Photo Galleries

Club Wars D3 at Crosswind on 15 July 2023

Chosen for Life Ministries Fundraiser
at Jennings Mill Country Club on July 8, 2023

Score for Children Pickleball Fest for Charity
at Jennings Mill Country Club on April 29, 2023

Recent photos from Lay Park Gym

St. Patty’s Day: Lots of green at the gym
Photo by Nelda

Ultimate Pickleball – Advance
January 16, 2021

Ultimate Pickleball – Intermediate
January 13, 2021

Inaugural Ultimate Pickleball Partners
Intermediate Group – November 18, 2020

Club Wars :: 4.5 – 5.0
Chateau Elan – July 2020

I believe I can fly…

Tournament prep for team wars

Open Play at Pickle Park (Southeast Clarke Park)
All courts are filled on Saturday mornings

AAPA at UGA for Senior’s Pickleball Day
and watching UGA vs Texas A&M ladies’ matches

Open Play at Pickle Park
Shot on Craig’s new camera by Craig, Caroline, and Tim

Georgia Golden Olympics Medal Winners

Dr. J (L) and Raymond Brindley are on their way to the Nationals next year! they won Silver at Georgia Golden Olympics on Sept. 27, 2018 in the Men’s Doubles, 75-79 age bracket!
Larry King & Roy Carroll (far right) win silver in the Men’s Doubles 70-75 age bracket.
Jerry Tolbert (L) and Ralph Bakowski (R) are the Gold Medal State Winners in the GRPA Tournament on September 15, 2018 in Griffin, GA.
Congratulations to Ralph and JT and thank you both for representing our club, Athens area pickleball, and District 7.

District 7 GRPA Tournament
Cleveland, GA – August 18-19, 2018

Right: Jerry (JT) Tolbert with his two first place medals. Ralph, Kris and Jerry Represented Athens Area Pickleball with these wonderful wins.
Middle: Kris Bakowski and Jerry (JT) Tolbert won First Place Gold and will represent District 7 in STATE Playoffs in Griffin, GA in September.
Left: Jerry (JT) Tolbert (l) and Ralph Bakowski won First Place Gold and will represent District 7 in STATE Playoffs in Griffin, GA in September.

Fun-raiser for NEGA United Way
Dolly Parten’s Imagination Library

Over $2000 was raised. That means 65 preschool children will get one age-appropriate book a month for the next year. Each book has discussion ideas for the parents to help them read to and interact with their child using the book. Thank you Nelda Van Schoik (and all of your helpers) for putting on this event. Thank you Ralph Bakowski for taking the photos. All photos ©2018 Ralph Bakowski

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Athens players are active in tournaments all over the country. This is a photo of Senior Olympic winners this year. LR Stacey Pardue and Janis Perry, Silver Medalist – Women’s Doubles at the Georgia Golden Olympics in Warner Robins; Dr. J (Jerry Brinegar) Gold Medalist at the Arkansas Senior Olympics in Hot Springs, Arkansas; Larry King and Roy Carroll, Silver Medalists – men’s doubles at the Georgia GOGs; Roger Moore and Bob Bostrum, Gold Medalists at the Georgia GOGs. Not pictured is Walt Straus and his partner Bob.
Athens Area Pickleballers
Taping Lines At Satterfield
Dr. J and Bab Manous Gold Medalist Georgia State Games, Kennesaw
Jeff Frehse and Ted Woods Gold at State Games
Brinegar Boys with the gold GGO 2015
Tournament Play Kris Bakowski and Emily Rudow
Nelda Van Schoick and Dr. J Gold Medalists at Georgia State Tournament
Second Annual Pickled Peach Tournament Medal
Georgia State Championships in Kennesaw 2016
Dr J and Ken Calkin at Athens Country Club Introducing Pickleball
GGO Roy Carroll and Larry King Silver Medalists
Walt Straus, Bob Manous, Roger Moore Bronze GGO
Craig and Emily Rudow, Gold Medalists GGO
Jim Freshe and Ted Wood at Kennesaw State Championship Games
Roy Carroll, AAPA President
Jim Congalose returning serve on 90th birthday!
Jim Congalose and Dr. J winning point
Dr. J Oklahoma City Santa Fe Family Life Center
Dr. J presenting Onyx 2 PB to Jim Conglose
Janis Perry, Stacey Pardue, Emily Rudow
Steve and Polly Crumbley win the Gold in the Battle of the Paddles Tournament in Rabun County, Georgia
Dr. J and Terri Siewert win the Silver in the Battle of the Paddles Tournament in Rabun Gap, Georgia

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