Tag: SunBird Pickleball Club

“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…

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…