December 2021 Newsletter
In This Month's Newsletter:

  • Muni Operating Hours & Weather Alerts
  • Clinic Announcement
  • Lessons/Clinics Instructors Directory
  • Holiday Fundraiser
  • Discount Coupon Codes for Clothing, Paddles, Balls, & Accessories.
  • Lost & Found, Health Guidelines, & Fees at Muni
  • Links to Group Website & Facebook Pages

Muni Operating Hours/Play Schedule/Closures:

Daily 8:30 AM - 5:00PM (Gates open at 8:00 AM)

Every Day 8:30AM - 12:30PM : Open Play on courts 1-8; Reserved Play on courts 9-12.

Every Day 12:30PM - 5:00PM: Reserved Play on courts 1-12.

Christmas Day & New Years Day - The parking lot at Muni will be LOCKED, gates to Pickleball courts will be UNLOCKED. If you plan on playing those days, please consider walking, biking, or carpooling to Muni. Parking in the outlying neighborhoods will be very limited.
Weather Alerts

Before, During, or After a Weather Event, Please Visit:
to verify that courts are open!

For court reservations, here's the link to 'Signup Genius' Court Reservations

Clinic Announcement

On Dec. 1st at 9am, a total of 32 spots for 2 clinics at the Santa Barbara Muni Stadium were sold out in less than 3 minutes! We have convinced SB Muni to offer another 2 clinics next week, Dec. 14-16. Registration for this clinic is currently open. Also available are Beginner/Intermediate classes on the same days from 10:35-12:50.
Santa Barbara Resident fee: $135, Non-Resident fee: $148
Link to online registration Click Here
Sign in to your Parks and Rec Account
Click on Schedule, then, Classes - Adults in the Sports and Tennis box
Dave Wilcox (805)637-8668
Tracy Wilcox (805)637-8667
Lessons/Clinics and Instructor Directory

For info about beginners, intermediate, and advanced clinics or lessons please contact:

Dave Wilcox - (805) 637-8668
Tracy Wilcox - (805) 637-8667
Eui Oh - (949) 981-1464
Amanda Oh - (949) 981-8016
Dan Friedman - (818) 665-6178
Natalie Collins-Smith - (805) 610-4085

Holiday Fundraiser

Looking for a fun gift for yourself or another Pickleball lover? We made a limited run of this special T-shirt just for you! Free with a $25 (or more) donation to our group's non-profit fund. Previously, donations have been used to pay towards; New courts, gates, flags, banners, and maintenance not covered by the Parks & Recreation Department. Donations can be made by clicking the PayPal link here


Mail check to:

Santa Barbara Pickleball
3905 State Street, Suite 7238
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Please note your (crew neck) shirt size and a good time to pick up at Muni. Please specify your address if you'd prefer to have it snail mailed.

Support our group whenever shopping on Amazon (No cost to you!)

Just use this link: Amazon Smile

Discount Coupon Codes

Need a new paddle, balls or Pickleball accessories?
Pickleball Central is offering a 5% discount on purchases (plus another 5% donation goes to our group court improvement fund).

Total Pickleball has 'Everything Pickleball' and offers 15% off purchases to our group.

Tennis Warehouse is a good place to look for shoes and they also offer 15% off on all purchases to our group.

New Pickleball Book - '100 Benefits From Playing Pickleball' Our very own, Meganne Forbes has just completed her second book! Click here to see
Use these codes when checking out:

Pickleball Central: CRSBP

Total Pickleball: Sbpicklebal

Tennis Warehouse: Sbpicklebal

Lost & Found Box

Note that the big blue box has been relocated outside Pickleball court #1. When leaving the court after play, please look around. If you see anything left behind, please kindly put it in the box. Be advised that we cannot be responsible for unrecovered lost or stolen items. Valuable items (such as jewelry) should be turned into the Parks & Recreation monitor.

Health Guidelines at Muni

It is highly recommended that all players at Muni be vaccinated prior to play. Let's protect each other!

Daily Use Fees at Muni

$5 Per day or
Annual Permits - On sale from the Santa Barbara Parks & Recreation Department's website as of July 1st. Please note that last year's permits expired on 7/04/21. To purchase a new permit, please follow these directions:
  • Visit
  • Select Membership
  • Select Pickleball Membership
  • Add to cart and insert credit card info
  • Take a picture of the screen with your phone after your payment has been accepted. This will serve as your temporary pass. The gate monitor will be handing out passes once processed.

Santa Barbara Pickleball Website

Check out our group website here:

Santa Barbara Pickleball Facebook Page:
Please feel free to email any suggestions or comments to:

Richard Salzberg
USAPA Ambassador - Santa Barbara

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