Battle of the Paddle IV
The dates have been announced for the 4th Battle of the Paddle. Make sure you set aside Dec 6-9 for this event that will be at the Pecos Park Pickleball Complex, 17010 S 48th St.
The Battle of the Paddle IV will again be hosted by the Pecos Pickleball Club and the City of Phoenix and promises to be bigger than the last event as we will be opening registration to all levels of play.
Registration will be online at pickleballtournaments.com and will open on Oct 1, 2018
Registration fee is $45 per person for either one or two divisions.
All divisions will be Round Robin format to offer players as many games as possible.
Pecos Park Pickleball Under the Stars
This Saturday, May 19th at 6:30pm, come join us for Saturday Night Pickleball Under the Stars.
We will be at the Pecos Park Pickleball Complex, and play recreational games with our non-competitive spouses, friends and significant others.
We are certain to see new faces and we can share some laughs and snacks…bring something to share if you wish…no rules….we are going to be there just to play and get to know each other more.
Everyone is welcome….
Paseo Park Grand Opening Announced
The City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation has announced its third set of pickleball courts will be open on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6pm.
6 courts will be open ad ready to play shortly after the ribbon cutting ceremony.
The Opening Day ceremony will complete the 25 independent pickleball courts the city scheduled back in late 2016.
In addition to the permanent courts are 8 shared use courts at Pecos Park bringing a total of 33 outdoor courts built in the city since last September.
The 18 month project has been met with a continued surge of pickleball play in the city.
To meet the demand of growth the city has hired several vendors to teach beginners and improve skill levels.
The USAPA.org is very excited about the possibility to bring high level sanctioned tournaments into the valley.
Please join us in celebration with the City of Phoenix as we open the courts.
Arrowhead Meadows Park opens in Chandler, AZ
The City of Chandler unlocked the gates at Arrowhead Meadows Park on Feb 2nd and a flood of excited pickleball players took to the courts.
Newly renovated, the city refurbished and re purposed 4 tennis courts and created 2 tennis courts and 6 dedicated pickleball courts.
About 100 players and friends participated in the informal grand opening.
The courts are available for open play 6am til 10:30pm
Story and photos by Steve Manolis
Build Schedule for Pecos Park Pickleball
The city now has the final plans for the Pickleball Park. The process now is waiting the the city to approve those plans and then construction will begin shortly after. Current time table is the the approval process should be completed by mid August.
We will continue to monitor the progress of the build and add frequent updates and photos once actual construction begins.