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Lake Merritt Volleyball (Snow Park in Oakland) Wednesday 4/10/2013

Please join us on Wednesday 4/10/2013 for volleyball at Snow Park (Lake Merritt in Oakland).  We will be on the corner of Harrison St and 19th St.  We will set up as many grass courts as needed.  Forecasted temps in the upper 70s.  It is going to be warm.  We will set up Doubles, Quads, Reverse-Coed, and/or Sixes.  Set up will start at 3pm and play will go to dark (7:20pm).  




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About MPV (formed July 2010):

Play is on sand and grass at Marina Park (San Leandro) every Sunday in any weather. This massive park can hold a dozen nets. We always welcome more skilled players (B, BB, A, AA) and C/Beginning players aspiring to improve.

There are two SAND courts and two GRASS courts dedicated to DOUBLES: For each surface, the level is BB/A/AA on one court and C/B/higher on the other. The winning team plays again (or has the option to relinquish to the next challengers). Other grass courts are for 3 to 6 players per side, typically C and/or B. Additional courts are available for beginners and children.

Advanced venues: Play is on sand only (mostly doubles) at Ocean Beach (San Francisco), Mission Bay Creek Park (San Francisco), Fremont Tennis Center, Clark Kerr Campus (Berkeley), Montara Beach, and Santa Cruz Beach.

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  • Kevin M.

    maybe. will confirm monday evening

    April 7, 2013

    • Kevin M.

      Tied up in the office and can't make it - sorry Don!

      April 10, 2013

    • Kevin M.

      Hi Don, appreciate the tip about Fremont - unfortunately we're off surfing on Sunday and can't make it. Will keep it in mind in the weeks ahead though!

      April 11, 2013

  • Burton

    The play at Snow Park was great but the park bathrooms were locked. There is another park on the other side of Lake Merritt between Grand Ave. and Lakeshore Ave. near the Oakland Public Library on one side and the 580 freeway on the other side. The park has a large flat grass area that would accommodate four courts or more easily. There is plenty of parking under the 580 freeway and in the library parking lot (which closes at 5:30). There are bathrooms next to the library that were open! And there is playground at which the children can play.

    April 10, 2013

  • Don

    Very warm day and a huge turnout for only 2 nets. Players came and left so the backlog wasn't too bad. Not sure we can do this park again since there is little space. Decent games.

    April 10, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't make tonight but I would love to join when I can! Haven't played volleyball in 2 years but it's y passion 10year veteran here!

    April 10, 2013

    • Don

      Theresa and Kevin, both of you should come to Fremont on Sunday. People are driving from all over the Bay Area to these games. We got several players driving 30 to 40+ miles to Fremont. People are driving up to 70 miles for the beach games. Carpools are available. Message me if you need one.

      April 10, 2013

  • Francesco

    Hey Don,
    Three more player will came with me tomorrow.
    See you there

    April 9, 2013

    • Francesco

      Is the meetup confirmed, isn't it?

      April 10, 2013

    • Don

      Yes, we are confirmed for today. See you there.

      April 10, 2013

  • J. S.

    Going to Tahoe for this final weekend of skiing season. Seats available for anyone who enjoys skiing or snowboarding.

    April 9, 2013

    • Don

      How about today? Can you make it out? You are close by.

      April 10, 2013

  • Craig F

    be there around 5:30 after work

    April 9, 2013

  • Sou S.

    I don't get out of work until 4, hope to be there by 430

    April 9, 2013

  • Belinda

    Is it easy to find the parking lot there?

    April 8, 2013

    • Don

      There is metered parking on the street. Also, the park is 2 blocks away from the 20th St Oakland Bart station.

      April 9, 2013

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