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Mondays: Open play is from 10:30am-12:30pm in the Gym

Try this increasingly popular sport that provides a great workout while offering a very social and competitive game.

About the Game
Pickleball is a fun sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. It is played on a court the same size as a doubles badminton court and measures 20 feet wide and 44 feet long. The court is used for both singles and doubles play. The net height is 36 inches at the sidelines and 34 inches in the middle. The game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced game for experienced players.

The Equipment
When playing pickleball, each player uses a pickleball paddle, which is smaller than a tennis racquet but larger than a ping-pong paddle. Next is the pickleball. The ball itself is unique. It is a perforated plastic ball with holes through it like a wiffle ball. There are different ball models intended for indoor and outdoor play. The ball travels at 1/3 the speed of a tennis ball and is usually white or yellow in color.

Net, paddles, balls and court lines can be checked out at the Member Service Desk.

Contact: Fran Claiborne at


Mondays and Thursdays | 12:15-3:30pm
Meet us in the Fit Zone.

Playing Bridge is also like playing mental gymnastics. A study at Cal Berkeley found that an area in the brain used in playing Bridge stimulates the immune system. Strengthen your memorization and visualization with this entertaining card game.

Mexican Train Dominoes

Wednesdays | 10am
All levels welcome to play in the Lobby.

Prayer Breakfast

Third Thursday of the month | 9-10am
Please bring a monetary donation.


Third Thursday of the month | 10am
Please bring a small $1 item for a prize.

Lunch & Learn

First Thursday of the month | 11:30am
Please bring a dish to share!
Sign up at the Member Service Desk.

Older Adult Dances

First Saturday of the month
Put on your dancing shoes and come out to dance the night away with friends.

See the details for the next dance here.