Light Up The Courts - Vernon Pickleball Club

To raise $50,000 for electrical and lighting work at VPA’s OWA Pickleball Courts in Vernon, BC. 

The Backstory:

The Vernon Pickleball Association’s (VPA) Okanagan Wealth Advisors (OWA) Pickleball Courts are located at Marshall Fields in Vernon, BC. There are 12 permanent courts and 2 additional set-up courts to be used for wheelchair pickleball or warm-up during tournaments. This Phase I project was constructed during the summers of 2017 and 2018. As the initial vision was for an enclosed facility the foundation was engineered for a permanent steel truss and fabric cover to be installed in the future. The cost of Phase I was $745,000 and many VPA members provided a lot of sweat equity to complete this phase.

The Costs

We are now in Phase II of the project – Raise The Roof Campaign. The objective is to cover the courts to permit enhanced year-round use with effective lighting, heating and ventilation (Similar to our cover photo of tennis courts). This will provide the largest First Class Indoor Facility in North America. With this facility, Vernon will easily become a tournament hub for pickleball and greatly benefit the local economy.

Phase II will cost $1,200,000.

Feel free to visit our website at Vernon Pickleball Club Raise The Roof Campaign 

As of June 13, 2020 the VPA members have pledged $950,513 towards this project.


Light up the Courts Campaign is to raise $50,000 to cover the costs of electrical and lighting of courts. All proceeds of this campaign go directly to the VPA Phase II project.

We are asking for and appreciate your financial assistance. Donations in any denominations are appreciated. $5 and $10 donations from many people will contribute significantly to this campaign.

Thank you for your donation.

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  • Caroline Pataky 
    • $50 
    • 2 d
  • Bonnie Manning 
    • $100 (Offline)
    • 10 d
  • Margaret Ritchie 
    • $50 
    • 19 d
  • Linda Sears 
    • $20 
    • 20 d
  • Jacqueline Nemeth 
    • $100 
    • 21 d
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Leanne Nicholson 
Vernon, BC
Vernon Pickleball Association 
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