We are pleased to announce that Pickleball Manitoba has become the ninth affiliate of pickleballs’ national governing body, Pickleball Canada. The affiliation takes effect August 1, 2019. Between now and then we are sorting out the administrative details to ensure a seamless member transition. Please read the documents below to find out what this means to you as a Pickleball Manitoba Member.
Mission Statement: Pickleball Manitoba Inc. (PMI) “is committed to the promotion, development, and growth of the sport of pickle ball throughout Manitoba. This will be achieved through the provision of leadership and support to pickle ball clubs, officials, and players, of all levels and abilities, while providing for fun, fitness and friendship within a safe and secure playing and learning environment.
STRATEGIC INITIATIVES – “5 in 5”
In the spring of 2015 the First Directors of PMI, and a guiding coalition of committed pickle ball enthusiasts, formulated the following strategic initiatives for the Association over the next 5 years. These initiatives were nicknamed “5 in 5” – 5 initiatives over 5 years.
Note that initiatives 3 and 4 include examination of methods, and if practical, adaption of these methods, so that persons with physical limitations may participate in the sport. International Federation of Pickleball, Official Tournament Rulebook, Section 16 – Wheelchair Rules contains rules specific to wheelchair players.