Get your paddles ready - the Denver Metro Pickleball Association (DMPA) is hosting our first Pickleball social of 2020! The winter social will take place on Saturday, February 1st from 5:45 - 9:45 pm at the Meadow Creek Courts.
Pickleball is offered at multiple locations, both indoor and out, in the Denver Parks & Recreation district. Click this link to use the official USAPA Places to 2 Play Pickleball app by adding an Address, City, State, Zip Code or Place Name. Or, use this link to view, or download the Denver Metro Area - Places to Play (pdf file).
Our mission is to promote and develop the sport of pickleball. Our short term goals include promoting the sport to players, developing and expanding facilities for increased pickleball play; providing opportunities for DMPA members to participate in leagues, tournaments and clinics: and sharing information via newsletters and on-line management tools.
This week, I had the opportunity to play with a demo paddle from Pickleball Central. It was the Selkirk Amped Epic X5 FiberFlex Paddle. It was a Standard weight (7.9 oz.) paddle, traditionally shaped, with a weighted head. I ordinarily play with a Paddletek Power Play Pro paddle so the larger traditional head and the additional thickness took a few minutes to get used to, but once I became familiar with the weight, grip, and size it was very positive experience. The polymer honey comb core...