Barrie Pickleball Club

Barrie Pickleball Club

Barrie, Ontario

Membership Costs

The membership fee for adults is $40**.

Junior members (under 18yrs) are free.

Pickleball Ontario and Pickleball Canada memberships are required for both junior and adult memberships.

Membership runs January 1st to December 31st. If you joined after September 30th, your membership will be valid until December 31st, 2023.

Your 2023 membership includes outdoor/summer programs, as well as the opportunity to register for indoor play for the 2023 winter, spring and fall sessions.

The membership fees cover outdoor court permit costs which the Club must pay to the City of Barrie. For every dedicated program the Club schedules, the Club must pay to reserve the courts.   The fees also pay for Club supplies such as first aid kits, ice packs, white boards and markers, membership tags, etc.  The Club has also started a reserve fund to purchase winter storage units, court equipment for the new courts at Eastview Park and windscreens for the new 8 court facility under construction at Painswick Park.

** Effective May 1st membership fee will be $50.

Barrie Pickleball Club Mission

  • Promote the game of Pickleball as a social, intellectually stimulating, fun and healthy physical activity for players of all ages 
  • Acquire and develop more facilities, times and places to play
  • Create opportunities for skills and player development by offering relevant and diverse programming

Who We Are

Barrie Pickleball Club is a not-for-profit group, which incorporated on June 14, 2021.

We are a group of passionate and dedicated pickleball players advocating for the needs of all pickleball players in our community. Before formalizing, our advocacy resulted in the addition of a pickleball court on the Sandringham Park tennis court and subsequent construction of both the original Painswick Park and Redpath Park dedicated pickleball courts.

Highlights in 2021 include, receiving a $25,000 New Horizons for Seniors Grant which the Club turned over to the City of Barrie.  The grant funds were used toward the construction of 2 additional dedicated courts at Painswick Park as well as court equipment for the Club.  Our advocacy and determination in expanding places to play also resulted in 4 dual purpose courts at Greenfield Park.  

In 2022, City Council approved a Staff Report recommending the construction of an 8 court tournament facility at Painswick Park. Construction on those courts is well underway and expected to be completed in the fall of 2023.  Six of the new courts will be built to competitive play specifications and 2 will be built to elite/wheelchair size specifications.  We believe the 2 elite/wheelchair size courts will be the first outdoor courts of their kind in Ontario.

In the fall of 2022 construction of 4 dedicated courts at Eastview Park was completed. 

The Club plays indoors at several public and catholic schools in Barrie throughout the fall/winter months.
 
Currently the Barrie Pickleball Club consists of the following directors and founding members:

Kim Porter, Gil Metcalfe and Bonnie Carter.

Painswick Court Construction

Who We Are

Barrie Pickleball Club is a not-for-profit group, which incorporated on June 14, 2021.

We are a group of passionate and dedicated pickleball players advocating for the needs of all pickleball players in our community. Before formalizing, our advocacy resulted in the addition of a pickleball court on the Sandringham Park tennis court and subsequent construction of both the original Painswick Park and Redpath Park dedicated pickleball courts.

Highlights in 2021 include, receiving a $25,000 New Horizons for Seniors Grant which the Club turned over to the City of Barrie.  The grant funds were used toward the construction of 2 additional dedicated courts at Painswick Park as well as court equipment for the Club.  Our advocacy and determination in expanding places to play also resulted in 4 dual purpose courts at Greenfield Park.  

In 2022, City Council approved a Staff Report recommending the construction of an 8 court tournament facility at Painswick Park. Construction on those courts is well underway and expected to be completed in the fall of 2023.  Six of the new courts will be built to competitive play specifications and 2 will be built to elite/wheelchair size specifications.  We believe the 2 elite/wheelchair size courts will be the first outdoor courts of their kind in Ontario.

In the fall of 2022 construction of 4 dedicated courts at Eastview Park was completed. 

The Club plays indoors at several public and catholic schools in Barrie throughout the fall/winter months.
 
Currently the Barrie Pickleball Club consists of the following directors and founding members:

Kim Porter, Gil Metcalfe and Bonnie Carter.

Barrie Pickleball Club Mission

  • Promote the game of Pickleball as a social, intellectually stimulating, fun and healthy physical activity for players of all ages 
  • Acquire and develop more facilities, times and places to play
  • Create opportunities for skills and player development by offering relevant and diverse programming

Membership Costs

The membership fee for adults is $40**.

Junior members (under 18yrs) are free.

Pickleball Ontario and Pickleball Canada memberships are required for both junior and adult memberships.

Membership runs January 1st to December 31st. If you joined after September 30th, your membership will be valid until December 31st, 2023.

Your 2023 membership includes outdoor/summer programs, as well as the opportunity to register for indoor play for the 2023 winter, spring and fall sessions.

The membership fees cover outdoor court permit costs which the Club must pay to the City of Barrie. For every dedicated program the Club schedules, the Club must pay to reserve the courts.   The fees also pay for Club supplies such as first aid kits, ice packs, white boards and markers, membership tags, etc.  The Club has also started a reserve fund to purchase winter storage units, court equipment for the new courts at Eastview Park and windscreens for the new 8 court facility under construction at Painswick Park.

