Tag: pickleball

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…

2018/2019 Pickleball season

The SunBird Pickleball Club is organizing for the 2018/2019 season! We had a fantastic year last year: membership increased significantly, and we were recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association as the 47th highest contributors to the cause in the USA! Come join us for some great exercise, making new friends and enjoying the laughter on the…

Pickleball Club is gearing up for an exciting season

Wendy Weber The SunBird Pickleball Club is turning up the heat on the courts this summer! The club has open play every Monday at 7:00 a.m., Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. and Friday at 7:00 a.m. until October 1. The club is also gearing up for a fun-filled 2018/2019 season. We are currently planning the Alzheimer…

SunBird Pickleball Club continues play through summer

  Marianna Buescher The SunBird Pickleball Club is enjoying some fun in the sun and great pickleball, filled with laughter and camaraderie. We are missing some of our young spring break visitors! The club will continue to play this summer as follows: Monday and Friday, 7:00-10:00 a.m.; Tuesday nights, 7:00-9:00 p.m.; every other Saturday night.…

Pickleball Club ends season with a party and final round robin

  Marianna Buescher The SunBird Pickleball Club had a fun end of season event and party. The group started open play at 8:00 a.m. A game of round robin was played for an hour and a half, and then the team adjourned to the Horizon Room to enjoy a delicious lunch catered by Julie Mathis…

Pickleball continues to grow at SunBird

  Marianna Buescher Another fantastic pickleball season is underway here at SunBird. Our club is growing every week, and we now have over 100 residents having a blast out on the courts. Lots of beginners are enjoying the new player orientation that happens every Tuesday or Thursday at 2:00 p.m. A social court has been…

SunBird Pickleball Tournament Raises Money for Alzheimer’s

  Roger Mandeville On February 3, the SunBird Pickleball Club held the first annual tournament to raise money to help find the first Survivor of Alzheimer’s. Tournament Director Pete Prucha, longtime SunBird resident and local rep for Gearbox Pickleball Paddles, was well organized and got the event started on time. The tournament featured play for…

SunBird Pickleballers raise money for Alzheimer’s

  Roger Mandeville Wearing their purple shirts with the words, “Together We Can End Alzheimer’s,” SunBird residents Dan and Marianna Buescher, Margret McCathern and Dean Webb walked the 5k/3.1 miles to raise money to support Alzheimer’s research. “We are looking for the first survivor,” says Marianna Buescher, lead coordinator for the SunBird Alzheimer’s fundraising team.…

Pickleball Players coming home for the winter

  Roger Mandeville It’s that time again when Thanksgiving is behind us and we are excited about the holiday season ahead. Oh, and one more thing, our neighbors who spend their summers up north are returning to enjoy winter and pickleball at SunBird. “Welcome home to our friends who choose to spend their winters with…

Pickleball Players Prepare For Action-Packed Season

Roger Mandeville The end of another hot summer is in sight, and we are excited for double-digit temps at SunBird. SunBird Pickleball Club President Marianna Buescher is excited and looking forward to seeing all of the outdoor activities around SunBird starting to pick up in the next few months. The SunBird Pickleball Club held an…