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

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

Pickleball 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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Local Pickle-ballers Mull Creative Ways to Add New Courts to the Mix

Local Pickle-ballers Mull Creative Ways to Add New Courts to the Mix

Talk about an ironic twist of fate. Bainbridge Island pickle-ballers find themselves in – well – a bit of a pickle. They have too many active players and not enough courts for them all to play on.

The game that …

Pickleball in National Limelight; Founders Tourney on Tap (correction)

Pickleball in National Limelight; Founders Tourney on Tap (correction)

*August 5, 2022 – Editors Note: this article was corrected to remove an editing error in paragraph two (reference to Terry and Marty Smith)

Pickleball is becoming ubiquitous. The game that had its humble beginnings on our little rock back …

THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW PRIMARY EXHIBIT Our Community: Past to Present

THE BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HISTORICAL MUSEUM IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR NEW PRIMARY EXHIBIT Our Community: Past to Present

The Bainbridge Island Historical Museum’s dynamic new primary exhibit, Our Community: Past to Present, will open to the public on Friday, May 6, 2022. The Museum plans to celebrate this milestone achievement with a day of celebration and community.

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Not to be Missed: Sunday’s Formal Celebration of Pickleball’s Founders Courts – October 3, 2021

The island’s Pickleball community, along with anyone interested in the game that has its origins on Bainbridge, is invited to celebrate the completion of the Founders Courts project Sunday (October 3rd) from 2 to 3 p.m. at Battle Point Park.…

Pickleball’s Founders Tournament is Back on the Island with Fun for Everyone

Pickleball is taking center court on Bainbridge Island this week as the Founders Tournament returns after a year hiatus due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The tourney, which includes a number of different events, will be held from August 9-15 at …

Getting Back to Business Bainbridge Island Style (Part 10) – Playing Pickleball

It’s been a long tough road over the last few months, and although we’re not out of the woods just yet, we’re resilient, and slowly—under County and State re-opening guidelines—we’re opening our doors again to the public. Through this series, …

Born on Bainbridge Island – Pickleball is for Everyone!

My interest in pickleball came about several months ago, when Mickey Molnaire at the Chamber of Commerce, suggested it would make a great article, after all, my blog is all about Bainbridge Island and pickleball was born right here. During …

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