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Paripatetic Pickleball in the Holiday Parade

Paripatetic Pickleball in the Holiday Parade

    The Cape Fear Pickleball Club is participating in this year’s City of Wilmington Holiday Parade. Our club will be marching with two people carrying a club banner perpendicular to the street at the head of our group. Behind that, we will have two people rolling a pickleball net down the middle of the […]

NPR Explores Physical & Mental Health Benefits of Pickleball

NPR Explores Physical & Mental Health Benefits of Pickleball

The October 19th issue of NPR’s health news blog, Shots, explores the physical and mental health benefits of pickleball. In Pickleball For All: The Cross-Generational Power Of Play, Ingfei Chen recounts her first encounter with pickleball and how it led the science and medical writer to investigate the many benefits of the sport, which include kindness to  […]

CFPC Members Medal in Senior Games State Finals

Congratulations to Cape Fear Pickleball Club members who won medals in the recent North Carolina Senior Games State Tournament in Concord, NC. CFPC members’ names are in bold text.   Mixed doubles: Joseph Bochicco and his partner Jennifer Johnson won silver in the 55-59 age group. Carolyn Ryan and her partner Jan Abbott won gold in the […]

New Board Members Elected at Annual General Membership Meeting

The Annual General Membership Meeting of the Cape Fear Pickleball Club was held on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at the Inland Greens Clubhouse in Wilmington. The election of new Board members was the main order of business. This year, five Board positions were up for election. President Kevin Chandler presented the slate to the membership, […]

CFPC Members Bring Home Medals from Myrtle Beach

CFPC Members Bring Home Medals from Myrtle Beach

The Cape Fear Pickleball Club was well represented at the Myrtle Beach Seaside Classic, held September 22-24, 2017. Members took home medals in Men’s and Women’s Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Below are the results for club members and their partners. CFPC members are in bold.   Mixed Doubles 3.0, 50+ , Bronze: Anne Coffee/Frank Cooper 3.0, […]

Fall Mixed Doubles Ladder League Begins

Fall Mixed Doubles Ladder League Begins

The CFPC Fall Mixed Doubles Ladder League has started. Building on a successful summer league, the fall league follows basically the same format, outlined below. What: Outdoor mixed doubles team ladder league. Where: Robert Strange Park courts (lighted), corner of 8th and Ann streets in downtown Wilmington. Who: One man, one woman, on each team. […]

CFPC Board Meeting December 13

CFPC Board Meeting December 13

The next regular monthly meeting of the Cape Fear Pickleball Club Board of Directors will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 7:00pm, at the Midtown YMCA. All members are welcome to attend and may address the board if they wish.

Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament Results

Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament Results

The Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament was held on August 26-27, 2017, at the Nir Family Y in Wilmington, NC. Hosted by the YMCA and the Cape Fear Pickleball Club, the tournament was a fund raiser for programs that benefit victims of Parkinson’s Disease.

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. […]