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.

Manzano Mesa Restrooms

Parks and Recreation has worked out an agreement with Manzano Mesa Multicultural Center, so their bathrooms would be available for pickleball players when they are open. Currently they are open weekdays from 8 am to 9 pm and Saturdays 9 … 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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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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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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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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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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Paddle Care

Something to pass on to pickleball players. I recently ordered a new aluminum core paddle without an edge guard, and I asked if this type of paddle should be left in the truck of your car during the warm months … Continue reading

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