Southeast Seattle Needs Outdoor Pickleball Courts Now: The Saga” – EPISODE 3

Hello!       Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2021 10:55 AM To: PKS_Info < PKS_Info@seattle.gov > Subject: FW: Southeast Seattle Needs Outdoor Pickleball Courts Now   Hello Seattle Parks,   We sent the email below to the Superintendent two weeks ago.  Would you be able to confirm that the Superintendent received it?  If you couldContinue reading “Southeast Seattle Needs Outdoor Pickleball Courts Now: The Saga” – EPISODE 3″

“Southeast Seattle Needs Outdoor Pickleball Courts Now: The Saga” – EPISODE 5

We ask that you reconsider the three requests in our petition and address them one by one Sent: Wednesday, June 9, 2021 6:30 PM To: Aguirre, Jesús Cc: Bazinet, Oliver; Look, Matthew ; PKS_Info; Brown, Courtney A; Justin Cutler; Tim Pretare; Laurie Dunlap; Jenny Durkan; Tammy Morales Subject: RE: Southeast Seattle Needs Outdoor Pickleball CourtsContinue reading ““Southeast Seattle Needs Outdoor Pickleball Courts Now: The Saga” – EPISODE 5″

2021 SMPA Board of Directors Election Results

Covid may have halted online meetings, but not the fulfilling of director duties spelled out in the Seattle Metro Pickleball Association (SMPA) Bylaws. The Board selection committee recommended three new directors to replace termed-out director and SMPA President Jerry Kindinger, and directors who’ve stepped down for family and professional reasons, Tom Grubb and Sean Oldridge.Continue reading “2021 SMPA Board of Directors Election Results”

How to Navigate the High School Tennis Season

If you have tried playing pickleball outdoor during the late afternoon in Seattle or Shoreline lately, you probably noticed that local high schools tennis teams are practicing on a lot of the public courts. Where are they practicing and where can you play? Seattle In Seattle, the following tennis courts have pickleball court lines andContinue reading “How to Navigate the High School Tennis Season”

Pickleball Resumes at the Federal Way Community Center

Courts are available Monday thru Friday, from 7:00 am to noon. No pre-reservations/appointments required an there is no time limit on the amount of time you can play each day. If you are not a member, you will be required to pay the daily drop in fee. Masks are required to be worn at allContinue reading “Pickleball Resumes at the Federal Way Community Center”

Intro to Pickleball in Georgetown on Sundays

The Seattle Parks Department’s Rec ’n the Streets program is sponsoring pickleball at the Georgetown tennis courts on Sundays beginning May 2nd and running through the last Sunday in June from 10:30AM to 12:30PM. The goal of this effort is to introduce pickleball to residents in the Georgetown area. SMPA member Andy McCone and SMPAContinue reading “Intro to Pickleball in Georgetown on Sundays”

Two new courts at Twin Ponds in Shoreline

The city of Shoreline has resurfaced the Twin Ponds tennis court and added lines for two pickleball courts. Here they are in all their glory. The courts are located on 1st Avenue NE, just north of NE 149th Street. Turn into the parking lot across the street from the Aegis Living facility. Walk behind theContinue reading “Two new courts at Twin Ponds in Shoreline”

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”