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President's Corner - Three Events

June, 2022


City Council Presentation - Be There! Be Heard!


It is time to remind City Council what we want - a facility! A real, dedicated pickleball facility!

On the Bond surveys we completed in March and April, a rocking 61 players wrote in comments about wanting a facility. This information was not presented to City Council.


We will do it.



Come to City Council at noon, July 19 (Tuesday). Wear your shirt, show them we are still here and we want courts! Several players are going to present a coordinated list of facts at Call to the Public, an opportunity to speak directly to the entire council for three minutes each. We need players to fill the auditorium! Parks and Rec has been putting down lines on tennis courts, and that helps our working players BUT it is not the end-game, and we need to let them know.


City Council will not be impressed by a handful of people. So be there! An event has been created on the club website - please RSVP here. Getting a head-count is helpful as many of our working players will not be able to come.


If you would like to register to speak the link is https://elpasotx.seamlessdocs.com/f/SpeakerSignUpFormPublic



Mary Francis Keisling Park Tabling event - go promote!



This park is near Upper Valley Dr. and Gomez, so if you live in the valley, this opportunity is yours. Master Plans are being developed. I have told them we want permanent pickleball courts, BUT I am only one person - we need many more players to go tell them in person.


Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 9, from 10:00 to 12:00 at Mary Francis Keisling.


YMCA Group on Snow Rd Looking For More Players

This group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 - 1:00 off of Westside Dr. near Tennis West. They are looking for more players. It is indoors and there is a $5 so please go join them!


August Social Event

Your club is planning another social event for members. Watch for details.



Play on,


Jamie Fisher

President, Pickleball El Paso Association

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