From places to play to paddles balls and news in and around the Phoenix Metro

Places to Play

The Phoenix Metro has experienced some incredible growth over the last 3 years.  Most of the growth has come from the public sector with courts added in Phoenix, Tempe, Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, and Scottsdale making the East Valley one of the largest concentrations of free public courts in the US. 

 

Some of our favorite places include Pecos Park in Phoenix, Tempe Sports Complex in Tempe, Gilbert Regional Park in Gilbert and Dave White Park in Casa Grande.

In addition to public courts the area has seen an increase of indoor courts through recreational centers as well as a huge growth of private courts in the many adult communities in the area.

News Around the Valley

To meet public demand, over 100 public access outdoor courts have been built since 2016...with more in the plans.  This growth has fueled a need for additional organized play. 

 

The introduction of the Arizona Pickleball Players League has offered an incredible option for all players of all skill levels. 

 

Now in its 9th year the league has grown from 4 teams to over 160 teams and over 1500 players.

For more information go to ArizonaPickleballPlayersLeague.org

Selkirk Vanguard Power

Selkirk will be introducing the long anticipated Vanguard Power Paddles.  These paddles are different than the current Vanguard Hybrid (which are balanced for power and control).  The Power Line is strictly for those who love to play with more power.  Email esstathios@gmail.com to try any of the Selkirk Brands or to place an order for the Power Paddles.

The new line of Power Paddles come in the S2, Epic, Invikta and Mach6.  Also new are the Frost Colored Vanguards (Black and White) shown above.

If you wish to pre-order let us know, the Power paddles will be available late February or early March.

We are a long standing (4 years) Selkirk Dealer and offer the full line of paddles including the Amped Series, Prime Series, and the newest Vanguard Series. All in stock.