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Mayor’s Press Conference

Thursday, May 6, at 1 PM at the Manzano Mesa Courts, Mayor Keller is scheduled to make the announcement of the plans to expand the facility, the first portion of which was approved by the state legislators. The press is … 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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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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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┬áthe 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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