Chaffee County Fairgrounds Indoor Pickleball Play, Beginning October 2, 2017
From about October 1 through May 1 each year we host Indoor Pickleball play four days per week for a variety of skill levels. Play is $3 per person or FREE with SilverSneakers/Silver&Fit Membership.
Mondays 1 – 4pm, All levels; 5 – 8pm; Advanced
Tuesdays 9 – 11:30am, Beginner/Intermediate; 1 – 4pm Intermediate/Advanced
Wednesdays 9 – 11:30am, Advanced; 5 – 8pm, Beginner/Intermediate
Thursdays 9 – 11:30am, Beginner/Intermediate; 5 – 9pm, Intermediate/Advanced
Players of all ages and abilities welcome. Equipment provided. For a complete description, rules, regulations, skill level guidelines and all things pickleball, visit www.usapa.com. Interested players are encouraged to contact the ambassadors to join the player’s contact list or arrange an introductory demonstration: Kathy Evers, firstname.lastname@example.org or 714-299-9262; Stephanie McDonald, email@example.com or 281-685-3557.
Photos from our First Annual Pickleball Tournament held in January 2018. Photo credit to Daniel Flanders.
Have you wondered what all the Pickleball craze is about?
Centennial Park Tennis/Pickleball Court Project 2017, $240,000 grant to the City of Salida
In Salida, the Peak to Peak Pickleball Club and Salida Tennis Club have teamed up, raising $10,000 to renovate aging tennis courts to accommodate both highly popular sports. GOCO funding will restripe the courts in addition to installing windscreens, a practice backboard, and basic amenities like restrooms and parking. The courts will be the first public courts in an area where facilities are in high demand.
For information at other communities that were awarded funds for improvement projects, click here.
Centennial Park Outdoor Pickleball Play, May 1 through October 1 (weather permitting)
Times listed below are when pickleball play takes priority. Play is allowed on 1 court during non-priority times if courts are open. Outdoor play available through mid-October, weather permitting. Equipment is available and the courts are free. Please only set up one net during non-priority times at Centennial Park. Suggested donation is $2 per player. FREE for Silver Sneakers and Silver & Fit Members.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 8am-noon, Intermediate/Competitive
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays: 8am-noon, Recreational
(play on Tuesdays does not begin until 10:00am for park maintenance)
Sundays: 8am-noon, All Levels
Click on a calendar item below to see more detailed information including whether the time slot is for Competitive Play or Recreation Play.
Silver Sneakers members play for free!
You must be a registered member to play for free. Sign in on the provided attendance list each time you play. Please visit the Aquatic Center to become a member or bring your Healthways ID number.