January 12th, 2023
Yucaipa Pickleball, Inc.
From Patty Ingram
January 12, 2023
Did you make a pickleball resolution? I’ll stick with
“Play more Pickleball!!”
The Board of Directors has appointed David Hughes
to the Board. If you don’t know him, he’s the
coordinator at 7 th street with the funny accent! David
has retired from work in the printing and promotional
products industry as well as banking. He has
continued to be active in other non-profits. We look
forward to having him as a leader in the club.
Just a reminder, we have free beginner help on Mondays and
Wednesdays at the Community Center. The Center is open for organized pickleball M-F mornings from 9-
MWF 8:30-11:30am is open play for all levels at 7 th street park.
TTh 9am-12pm is Advanced Play at 7 th St. park. You must be
qualified through our program or ratings to play at 7 th St. on these
See the website for our regular weekly Open Play Schedule:
The January Avenue I Park Saturday Beginner’s Clinic is full. Another
Beginner’s Clinic will be held on Feb 4 th and 11 th at Avenue I park. Sign up
on our website. There is a small fee. Please fill out the application and sign
the waiver using the link below. Your clinic reservation is complete upon
payment. There is limited space.
There will be a Youth Clinic on Feb 25th and March 4th at Avenue I park.
Registration is on the website.
We have opportunities for volunteering coming up. You can sign up for any
of these on our website at this link:
Beginner’s Clinic helpers – Saturday Jan. 14 and 21 st , Feb. 4 th and
11 th , 8:30 am to 11 am, Avenue I Park, John Manly will be running
this clinic if you have any questions
Youth Clinic helpers – Feb. 25 th and March 4 th . Avenue I park, 8:30-
11am. We are required to do a background check on volunteers for
this clinic. There is no cost to you for this.
Youth Tournament – March 11 th – 7 th Street – 8am-noon. Help with
registration, balls, merchandise sales, scorekeeping etc.
Sign up on the website https://yucaipapickleball.com/advanced-test-prep-
group/ for the Drill Class that leads to testing for Yucaipa Advanced Group
(YAG.) It is Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 7:30-10am. Even if you
don’t wish to participate in YAG, it’s a great clinic. Also check out the
Flowchart at https://yucaipapickleball.com/misc/ to help determine your skill
John Manly runs this class. Everyone who has taken it raves about it!
There is no charge and it is only available to Club Members. This fills up
Save the date May 6 th
More info to follow. This will be Rotating Partners, Round Robin with
a Men’s Division and Women’s Division.
Board of Directors Meeting
February 1, 2023 3:30pm
9346 Yucaipa Ridge Road Yucaipa
See website for agenda approximately 3 days before meeting.
Board of Directors:
President: Patty Ingram
Vice President: Richard Rios
Secretary : Debi Hitter
Treasurer, Webmaster Char Broersma
Activity Director : Dennis Banaag
Facility Coord: John Manly
Director: David Hughes
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This Newsletter was sent by Yucaipa Pickleball, Inc.
9346 Yucaipa Ridge Rd
Yucaipa, CA 92399
Coordinators needed! We need you! Our club has grown twice as large as this time last year. We are in need of more help. Sign up for once a week at 7th St or Community Center or sign up for a substitution spot (our coordinators need a break sometimes). Please consider this opportunity to volunteer. Thank you in advance. Sign up here at our volunteer form and John Manly will contact you.