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Monday, October 24, 2016

Pickleball at Lake Lure

I was fortunate to enjoy the last 11 days with family in an extended vacation. Part of that time was spent in the Lake Lure area, a great place to spend time outdoors hiking, canoeing, and, of course, playing pickleball. I spent one morning on the courts of Rumbling Bald Resort with Michele Puchala, the USAPA ambassador for Lake Lure, and a group of welcoming players. It was a great time and I only wish I could have spent more time on their beautiful lakeside courts. Here are a few photos to attempt to show the scenic location.

I would encourage anyone in the Lake Lure area to contact Michele through the USAPA ambassador listings and go play. Their current schedule is Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 9:00 AM.


  1. Thanks Paul. We are glad you came and found our little Paradise! Please come back often!

    1. It was a great time. Thanks for the hospitality.

  2. We're going to be spending one night, Sunday to Monday, in the Chimney Rock/Lake Lure area and I was hoping to surprise my honey with some pickleball games. Would be glad to know of anything going on Sunday afternoon/evening or Monday mornings. I believe we are roughly 3.5 players, but he has more experience than me.