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About ABQ Pickleball Club

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

Albuquerque Parks and Recreation Pickleball Lessons

Currently, Albuquerque Parks and Recreation is having pickleball classes on Manzano Mesa Courts 4 and 5 from 12:30 pm to 2 pm on Saturdays.  The classes are entirely filled and will end on March 27th.  At this point further classes … Continue reading

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New Mexico Open Tournament

The New Mexico Open is a pro/amateur tournament, including 3.0-5.0 skill levels and Open Pro events. The tournament will also include Senior Open brackets. Rocky Mountain Pickleball and the New Mexico Open are excited to be a part of the … Continue reading

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New USAPA Rulebook

There are some significant rule changes for 2021, including removal of the let serve and institution of a new bounce serve. See the new rules and changes at Pickleball Rules.

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Preregister for a Covid vaccine

In case you don’t know, you can go to this Dept. of NM Health site, and preregister for a Covid vaccine, free to NM residents.¬† It will probably be months before they contact you, but it’s a first step in … 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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Outdoor Courts Now at 25%

December 15, 2020 Albuquerque Parks and Recreation has removed the locks at the individual Pickleball Courts at Manzano Mesa, Villelas Park, and Ventana Ranch. They have posted that the Governor’s Public Health Order (PHO) currently limits usage to 25% of … 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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Money Magazine article

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

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