Bow Valley Pickleball Association

QUICK links for Members (just CLICK on the green HERE)

WINTER INDOOR PLAY (JANUARY-FEBRUARY) at the Canmore Rec Centre is winding down.

    SPRING INDOOR PLAY (MARCH-APRIL) Click HERE for the Spring Play Calendar. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 20 at 8:00 am (initial purchase of 2 packs per member) with registration opening Monday, February 26 at 8:00 am. Click HERE to purchase your tickets. Important update - Ticket sales have been very active and we are SOLD OUT of both INTERMEDIATE and SAME PARTNER DOUBLE tickets.

    SPRING INDOOR TOURNAMENT (MARCH 9 &10) will be held at two locations, the Canmore Rec Centre and Canmore Collegiate High School. The pool play will be on Saturday between 9am- 5pm, with the Finals played Sunday between 9am- 1:30pm. Registration opens Tuesday, February 20 at 8:00 am. $25 per member. Registration is limited to 24 Novice, 24 Intermediate and 16 Advanced so register early to get in on the fun! Click HERE to register as a player or to volunteer. 

    Social to follow the tournament at the Legion, Sunday March 10 4:00- 6:00 pm. No registration required - just show up and enjoy socializing with your pickleball friends!

    Important Information Regarding Skill Levels and Progression

    2024 Official Rulebook can be found HERE

    Join the Bow Valley Pickleball Association ("BVPA")

    Pickleball is a fun social sport for all ages and all athletic ability levels, with simple rules that make it easy to learn and fun to play, but tough to master. Weather depending, our outdoor playing season usually runs May to mid October. Indoor pickleball will be played November to April at the Canmore Recreation Center.

    **TO JOIN, CLICK ON THE "JOIN-RENEW" BUTTON IN THE ABOVE LEFT CORNER**

    Membership with BVPA includes:

    • Use of our courts as detailed under "PLAY".
    • Invitations to tournaments and social events.
    • Voting rights at our Annual General Meetings.
    • Organized outdoor and indoor play for both the Recreational and Competitive player.
    • Enable the club to provide clinics and workshops aimed at improving the skills of members at all levels.

    Annual membership fees are used to:

    • Purchase new nets, balls, and other equipment.
    • Rental of courts as required.
    • Cover administration costs.
    • Subsidize Ratings, Skills Development and Learn to Play clinics.
    • Subsidize Social Events.
    • Establish a fund for maintenance and development of additional courts.

    BVPA Annual General Meeting


    February 28, 2024 from 7:00-8:30 PM

    Elevation Place, Room 212

    700 Railway Avenue

    Canmore Alberta T1W 1P4

    Dear Bow Valley Pickleball Association Members,

    As required by Alberta Societies Act, please accept this as formal notification to the membership of Bow Valley Pickleball Association for the association’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.

    All Bow Valley Pickleball Association members in good standing are invited to attend in person. Click HERE to preregister. Our current bylaws do not permit online participation in our AGM; however, if requested, special accommodation may be made. 

    The complete AGM materials package can be accessed HERE.

    Join the Bow Valley Pickleball Association ("BVPA")

    Pickleball is a fun social sport for all ages and all athletic ability levels, with simple rules that make it easy to learn and fun to play, but tough to master. Weather depending, our outdoor playing season usually runs May to mid October. Indoor pickleball will be played November to April at the Canmore Recreation Center.

    **TO JOIN, CLICK ON THE "JOIN-RENEW" BUTTON IN THE ABOVE LEFT CORNER**

    Membership with BVPA includes:

    • Use of our courts as detailed under "PLAY".
    • Invitations to tournaments and social events.
    • Voting rights at our Annual General Meetings.
    • Organized outdoor and indoor play for both the Recreational and Competitive player.
    • Enable the club to provide clinics and workshops aimed at improving the skills of members at all levels.

    Annual membership fees are used to:

    • Purchase new nets, balls, and other equipment.
    • Rental of courts as required.
    • Cover administration costs.
    • Subsidize Ratings, Skills Development and Learn to Play clinics.
    • Subsidize Social Events.
    • Establish a fund for maintenance and development of additional courts.

    Thinking of Joining our Bow Valley Pickleball Association and Getting in on the Fun?

