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The annual membership meeting/party took place Wednesday, April 18th. Leslie Kirchmeier and Bob Patten completed their tenure as President and Vice President, respectively. Jenae Alms presented Leslie and Bob with gifts for their service to the Melba Bishop Pickleball Community. Their tireless work and time overseeing the many intricacies of running the club, coordinating with......
The first ever book on the history of pickleball was just published by our very own hometown champions and members: Jennifer Lucore and Beverly Youngren. Melba Bishop will be the FIRST official book signing event for Jennifer and Beverly before they head off to the US Open Pickleball Championships in Naples Florida to compete and......
Membership Meeting April 11th 10:30 – 12:00. Games, music, fun, and free lunch.  Bob and Leslie will be retiring from the board, come and thank them....
Pickleball players we need your help. The City of Oceanside Neighborhood Services Department has asked for people to fill out the Parks Master Plan Survey.  If you do not live in Oceanside please skip the first two questions. The data will reflect the need to build additional pickleball courts in the City of Oceanside. Bob......
So many people make this tournament fun & special every year. We at Melba thank all of you, both local and visitors who pitched in to roll courts, towel dry them & re-tape off site courts twice! We thank all of the refs both local and out of town who came to help and thanks......
Thanks to everyone who donated their time at the March Madness Pickleball Tournament. Here are three highlights from the tournament by Rick Terrian. First highlight, to all of the Melba Bishop group that were able to make this weekend possible for all of us players. Two nights of rain and the courts completely cover with......
Congrats to everyone who medaled in the Melba March Madness Pickleball Tournament...
Well the lady Chicklers are at it again, having Tuesday Playday Fun on the courts. This month’s Round Robin included a chance to voice your own personal pet peeve. Watch the video too see just what sets off these gals! Note to self: Start keeping better track of the score!! 🙄...
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Helping Teach Pickleball to Kids We need a few volunteers to help teach Pickleball to kids at Melba Bishop. Teaching experience not needed, just a desire to work with kids. The class will be held from 4-5 p.m. one day a week. We have flexibility as to which day the class will be......
Don’t forget to sign up for the Melba March Madness Tournament Fri 03/16/18 thru Sun 03/18/18.  The registration deadline is next Friday. https://www.secure.pickleballtournaments.com/welcome.pl?tid=1639...
Congrats to Mac McDowell and Sylvia Hostetler on winning Gold Mixed Doubles Winners 4.0, 60 age division....
Springtime Pickletime Round Robin  Hemet /San Jacinto – Sunday, April 15th EMAIL TO ENTER: Melinda.terrian@yahoo.com Come join the fun and let’s show our appreciation to Valley-Wide Recreation for supporting the pickleball community. We want to raise awareness for the great sport of PICKLEBALL!  Round Robins are fun, social and if you’ve never played in a......