Pickleball Corner

by Peter Copen
by Peter Copen
  • Connie Medeiros

DON’T LEAVE HOME WITHOUT IT….

Now that travel is happening again, before you take to the open road or the friendly skies, think about where you can play pickleball during your travels. To help you locate a court on your travels, just go to https://www.places2play.org/.

I have played on the courts in Cambria (which is the inspiration for the design of our courts) and it was such fun meeting the local club members and travelers who stopped in to play.

DUST OFF YOUR WALKING SHOES…..

Once again it is almost time for the Alzheimer’s Walk for a Cure. The OPC again this year is organizing a team and the walk will be held on October 9th at Sonoma State University. For more information on this wonderful cause and exciting event and to join the TEAM, go to the website act.alz.org/goto/OakmontPickleball or contact Teresa Howard (willowhill1@yahoo.com), Connie Medeiros (almccm@yahoo.com) or Liz Majkowski (lizmajkowski24@gmail.com)

WHAT’S THE SCORE?????

A little trick to help with scoring is to remember who is on the right hand side of the court when the game begins….every time that person is on their right hand side of the court, that team’s score will be even; when that person is on their left hand side of the court, that team’s score will be odd….check it out next time you play.

CLUB LOGO WEAR

Want the Club Logo on your shirt? Just go to 24 Hour Shirt Printing at 1418 4th St., Suite A (707-542-3340)–behind Midtown Cafe. They have the artwork and know-how to put the club logo on your apparel.

MENTORING, DRILLING, and IMPROVING YOUR GAME

And mentoring isn’t just for new players. One of our very experienced player enjoys helping Intermediate and Advanced players move their game forward.
All the experts will tell you that drilling is the way to improve your game.
Lessons with Adam are scheduled on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

For more information on any of these programs, contact Connie Medeiros (almccm@yahoo.com)

NEW PLAYER ORIENTATION

Interested in finding out what Pickleball is all about? Please join us for New Player Orientation on Tuesdays at 9am. Contact Nancy Lande at 707-978-2998
Find out what all the fun is about!

DATES FOR YOUR CALANDAR

Sept 18th: Club Tournament?
Sept 28th: Oakmont Club Night
Oct 9th: Alzheimer’s Walk for the Cure — Join the TEAM
Dec 6 – 14: Nationals Pickleball Tournament in Indian Wells

WORD TO THE WISE

Dink Responsibly — don’t get smashed!

New Player Orientation: Arrangements can be made by contacting Nancy Lande at 978-2998 to schedule a session. Demo loaner paddles are available by contacting Doc Savarese at 349-9065

Related:

Oakmont’s Own More Joy

Back again by popular demand, Oakmont’s beloved hometown group with songs from our past that will make you laugh and cry in the same concert. More Joy is a deep and delightful quartet of artists that weave amazing harmonies throughout a broad selection of folk, country, blues and beyond.

Comedy Show at OAK

Laugh along with Steph and Tom Clark and San Franciscan Dan St. Paul about married life and getting older

King Tut’s Tomb

Revisit the life and times of King Tut’s tomb
Mondays, October 24-November 14 – 3:00-5:00 p.m.