    Here’s what you need to know –

    The annual membership fee is $75 and 100% of that membership fee stays in the Bow Valley and supports pickleball and BVPA members.

    If you join now, your membership is in effect until December 31, 2024.

    Joining is easy – just click on JOIN-RENEW.

    We run both an Indoor Play program and an Outdoor Play program.

    Our Indoor Program is offered in three sessions (January-February, March-April and November-December) in Room 200, Canmore Rec Center on 2 courts. Indoor play is run on a cost recovery basis, by pre-selling tickets (5 tickets for $45), with online registration for play. Members only. There is no indoor drop in play.

    Our Outdoor Program runs from mid-May to mid-October at 2 locations, Veterans and Larch. All regularly scheduled outdoor play is included with your membership fee. Signup is done one week in advance through an emailed link. If space is available, non-members are welcome for a fee.

    Most of our play is levelled round robin play: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced. We also offer Mixed doubles same partner play, open to all levels.

    Pickleball TRY IT Sessions

    To bring pickleball to our community, we offer FREE Pickleball TRY IT Sessions on specified dates.

    If you have never played pickleball before, these sessions are for you – in a short hour and a half, we give you the basics and get you playing. We provide the paddles, balls, nets and instruction. 

    The Winter 2024 TRY IT sessions have concluded. Our next next TRY IT sessions will be held during our 2024 outdoor season, which will begin in mid-May - stay tuned. If TRY IT participants want to continue playing with the club, they must first become BVPA members where they will be classified as Beginners.

    Questions? Comments?

    Helen and Sheila

    Sheila@bowvalleypickleball.org

    Helen@bowvalleypickeball.org

    Prices & Deadlines

    Regular deadline:
    Registration Opened
    Registration Fees
    Price $75.00 per registrant

    All prices in CAD $
    Refund Policy: All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

    Payment Methods

    Online

    * Small processing fee applies

    Join the Bow Valley Pickleball Association ("BVPA")

    Pickleball is a fun social sport for all ages and all athletic ability levels, with simple rules that make it easy to learn and fun to play, but tough to master. Weather depending, our outdoor playing season usually runs May to mid October. Indoor pickleball will be played November to April at the Canmore Recreation Center.

    **TO JOIN, CLICK ON THE "JOIN-RENEW" BUTTON IN THE ABOVE LEFT CORNER**

    Membership with BVPA includes:

    • Use of our courts as detailed under "PLAY".
    • Invitations to tournaments and social events.
    • Voting rights at our Annual General Meetings.
    • Organized outdoor and indoor play for both the Recreational and Competitive player.
    • Enable the club to provide clinics and workshops aimed at improving the skills of members at all levels.

    Annual membership fees are used to:

    • Purchase new nets, balls, and other equipment.
    • Rental of courts as required.
    • Cover administration costs.
    • Subsidize Ratings, Skills Development and Learn to Play clinics.
    • Subsidize Social Events.
    • Establish a fund for maintenance and development of additional courts.

    Thinking of Joining our Bow Valley Pickleball Association and Getting in on the Fun?

    Here’s what you need to know –

    The annual membership fee is $75 and 100% of that membership fee stays in the Bow Valley and supports pickleball and BVPA members.

    If you join now, your membership is in effect until December 31, 2024.

    Joining is easy – just click on JOIN-RENEW.

    We run both an Indoor Play program and an Outdoor Play program.

    Our Indoor Program is offered in three sessions (January-February, March-April and November-December) in Room 200, Canmore Rec Center on 2 courts. Indoor play is run on a cost recovery basis, by pre-selling tickets (5 tickets for $45), with online registration for play. Members only. There is no indoor drop in play.

    Our Outdoor Program runs from mid-May to mid-October at 2 locations, Veterans and Larch. All regularly scheduled outdoor play is included with your membership fee. Signup is done one week in advance through an emailed link. If space is available, non-members are welcome for a fee.

    Most of our play is levelled round robin play: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced. We also offer Mixed doubles same partner play, open to all levels.

    Pickleball TRY IT Sessions

    To bring pickleball to our community, we offer FREE Pickleball TRY IT Sessions on specified dates.

