Tag: pickleball

Pickleball team strategy clinic

Bob Hills On November 1 the SBRPA Skills Development Committee hosted a Team Strategy Clinic at SaddleBrooke Ranch. This clinic was focused on the club’s 3.0 and 3.5 rated players. The format of the clinic included a presentation and Q&A in the La Mesa Room followed by demonstrations and on-court coaching at the pickleball complex.…

SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball and Wieners

Ron Green Who would have thought that pickleball and wieners go together? Well, our social committee did, and they worked together to put on another great event for our members. Our event started with a round robin format of play for 44 members that signed up to play. Everyone had a great time, and the…

Pickleball Association Hot Fun In The Sun

Ron Green The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association held its first annual “pool party” on August 23, 2017. The “hot fun in the summertime” party took place at the Hacienda Pool. In place of the pickleball courts and nets the activities planned for our members were water volleyball, water aerobics, and water relay races. Weather for…

SBR Pickleball Association – Acknowledging our sponsors

Our Pickleball Association would like to thank the local businesses that support our club by being part of our sponsorship team. SaddleBrooke Ranch is home to our SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Club. Our club is the largest sports activity here at SaddleBrooke Ranch supported by our membership of 248 members and local businesses in our area.…

SBR Pickleball Association’s Moonlight Mixer event

Ron Green The evening was Monday, June 5, 2017. It was warm with a slight breeze, and there was a distinct glow coming from the north. Our sunsets in Arizona are spectacular, but this glow was different. The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SBRPA), through the support and organization of our social committee, held a social…

Fun and games at Pickleball Club Festival

Linda Shannon-Hills The pickleball courts were a buzzin’ with temperatures in the 70s, light breezes and 86 club members playing for medals during the fourth annual SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Club Festival held April 19-22, 2017. The festival included 29 teams of Mixed Doubles, 15 teams of Women’s Doubles and 19 teams of Men’s Doubles in…

USAPA certified referees at SBR

Chris Jermin

Janis Duwe It is with great pride that we congratulate SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SBRPA) club members Chris Jerman and Steve Phillips for becoming USAPA (USA Pickleball Association) Certified Referees. Chris and Steve are, in fact, in an elite club right now as they are the 48th and 49th referees to be certified nationally. Becoming…

Pickleball tournament players

Quail Creek Tournament

Janis Duwe Members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SBRPA) participated in over 15 tournaments during the 2016-2017 season. Many of the members are tournament veterans, having played in many competitions over many years. For others, however, this season was their first experience at this level of competition. Members represented the Ranch well by bringing…