Action Alert: Support Bellevue Pickleball Players Asking for Better Outdoor Pickleball Court Lines (and Nets). Deadline: Tuesday, November 9, 3pm.

Please email the Bellevue Parks Board, with the subject line “Written Communications – November 9”, by Tuesday 3pm and ask them to line the tennis courts at Hilaire, Crossroads, Norwood and Lakemont Park to accommodate at least 2 pickleball courts per tennis court, and to allow permanent roll-away pickleball nets.

Action Alert: Shape the future of the Bellevue Parks System

Do you dream of Bellevue having many sets of 6 or 12 dedicated outdoor pickleball courts in its parks system? During a virtual Neighborhood Leadership Gathering on Thursday, Oct. 7 from 6:30 to 8:00pm, Bellevue Parks and Community Services staff will share the scope of the department’s many assets and services and the purpose ofContinue reading “Action Alert: Shape the future of the Bellevue Parks System”

ACTION ALERT: Last Push for 10 DEDICATED Pickleball Courts in Mercer Island

We have done a great job making ourselves heard so far in the Mercer Island “Parks and Open Space Plan” update process. Whether we will get new shared tennis/pickleball courts or DEDICATED pickleball courts depends on how much support for DEDICATED pickleball courts we will show at the upcoming Virtual Open House next Tuesday, SeptemberContinue reading “ACTION ALERT: Last Push for 10 DEDICATED Pickleball Courts in Mercer Island”

Seattle Parks and Recreation wants to hear from you!

What would you like to see in parks, open spaces, & community centers in the coming years? Seattle Parks asks you to help it plan for pandemic & economic recovery, responding to climate change, and supporting racial equity, by participating in their online open house: https://sprstrategicplan.infocommunity.org/ What does this have to do with pickleball? TheyContinue reading “Seattle Parks and Recreation wants to hear from you!”

Your Chance to Chat with the Seattle Parks District Oversight Committee and Seattle Board of Park Commissioners

What Seattle Parks hosts Big Day of Play as a celebration of Seattle’s diversity and it encourages neighbors, communities and families to have fun, build relationships and be active together. It’s the day to play your way! We see this as the perfect day to advocate for pickleball. Read on. When This year, the BigContinue reading “Your Chance to Chat with the Seattle Parks District Oversight Committee and Seattle Board of Park Commissioners”

Senior Pickleball – Jefferson Park Tennis Courts

END OF APRIL UPDATE: The Seattle Parks Department only organized pickleball on the Jefferson tennis courts (as announced in the flyer above) twice. Then they quit doing it and forgot to tell the pickleball players about it. So players are still showing up and organizing games on their own. The Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR)Continue reading “Senior Pickleball – Jefferson Park Tennis Courts”

Join the Bellevue Parks & Community Services Board

ACTION ALERT The Bellevue City Council is currently seeking candidates for its Parks & Community Services board. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we had a pickleball player on this board? If you are interested or you know a pickleball player who would be interested in this position, please apply online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2021BoardComm. Applications are due byContinue reading “Join the Bellevue Parks & Community Services Board”