Tag: pickleball

Pickleball Club members look forward to fall schedule

Front (left to right): Carole LaCombe, Jim and Julie Anderson, Marianna and Dan Buescher; Back: Bill Moore and Greg Libby

The summer pickleball season for the SunBird full-timers is resuming with ad-hoc play times. For details, contact Dan and Marianna. The courts are expected to be completed, and the fall hours will commence on Oct. 1! Look for the fall/winter schedule in the October SunBird News. We are looking for volunteers to be trained on…

Summer pickleball on hiatus

The summer pickleball season for the SunBird full-timers is on hiatus while the court construction is underway. The construction is tentatively scheduled to be completed by Sept. 30, but many factors play into the end date, such as weather and technical issues. The courts are expected to be too dusty and noisy to play on…

Summer pickleball season is underway

The summer pickleball season is in full swing for the full-timers! Join us for the following days for open play: Tuesday 7:00 to 9:00 a.m., Friday 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. and Saturday 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Summer hours are also posted in the glass case, or you can find them in the clubhouse kiosk. Reminder,…

Pickleball Club honors Jeff Andrews at round robin event

Christina Riley The Pickleball Club sponsored an event on Saturday, March 23, in honor of Jeff Andrews who passed away in September 2018, from ALS. Twenty-eight pickleballers participated playing a random round robin. The club charged a $10 entry fee and used this money to purchase a brick for the memorial walk and a memorial…

Pickleball Club continues to give

One of the most devastating diseases that impacts us as we age is Alzheimer’s. An estimated 5.7 million Americans have some form of the disease, and most of us have a friend or relative who is suffering with this cruel illness. The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization supporting research and care associated…

“Pickle for Purple” Charity Tournament highlights

The second annual “Pickle for Purple” Charity Tournament benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association was underway Saturday and Sunday Feb. 9th and 10th at our Sunbird Sports Courts. Last year over $3,000 dollars was raised for the ALZ charity sponsored by the SunBird Pickle Ball Club. The Pickleball Club expects to exceed last year’s donation! This year…

Pickle for Purple Charity Tournament February 9-10

The SunBird Pickleball Club is having fun on the courts. Come out and join us when you can! If you need a schedule or contact information, head on up to the glass case across from the post office. New Player Orientation happens by sign-up only. Feel free to sign up in the glass case. We…

SunBird Pickleball Club

Happy New Year from the SunBird Pickleball Club. Hope to see you on the courts. The SunBird Pickleball Club is hosting a charity tournament on February 9 and 10 to raise money to help research cures for Alzheimers/Dementia. Many SunBird residents have been touched by Alzheimer’s, and we are looking for the First Survivor. Come…

It’s hot and getting hotter; not the weather, but pickleball

  People have been pickling since the ‘60s, but in the last couple of years, it has really grown quickly. The SunBird Pickleball Club plays Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Fridays from 7:00 to 10:30 a.m. and some Saturdays. Pickleball is a paddle sport created…

SunBird Pickleball Club begins fun fall season

Ready, Set, GO! The SunBird Pickleball Club wrapped up summer play with the SunBird End of Summer Smash. Everyone had a blast at this social mixer. Good pickleball followed by a great breakfast in the Horizon Room with our lovely hostess and photographer Espy! We are currently planning the Alzheimer’s Charity Benefit tournament that will…