Official launching of Piasau Boat Club Pickleball Courts.
Front row left to right: Alek Ibrahim, Connie Lee (EQ Mix Sdn Bhd), Ilyas Adam, Delima Ibrahim, Farrell Choo
Miri, Malaysia:- Two new outdoor pickleball courts at the Piasau Boat Club Miri were officially declared open on 26th March 2021 by the Commodore of the club, Mr. Ilyas Adam.
On behalf of the club, Mr. Ilyas thanked the sponsors Malaysia Pickleball Association (MPA) & EQ Mix Sdn Bhd, and all the Miri pickleball players for their great contributions to make the courts materialised. These 2 courts, which are considered the best pickleball courts in Malaysia to date, were converted from an unused tennis court, brought about by Ms Delima Ibrahim who is an exco committee of Piasau Boat Club and also the IFP World Ambassador. With the pickleball courts addition at Piasau Boat Club, it hopes to attract its members to pick up the sport and at the same time to hold pickleball workshops and tournaments.
Currently the Pickleball sessions at the club are held on every Wednesday & Friday - from 5 pm onwards. For a limited time, these sessions are open to the members of the public as well. Those who would like to try out this fun and exciting sport, children & youths especially, are encouraged to participate as one of the targets is to produce national pickleball players in the near future.
Pickleball started in Miri in 2019. It is now played in Miri, Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, Sibu, Negeri Sembilan, Johor and Sabah. There are currently 6 active pickleball clubs in Miri.
The Piasau Boat Club is situated by the beach next to the Piasau Nature Reserve. Besides pickleball the club provides various facilities like tennis, squash, basketball, boating, scuba diving, gym and of course the restaurant with beautiful sunset settings in the evening, with live hornbills occasionally perching on the surrounding trees. While the facilities are mostly for members, the restaurant which serves HALAL food, is open to the public. The club is open from Tuesday to Sunday (11am to 9pm).
For further information please contact Ms Ibrahim (Tel. 012-8830407)