Phoenix, Arizona: Yes, These Courts are That Good!

February 13, 2020Anthem’s pickleball courts, which opened in January 2019, recently received the American Sports Builders Association Outdoor Pickleball Facility of the Year award. The facility was judged to be the best among all pickleball entries from North America.The award was presented to the Anthem Community Council last month by

Tucson, Arizona: Saddlebrooke Pickleball Press – Fundraising Now

Fundraising committee, from left: Sandy Rose, Bud Motice, Shawne Cryderman and Jim Schlote.SaddleBrooke Pickleball Association (SPA) is thrilled to announce the beginning of the 2020 fund raising campaign to raise money for the construction of the long-awaited Pickleball Complex in SaddleBrooke. The construction project expands the current facility into a

Fountain Hills, AZ, School Board hears from pickleball club

Jan 30, 2020The Fountain Hills Unified School District Governing Board held an open meeting on Jan. 22 where members discussed a terms of use agreement with the Fountain Hills Pickleball Club.Pickleball ClubThe Fountain Hills Pickleball Club has been using the east and west district courts at the high school for

Pickleball exploding in popularity

By KAMIE STEPHEN Star-Herald - Jan 5, 2020 Lisa Downey prepares to swing at a pickleball as it flys toward her during a game at the Carpenter Center on Monday. Lisa likes that the sport introduces her to new people.During his career, Mike Miles’ goal was to improve lives through recreational

SaddleBrooke Pickleball – Holiday Party Review

By Nancy Dowell - December 27, 2019From left: Pam Kruse, Wendie Nelson, Carol Szympruch.What a spectacular Holiday Party! Droves of Pickleball players and their guests flowed into Mountain View Country Club on Wednesday, December 4 appropriately regaled in festive holiday attire. Luckily, name tags were provided because it was surprisingly

The Preserve Court Jesters

Preserve residents Kris Prass, Linda Cornish, Lori Shafer and Gary Simpson gracefully losing a little ball squall to the wicked wind of the north. By: Ann LangeOn Sunday, October 27 the Preserve (Units 42, 43 & 45) headed up north to the Ranch Courtyard for a friendly fall ball brawl.The unrest

Residents eager for Sun City, Arizona, Pickleball project start

Mountain View rec center plans developed"There are no current drawings for plans of renovation.”Sue Wilson, Recreation Centers of Sun City board treasurerIF YOU GO:What: Recreation Centers of Sun City board meetingWhen: 9 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19Where: Auditorium at Sundial Recreation Center, 14801 N. 103rd Ave.Mountain View Recreation

Pickleball Press: All About Ratings – Tucson, Arizona

By Nancy Dowell - Nov 29, 2019Photo of Angela Martin, See Player Profile below! Why get rated? Ratings provide a marker that guides a consistent and competitive level of play within a club or in a tournament.The Saddlebrooke Pickleball Association ratings range from 2.0 to 4.0 at 0.5 increments. Under the