News

    Court Closures 4/20-4/28

    By Reine Steel, 04/19/2018

    This is an update from the Sunrise Park District on the Rusch Park pickleball court closure. Please mark your calendars and let other players know who may not be club members.

    ALL courts at Rusch Park will be closed for court maintenance starting this coming Friday morning at 8AMand will not open again until Saturday morning April 28th. Closed for 8 days.

    The only exception is this Sunday, April 22,  where 4 courts will be available to the club for the "Bring A Newbie" event starting at 12PM. Following this event, the gates to the courts will be locked. 

    So the "Bring a Newbie" event for this Sunday starting at 12PM is still on. Bring your friends/relatives who might be interested in the sport.

    Sorry for the inconvenience but the end result should be an improved playing surface with fresh paint.  

    Court News

    Palm Desert Senior Games & Duel in the Desert Tournament Results

    By Reine Steel, 03/13/2018

    The Palm Desert Senior Games were held February 9th-11th in Palm Desert, California.  
    Congratulations to Connie Chambas (with partner Tom Kendrick) for taking home the bronze in Mixed Doubles 3.5:65-69!

    From March 1-4, the 15th Annual "Duel in the Desert" Pickleball Tournament was held in Casa Granda, Arizona. Congrats to the following members who earned medals in their divisions!

    Mark Attwood (with Jenny Butler) won gold in Mixed Doubles Skill/Age 4.5:50+ 
    Robin Haney (with Gaylen Waynar) won silver in Mixed Doubles Skill/Age 4.0:65+

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    2018 Reno/Tahoe Senior Winter Games Results

    By Reine Steel, 03/05/2018

    Congratulations to the following members for earning medals at this year's Reno/Tahoe Senior Winter Games, which were held January 30th-February 3rd.

    Duane Chinnow and David Pelton won gold in Men's 3.5 doubles
    Mark Attwood (with Karen Bruner) won silver in Mixed 4.5 Doubles

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    Court Improvements Coming This Spring

    By Reine Steel, 02/12/2018

    The SPC board has voted to split the cost of court resurfacing/repainting with the park district.  All six existing courts will be resurfaced, and the large crack running through courts 2 & 5 will be repaired.  The park district hopes to do this some time in April.  The SPC board also voted to replace the stolen windscreen by the Challenge Court.  The park believes that the person responsible for taking the previous windscreen was caught.

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    USAPA Releases New Official Rulebook for 2018

    By Reine Steel, 01/16/2018

    From USAPA:

    "We are pleased to present the 2018 USAPA\IFP Official Tournament Rulebook! This revised rulebook has been 2 years in the making and is a result of countless hours from the USAPA Rules Committee and careful review by the USAPA Board of Directors."

    Click here for the complete rulebook

    Click here for a summary of only new/revised rules.

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