Celebrate the holidays with three sets of pickleball-theme events at Silverthorne Rec Center (SRC): Our regular drop-in play—Sunday 9-12; Monday and Tuesday 11:30-2:30; Round-robin mini-tournaments—Intermediate on Wednesday, December 15 and Advanced on Thursday, December 16; and  Pickle Pantry in the lobby all week!  Our ever-busy and creative club Secretary, Julie Worthington, has crafted a Christmas Tree … Read more

Summit County’s second pickleball tournament, held July 16-17 at Rainbow Park, went fabulously.  Year 2 was a blast and such a success. We battled the rain a bit on Saturday, but we won that battle and were able to finish the tournament early in the evening.  We had competitive, but good-natured, play across nine divisions, … Read more

On 4th of July, SCPA members Roger and Debbie Maul organized a group of pickleball players and family to march in Breckenridge’s parade to show support for Summit County’s first responders’ pandemic heroics. After a year with few in-person festivities, the Breckenridge Fourth of July parade made its comeback this year with hundreds of spectators … Read more

SCPA member Freddy Bacher won gold medals in 3.5 Men’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles and Singles, age 50+, at the Great Plains Regionals tournament, June 23-28, 2021! That performance has earned him a “golden ticket” to USA Pickleball Nationals in Indian Wells, CA, December 6-14, 2021, in all three events. Freddy is best known in our … Read more

This is a great opportunity to have fun and compete here in our hometown. The Silverthorne Recreation Department and Summit County Pickleball Association are jointly sponsoring the second annual “Pickle in the Peaks” tournament on July 16 and 17, 2020 at Rainbow Park. Rain date, if needed, will be Sunday, July 18. There will be … Read more

SCPA’s board continues to work very hard to expand pickleball capacity in Summit County. Last July we formally proposed to the Town of Silverthorne’s SPORT Committee that Trent Park’s tennis courts be dedicated to pickleball. In December, after five months gathering public input and deliberating, the Committee recommended that the Town Council keep the courts multi-use (tennis … Read more

In July, we presented the Town of Silverthorne’s SPORT Committee with SCPA’s proposal to dedicate Trent Park’s seldom-used (for tennis) tennis courts to pickleball with six permanent pickleball courts.  The SPORT committee decided to gather public comment (yea or nay) on the idea of making Trent courts all pickleball as part of a 5- to 10-year update to the Silverthorne … Read more

Lori Miller and Julie Worthington recently presented the Town of Silverthorne’s SPORT Committee with SCPA’s proposal to convert Trent Park’s two tennis courts into “Trent Pickleball Park,” a dedicated venue with six permanent pickleball courts.  SCPA would raise the funds for the conversion, which would entail permanent nets, partial fencing between courts, and a 7′-wide waiting/spectator area.  View our presentation and … Read more

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the town of Silverthorne has cancelled our open tournament previously scheduled for July 17-18. It will be missed, as the first annual tournament was a fun and rewarding experience. We hope to co-host “Pickle in the Peaks” with the town in July, 2021.

Click here for the latest, full USAPA guidance on safe return to play. It’s quite detailed and helpful.  Here’s a summary of items of particular interest: Consider playing with only family members or others who reside in your household. Wash your hands with soap and water and bring personal use hand sanitizer to the courts. Clean … Read more