Author Archives: ABQ Pickleball Club

About ABQ Pickleball Club

New Mexico's largest pickleball club offering free open pickleball play at various indoor and outdoor venues year-round.

New Public Health Order

City Updates Facilities and Services under State’s New Public Health Order Implementing latest changes to limit spread of COVID-19 Nov. 14, 2020 The City of Albuquerque is preparing to implement the latest changes to the State’s Public Health Order that … Continue reading

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Positive Test?

Many people have expressed concern that with all the switching of partners at Manzano Mesa, there is no way of knowing if they have played with someone who has later tested positive for Covid-19. While the Club is not having … Continue reading

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Masks Required

The City has announced that, according to the latest health order, masks must always be worn by players and spectators at outdoor venues, including pickleball. Love them or hate them, face coverings are required of all individuals in public places. … Continue reading

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Missing Something?

If you have lost or found a paddle, equipment, clothing, or other item (especially at Manzano Mesa Outdoor Courts), please check our lost and found page to see if someone has reported it. To view or add social events, or … Continue reading

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Donate Pickleball Equipment

Do you have paddles you don’t use anymore? Portable nets you stored in the garage and don’t need? The ABQ Pickleball Club is a New Mexico non-profit (501.c.3) organization, and because of this you can make equipment or cash donations … Continue reading

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Money Magazine article

Here is an article that appeared in Money Magazine about pickleball.

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Afflicted By Bad Karma From Being a Pickleball Snob

Without a doubt, the best way for you to keep improving is to play with better players. It forces you to play at the top of your ability, makes you pay for your mistakes, and puts you on the fast-track … Continue reading

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What’s a Rating and How Do I Get One?

Some excerpts from the USAPA.ORG website: Some players have already been given tentative ratings based on previous tournament results, recommendations by tournament directors, and other player opinions that we have sought. More players will be given ratings as we get more … Continue reading

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5 Hidden Health Benefits of Pickleball

Here is an article from Silver Sneakers (3/26/19 Newsletter) about the health benefits of pickleball. Great read!

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Helpful Hints

Here are two items that are a must for athletic injuries. (1) a bag of crushed ice. Preferable (two) -1 gal. zip lock baggies. Mix 3 cups of water, and 1 cup of 91% rubbing alcohol. Place in freezer, and … Continue reading

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