History of PMA

History of PMA

The Pickleball Mississauga Association was founded in 1993. In December of 2010 an application for Affiliation with the City of Mississauga was completed and presented to the City of Mississauga, Community Services Department and the Recreation and Parks Division. As an affiliated association,
PMA enjoys certain privileges when booking locations, insurance coverage, etc.

15.10.2018
October 2018

Launch of new PMA website

08.09.2018
2nd Annual Fun Day Tournament

PMA hosted the event at Mississauga Valley CC; all free for members. 40 teams registered for competition.

20.08.2018
August 2018 - Three New Outdoor Locations

Three public tennis locations (4 courts each) were modified to include Pickleball lines on the courts. We now have lines at four public locations for a total of 16 courts. Each location utilize the tennis net straps with clips to lower the centre of the net by two inches to 34 inches and almost regulation height at the sidelines.

12.06.2018
Hershey / Paramount Centre Project

PMA in partnership with the City hosted 20 three-hour sessions of Pickleball; ending on July 31st. One-hour lessons were provided by a qualified instructor with a focus on beginners; all free of charge.

31.05.2018
District 20 - Mississauga Senior 55+ Games

PMA hosted the tournament at Mississauga Valley CC.

29.11.2017
2017 AGM

AGM hosted by AMICA at City Centre retirement residence.

09.09.2017
1st Annual Fun Day Tournament

PMA hosted the event at Mississauga Valley CC; all free for members. 34 teams registered for competition.

13.06.2017
District 20 - Mississauga Senior 55+ Games

PMA hosted the tournament at Mississauga Valley CC.

23.11.2016
November 2016

AGM was hosted by Parkland on the Glen Retirement Residence.

08.08.2016
August 2016

Launch of new PMA logo.

19.07.2016
July 2016

Launch of outdoor Pickleball at Mississauga Valley Community Centre with media coverage.

01.06.2016
June 2016

Demonstration of Pickleball at South Common CC to members of Mississauga Senior Council.
Launch of outdoor Pickleball at Sheridan Tennis Club.

12.04.2016
April 2016

First meeting with the City to discuss outdoor courts.

18.10.2011
October 2011

Hosted invitational tournament for 34 players from Port Perry to Kitchener.

01.03.2011
March 2011

Affiliation with the City of Mississauga Recreation and Parks Division was approved.

 

01.02.2011
February 2011

PMA becomes associated with Mississauga Sports Council and with Mississauga Senior Council.

01.06.1993
Origins of Pickleball in Mississauga

Pickleball was introduced in Mississauga in 1993 (no specific date to share) by John and Margaret Hoyt. River Grove Community Centre was the first location to welcome Pickleball players.