BCPA News


Snow Pickleball
19 Jan 2019 - BCPA players don't let a little snow stop them from playing!


23 Jan 2019 - Look for your annual dues email; it will be coming soon.


25 Jan 2019 - The BCPA Discussion Forum is up and running! Registration is free. If you want to start a discussion category, you will get a message that this must be approved. Be patient with your webmaster on follow-up.


19 Feb 2019 -

20 Feb 2019 - BCPA has purchased 3 buckets of balls with first aid kits and distributed them to regular players. No longer dependent on that one guy bringing a bunch of balls.


BCPA has joined Meetup.com to provide a means for players to communicate and schedule their own times to play outside of our scheduled times.


Member push for BC Residents because we have to keep our membership count at 50% BC Residents


BC Conservancy has agreed to clean the Landings Courts


30 Mar 2019 - Andy Forsyth ran the first of several clinics he hopes to run during our normal Saturday play time. You can read his instructional notes on the Instruction page.


20 Apr 2019 - Andy ran a second clinic.


Rainy Day Pickleball
24 Jun 2019 - Hardy BCPA Pickleballers don't let a little rain keep them from playing.


29 Jun 2019 - Open House at the Woods Courts, free introduction for Burke Centre Residents from 09:30-12:00 was held. ndy Forsyth, our BCPA Club Pro, ran this training with assistance from other BCPA members. Afterwards was a Social Event - lunch at Glory Days.


6 Jul 2019 - Training class at the Landings Courts by Andy Forsyth...Fine tuning techniques and how to Practice to improve your game


24 Jul 2019 - There were two new Pickleball Classes taught by Andy Forsyth. One for beginners and one for more advanced players. Sign ups for these classes was on the Burke Pickleball Meetup group. The first for for Fairly new players, was a short session to teach new players how to make better shot selections and where to place your shots to help you with winning more rallies. The scond one for Intermediate and advanced players was designeed to the strategies of the top players the skills used to hit more winning shots and keep your opponents off balance.

17 Aug 2019 - Practice Tournament put on by Andy Forsyth For those planning on playing in a Pickleball Tournament for the first time or wanting some additional tips on how to play in a tournament BCPA held a “Practice Tournament” with instruction on at 10 AM at the Woods. Most of the participants arrived by 9 AM for some practice play and warmups prior to starting. Everyone served as a line judge for at least one game to get experience on how the process works or as a Referee for at least one game. A quick tutorial was given for being a line judge and referee.