Local Pickleball Guide – Detroit “Lower East Mitten”, Michigan
We love to hear about Pickleball Clubs that dig in and have fun, no matter what the weather! Here’s the latest “Scoop” on the Detroit Suburbs, otherwise known as SE “Mitten”, Michigan.
USAPA Ambassadors – Michigan
The Michigan list of USAPA Pickleball Ambassadors includes:
SE Michigan — Gary Bejin 248-770-7589 Waterford MI
SE Michigan — Chuck Dominick 248-224-5188 Rochester Hills MI
SE Michigan — Peggy Murphy Kurza 586-779-7660 Grosse Pointe Woods MI
SE Michigan — Pam Mackowski 248-828-7395 Troy MI
SE Michigan — Ray Snay 586-322-6142 Shelby Township MI
All of these folks are willing to help in the promotion of the sport of pickleball in their community. They know everything about the game and can lend a hand if you want to get a new group of “picklers” off the ground.
Pickleball Court Constructors in Michigan
You can find information about building new pickleball courts by contacting the company listed below:
Sport Court, Michigan http://www.sportcourtmi.com/commercial.php?gclid=CNuVsLy2yMACFQiDfgod8QwACA
Michigan Pickleball Clubs
Pickleball Clubs and YMCAs are the best place to go to find pickleball aficionados! Check out the following in your area:
Royal Oaks Pickleball https://www.facebook.com/RoyalOakPickleballClub
Carl’s Family YMCA http://ymcadetroit.org/carls/healthy-living/sports-recreation/adult-pickleball
Pickleball Tournaments in Michigan
Check out the list of tournaments in Michigan. Take your pick:
Royal Oak Michigan Tournament
State Games of Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI
Annual Pickleball Fun Tournament
Meijer State Games of Michigan
Toledo Pickleball Glass City Tournament
Michigan Senior Olympics, Summer Games
5.0 Ranked Players in Michigan
Where there are 5.0 Pickleball players there are opportunities to learn new skills!
Bremnath (Prem) Carnot, Empire, MI
Bart C Ford, Cedar, MI
James K Hackenberg, Kalamazoo, MI
Paul D Sprainitis, Canton, MI
Carolyn A Ebbinghaus, Traverse City, MI
Wendy W Garrido, Empire, MI
Yvonne M Hackenberg, Kalamazoo, MI
Pickleball Lessons in Michigan
Rochester, MI – Free 50+ Beginner Pickleball Lessons-Wednesdays 09:30am–10:30am Rochester Older Persons’ Commission, 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
There is no need for a partner and OPC provides all equipment. FREE for anyone 50 or older. You do not need to be a member of OPC for these lessons. Upon the completion of the beginner lessons you are invited to stay for Beginner/Mentor Games from 10:30am-11:30am. For more information, contact OPC at (248) 608-0295.
Royal Oak, MI – Free Lessons Tuesday evenings 06:30pm beginning Jun2–Jun 30
Whittier Park Pickleball Complex, E. Farnum Ave (North of 11 Mile and east of Main), Royal Oak MI
Don’t overlook any opportunity to learn from the “Pickleball Guru” Prem Carnot!
Pickleball Courts Around Michigan
So if you are looking for places to play in lower east “mitten” Michigan, check out the links below, and have fun:
Michigan Pickleball Related News and Youtube Videos
Live Long, Live Well in Michigan has created a great video on how to play pickleball. Check it out!
Take a look at this article posted by aHealthierMichigan.org: