Tag: SunBird Pickleball Club

Pickleball getting ready for Fall/Winter season

Roger A. Mandeville Pickleball membership is growing, and the SunBird Pickleball Ambassadors are making plans for another successful fall/winter season at the SunBird Sports Courts. The season starts October 1 and ends May 1, 2018, and the ambassadors are excited about hosting several fun events for residents, their families and friends. Ambassadors are planning a…

SunBird Pickleball Player Profile

Greg Libby

Roger Mandeville It is the goal of the SunBird Pickleball Club to encourage residents to be active, have fun playing the game and live an active life in a community where retirement is a pleasure. SunBird pickleball player and retiree extraordinaire Greg Libby is a great poster-child for life in an active community. Greg, a…

SunBird Summertime Pickleball

Roger Mandeville Yes, the temperatures are rising and many residents have departed for the northland. For those of us who plan to have fun this summer, the pickleball courts are waiting for us to come out and play. The following is the pickleball schedule for the summer months. SunBird summer pickleball hours – May: Monday…

SunBird Pickleball Club celebrates the end of season with Tournament and BBQ

Roger Mandeville March 25, 8:30 a.m., beautiful morning to be a SunBird resident, temperature 62 degrees, light wind out of the west. Shuffleboard players were getting ready to start play, lots of golfers on the course, residents sitting on their back patios having breakfast as the second annual SunBird Pickleball Tournament and BBQ was about…

SunBird Pickleball – Fasted growing activity in the neighborhood

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Roger Mandeville “I hate to exercise, but I love playing pickleball, because it’s so much fun and it works out that it’s good exercise,” says Debbie, a SunBird Pickleball Club member from Carmel, Indiana, who started playing two years ago. According to NBC News, “Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in America.” The sport/social activity can…

SunBird Women’s Pickleball Team on fire

Back row (left to right): Melissa Emery, Elaine Taylor, Susan Mandeville, Joan Boyle, Madeline Harding and Robyn Blosh; front row: Captain Marianna Buescher and Kim Ebert

Roger Mandeville Pickleball at SunBird is enjoying great popularity. The Women’s team is in first place in the East Valley Intramural League with a record of 5-1-1, and the courts are filled with new players. Captain Marianna Beuscher is proud of her team and their winning record. “We are having fun and are proud to…

SunBird Pickleball Club notice

The SunBird Pickleball Club meets from October through April at the pickleball courts. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 2:00-5:30 p.m.—Members organized play Sundays 3:00-6:00 p.m.—Members open play Mondays 6:30-9:00 p.m.—Team tournament practice Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 2:00-3:00 p.m.—Beginner instruction (paddle provided) Everyone must wear tennis shoes. See you on the courts! If you have any questions,…

Pickleball season is underway

The 2016/2017 season is underway but anyone can join at any time. The wildly popular sport that is sweeping the U.S. and Canada is available right here in SunBird. If you’re looking for a fun, social, inclusive activity that while being a low impact sport, provides great fitness benefits, then please drop in and give…

Pickleball news

Our 2016-17 season began in October. All players will be required to sign a waiver for play during Pickleball club times. We had four lined courts painted toward the end of last season with four regulation portable Pickleball nets. Still available for use are the two west courts with pickleball lines and tennis nets. Our…