November 15, 2015 – Advanced Paddle Clinic

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact:  Chip Gagnier
Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015

We have 20 members signed up for the member clinic with Dan McCormick. I will send the schedule for that day over the weekend trying to honor your timing and pairing requests. Please be advised that the cost per hour is $120 ($30 pp with a foursome, $40 pp with 3 members and Dan playing with you). You will be responsible for payment in cash or check payable to Dan McCormick at the time of your lesson. No shows will be charged so find a sub if plans change unexpectedly.

Communicate with me at r_gagnier@gagnier-hicks.com

November 8, 2015 – Paddle 101 for beginners

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact:  Melanie Gagnier
Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015

Free paddle clinic for members, Sunday, November 8th, 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Get started by learning the basics of paddle, positioning, serve, return, first volley and the lob.

Please rsvp to melaniegagnier@gmail.com

 

2015 Harvest Open – Mixed Doubles

Organizers: Anna Asphar and Erica Curtis
Contact:  Anna Asphar
Date: Sunday, November 22, 2015

Join us at BPC’s first mixed doubles tournament, to be held on Sunday, November 22nd. There will be 12 teams total, 3 matches guaranteed. Playing in a tournament is a great way to take your game to the next level, while having a really fun day. We provide coffee, snacks, water, lunch and refreshments at the end of the day.

Play with a fellow BPC player, or someone from another club. And we have matching services, so if you need to find a partner, just let me know.

Any questions. email Anna Asphar at annalouise@rcn.com.

Please RSVP by Wednesday before date.

October 4, 2015 – Season Opener

Event: Club Opening 2015 -2016 Season
Contact: Chip and Melanie Gagnier
Date: Sunday, October 4 at 12 noon

The club kicks off the 2015-2016 Season this Sunday. We invite all members and their families to come mingle with new members and old friends. The grill will be open.

Bring your paddle equipment and be ready for some casual play.

Thanks
Melanie and Chip Gagnier, Social Committee Chairs

 

 

Sunday, March 29 – BPC Club Championship

Event: BPC Men’s and Women’s Club Championship
Contact: Greg Strakosh and Sandra Comerchero
Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 3pm

This Sunday at 3:00, The Club is hosting a Round Robin followed by the Men’s and Women’s Club Championship matches.

The women’s championship will host Deb Pruitt/Shana Roberts vs. Liz O’Connell/Betsy Waine

For the men’s champtionship, Stan Mescon and Rob Pease split sets in one semi-final match with Jos Kerstens and Dave Bryson when the match was postponed due to rain. They will play the 3rd set Sunday afternoon. The winner will face Mark Lueders and Dan Brennan in the Finals.

 

 

Friday, March 6 – Club Mixer

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact:  Liz O’Connell – oconnell.lizzie@gmail.com
Date: Friday, March 6, 2015

This Friday night mixer will be held on March 6th from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.  All club members are welcome to come and play in a casual round robin format. BYOB and your favorite app or dessert would be great as well.

Questions?? contact Liz O’Connell oconnell.lizzie@gmail.com

Please RSVP by Wednesday before date.

Please RSVP below

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Friday, February 6 – Club Mixer

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact:  Beth Barrett (beth_barrett@harvard.edu)
Date: Friday, February 6 2015

This Friday night mixer will be held on February 6th from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.  All are welcome to come and play in a casual round robin format.  Bring your own beverage and a snack to share.  Please RSVP by Wednesday before date.

Please RSVP below

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Men’s Super Bowl Sunday Tournament February 1st

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact: Chip Gagnier (r_gagnier@gagnier-hicks.com), and Melanie Gagnier (melaniegagnier@gmail.com)
Date: February 1, 2015

Men’s Super Bowl Sunday Tournament February 1st from 8AM to Noon with cookout at conclusion of matches. The Tournament Committee will pair players for even match play. All members and all skill levels welcome. There will be a reasonable entry fee to cover the cost of Food, Balls and Beverages. If you are interested please register by January 28th.