    If you have never played pickleball before, these sessions are for you – in a short hour and a half, we give you the basics and get you playing. We provide the paddles, balls, nets and instruction. 

    The Winter 2024 TRY IT sessions have concluded. Our next next TRY IT sessions will be held during our 2024 outdoor season, which will begin in mid-May - stay tuned. If TRY IT participants want to continue playing with the club, they must first become BVPA members where they will be classified as Beginners.

    Questions? Comments?

    Helen and Sheila

    Sheila@bowvalleypickleball.org

    Helen@bowvalleypickeball.org

    Bow Valley Pickleball Association
    • CANADA DAY SOCIAL AND SILENT AUCTION

      SAVE THE DATE - JULY 1ST SOCIAL AND SILENT AUCTION. 


      This year, right after the Canada Day Parade, the Treblemakers will be playing on the Stan Rogers Stage in Centennial Park, from 2:00-5:00 pm. You can groove to the music, visit with friends, and sample the food trucks’ munchies as we gather to celebrate our sport, our community and our country!


      And, of course, as part of our plans for Canada Day, we will again have our Famous Silent Auction, adjacent to the Stan Rogers stage, in support of our BVPA. Local businesses are already coming forward with generous support. We will keep you up to date about what will be up for auction! As always, please support the local businesses which step up to support us!

      February 14th, 2024
    • MARCH INDOOR TOURNAMENT

      SAVE THE DATE - MARCH 9 AND 10 INDOOR TOURNAMENT.


      Organized by Neil Skaluba and Mike Layton, the first tournament of 2024 will be held in 2 locations, the Canmore Rec Centre and Canmore Collegiate High School. More details to follow.

      February 14th, 2024
    • Annual General Meeting

      The Bow Valley Pickleball Association Annual General Meeting shall be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Elevation Place, Room 212. Please make time to come to this meeting because your participation and input is vital to the success of our club.


      All BVPA members in good standing are invited to attend in person. Click HERE to preregister. Our current bylaws do not permit online participation in our AGM.


      The complete AGM materials package can be accessed HERE.






      February 13th, 2024
     

    Prices & Deadlines

    Regular deadline:
    Registration Opened
    Registration Fees
    Price $75.00 per registrant

    All prices in CAD $
    Refund Policy: All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

    Payment Methods

    Online

    * Small processing fee applies

    QUICK links for Members (just CLICK on the green HERE)

    WINTER INDOOR PLAY (JANUARY-FEBRUARY) at the Canmore Rec Centre is winding down.

      SPRING INDOOR PLAY (MARCH-APRIL) Click HERE for the Spring Play Calendar. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, February 20 at 8:00 am (initial purchase of 2 packs per member) with registration opening Monday, February 26 at 8:00 am. Click HERE to purchase your tickets. Important update - Ticket sales have been very active and we are SOLD OUT of both INTERMEDIATE and SAME PARTNER DOUBLE tickets.

      SPRING INDOOR TOURNAMENT (MARCH 9 &10) will be held at two locations, the Canmore Rec Centre and Canmore Collegiate High School. The pool play will be on Saturday between 9am- 5pm, with the Finals played Sunday between 9am- 1:30pm. Registration opens Tuesday, February 20 at 8:00 am. $25 per member. Registration is limited to 24 Novice, 24 Intermediate and 16 Advanced so register early to get in on the fun! Click HERE to register as a player or to volunteer. 

      Social to follow the tournament at the Legion, Sunday March 10 4:00- 6:00 pm. No registration required - just show up and enjoy socializing with your pickleball friends!

      Important Information Regarding Skill Levels and Progression

      2024 Official Rulebook can be found HERE

      Thinking of Joining our Bow Valley Pickleball Association and Getting in on the Fun?

      Here’s what you need to know –

      The annual membership fee is $75 and 100% of that membership fee stays in the Bow Valley and supports pickleball and BVPA members.

      If you join now, your membership is in effect until December 31, 2024.

      Joining is easy – just click on JOIN-RENEW.

      We run both an Indoor Play program and an Outdoor Play program.

      Our Indoor Program is offered in three sessions (January-February, March-April and November-December) in Room 200, Canmore Rec Center on 2 courts. Indoor play is run on a cost recovery basis, by pre-selling tickets (5 tickets for $45), with online registration for play. Members only. There is no indoor drop in play.

