Pickleball for Mental Health Tournament Presented by NorVal
The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is hosting a 2nd Pickleball for Mental Health tournament presented by Nor-Val Rentals and Sales on September 15, 16 and 17, 2023.
The tournament, held at Penticton Seniors Drop in Centre outdoor courts, is expected to draw 400+ pickleball enthusiasts from the Okanagan, and all across BC! Men’s doubles, ladies’ doubles and mixed doubles action will be featured with free admission for all. There will also be music, a food truck, raﬄes, and lots of fun!
“Pickleball for Mental Health tournament is all about having fun and supporting mental health” stated Leah Schulting, Executive Director of the local CMHA branch. The tournament is a celebration and support of mental health for all, while raising funds for much-needed mental health programs and services in our community. Every dollar raised stays in the South Okanagan Similkameen and will go towards:
- Unity Clubhouse with programs and support for individuals diagnosed with mental illness
- Education programs such as suicide prevention, mental health ﬁrst aid, etc.
- Mental Health Advocacy and one on one professional support
Thank you to our wonderful sponsors:
- Nor Val Rentals and Nor Val Equipment Sales
- Penticton Foundry
- Parkers Chrysler
- South Okanagan Laser and Skin
- Pickleball Depot
- Special thanks to Pat Meyer
- Stewart Beaumont Investment Group
- Retirement Concepts
- City of Penticton
- Travel Penticton
- Dan Ashton
If you would like to join the fun and sponsor this event contact email@example.com
If you would like to register as a player for the tournament, you can register here.
The local branch of CMHA has been in operation since 1991, providing life-saving mental health programs and community education. The branch operates a mental health clubhouse called Unity Clubhouse with over 10,000 client visits per year, a meals program which serves 8,500 meals to vulnerable people in our community.