New 2018/2019 Annual Membership Passes for Mirador Courts
Your Mirador Courts Annual Membership expires on Sunday, September 30.
The new Annual Memberships, which will run from Monday, October 1, 2018 – Monday, September 30, 2019, will be available for purchase at Seaside Realty (behind the new ARCO gas station) starting the week of September 24.
The fee is the same as last year — 1500 pesos for an Annual Pass. You’ll complete a membership form with your current information, sign the waiver, and receive a new 2018/2019 Annual Membership Card.
Click here to read all the benefits of being a Member at Mirador Courts, including a discount at Bonifacio’s and La Bartina 64 restaurants. As part of your membership fee, we are also providing the balls at the courts.
All Day Passes for the 2017/18 season also expire on September 30th. The cost for the 2018/19 Day Pass is the same as last year — 100 pesos per day, with a maximum of 10 Day Passes for the whole year. This year, Day Pass members will receive a Sticker that MUST BE WORN on the day of play, and is ONE USE ONLY.
Any player can be asked by ANY member at any time to show proof of current membership, so please bring your Annual Membership Cards every day that you play or wear the Day Pass sticker.
For those players who purchased a Summer Special Pass, your new Annual Membership Cards will be available at Seaside Realty starting September 24. Please go in to pick it up from the receptionist.
Thanks to all Mirador Court members for making the inaugural season so fantastic! We had fun, enjoyed many exciting matches, learned lots of new skills, and made many new friends. The Board has lots of great ideas for this upcoming season. Keep an eye on these Pickleblasts, our sancarlospickleball.com website and on our Facebook page for current information.
Skills & Drills & Sunset Games on Mondays and Wednesdays
Skills & Drills & Sunset Games continues on Mondays and Wednesdays, starting at 5:30pm.
All levels are welcome.
We give a big “Welcome” to new San Carlos full-time residents, James and Kim Main. James and Darren are graciously leading the group of pickleballers with great drills and tips for all players.
On some days we’ll include the ball machine, which is an invaluable tool allowing players to practice certain shots to improve consistency. Come on out and improve your skills with some of the top players in San Carlos.
Halloween Monster Smash Tournament, October 28
Join us for a spook-tacular Halloween Monster Smash pickleball Round Robin tournament on Sunday, October 28, for Mirador Court members.
Be prepared to have a hair-raising experience, bone-chilling and thrilling time on the courts this Halloween! The morning will be full of surprises, followed by some breakfast treats and drinks.
Costumes (at minimum a mask or facepaint) are required to participate. There’ll be Prizes for best costumes! For your safety, court shoes must be worn.
The fun starts at 8:00am.
Space is limited. If you would like to participate in this Round Robin, please email Becky at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, October 24.
Sombrero Showdown & Amigos Cup is now FULL
The Sombrero Showdown and Amigos Cup is now FULL.
There are currently 174 players registered for next February’s tournament in San Carlos.
Players registering in any bracket now will be Wait-listed (unless they are partnering with an existing player already registered in that bracket).
Some people may drop out over the next few months due to various circumstances, and we will do our best to get you off the Wait List and into the tournament.
Click here for more information and to get your name on the Wait List. If you have any questions, please contact Theresa (T), our Tournament Director at email@example.com
Pro Scott Moore clinics in San Carlos
Pro pickleballer, Scott Moore, recently won 5 Golds at the 2018 Minto US Open and we’re lucky enough to have him joining us in San Carlos for a boot camp and several smaller clinics next February. Get ready for the Sombrero Showdown pickleball tournament and/or step up your game in general with intensive, semi-private training in strategy, technique, skill development, positioning, effective practice, and mental toughness with IPTPA certified instructors, Scott Moore and Jon Moore. This opportunity is open to all San Carlos & Guaymas players.
Together with a small group of other players, you will improve your mental game, shot making, shot selection, and learn new strategies, drills, and a truly systematic approach to pickleball in order to become a more effective, better player! Choose from full-day or mini-clinic options below.
Tuesday, February 5 or Tuesday, February 12 from 8:30am – 12:30pm with instructional play in the afternoon from 1:00pm – 2:30pm. Cost is $150 USD.
Wednesday, February 6 from 8:45am – 11:45am for 4.0+ players. Cost is $90 USD.
Wednesday, February 6 from 12:30pm – 2:30pm for 3.0 & 3.5 players. Cost is $65.00 USD.
Groups will be separated by level. Location TBD.
Spaces are limited. Reserve your spot today in either the Full-day or mini-clinic by contacting Jon at firstname.lastname@example.org or Susan at 719-235-8797 or by registering online at www.pickleballtrips.com.
Franklin X-40 pickleballs provided by Club at Mirador Courts
Another benefit of joining Mirador Courts — we are supplying the balls for play. At this time, we are using the Franklin balls.
These balls are marked CLUB. Feel free to use them for your games and then return them to the ball holders (pictured). If your CLUB ball breaks, please put it in the green marked bin. We are keeping track of the balls and breakage, so please do not take these broken balls from the bin. Thank you.
Paddles for sale
We have new Paddletek pickleball paddles for sale. You do not pay any taxes or shipping fees.
The following are available:
If you would like to see or purchase a paddle, contact Sue Fehrle at email@example.com.If you are interested in other paddles, balls, or pickleball gear, check out pickleballcentral.com. Use our Club’s discount code: CRSANCARLOS at the check-out to receive a 5% discount on your order!
North of the Border Champions
Congratulations to our very own Cindy Dennett who recently won Gold in women’s doubles 3.0 and Bronze in the mixed doubles 3.0 at the West Kelowna pickleball tournament in BC, Canada.
And kudos to Bert Lueken who fought hard to earn a Silver medal in men’s doubles 3.5 in a recent Prescott Lakes, Arizona tournament.
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