Tag: pickleball

What’s the dill with the Pickleball Club this year?

The SunBird Pickleball Club starts the 2019-20 season on Sunday, Oct. 27, at 3 p.m. Join us for a fun day of play and comradery. Pickleball hours are Sundays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesdays 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays 8 a.m. to noon, Thursdays 2 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. to 10:30…

SunBird Sports Courts Ribbon Cutting

A great time was had by the Pickleball and Tennis Clubs on the morning of Oct. 4. The new courts were officially “opened up for play” by Christine Terechenok, president of the Tennis Club, and Marianna Buescher, president of the Pickleball Club. Layne Varney was the amazing emcee. Donuts and coffee were shared as people…

Refurbished sports courts now open for play

Jen Walden On Friday, Oct. 4, some of the members of the Tennis and Pickleball Clubs celebrated the opening of our newly-refurbished sport courts with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, donuts, coffee, and games. It was a huge success, and may I say, the courts are beautiful! Many thanks to our SunBird HOA! Our organized league play will…

What’s happening on the sports courts this fall!

Marianna Buescher The SunBird sports courts will be open and ready for play by Oct. 1! To celebrate our fresh, new look, the Tennis and Pickleball Clubs are partnering to host an event that is open to all of SunBird. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 16, for a day of fun that will include quick lessons, open…

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…