November 2020 Newsletter!

 Greetings Pickleballers & Happy November!

In This Month's Newsletter:
  • Muni Operating Hours & Closure Alerts
  • New Courts in Goleta / Pershing Park Reopens
  • Court Signup / Find Players - Quick Links
  • Lessons/Clinics Info: Beginners, Intermediate, & Advanced
  • Ball Machine For Sale
  • Used Paddle Drive
  • New Group Website
  • Friendly Reminders - Parks & Rec Dept.

Muni, Pershing, & Goleta Hours & Closure Alerts

Muni Hours:
Daily 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM (Reservations through Signup Genius Required).
Weather Event Alerts: Before, During, or After a Weather Event, Please Visit: To Verify That Courts Are Open!
Muni Closed Thanksgiving Day

Pershing Park (Drop-In Recreational Play) - Bring Your Own Temporary Net (Reservations NOT Required - First Come, First Serve).
Pershing Hours:
Monday - Friday From 5 PM - 8 PM (Courts Are Lit For Night Play).
Saturday & Sunday From 8 AM -8 PM
Pershing Closed Thanksgiving Day

Goleta Valley Community Center Hours:
Daily 8:00 AM - 8:30 PM (Reservations through Signup Genius Required). Note: These Courts Have New LED Lights for Night Play!
Open Thanksgiving Day
Court Signup/Find Players - Quick Links

Great News! You can now find teammates in Santa Barbara AND Goleta on the Playtime Scheduler site. This is the best way to network with other players and to find games at your skill level. This is also a FREE service for players (and all skill levels). Register today (link below).

Note: It is recommended that the person who reserves a Court on Signup Genius be the one who sets up the game session on Playtime Scheduler.

Quick Links:

Signup Genius (To Reserve a Court): 

Playtime Scheduler (To Find Players): 

NOTE: These Two Systems DO NOT Talk to Each Other, so Putting Info Into One DOES NOT Update The Other!

Pickleball Ball Machine For Sale
Lobster 2 (Almost New). Original Price $1500. External Battery & 50 Onyx Balls Included.
Sale Priced @ $950. Please contact if interested.

Used Paddle Drive
Have an old paddle gathering dust?
Several community groups have contacted us requesting paddles for disadvantaged youths. If you wish to donate a paddle (Any age/condition except cracked or broken), please put in a plastic bag and give to Richard Salzberg or email for a drop off location.

New Santa Barbara Pickleball Website

Check out our new group website here:

Suggestions for additions or improvements? How About a 'Store Tab' Where We Sell 'Santa Barbara Pickleball' Shirts, Water Bottles, Masks, Backpacks, Etc. as Group Fundraisers on The Website? Let Us Know What You Think!

Friendly Reminders - Parks & Recreation Dept:

1. Please have your annual permit or $5 daily use fee handy when driving into the parking lot. To purchase an annual permit (best value!) Click Here:
2. IMPORTANT- Please continue to wear a mask to and from the courts.
3. Please do not bring dogs to the courts till further notice from the Parks & Recreation Dept.
4. Please keep a 6' distance from others on or off the courts.
5. Please leave courts immediately after your session is over. Only 4 players allowed on any court (no spectators or additional waiting players).
6. If you have reserved a court using Signup Genius and cannot make it, please CANCEL the reservation. This will free up the court for other players to use.

Lessons/Clinics Info: Beginners, Intermediate, & Advanced

If you wish to connect with certified instructors offering group or private lessons, please contact

Please feel free to email any suggestions, comments, or concerns to or call/text (805) 680-1408.
Richard Salzberg
USAPA Ambassador - Santa Barbara

Pickleball Quote of The Month
"Everything In Moderation...
Except Pickleball And Wine"