Tag: SBR Pickleball Association

What Is Pickleball?

Come join the fun and find out! Learn about pickleball on Tuesday, May 10, at 3:30 p.m. Please arrive 15 minutes early at the Ramada for paperwork. Space is limited to 28 people, so visit our website at www.sbrpickleball.club to register, then click on “Click to reserve a space” below the flyer sign. What you’ll…

More Medals for SBR Pickleballers!

Jeff Smith Five members of the SaddleBrooke Ranch (SBR) Pickleball Association brought home four medals from the first annual Legacy Classic. The tournament was staged over three days at the Bell Bank Park in Mesa. Competition was stiff among more than 560 players. We are very proud of the SBR Pickleball Association team members: *…

SBRPA Sunday Chicks

Debbie Witten Who are the SBR Pickleball Association (SBRPA) Sunday Chicks, you ask? Well, every Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. you can find a group of fun-loving women on the pickleball courts who call themselves the Sunday Chicks. This is no ordinary group of Ranch pickleball women players. First, you will hear music…

SBR Pickleball Association: 2017 year in review

  Ron Green The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association is a great club to be part of. We had a lot happen in 2017 and would like to recap our year for everyone, and extend our thanks and appreciation to so many. What makes our club special are the people. We are grateful for the leadership…

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…

Not so chilly for Chili

Cook Off winners, left to right: Teresa Burchfield, third place; Kosmo Kramer, first place; Susan Engebretson, second place

The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association (SBRPA) held a “Chilly Pickleball Social Play and Chili Cook-off” on February 21, 2017. On a not-so-chilly day (76 degrees), 46 pickleball players from all skill levels participated in this social event. Using a round robin format, this fun afternoon resulted in surprise wins and surprise losses, but no surprises…

Robson Pickleball League first tournament results

Leigh Beatty and Andrea Molberg The pickleball clubs from five Arizona Robson communities have formed a Robson Pickleball League with the goal to give pickleball players from the communities an opportunity to socialize and compete. Over a five-month period up to 60 players per community will be able to play against members from the other…

SBR Pickleball Association sponsors ladies only lessons

Janis Duwe The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association Skills Committee sponsored a Ladies Only Lesson (LOL) on October 4, 2016 at the Ranch courts. This first-time event was attended by 16 participants having various levels of experience. Four volunteer coaches provided instruction, led by head coach Jodie Koerner. Also assisting were Sally Grasso, Debbie McCauley and…

“Be True to your School” Pickleball social play day

The group of 46 players

Mary Stolze The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association kicked off the college football season with “Be True to your School” social play on Friday, September 9. With hats and hands over hearts the evening began with the singing of the National Anthem. Marching band music could be heard on all courts as fight songs played. The…

SBR Pickleball Association hosts mixers

Ray Ritson, Doreen Reynolds, Jeff Stolze, Teresa Burchfield and Larry Burchfield

Mary Stolze, Social Committee The SaddleBrooke Ranch Pickleball Association social committee has been busy planning mixers for fun and social camaraderie. On April 12, 36 players eagerly arrived at the newly opened pickleball complex to participate in the “Luck of the Draw” partner play social. Partners were assigned by the luck of the draw! The…