Register for Men’s Super Bowl Sunday Tourney

Registration Closed

2015 Friday Night Mixers

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact:  Melanie Gagnier (melaniegagnier@gmail.com)
Date: First Friday of the month

 

The first Friday night mixer will be held on January 9th from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.  All are welcome to come and play in a casual round robin format.  Bring your own beverage and a snack to share.  Please RSVP by Wednesday before date.

Please RSVP below

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Skills and Strategy Clinics – January 17 and 31, 2015

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact: Chip Gagnier (r_gagnier@gagnier-hicks.com), and Melanie Gagnier (melaniegagnier@gmail.com)
Date: January 17 and January 31

The BPC Social and Events Committee is pleased to offer our members skills and strategy clinics with Dan McCormick. Dan is a tennis and paddle tennis pro at Eastern Yacht Club. He will provide ½ or full day clinics in 1 hour segments on January 17th and depending on club interest again on January 31st. Dan has been a certified platform tennis coach for 16 years and has been playing paddle for 40 years. His clinics are packed with useful strategies and skills building tools that will make you a much better paddle tennis player. Each clinic will be geared to players’ level of ability. Participants are encouraged to sign up as 3 or 4 person groups of similar ability. Singles can sign up and ask to be paired with others of similar ability. The cost is $120 per hour. So, a 4 person clinic is $30 per person and a 3 person lesson is $40 per person. You are asked to pay Dan directly that day by cash or check. If you schedule and reserve a spot, you must attend or find a replacement. Otherwise you will be charged. Sign up by completing the form below.

Register for Skills and Strategy Clinic with Dan McCormick

Registration closed

Women’s Doubles Club Championship – January 2015

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact: Sandra Comerchero (sandra.comerchero@comcast.net)
Date: January – March 2015

CALLING ALL BPC WOMEN PADDLE PLAYERS

We hope you will participate in the 1st Annual BPC Women’s Doubles Club Championship. Matches will be scheduled at a mutually convenient time for the 2 teams, with the finals played in March together with the Men’s final of similar event. The ladder will be posted in The Hut so you can track your matches. To register, send your team players (2) with contact information by using the registration form below. Deadline to register is Wednesday January 14, 2015.

Registered Teams:

Jenn Miller/ Anna Asphar
Aleca Hughes/ Lindsey Herchel
Melanie Gagnier/ Shelly Mars
Anne Huemme/ Sue Corey
Shana Roberts/ Deb Pruitt
Betsy Leggat/Sandra Comerchero
Shops Howard/Linda Shannon
Erica Curtis/ Ann Schneider
Liz O’Connell/ Betsy Wayne
Paula Fazli/ Emily Rooney
Beth Barrett/ Megan Goldsmith

 

Register For Women’s Doubles Club Championship

Registration Closed

Men’s Doubles Club Championship – January 2015

Organizer: BPC Social and Events Committee
Contact: Greg Strakosch (gstrakosch@techtarget.com)
Date: January – March 2015

Announcing the 1st Annual BPC Men’s Doubles Club Championship.

The matches will be scheduled at a mutually convenient time by the 2 teams and played over time, with the finals played in March.

The deadline to register is January 6th. We encourage everyone to play as we are hoping for a large draw.

Contact Greg Strakosch for questons or to register, please complete the form below.

Teams Registered as of January 3, 2015

Strakosch/Howland
Ward/Severence
Sockol/Yellin
Schneider/Davidson
Kerstens/Bryson
Smith/McGouglad
Ford/Ford
Costner/Rich
Griggs/Bagley
Snowden/Gearhart
Donahue/Peters
May/Prichard
Donaldson/Abielson
Bardorf/Davis
Brennan/Luedders
Carroll/Peterson
Gagnier/Fitzgerlad
O’Connell/Weiss
Pierpont/Abelli
Comechero/Comechero

 

Boston Open Men’s Platform Tennis Championship – January 24 & 25

The BPC is proud to provide our club’s facilities to host several matches on Saturday, January 24th.