      Our Outdoor Program runs from mid-May to mid-October at 2 locations, Veterans and Larch. All regularly scheduled outdoor play is included with your membership fee. Signup is done one week in advance through an emailed link. If space is available, non-members are welcome for a fee.

      Most of our play is levelled round robin play: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced. We also offer Mixed doubles same partner play, open to all levels.

      Pickleball TRY IT Sessions

      To bring pickleball to our community, we offer FREE Pickleball TRY IT Sessions on specified dates.

      If you have never played pickleball before, these sessions are for you – in a short hour and a half, we give you the basics and get you playing. We provide the paddles, balls, nets and instruction. 

      The Winter 2024 TRY IT sessions have concluded. Our next next TRY IT sessions will be held during our 2024 outdoor season, which will begin in mid-May - stay tuned. If TRY IT participants want to continue playing with the club, they must first become BVPA members where they will be classified as Beginners.

      Questions? Comments?

      Helen and Sheila

      Sheila@bowvalleypickleball.org

      Helen@bowvalleypickeball.org

      Join the Bow Valley Pickleball Association ("BVPA")

      Pickleball is a fun social sport for all ages and all athletic ability levels, with simple rules that make it easy to learn and fun to play, but tough to master. Weather depending, our outdoor playing season usually runs May to mid October. Indoor pickleball will be played November to April at the Canmore Recreation Center.

      **TO JOIN, CLICK ON THE "JOIN-RENEW" BUTTON IN THE ABOVE LEFT CORNER**

      Membership with BVPA includes:

      • Use of our courts as detailed under "PLAY".
      • Invitations to tournaments and social events.
      • Voting rights at our Annual General Meetings.
      • Organized outdoor and indoor play for both the Recreational and Competitive player.
      • Enable the club to provide clinics and workshops aimed at improving the skills of members at all levels.

      Annual membership fees are used to:

      • Purchase new nets, balls, and other equipment.
      • Rental of courts as required.
      • Cover administration costs.
      • Subsidize Ratings, Skills Development and Learn to Play clinics.
      • Subsidize Social Events.
      • Establish a fund for maintenance and development of additional courts.

      Venue

      Larch Rink Courts (Outdoor Play)
      1200 17 Street
      Canmore
      T1W 1T4
      Larch Rink is found in behind the townhouses on the west end of 17th Street, off of 11 Avenue. 2 permanent courts. 2 temporary courts. Concrete surface.

      Veterans Park (Outdoor Play)
      925 9 Street
      Canmore
      T1W 2B9
      Veterans Park is found at the West end of Main St. (8th Street between 8th and 9th Streets.)
      There are 2 permanently lined pickleball courts and space for 2 more temporary courts. Traditional hard court surface. Please park on 8th street when using the courts.

      Canmore Recreation Center (Indoor Play)
      Room 200, 1900-8 Ave
      Canmore
      T1W 1Y2
      2 indoor courts. Temporary nets used. Gymnasium flooring.

      Bow Valley Pickleball Association
      • CANADA DAY SOCIAL AND SILENT AUCTION

        SAVE THE DATE - JULY 1ST SOCIAL AND SILENT AUCTION. 


        This year, right after the Canada Day Parade, the Treblemakers will be playing on the Stan Rogers Stage in Centennial Park, from 2:00-5:00 pm. You can groove to the music, visit with friends, and sample the food trucks’ munchies as we gather to celebrate our sport, our community and our country!


        And, of course, as part of our plans for Canada Day, we will again have our Famous Silent Auction, adjacent to the Stan Rogers stage, in support of our BVPA. Local businesses are already coming forward with generous support. We will keep you up to date about what will be up for auction! As always, please support the local businesses which step up to support us!

        February 14th, 2024
      • MARCH INDOOR TOURNAMENT

        SAVE THE DATE - MARCH 9 AND 10 INDOOR TOURNAMENT.


        Organized by Neil Skaluba and Mike Layton, the first tournament of 2024 will be held in 2 locations, the Canmore Rec Centre and Canmore Collegiate High School. More details to follow.

