About

Mission

The Quad Cities Pickleball Club is organized to promote the growth and development of pickleball.  We provide a forum to organize multiple places to play the game in the area, free lessons, and group activities. We serve as an outreach group to area cities, schools, and park districts to help spread the fun and healthful benefits of the activity.

The Club is a nonprofit 501(c)(7) social and recreational organization. It is governed by a Board of Directors. The Club is committed to further the growth of pickleball among players of all ages and characteristics. We are dedicated to helping players learn and improve their play through instructional lessons, drop-in and other organized playing opportunities.

The Club is proud to be affiliated with the USA Pickleball Association, which provides the infrastructure for the development of the sport through promulgation of official rules, sponsoring and sanctioning tournaments and clinics, ranking players, communicating with its members via e-mail and newsletters, training of all levels of players, and otherwise promoting pickleball. You are invited to join the USA Pickleball Association as a separate membership. (See http://www.USAPA.org.)

QCPC Year in Review, Sep16-Sep17

Club By-laws

Bylaws QC Pickleball – Amended July 2017

Club Meetings

General meetings once a year in September. These meetings consist of a short business meeting followed by a planned program. The election of club officers is held at the beginning of the meetings with the officers actually assuming their positions October 1st.

The coming  CLUB ANNUAL MEETING will be held in September 2017, at Northwest Park in Davenport, Iowa. Members will vote on officers for the club.

Board Meetings

The QCPC Board of Directors meet on the second Monday of each month. All club members are welcome to attend the QCPC board meetings. People wishing to present issues to the board or request funding from the board are encouraged to contact the appropriate committee for review and recommendation. You are welcome to present your position and solution in person. Member input will be the first item on the agenda, however if action/discussion is required, the board may redirect the issue to a committee for their input in order to avoid a long meeting. This may result in a delay of another month to resolve the issue/request.  It will be more efficient to start at the committee level first.

Our August PB Club meeting will be held on Aug 27th at the Pizza Ranch in Bettendorf at 6 pm. Come early and eat at 5 pm. All are welcome to hear a summary of past summer events and coming winter plans.

Our annual fall picnic meeting is Sept 9th with a free catered meal to Club members by the Pizza Ranch. Guest fee is $5. Now is a good time to encourage friends and neighbors to join our Club. Get your dues back in one event. Held at Northwest Park with 8 PB courts. A short meeting to elect 2019 officers is scheduled. Play starts at 3pm and eat at 5:30

 

Board Minutes

2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013

Committee Assignments & Contact Information
Revised October 2018
(*Names in Bold are the Committee Chairpersons)

Board Members       Office
Larry Miller                 President              Port Byron
Les Prichard                Vice President     Bettendorf
Janette Harrington    Secretary              Bettendorf
Cindy Wiseman          Treasurer             Davenport

At Large Members
Rose Barman                                 Rock Island
Lori Holst                                       DeWitt
Randy Wince                                 Bettendorf

Ambassadors
Dave Stover
Sharon Walters
Barb Shinbori
Ruth Senneff
Scott Stocker

Business Sponsor Liaison
Les Prichard
Jason Roth

 Court Representatives
Mary Healy
NW Park                               Dennis Boehme/Barb Shinbori
Kiwanis                                 Jeff Collar/Janette Harrington
Eldridge                                Mary Healy
Mel McKay                           Vicki Todd
Silvis                                      Julie Nixon
Bettendorf Middle              Barb Cline/Randy Wince
RIFAC                                   Sharon Walters
North Scott HS                    Frank Wood
Beyond The Baseline          Barb Shinbori
Moline Tennis Club            Jeff Collar
Life Fitness Center             Barb Cline
TBK SportsPlex                   Cindy Wiseman

Finance Committee
Janette Harrington
Tom Biehl
Barb Cline
Cindy Wiseman
Carolyn Hingst
Jason Roth
Joyce Madsen

Hospitality Committee
Les Prichard
Janette Harrington
Carolyn Hingst
Cindy Wiseman
Sharon Walters
Barb Shinbori
Jack Hermie
Lori Holst
Mary Healy
Randy Wince
Ben Mims
Mary Kurtz
Marcie Fosdick

Insurance Liaison
Jason Roth

Membership Committee
Annie Edwards
Vicki Todd

Public Relations Committee
David Rash
Ruth Senneff
Sue Normoyle
Dennis Boehme
Annie Edwards
Vicki Todd
Del Ladehoff
Barbi Schwartz
Marcie Fosdick
Chris Kelly
Les Prichard
Maria Bribriesco
Jason Roth

Referees
David Stover
Vicki Ryan
Janette Harrington
Cindy Wiseman
Ruth Sanders
Judy Petersen
Larry Miller
Deb Guilfoyle
Tom Biehl
Mary Healy
Lori Holst
John Johnstone
Barb Shinbori
Carolyn Hingst
Jason Roth
Carol Cincola
Ron Elbe
David Rash
Larry White

Social Committee      IL & Iowa may work separate & or together as needed.
Iowa
Randy Wince
Barb Shinbori
Barb Cline
Jolane Otto                                       
Deb Guilfoyle
Don Glowaki
Marla Hilbert
Illinois
Sue Normoyle
Ruth Sanders
Barbi Schwartz

Tournament Committee
Dave Stover
David Rash
Barb Shinbori
Scott Stocker
Jim Ryan
Annie Edwards
Carol Cincola
Connie Coene
Carolyn Hingst
Leslie Swords
Cindy Wiseman

Training & Skill Development Committee
Sharon Walters
Ruth Senneff
Brian Roderick
Steve Ebner
Janette Harrington
Judy Petersen
Terry Drawyer
Jack Hermie
Lori Holst
Les Pritchard
Jason Roth
David Rash
Barb Shinbori

Web Page
Vicki Todd
Barb Shinbori

Youth Committee
Ruth Senneff
Larry Miller
Randy Wince

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3 Responses to About

  1. Pingback: January Board Minutes Available | Quad Cities Pickleball Club

  2. Hollister says:

    Hi there — in town for a week , 4.0 player looking for places to play. Any special events? Wife still learning and 12 yo son plays too. Who should I reach out to?

    Hollister

    • vickit28 says:

      For regular good sized groups: On the Iowa side there is a group that plays at Kiwanis Park in Bettendorf, a group that is at Northwest Park in Davenport and also a group in Eldridge. On the Illinois side there is a group at Mel McKay Park in Southwest Rock Island. For the Rock Island group, you can sign up on the Meetup app if you are planning to go. Not everyone uses the app, but it will at least give you a schedule. Details are on our website on the places to play page and the most up to date times are listed in the Meetup app.

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