An evening with the Pros.

September 20

RRPC had the pleasure in hosting the PPF pros, Tyler Wren, PPF pro, Roberto Donati, Jennifer Lucore and PPF President Carl Schmits for 4 days. It started with an evening at the Lightwater Leisure Centre. 24 lucky players received an hour and a half coaching with another 20 plus observing proceedings.   The… [ Read More ]

Pic(kle)nic

August 24

On Sunday 20th August 2017 some of the members of the RRPC, along with some partners and a picnic, gathered together at our outdoor venue in Watchetts Recreation Grounds for some social pickleball games.  It was lovely seeing and meeting some of the founder members of the club.   The sun shone (well… [ Read More ]

June Walker

August 24

For those that know June Walker this is to let you know that so far £1400 has been collected by the U.K. Pickleball Clubs in the ‘Just Giving’ page that has been set up for her.   June is a British subject living in The Villages in Florida and has for some time… [ Read More ]

My First USA PB Sessions

July 29

Club member in Illinois   RR member, Frank Arico, who’s in the US to compete in Clay Pigeon shooting has also found time to get in some pickleball. Frank more than held his own – a fact he attributes to his recent coaching at RR.  Liberal use of his trademark “out-to-in” shots apparently… [ Read More ]

RRPC first Pic(kle)nic

July 26

To be held on Sunday 20 August 2017 starting at 11.30 am by our outdoor courts at Watchetts Park, Camberley.   The idea is to have a picnic and meet/make friends – and play a little PB if you wish.  Partners and children welcome to attend; they can even have a “go” at… [ Read More ]

Improvers’ Course Great Success

July 26

The Club’s “improvers” course, run over 6 weeks in May, June & July, was attended by a minimum of 16 players each week – and was hugely enjoyed by all.   The Club’s coach, Paul Telling, assisted by Captain, Alan Speller, covered topics including court positioning, serve, serve return, net play, dinks, volleys,… [ Read More ]

Charity Success

June 19

RRPC received a wonderful “thank you” certificate from their nominated 2017 charity “Canine Partners”.  The bulk of the money was raised at the Club’s recent Quiz Night.   Canine Partners transform the lives of disabled people throughout the UK by partnering them with specially trained assistance dogs.   The Club’s Charity Rep, Adam… [ Read More ]

Finland’s 2nd International Pickleball Tournament

June 17

Runnymede Royals Pickleball Club were among the 110 participants of Finland’s 2nd International Pickleball Tournament which took place near Helsinki 9-11 June 2017.  They were Andy Homewood, Christine Coe & Tony Coe.  Sandy Homewood also attended the event but unfortunately could not play due to an injury during practice.     Thanks to Tournament… [ Read More ]

Charity Quiz Evening

June 6

On Friday 2nd June, RRPC successfully hosted a Charity Quiz night at the Windlesham Club and Theatre on behalf of Canine Partners, the Club’s 2017 Charity of the Year.   Attended by nearly 50 members and their guests, the quiz was set by Nick Poole of Canine Partners with challenging questions on a wide range… [ Read More ]

UK Pickleball Open Tournament

June 5

Some RRPC members spent a thrilling, exhausting weekend in Rochester, Kent competing in the inaugural UK Pickleball Open tournament held by GB Pickleball.   Andy Homewood and Tony Coe played in the singles and as a team in the men’s doubles.  Unfortunately, having twisted her ankle during the final pre-tournament practice, Sandy Homewood had… [ Read More ]