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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.

03.12.2019

2019 AGM

AGM was held at South Common CC in the
Arbour Green room.

07.09.2019

City Sponsored Open House

PMA received a grant to introduce Pickleball to
new and beginners players.

07.09.2019

3rd Annual Fun Day Tournament

PMA hosted a tournament at Mississauga Valley CC.

22.06.2019

Open House

PMA hosted a free Open House to introduce beginners to the game.

04.06.2019

District 20 Senior 55+ Games

PMA sponsored and hosted its 3rd event at MVCC.

14.01.2019

Pickleball Lines on Outdoor Tennis Courts

The City’s Future Direction Plan officially accepts the need to add Pickleball lines on all outdoor tennis courts being resurfaced throughout the City. In addition, the Plan acknowledges the need for Pickleball only courts, which would give rise to a Club environment.

23.11.2018

2018 AGM

AGM was held at Parkland on the Glen.

15.10.2018

Website Launch

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

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.

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.

01.02.2011

Sports Council

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

01.03.2011

Affiliations

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

18.10.2011

Tournament

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

12.04.2016

City

First meeting with the City to discuss outdoor courts.

01.06.2016

Pickleball Expanding

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

19.07.2016

Outdoor Pickleball

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

08.08.2016

Logo Design

Launch of the new PMA logo.

23.11.2016

2016 AGM

AGM was hosted by Parkland on the
Glen Retirement Residence.

13.06.2017

District 20 - Mississauga Senior 55+ Games

PMA hosted the tournament at Mississauga Valley CC.

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.

29.11.2017

2017 AGM

AGM hosted by AMICA at City Centre retirement residence.