Summer 2022 SMPA News

What have we been up to this summer?

Mariners Pickleball Night

Come celebrate Mariners Pickleball Night with your host Seattle Metro Pickleball Association at a Mariners game! The Mariners play against the Atlanta Braves on Saturday, September 10th at 6:10 pm at T-Mobile Park in Seattle.

For one night only, pickleball fans can watch the game and cheer from their own special sections when Riley Newman throws out the first pitch.

Bring your friends and family! Come have some pickleball fun and cheer on the Mariners at T-Mobile Park. Hope to see you there!

Seattle Outdoor Pickleball Construction Briefing and Update

On August 11, 2022, Seattle Parks and Recreation (SPR) briefed and updated Seattle’s Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners on its “2021-2022 Outdoor Pickleball Study”

Miller Players Advocate For 6 Pickleball Courts

Seattle Parks insists on having two pickleball courts per tennis court at the most. On August 11, five pickleball players addressed the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners to plead their case for painting 6 pickleball courts on the two Miller tennis courts.

2022 Humana Seattle Metro Pickleball Classic

A very, very, special thank you to the 120+ volunteers who make this tournament what it is.

Miller Players Petition for 6 Pickleball Courts on 2 Tennis Courts

Over 100 players already signed the online petition. Over 25 have signed the paper version.

Ask for Pickleball Courts at Bellevue Airfield Park

Bellevue is updating its Master Plan for Bellevue Airfield Park. They want to know what park elements you would like to see at this new community park.

Lines For 16 New Pickleball Courts Coming to Seattle This Summer

The tennis courts at Rainier Beach, Gilman Playground, and Alki will get pickleball court lines this summer

New Seattle Outdoor Pickleball Courts: Draft Plan

You answered dozens of surveys from the Seattle Parks Department and some from the Seattle Parks District. You sent emails to Seattle Parks, the Seattle Parks Superintendent, the Seattle Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners, the Seattle City Council, and Seattle’s previous and current mayors. You attended in person and online meetings. It is all slowly coming to fruition as Seattle Parks works on a new plan to expand the number of outdoor locations where you can play pickleball throughout the city.

Meet West Seattle’s First Paddle Organizer

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