Promoting Pickleball in Wilmington and the Southeastern North Carolina area

Keys to the Game

Keys to the Game

Keys to the equipment boxes at Greenfield Lake Park, Robert Strange Park, and Veterans Park are available so members can play whenever they want. The nets, balls and loaner paddles in the boxes were purchased by the Cape Fear Pickleball Club for the convenience of its members. Please be mindful of others and return all […]

Is Pickleball Coming to Incorporate Dodgeball, Too?

Is Pickleball Coming to Incorporate Dodgeball, Too?

In a post on the Pickleball Central Blog of July 16, 2016, Glen Peterson weighed in on the strategy of deliberately hitting the opponent with the ball. It is an interesting perspective, as are the comments below the page. Is this where our sport is headed?

Softball for Seniors

Softball for Seniors

Do you miss the springtime ritual of pulling the glove out of the closet, pounding the pocket, and having a catch? Would it feel good to get in a few swings at the ball? Then you are a candidate for the Wilmington Senior Softball Association. The WSSA welcomes men and women over 55 years old […]

Singles Ladder League Starts on February 27th

Singles Ladder League Starts on February 27th

Like tennis, pickleball can be played in a singles or doubles format.  But where tennis has a narrower court for singles play, the pickleball court stays the same size for both singles and doubles.  So with one player covering the whole court, singles pickleball can be quite challenging and an excellent work out.  Also a […]

Spring Mixed Doubles Ladder League starts March 8

Spring Mixed Doubles Ladder League starts March 8

The Cape Fear Pickleball Club is organizing a mixed doubles ladder league to start on March 8 and run through the end of May. Nineteen teams have already signed up to play. There is still room for a few more teams. Each team in the league is made up of one male and one female CFPC […]

Members Who Have Not Yet Renewed Will Be Removed From Membership Roll

Members Who Have Not Yet Renewed Will Be Removed From Membership Roll

CFPC members who have not renewed their memberships will be removed from the membership list very soon. You don’t want to miss out on club benefits, which include court equipment supplied for your use, attending great parties for club members, court scheduling and updates, use of venues developed by the CFPC, etc. This is your […]

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. […]

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

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 […]