Membership and Affiliation
To enable the growth and development of pickleball, affiliation and membership are essential.
Clubs, associations, and venues are welcomed and encouraged to affiliate with PAQ while individual membership is also available.
Join our growing association, and help with the establishment of pickleball as a recognised Australian sport, and enjoy the benefits this will afford players, clubs, and associations in Queensland.
See below for more information on affiliate clubs and membership benefits.
MEMBERSHIP IN QUEENSLAND
Automatic affiliation with Pickleball Australia Association.
Public liability insurance for all members Australia-wide
Professional indemnity for certified pickleball coaches recognised by PAA.
Subsidised coaching session for club members
Access to tournaments and reduced fees for some tournaments and events.
CLUB AFFILIATION WITH PAQ
Club affiliation is a simple process with a myriad of benfits.
As well as the benefits listed above for individuals the following are reasons for clubs to affiliate with PAQ.
Management liability insurance for management team of incorporated associations
Stronger profile on PAQ website and Facebook page
Regular promotion of events and playing sessions, as requested on facebook.
Active promotion of the club
Membership portal access to manage and email member database.
Opportunity to purchase a club portal under PAA/ PAQ.
Access to information regarding PAQ meetings and development
Subsidies for development of Level 1 coaches for the club
Access to manuals for beginner players and intro session facilitators.
Access to resources and support for development of clubs, events, and tournaments
Access to loan equipment when required for events
Support for grant applications
Facilitated connections with clubs and development opportunities
Opportunities to host sanctioned events and tournaments.
See below for a basic outline of Affiliation requirements and the affiliation application form.
Please contact email@example.com if you have specific questions regarding the affiliation process.