are in bold.  

Mike McGrath Teaches WWAY’s Ashley Sturm to play Pickleball

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Ashley’s Adventures is a regular feature on WWAY TV3, where reporter Ashley Sturm takes on unfamiliar experiences, inviting the viewer to tag along. Recently she decided to try out pickleball, and CFPC Director of Training Mike McGrath was happy to show her the ropes. You can view Ashley’s Pickleball Adventure as it appeared on WWAY […]

Melanie Mackenzie Memorial Tournament Raises Over $3000 for LCFH

Melanie Mackenzie Memorial Tournament Raises Over $3000 for LCFH

The Melanie Mackenzie Memorial Pickleball Tournament was a huge success. Participating CFPC members and generous donations from sponsors allowed the CFPC to raise $3261 to benefit the Lower Cape Fear Hospice. Tournament Committee Chairman and CFPC Director of Competition Brent Young, along with club President Kevin Chandler, presented a check for that amount to LCFH’s […]

Pickleball Open Play: Playing Up and Down

Pickleball Open Play:  Playing Up and Down

Sarah Ansboury, US Open and Nationals VII champion, has some thoughts on how to handle pickleball open play, whether playing up or down. Click below to read her blog. Sarah’s Blog

Find A Partner Page Added

If you are looking for a partner for an upcoming tournament, check out the Find A Partner page. (It is under Tournaments in the main menu). You can see who is looking for a partner, or you can send us a message via the Contact Us page to post your search. The page is password […]

CFPC Members Get 5% Off Pickleball Central Orders

CFPC Members Get 5% Off Pickleball Central Orders

Here is a brand-new benefit to belonging to the Cape Fear Pickleball Club.  Every time you shop at PickleballCentral.com, you can get 5% off your purchase by using the discount code that they have set up specifically for the CFPC.  In addition, every time you use that discount code, our Club will receive a credit […]