August 2023 Newsletter!

In This Month's Newsletter

  • Muni Open Play/Operating Hours
  • Other (Nearby) Places to Play
  • Links To Santa Barbara's Parks & Recreation Department.
  • Santa Barbara's Pickleball News Story.
  • Santa Barbara Pickleball's Non-Profit & Board Members.
  • Lessons/Clinics & Instructor Information.
  • Discount Coupon Codes for Clothing, Paddles, Balls, & Accessories.
  • Lost & Found Box at Muni.
  • Tennis/Pickleball Sneaker Upcycling & Recycling Program - Update.
  • Used Paddle Donations.
  • Links to Group Website & Facebook Pages.

Muni Operating Hours/Play Schedule

Gates open daily at 8:00am.

Play begins daily at 8:00am.

Every day 8:00am - Sunset: Open Play on all courts.

Rental courts available from noon - 5:00PM on two courts only.

Rental information click here

There is a $5 Daily Use Fee for visiting players who do not hold an annual pass.

Click here to get your annual pass

Comments, concerns or questions about all Muni operations should be emailed to:


Other Places To Play

Pershing Park Courts

100 Castillo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Bring your own net. 4 courts. 

Hours: 8am-8pm

Cost: Free

Santa Barbara Family YMCA

36 Hitchcock Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Four indoor courts and one outdoor court.

Please call the Y at (805) 687-7727 or email Gus Rendon at for more information

Members - Free

Non-Members - $20 Drop-In

Oak Park Tennis Courts

Tallant Road near Alamar Avenue

Hours: Daily Sunrise - Sunset

Two tennis courts located at the end of Oak Park. Two blended line Pickleball courts, bring your own net.

Cost: Free

Kellogg Tennis and Pickleball Courts

N Kellogg Ave, Goleta, CA 93117

Hours: 8am-8pm, 4 courts

Open play, paddle system available all day 

Cost: Free

Evergreen Park

7524 Padova Dr., Goleta, CA 93117

Bring your own net. 2 courts. 

Hours: 8am-8pm

Cost: Free

Jonny D. Wallis Neighborhood Park

170 S Kellogg Ave, Goleta, CA 93117

One court.

Hours: 8am-8pm

Cost: Free

 Goleta Valley Community Center, GVCC

5679 Hollister Ave, Goleta CA 93117

Hours: 8am - 8pm, 5 Courts

Open play Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 4pm-8pm, Saturday & Sunday 8am-12pm 

All other times by reservation.

Cost: Open Play Free

$60 membership fee is encouraged for reservations

or $2/drop in fee 

Earl Warren Showgrounds

3400 Calle Real, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105


Mon -Friday, 9:00 AM - 12:00pm

Saturday, 11:00 AM - 8:00pm

Sunday, 8:00 AM - 5:00pm

Costs & Details:

Santa Barbara's Pickleball Story in The Independent

How did Pickleball get started in Santa Barbara?

How has the sport evolved locally?

What's in store for the future?

In case you missed it

Click here to read

Santa Barbara Pickleball's Non-Profit Board & Members

Santa Barbara Pickleball (Non-Profit) was set up several years ago to represent the interests of our ever-growing group of players at the Santa Barbara Municipal Pickleball courts. The Board of Directors have been instrumental in working with the city to create more courts and to share maintenance expenses. If you wish to sit in on one of the monthly meetings, or would like to have a voice on the board, please contact our Board President

Click here

Lessons & Instructor Information

For information about group lessons, clinics, private instruction (beginners, intermediate, & pro levels) please contact Richard Salzberg at

Notice To Instructors

If you wish to be included on Santa Barbara Pickleball's certified instructor referral list, email Richard Salzberg at Please note whether you do private and/or group lessons, if you teach children and/or adults, if you specialize in beginner, intermediate, or professional level instruction, and what your fee schedule is.

Discount Coupon Codes

Need a new paddle, balls or Pickleball accessories?

Shop locally!

Visit the Santa Barbara Pickleball Shop

at 835 N Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA.

Mention the Salzberg/Muni Pickleball Discount and get 10% off your purchase!

Click here

Santa Barbara Happy - Pickleball Apparel (Adler Family)

Lauren Adler designs & makes the Santa Barbara Pickleball clothing line; crews, hoodies, moisture-wicking long & short sleeve shirts, t-shirts, tanks and accessories. Customized team shirts with individual names on the back & Santa Barbara Pickleball logo on front can be custom ordered (takes two weeks).

Contact Lauren Adler if you would like a Pickleball POP-UP Store at your sports or charity event. 

If you would like more information, contact Lauren at Santabarbarahappy6@gmail.comor text 720-377-5910.

Website: Click here

Use code SBPBFam during checkout for 10% off.

See Fall (unisex) Hoodies, in stock at Santa Barbara Happy!

Pickleball Central 

Offers a 5% discount on

purchases (plus another 5% donation goes to our group court improvement fund).

Use Discount Code: "CRSBP"

 Click here

Total Pickleball

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

Use Discount Code: "Sbpicklebal"

Click here

Lost & Found Box

*Please be kind and help your court-mates get back lost items!

Do not take found items home! Please put in the Lost & Found Box instead.

Note that the big blue Lost & Found Box is located outside Pickleball court #1 at Muni. 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 the Parks & Recreation Department cannot be held responsible for unrecovered lost or stolen items. Valuable items (such as jewelry) should be turned in to the Parks & Recreation monitor.

*Note: Items that have not been retrieved within a reasonable amount of time will be disposed of.

Tennis/Pickleball Sneaker Upcycling & Recycling Program

Lightly used shoes will be donated to those less fortunate.

Worn out shoes will be recycled in order to keep them out of landfills.

There's a blue bin (outside Pickleball Court #1). Please drop your used Tennis/Pickleball sneakers in the box inside.

Used Paddle Donations

Various schools have requested paddle donations for their PE Departments. If you have a paddle to donate (in playable condition), please call/text Richard at (805)680-1408

I will get them to those in need!

Santa Barbara Pickleball Website

Check out our group website

Click here

Santa Barbara Pickleball Facebook Page

Read & post local news

Click here

Santa Barbara Pickleball Tournament Players Page

A place to share tournament experiences with like-minded Pickleball players.

Click here:

Please feel free to email any suggestions or comments to:

Richard Salzberg

USAPA Ambassador - Santa Barbara

Pickleball Quote of The Month

"I've just been rated as a 5.0 player in trash talk"