Some of the best players in the nation will be duking it out at our club and many of our opponents’ venues. There will be some truly incredible paddle to spectate, so take note and clear your calendar!

Finals: The final  will be held on Sunday at 10am at Weston Country Club. All Back Draw matches will get finished on Saturday unless both teams agree to play on Sunday.

Courtside pork roast: cocktails and beer during quarter-finals and semi-finals!

 

Opening Day, Sunday – October 5, 2014

Bring the family, bring your paIMG_3569ddle, and join us to kick off the 2014- 2015 platform tennis season and to celebrate the official opening of our newly renovated club!

Time: 12 noon to 4pm

Schedule of Events

  • 12 noon – open house, review new club logos, ribbon cutting ceremony.
  • Lunch served – grilled burgers, hot dogs, hot drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Organized open round robin play for all members and all skill levels.

Please RSVP below so we may prepare and plan accordingly.

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January 26, 2013 Men’s Round Robin Tournament

Join us Saturday, January 26, 2013 for a fun afternoon of paddle and comradery with other BPC members.

Hosted by: Ian Bardorf and Chip Gagnier

Men’s Round Robin Tourney – Saturday, January 26, 2013 – 10am

  • First 12 players to register.
  • Players will be randomly matched by picking out of hat on tourney day.
  • Lunch served – Grilled burgers, hot dogs, hot drinks, snacks, etc.

Format:

  • Round Robin format.
  • Play every team once. Everyone is gauranteed to play 5 sets.
  • First team to win 6 games wins match.
  • Team with most matches won wins tourney.
  • Tie breaker matches will be one set, first to 6 games.

General:

  • Entry fee is $15. per player. Please pay at the event.
  • Team seed is randomly selected by picking out of hat.
  • Awards to winners and runner-up.

Registration:

Please use the form below to register for the Men’s Post Holiday Paddle Tourney – January 26, 2013. Please bring $15 tourney fee to the event.

Your Name:

Your Email:

Your Phone:

Please list the names of both players (your team):

 

2012 Men’s BPC Holiday Paddle Tourney

Join us Saturday, December 22, 2012 for a fun afternoon of paddle and comradery with other BPC members.

Hosted by: Ian Bardorf and Chip Gagnier

Men’s Tourney – Saturday, December 22, 2012 – 10am

  • First 16 players to register.
  • Players will be randomly matched by picking out of hat on tourney day.
  • Lunch served – Grilled burgers, hot dogs, hot drinks, snacks, etc.

Format:

  • Double elimination series – Two brackets. The winners of both brackets meet in final.
  • 1st Round: Single set, first team to win 6 games
  • 2nd Round: Single set, first team to win 6 games
  • Semi-Finals: Depending on time, 4 teams play first to 8 games or best of 3 with tie break at 6 games. Winners advance to finals.
  • Finals: 2 teams play best of 3 sets. Tie breaker at 6 games.

General:

  • Entry fee is $15. per player. Please pay at the event.
  • Team seed is randomly selected by picking out of hat.
  • Everyone is guaranteed a first and second round match.
  • Awards to winners and runner-up.

Registration:

Please use the form below to register for the Men’s Holiday Paddle Tourney – December 22, 2012. Please bring $15 tourney fee to the event.

Registration Closed

 

BPC Hosts the Boston National Men’s Platform Tennis Tournament

This weekend, top level Platform Tennis athletes from across the country played the Boston area’s platform tennis clubs to compete in the 2012 Men’s Open. This ranking tournament included several former national champions and took place at various host clubs around the Boston area including the Brookline Paddle Club.

 

2012 Brookline Paddle Club Opening Event

On January 2nd, over 30 BPC members gathered to celebrate the newly refurbished courts, play some paddle, drink some coffee, and get to know one another. A lot of mixed doubles were played as well as some pretty competitive men’s and women’s doubles. Thank you to everyone that attended and helped out.