Tag: Battle Point Park

Local Pickleball Community is Stepping Up by Organizing itself into a Nonprofit, Pursuing Covered Courts and More

Founders Courts courtesy of Bainbridge Island Pickleball, BIPRD - Battle Point ParkBainbridge, of course, is the home of Pickleball, and the sport is exploding all over the world. Celebrities are playing it on a regular basis, there’s a pro circuit well underway, and it’s even mentioned on television sit-coms and variety …

Island Pickleballers and Tennis Players Face Off at Park Board Meeting over Courts and Playing Time

Pickleball for all November 2022Pickleball vs. Tennis. It’s a conflict that’s playing out in communities big and small all over the country, and it’s now coming to a head right here on our little island, where Pickleball was founded nearly five decades ago.

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Disc Golf Gaining Popularity on Bainbridge and Throughout Kitsap County

Bainbridge Island is known as the birthplace of Pickleball. But another sport – Disc Golf – is vying for attention from players of all ages.

The game started in Southern California back in the early 1970. Disc Golf used to …

Playing Pickleball Whilst Watching Some Great Founders Tourney Action

2022 Founders Tournament - KDPickleball anyone? My wife and I recently took up PB – as many call it – after taking lessons from the Bainbridge Metro Parks District.

Our teacher, David Anderson, was great, explaining the rules, the funky scoring system, when to …

BI Parks Foundation adds Trails to its list of Responsibilities

BI Parks and Trails Foundation logo 2022Branding and re-branding is usually associated with business and Corporate America. No longer. Government entities – both locally and nationally – are re-branding themselves more often than not these days to better reflect their missions, demographics and logistics. One sterling …

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