        February 14th, 2024
      • Annual General Meeting

        The Bow Valley Pickleball Association Annual General Meeting shall be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Elevation Place, Room 212. Please make time to come to this meeting because your participation and input is vital to the success of our club.


        All BVPA members in good standing are invited to attend in person. Click HERE to preregister. Our current bylaws do not permit online participation in our AGM.


        The complete AGM materials package can be accessed HERE.






        February 13th, 2024
       

      Prices & Deadlines

      Regular deadline:
      Registration Opened
      Registration Fees
      Price $75.00 per registrant

      All prices in CAD $
      Refund Policy: All fees are NON-REFUNDABLE.

      Payment Methods

      Online

      * Small processing fee applies

      Thinking of Joining our Bow Valley Pickleball Association and Getting in on the Fun?

      Here’s what you need to know –

      The annual membership fee is $75 and 100% of that membership fee stays in the Bow Valley and supports pickleball and BVPA members.

      If you join now, your membership is in effect until December 31, 2024.

      Joining is easy – just click on JOIN-RENEW.

      We run both an Indoor Play program and an Outdoor Play program.

      Our Indoor Program is offered in three sessions (January-February, March-April and November-December) in Room 200, Canmore Rec Center on 2 courts. Indoor play is run on a cost recovery basis, by pre-selling tickets (5 tickets for $45), with online registration for play. Members only. There is no indoor drop in play.

      Our Outdoor Program runs from mid-May to mid-October at 2 locations, Veterans and Larch. All regularly scheduled outdoor play is included with your membership fee. Signup is done one week in advance through an emailed link. If space is available, non-members are welcome for a fee.

      Most of our play is levelled round robin play: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate, Advanced. We also offer Mixed doubles same partner play, open to all levels.

      Pickleball TRY IT Sessions

      To bring pickleball to our community, we offer FREE Pickleball TRY IT Sessions on specified dates.

      If you have never played pickleball before, these sessions are for you – in a short hour and a half, we give you the basics and get you playing. We provide the paddles, balls, nets and instruction. 

      The Winter 2024 TRY IT sessions have concluded. Our next next TRY IT sessions will be held during our 2024 outdoor season, which will begin in mid-May - stay tuned. If TRY IT participants want to continue playing with the club, they must first become BVPA members where they will be classified as Beginners.

      Questions? Comments?

      Helen and Sheila

      Sheila@bowvalleypickleball.org

      Helen@bowvalleypickeball.org

      BVPA Annual General Meeting


      February 28, 2024 from 7:00-8:30 PM

      Elevation Place, Room 212

      700 Railway Avenue

      Canmore Alberta T1W 1P4

      Dear Bow Valley Pickleball Association Members,

      As required by Alberta Societies Act, please accept this as formal notification to the membership of Bow Valley Pickleball Association for the association’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.

      All Bow Valley Pickleball Association members in good standing are invited to attend in person. Click HERE to preregister. Our current bylaws do not permit online participation in our AGM; however, if requested, special accommodation may be made. 

      The complete AGM materials package can be accessed HERE.

      BVPA Annual General Meeting


      February 28, 2024 from 7:00-8:30 PM

      Elevation Place, Room 212

      700 Railway Avenue

      Canmore Alberta T1W 1P4

      Dear Bow Valley Pickleball Association Members,

      As required by Alberta Societies Act, please accept this as formal notification to the membership of Bow Valley Pickleball Association for the association’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.

      All Bow Valley Pickleball Association members in good standing are invited to attend in person. Click HERE to preregister. Our current bylaws do not permit online participation in our AGM; however, if requested, special accommodation may be made. 

      The complete AGM materials package can be accessed HERE.

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      BVPA Annual General Meeting


      February 28, 2024 from 7:00-8:30 PM

      Elevation Place, Room 212

      700 Railway Avenue

      Canmore Alberta T1W 1P4

      Dear Bow Valley Pickleball Association Members,

      As required by Alberta Societies Act, please accept this as formal notification to the membership of Bow Valley Pickleball Association for the association’s 2023 Annual General Meeting.

      All Bow Valley Pickleball Association members in good standing are invited to attend in person. Click HERE to preregister. Our current bylaws do not permit online participation in our AGM; however, if requested, special accommodation may be made. 

      The complete AGM materials package can be accessed HERE.