August 1, 2021


In this week's blast:


Harvey Investment Management, Inc. has joined our team of outstanding PPPA Sponsors. Their tax-deductible 2021-2022 donation to the PPPA Nonprofit organization will be used to promote our Sport in El Paso County including our PPPA-managed Education & Training program and helping to develop and maintain new Pickleball courts in our area. Click on their banner hyperlink and you will see how they can service our PPPA member financial needs.

Welcome aboard Harvey Investment !!

PPPA Board of Directors


The next PPPA New Member Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 5, and will start promptly at 4:30 PM at the pavilion at Monument Valley Park Pickleball Court. The goals of the orientation are as follows:

  • To incorporate our new members into play at MVP and the Pickleball community

  • Gain an understanding of how the PPPA organization works and introduce new members to our governing board.

  • To sign up for organized playing opportunities which include those with guided instructions to help improve your PB game.

Of course, you will also meet other new members! If you have your name tag, please wear it. All new members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions, contact Helen Boston McChesney, Membership Director at


  • When/Where: 27-29 August 2021, Bear Creek Regional Park, Colorado Springs, CO. REGISTER NOW!
  • This will be the first pickleball tournament to be played at the brand new Bear Creek Regional Park pickleball facility!
  • Divisions: Men’s Doubles (Friday 8/27) , Women’s Doubles (Saturday 8/28), and Mixed Doubles (Sunday 8/29) 19-54 & 55+; Age Groups: 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, & 4.5; Medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places in each Division and Age Group!
  • $50 for the first event $10 for a second event
  • Free t-shirt and goodie bag to all participants
  • There will be a raffle for all participants to win valuable and exciting prizes to include paddles, hoodies, gift certificates, and more!
  • There will be a Players Social on 27 Aug @ 6:30pm at Lulu’s Downstairs owned by one of our own local pickleball players
  • VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! Please call or text Tournament Director, Jose Reveteriano at 307-631-3158 to sign up to volunteer in one of our many fun and delightful committees!!!
  • See all the details at and see the event flyer



Looking for gifts for yourself or pickleball loving family members or friends? Look no further! We have restocked our shelves and PPPA logo merchandise is now on sale with most sizes and colors of tee shirts, pullovers, hats and visors currently available in limited supplies online at Simply go to the website, click on the “Store” link, and follow the prompts to search for available colors, sizes, and styles. Payment can be made through PayPal or with your own credit card. Your purchase will be mailed to you for an additional charge or you may choose to pick up your item(s). Pick up instructions will appear on your confirmation if you choose this option. Supplies are limited so log on and shop today!

Roslyn Block, Online Store

Please Click the Balloon!


Save 5% and 5% comes back to PPPA in an annual Pickleball Central gift card!

Interested in saving 5% on pickleball gear, clothing and training aids?  PPPA is now enrolled in Pickleball Central’s Club Rewards program.  Here are the details for you and PPPA to benefit from:

When purchasing any items from, enter CRPikes and you will receive an automatic 5% DISCOUNT and PPPA will earn 5% of every purchase that uses the code in an end-of-the-year gift card to purchase anything that PPPA needs – balls, extra paddles, nets, whatever we need!    (The code is not case sensitive.)

Here's more about the ClubRewards program.


Do you shop online on Do your friends and family shop online on Switch to AmazonSmile and PPPA will receive a small percent of every transaction! It adds up!

(AmazonSmile is operated by Amazon as their way to give back to charitable organizations)

PPPA is now enrolled in the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same shopping features as on

Go to and select Pikes Peak Pickleball Association from the list as your designated charity. Once you select PPPA, 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchase will be donated to PPPA. Spread the word to family and friends for them to designate PPPA as their charitable organization on AmazonSmile too!

In order for PPPA to receive funds from your purchases, you must always go through when preparing to shop online.


Did you know that you can earn $$$ for PPPA with every dollar you spend when you shop at King Soopers or City Market? Friends and Family can help PPPA earn money too!

See this flyer for information and how you can sign up.

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