MEMBERSHIP

There are many benefits to joining the Vernon Pickleball Association and becoming part of our community, including playing on our brand new outdoor courts at Marshall Field. Here are a few more:

Benefits

  • competitive or recreational organized play
  • courts rented for fall/winter and spring/summer season sessions
  • only members may purchase monthly, 10 X punch cards, and/or “Summer Play” passes
  • nets and balls provided
  • organized education and clinics for players of all levels
  • See our Sponsors page for other benefits

Process

Membership with the VPA runs from October 1 – September 30, which must be renewed annually.

NOTE:  Please be aware that due to limited play venues and rental time allotment by Vernon Parks and Recreation and School District 22, the Indoor Season from October 1 – April 30 may be capped to ensure a safe and efficient pickleball play experience.

The membership cost for the 2018/2019 season is $80.00 plus GST for Adults and $50.00 plus GST for Youth members (12 to 18 years).The VPA membership fee is reduced to $35 plus GST ($36.25) for applications for the current year dated July 1st or later.

Those individuals with Pickleball experience may apply directly for membership:

Step 1

Print off a New membership application form.

New Member Application Youth                  New Member Application Adult

OR

Print off a Renewal membership application form.

Renewal Member Application Youth

Renewal Member Application Adult

Step 2

Pay by cash, cheque, or e-transfer, and give your completed application form to a
VPA Host, the Host Coordinator, or the VPA Secretary.

  E-transfer payments to: vernonpickleball@gmail.com.

  Mail to: VPA PO Box 844, Vernon, BC V1T 6M8

Those members with Pickleball experience may apply directly for membership.

Individuals without Pickleball experience may attend an Orientation session with one of our member volunteers.

Orientation will introduce the rules and fundamentals of Pickleball and guide you through the membership process and SignUp Genius.

The member volunteers will assess your skill level and make recommendations for further lessons or a readiness to join Organized Play. Most new members without Pickleball experience attend Beginner Lessons. These lessons are included as part of your first membership fee. New players mat wish to take the lessons prior to joining the VPA. If they do take the lessons first, the cost of the lessons is deducted from the membership fee

 

Session Rates

10 x Punch Pass for members only – $47.25 including GST

Monthly Unlimited Passes for members only = $52.50 monthly including GST (Indoor Season Only)

Summer Play Pass for members only – $50.00 including GST (May 1 to September 30)

Drop-in Fee: Guest Drop-in fee is $10.00 and Member Drop-in fee is $ 5.00 per session including GST with a signed liability waiver. Please bring exact change (hosts do not provide change).

 

Code of Conduct

As a member of the VPA, all players agree to conduct themselves in a respectful and responsible manner at all times when representing the VPA — both on and off the courts, and at any location. Click on the link below to read more.

VPA Code of Conduct