Promoting Pickleball in Wilmington and the Southeastern North Carolina area

Celebration of Life Ceremony for Elaine Chandler will be October 14th

Celebration of Life Ceremony for Elaine Chandler will be October 14th

A Celebration of Life Ceremony for our friend, fellow player, and founding board member of the Cape Fear Pickleball Club, Elaine Chandler, will be held on Saturday, October 14, at 10:00 am, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1406 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC. Cape Fear Pickleball Club members donated $2,000.00 to Lower Cape Fear Hospice in […]

Fall Mixed Doubles Ladder League Will Start in October

Fall Mixed Doubles Ladder League Will Start in October

Mike Walz, Director of Competition for the CFPC, has announced the formation of a fall mixed doubles ladder league starting soon. Building on a successful summer league, the fall league will follow basically the same format, outlined below. What: Outdoor mixed doubles team ladder league. Where: Robert Strange Park courts (lighted), corner of 8th and Ann […]

CFPC Members Survive the Eclipse

CFPC Members Survive the Eclipse

Members of the Cape Fear Pickleball Club met at Robert Strange pickleball courts on August 21, 2017 to celebrate the Great American Eclipse, a total solar eclipse that was visible, although in slightly less than totality, in Wilmington.  Just as planned, the eclipse was viewed, pickleball was played, and refreshments were consumed. Thanks to Carolyn Ryan for providing solar […]

CFPC Board Meeting September 13

CFPC Board Meeting September 13

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

Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament August 26-27

Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament August 26-27

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. […]

Mixed Doubles League Concludes

CFPC’s Mixed Doubles Ladder League concluded Aug. 31st. The league ran from June to August. Awards presented by the CFPC were: Perfect Attendance Award: Grace/Jim, Jackie/Les Loyal Scorekeeper Award: Peggy F. Perseverance Award: Juan Inspirational Player Award: Harue Top Rung Award: Kim/Bill For final league standings check out the CFPC  Ladder Leagues page. Here is […]

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 […]