Code of Conduct

Safety

  • Player safety is #1 – ensure health and safety of all players at all times
  • Stretching and Warm up prior to beginning play
  • Play within your physical abilities – you are playing for FUN reduce risk of injury
  • Maintain high level of hydration at all times.  Drink lots of water!
  • If a ball enters other court – Stop Play Immediately, call ball on court (Pickle) to warn other players. Wait for other court players to return ball

Respect

  • Respect all levels of skill and ability. Play with all skill levels.
  • Recognize skill levels of opponents and where appropriate enable lesser skilled players
  • If possible dependent on number of players designate courts dependent on everyone’s needs and level of play
    • Advanced court
    • Beginner court
  • Number of Players – if players are waiting for courts consider reducing game score to quicken play
  • Kibitzing (trash talking) teasing of your opponents is part of the fun of pickleball but be respectful if someone is sensitive or voices concern

Sportsmanship

  • Good sportsmanship is the rule
  • Receiving team makes line calls – clearly state IN or OUT
  • Give advice on play – OFF court do not delay play
  • Honor system – Call yourself or partner if in kitchen or service faults

 

Play

  • Outdoors – service at begin of play starts on Lake side (Porta Pottie side)

Outdoor Drop in Schedule

Contact Details

  • pickleballcowichanlake@gmail.com
  • 59-57 Cowichan Ave, Lake Cowichan, British Columbia
Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club
Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club

Our website is back up! Thanks Ryan Maizis for taking care of us!!

Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club
Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club

Our website is down, (Aug.1st) Will post when we’re back. Sorry for any inconvenience

Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club
Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club

Dear Members:
I would like to acknowledge the following members who volunteered their time and energy to do an absolutely outstanding job, in power washing the Cowichan Lake Pickleball Courts. We stated at 9:15am and finished at 4:00pm. Special mention to the ladies who...

Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club
Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club

Hello Everyone
The courts will be closed on Wednesday, June 3rd from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tom Nannery and crew will be power washing the courts. Thanks for organizing the purchase of the new vacuum and rental of the power washer. And,...

Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club
Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club

Important update:
The Town of Lake Cowichan has confirmed we are able to open the courts. Today was the first day of play.
Remember to bring your own hand sanitizer and a marked ball. Please read the Guidelines for play and follow directional...

Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club
Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club

April 24, 2020

The Cowichan Lake Pickleball Club regrets to announce the cancellation of our annual pickleball tournament, that was scheduled for July 24 to 26th. This decision was a difficult one for the club. Paramount in our decision was the health...