Southern Nevada Pickleball Club
Athletes pursuing greatness through Pickleball, the Best Sport Ever!
The Southern Nevada Pickleball Club will promote the sport of Pickleball as a recreational and competitive sport; advance amateur athletics for school age girls and boys of all circumstances through the sport of Pickleball; work with Veterans in need of rehabilitative services; and, advocate for Pickleball players throughout Southern Nevada by working in a collaborative effort with Government Officials, Recreation Departments, and other entities to provide a unified voice in expanding, improving, promoting and organizing Pickleball participation for all.
The SNPC seeks your support through membership.
Our mission is to promote the sport of Pickleball as a recreational and competitive sport.
1) We will advocate for you by collaborating with local governmental leaders and those of influence who have a direct impact on the sport of Pickleball in Southern Nevada.
2) We will be your voice in working toward the expansion, improvement, promotion, and organization of Pickleball participation for all.
3) We will strive to advance amateur athletics for school age girls and boys of all circumstances through the sport of Pickleball as well as work with Veterans in need of rehabilitative services.
Founded in 2019, the Southern Nevada Pickleball Club organized as a not-for-profit unincorporated entity and initially affiliated with the Amateur Athletic Union of the U.S. Inc. as a Level 3 Club. In August of 2020, the decision was made to be independent of the AAU.
Membership in the SNPC is no longer contingent on being an active member of the AAU .
Annual membership dues are $15 per Individual and $20 for Couples or Families.
Click the appropriate box below to become a Member as an Individual, Couple, or Family.
Youth, Adults, Vets
Our members are committed to building a robust Youth program; enhancing social and competitive activities for Adults of all ages; and, sharing the benefits of the sport with Veterans and others in need of adaptive services or programming.
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The Southern Nevada Pickleball Club is an independent unincorporated organization licensed with the State of Nevada. The Club is in the process of applying for 501c(3) status with the IRS. If and when approved, we will be able to accept charitable donations to support our efforts. We will need and welcome your financial assistance. If you choose to help with your financial support, please visit the Donation Page on this site.
The SNPC will actively support tournaments and events sponsored by the AAU and USA Pickleball as well as local organizations.
The SNPC will strongly advocate Youth participation in Pickleball and will give its support qualifying tournaments currently scheduled to promote the 2021 AAU Junior Olympics Pickleball event in Houston, TX.
Pickleball as an adaptive sport for those who have served our country.
The Southern Nevada Pickleball Club is focusing on building teams of veterans from all branches of military service to share the sport of Pickleball with those in need of rehabilitative services in cooperation with Veterans organizations as well as the City of Las Vegas Adaptive Sports Department.
Click photo at right for a short video highlighting the VETs Pickleball Program being started at the Dula Gym.
Pickleball exhibition for Wounded Airmen at Nellis AFB in Spring of 2019
Introducing our Team
Club Officers: Patti Chess, Angela Burton-Rosovics, Debby Dempsey, Earl Stitt, Felton Hyche, Paul Madill, Brien Vokits, Earl Stitt, and John Sloan.
Club member Pam Leslie was recently featured in an article about improving mental toughness on the tournament circuit. Great advice, Pam!
Hats off to Augie Costanzo and his crew at the Sun City Summerlin Pickleball Club which hosted its 4th Annual Marines Toys for Tots Pickleball Tournament this month and once again setting record numbers in Cash donations, gifts of Toys, and player participation.
Earl Stitt, Club Trustee and tireless advocate of Pickleball for VETS, is creating an awareness of the SNPC's VETS program. So far he has collected donations of over 40 paddles to be given to Veteran participants in the program which will kick off after the first of the year.
Patti Chess, Club Officer and Founding Member, for hosting KIDS Pickleball Day during School Winter Break at Durango Hills Park on behalf of our Club. Additionally, Patti has been instrumental in bringing Pickleball to the boys at Spring Mountain Youth Camp.
Firefighter Michael McPride is a fierce competitor at Durango Hills Park and an equally fierce advocate of Pickleball at his firehouse. Thanks, Michael!
Randi Levenbaum, Certified Referee, National Champion player, and Club member will be conducting two Free Workshops in January you won't want to miss. Check our Tournament & Event page for details. Thank you, Randi.
Glenn Westman is helping kickoff our sport at UNLV. Professor Glenn will be teaching a one hour credit course in Pickleball in the UNLV PEX Program starting in January. Let’s make it work Glenn? Intercollegiate competition next!
Bev Keil wrote a book during her forced COVID 19 vacation. See more about her book in News To Share. Bev and her husband Doug learned the game in Siena about 9 years ago and transported it to their home in Incline Village in Lake Tahoe where they were instrumental in building a flourishing Pickleball community. Read Bev's new book, "Pickleball, the Bitchin Kitchen, Dinks for All."