** Effective May 1st membership fee will be $50.

Winter/Spring Indoor Pickleball

Plans are proceeding to offer Winter/Spring Indoor Open play (with white board sign-up) beginning the week of January 8th 2023 until the end of April and longer if the spring weather won't cooperate. An email with the links to register will be sent out the first week of January, and registration will be open to anyone with a 2023 Barrie Pickleball Club membership. Spaces will be limited.

  • Wednesday 6-9:30pm at West Bayfield Elementary School - 2 courts on a tile floor
  • Thursday 7-10pm at St Joan of Arc - 8-9 courts on a wood gym floor with restricted spacing between and behind courts
  • Friday 7-10pm at Maple Ridge Secondary School - 8-9 courts on a wood gym floor with restricted spacing between and behind courts

Thanks for your support, participation, and help in making the first year of the Barrie Pickleball Club a success! We look forward to continued growth both indoors and out in 2023.

Lessons

Kim Porter has provided pickleball instruction to clients from Simcoe County and the GTA for the past three years. In addition to private instruction, she also instructs with the City of Barrie Parks and Recreation, at Friday Harbour Resort and Kennisis Lake Marina Pickleball Club.

She has multiple certifications as a teaching professional, including the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA), the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) and the Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR).

Kim has also had tremendous success as a player, and in tournaments has reached the podium at the 4.5-level in mixed and ladies doubles.

If you are interested in learn-to-play lessons, drill sessions, clinics, private, semi-private or small group lessons, contact her directly at pickleballkim@gmail.com or by text at 705-305-8057.

Indoor Winter/Spring Pickleball

As a result of positive feedback from the fall pilot, the following indoor play opportunities will be available for the winter and spring.  

PLEASE NOTE - Players are only permitted to play on the day(s) for which they have registered and there are NO substitutions by other family members. 


NEW - SUNDAY REGISTRATION OPEN!

    STATUS OF OTHER EVENINGS:


        Who We Are

        Barrie Pickleball Club is a not-for-profit group, which incorporated on June 14, 2021.

        We are a group of passionate and dedicated pickleball players advocating for the needs of all pickleball players in our community. Before formalizing, our advocacy resulted in the addition of a pickleball court on the Sandringham Park tennis court and subsequent construction of both the original Painswick Park and Redpath Park dedicated pickleball courts.

        Highlights in 2021 include, receiving a $25,000 New Horizons for Seniors Grant which the Club turned over to the City of Barrie.  The grant funds were used toward the construction of 2 additional dedicated courts at Painswick Park as well as court equipment for the Club.  Our advocacy and determination in expanding places to play also resulted in 4 dual purpose courts at Greenfield Park.  

        In 2022, City Council approved a Staff Report recommending the construction of an 8 court tournament facility at Painswick Park. Construction on those courts is well underway and expected to be completed in the fall of 2023.  Six of the new courts will be built to competitive play specifications and 2 will be built to elite/wheelchair size specifications.  We believe the 2 elite/wheelchair size courts will be the first outdoor courts of their kind in Ontario.

        In the fall of 2022 construction of 4 dedicated courts at Eastview Park was completed. 

        The Club plays indoors at several public and catholic schools in Barrie throughout the fall/winter months.
         
        Currently the Barrie Pickleball Club consists of the following directors and founding members:

        Kim Porter, Gil Metcalfe and Bonnie Carter.

        Barrie Pickleball Club Mission

        • Promote the game of Pickleball as a social, intellectually stimulating, fun and healthy physical activity for players of all ages 
        • Acquire and develop more facilities, times and places to play
        • Create opportunities for skills and player development by offering relevant and diverse programming

        Membership Costs

        The membership fee for adults is $40**.

        Junior members (under 18yrs) are free.

        Pickleball Ontario and Pickleball Canada memberships are required for both junior and adult memberships.

        Membership runs January 1st to December 31st. If you joined after September 30th, your membership will be valid until December 31st, 2023.

        Your 2023 membership includes outdoor/summer programs, as well as the opportunity to register for indoor play for the 2023 winter, spring and fall sessions.

        The membership fees cover outdoor court permit costs which the Club must pay to the City of Barrie. For every dedicated program the Club schedules, the Club must pay to reserve the courts.   The fees also pay for Club supplies such as first aid kits, ice packs, white boards and markers, membership tags, etc.  The Club has also started a reserve fund to purchase winter storage units, court equipment for the new courts at Eastview Park and windscreens for the new 8 court facility under construction at Painswick Park.

        ** Effective May 1st membership fee will be $50.

        Winter/Spring Indoor Pickleball

        Plans are proceeding to offer Winter/Spring Indoor Open play (with white board sign-up) beginning the week of January 8th 2023 until the end of April and longer if the spring weather won't cooperate. An email with the links to register will be sent out the first week of January, and registration will be open to anyone with a 2023 Barrie Pickleball Club membership. Spaces will be limited.

        • Wednesday 6-9:30pm at West Bayfield Elementary School - 2 courts on a tile floor
        • Thursday 7-10pm at St Joan of Arc - 8-9 courts on a wood gym floor with restricted spacing between and behind courts
        • Friday 7-10pm at Maple Ridge Secondary School - 8-9 courts on a wood gym floor with restricted spacing between and behind courts

        Thanks for your support, participation, and help in making the first year of the Barrie Pickleball Club a success! We look forward to continued growth both indoors and out in 2023.

        Where to Play

        During the summer months please see the attached schedule for outdoor programming (coming April/May 2023). Club play will primarily take place at Painswick Park with some programming being offered at Eastview Park.

        We are pleased to offer some evening indoor play options at a number of local schools in the fall and winter months.

        Also during the fall/winter, the City of Barrie offers drop-in pickleball at both the East Bayfield and Peggy Hill Recreation Centres. Please check the City of Barrie drop-in schedule for details.

        Painswick Park Location

        Painswick Park - 231 Ashford Dr., Barrie, ON, L4N4M6

        Red Path Park Location

        Redpath Park - 8 Redpath Rd., Barrie, ON, L4M5L2

        Lessons

        Kim Porter has provided pickleball instruction to clients from Simcoe County and the GTA for the past three years. In addition to private instruction, she also instructs with the City of Barrie Parks and Recreation, at Friday Harbour Resort and Kennisis Lake Marina Pickleball Club.

        She has multiple certifications as a teaching professional, including the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA), the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) and the Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR).

        Kim has also had tremendous success as a player, and in tournaments has reached the podium at the 4.5-level in mixed and ladies doubles.

        If you are interested in learn-to-play lessons, drill sessions, clinics, private, semi-private or small group lessons, contact her directly at pickleballkim@gmail.com or by text at 705-305-8057.

        Indoor Winter/Spring Pickleball

        As a result of positive feedback from the fall pilot, the following indoor play opportunities will be available for the winter and spring.  

        PLEASE NOTE - Players are only permitted to play on the day(s) for which they have registered and there are NO substitutions by other family members. 


        NEW - SUNDAY REGISTRATION OPEN!

          STATUS OF OTHER EVENINGS:


              Greenfield Park

              Greenfield Park - Greenfield Ave., Barrie, ON, L4N5J6

              Painswick Court Construction

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              Barrie Pickleball Club

              Indoor Winter/Spring Pickleball

              As a result of positive feedback from the fall pilot, the following indoor play opportunities will be available for the winter and spring.  

              PLEASE NOTE - Players are only permitted to play on the day(s) for which they have registered and there are NO substitutions by other family members. 


              NEW - SUNDAY REGISTRATION OPEN!

                STATUS OF OTHER EVENINGS:


                    Lessons

                    Kim Porter has provided pickleball instruction to clients from Simcoe County and the GTA for the past three years. In addition to private instruction, she also instructs with the City of Barrie Parks and Recreation, at Friday Harbour Resort and Kennisis Lake Marina Pickleball Club.

                    She has multiple certifications as a teaching professional, including the International Pickleball Teaching Professional Association (IPTPA), the International Federation of Pickleball (IFP) and the Professional Pickleball Registry (PPR).

                    Kim has also had tremendous success as a player, and in tournaments has reached the podium at the 4.5-level in mixed and ladies doubles.

                    If you are interested in learn-to-play lessons, drill sessions, clinics, private, semi-private or small group lessons, contact her directly at pickleballkim@gmail.com or by text at 705-305-8057.

                    Where to Play

                    During the summer months please see the attached schedule for outdoor programming (coming April/May 2023). Club play will primarily take place at Painswick Park with some programming being offered at Eastview Park.

                    We are pleased to offer some evening indoor play options at a number of local schools in the fall and winter months.

                    Also during the fall/winter, the City of Barrie offers drop-in pickleball at both the East Bayfield and Peggy Hill Recreation Centres. Please check the City of Barrie drop-in schedule for details.

                    Venue

                    Painswick Park
                    231 Ashford Drive
                    Barrie
                    L4N4M6

                    Eastview Park
                    453 Grove Street
                    Barrie
                    L4M6H6

                    Greenfield Park
                    Greenfield Avenue
                    Barrie
                    L4N5J6
                    - Dual purpose courts.
                    - Nets accessible to members.

                    Redpath Park
                    Redpath Drive
                    Barrie
                    L4M5L2

                    Where to Play

                    During the summer months please see the attached schedule for outdoor programming (coming April/May 2023). Club play will primarily take place at Painswick Park with some programming being offered at Eastview Park.

                    We are pleased to offer some evening indoor play options at a number of local schools in the fall and winter months.

                    Also during the fall/winter, the City of Barrie offers drop-in pickleball at both the East Bayfield and Peggy Hill Recreation Centres. Please check the City of Barrie drop-in schedule for details.

                    Painswick Park Location

                    Painswick Park - 231 Ashford Dr., Barrie, ON, L4N4M6

                    Greenfield Park

                    Greenfield Park - Greenfield Ave., Barrie, ON, L4N5J6

                    Red Path Park Location

                    Redpath Park - 8 Redpath Rd., Barrie, ON, L4M5L2

                    Painswick Court Construction