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September 2015

Dear Crown Valley Picklers,
Playing Hours at Crown Valley Courts, Fall/Winter (ending Jan 31) :
Mon – Sat:  9:00 am –12 noon
Afternoon Hours: Mon – Fri:  3:00 – 6:00 pm (arrange your own games)
Sun:  10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Guest Fees: $2 daily.  Club Membership: Prorated @ $10 Sept 1 – Oct 31, unlimited play. 
All memberships expire on Oct 31.  Beginning November 1, renewal of one year
membership is $60. Checks are preferred, no credit cards.
Picnic in the Park – Sun, Sept. 27.  LN Regional Park. Everyone is welcome, spouses & family!Come early to play Pickleball, bring your own food, beverages, chairs, & blanket.  Desserts provided by CVPB.Stay for more Pickleball & fellowship with friends, old &new!
Playing Hours at Laguna Niguel Regional Park: 4 Temporary Courts on La Paz  between
Crown Valley Pkwy & Aliso Creek Road (1.6 miles from Crown Valley courts)
Daily:  6:00 am – 9:00 pm (lighted courts) No charge to play. *Take your own paddle &
Pickleballs & arrange your own games.
Parking:  $3 weekdays, $4 weekends, $7 some holidays
Annual Parking Pass: Regular $55,  Senior (60+) $35
Note: Crown Valley Pickleball does NOT control that facility; managed by the Orange
County Park Rangers.  Please fill out available surveys.  All positive comments regarding
Pickleball at the Park are welcome pending future dedication of courts for Pickleball.
There are groups that play at Regional Park on Wed. evenings, on Sat & Sun mornings as
early as 8:00 am.
Future Competitive Pickleball Opportunities –  register online:
*Special Thanks go to those who enter tournaments & list Crown Valley Pickleball as your “home club”.  We appreciate the loyalty you show when you do!
San Diego Senior Games Pickleball Tournament: Sept 18 – 20, Castle Creek Country Club inEscondido.  Deadline: Sept 11,  a few openings are still available, age 65+
Text Jenae Alms: 949-378-5073 or email:  jenaealms@yahoo.com
Halloweenie Pickleball RR Tournament, Tustin PB Club, Currie Courts: Sun. Nov. 1
Round Robin with a partner OR rotating partners (different start times).
Contact Mary Barsaleau:   mgbarsaleau@gmail.com  949-939-4888
USAPA Nationals VII: Nov 8-16, Casa Grande, AZ. Deadline Oct 9.  Register NOW!
Results of recent Pickleball tournaments: Congratulations to these fine players:
4th Annual Rally in the Valley, Albany, OR 7/30 – 8/2
Silver Medals:
Joanne Hedgespeth & Mary Thompson WD 3.0
Mary Thompson & partner MXD 3.0
USAPA Pacific NW Regional Big Country RV Pickleball Tourney, Bend, OR 8/14 – 8/16
Bronze MedalKathy Roberts & partner MXD skills 4.5
Please keep the following friends in your thoughts & prayersDennis Louie, Bill Coltman,Bob Amato, Joe Smart, Pete Axelrod, & Tony Hatcher.  It was good to see Chris Jackson back playing on the courts, recovering from his heart surgery.
Crown Valley Boutique Sale!  40% off all shirts @ $6, hats @ $9. Bring cash or check!
See Debi Miller for your purchases.
Automatic Pickleball Machine – Crown Valley PB will soon purchase a practice ball machine designed for Pickleballs, for use by club members, no charge.  Stay tuned...
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That’s all she wrote!
Bill & Terri Smith, USAPA Ambassadors to Saddleback Valley & South Orange County, CA
P.S. Join USAPA and support the game you love!  www.usapa.org