Southern Nevada Pickleball Media Coverage
City of Henderson Government Press Release
We're happy to announce that the city's first dedicated pickleball courts are set to debut on April 12 during the Henderson Games athletic competition. The courts are located within the tennis complex at Whitney Mesa Recreation Area, right next to Whitney Ranch Aquatic Complex. We've got four courts solely dedicated to pickleball, with an additional four courts lined for both pickleball and tennis. And yes, they will be open to the public and available for reservation after April 12.
Pickleball Plays Big at the Plaza
LAS VEGAS - The Sin City Showdown welcomed 250 competitors from all over the country for pickleball on the rooftop of the Plaza. Tournament co-director, Steve Carter, and Rocky Clark, USAPA Atlantic Regional Director are featured.
8 News Now Sports reporter Jon Tritsch has the story. Click HERE to watch the sportscast.
From left, Discovery Land Inc founder Mike Meldman and celebrity golf designer Tom Fazio at The Summit, an ultra-luxury community under construction in Summerlin. (Discovery Land))
Discovery Land’s Summit Club sells custom lots from $3 to $10 million
non-golfers.The Summit Club also will have restaurants, a fitness center, spa, tennis courts and a kid’s camp among its amenities. A temporary fitness center will open until the clubhouse is completed, and tennis courts and pickleball courts will be done prior to the clubhouse, Renaud said. Click HERE to read the full article.
Local player, Pete Bresciani, preparing to serve.
Sport of pickleball expands in Las Vegas area
By BETSY HELFAND
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
November 15, 2016
After competing in a pickleball league in Minnesota this summer, Rick Johnson returned to Las Vegas and started a website with a new league about two months ago.
There were six teams in his league in Minnesota, and he was hoping to maybe match that... Click HERE to read the full article.
Sin City Pickleball Showdown kicks off at the Plaza Hotel
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — The Sin City Pickleball showdown is happening at the Plaza Hotel on Sunday.
It's a fun game to learn and be a part of, and was invented in 1965.
Steve Carter, the co-director of the Sin City Pickleball Showdown stopped by with more information. Click HERE to see the interview.
Sun City Anthem players Mario Najera and Vince Cimino play the sport that so many in the Vegas valley love!
Sport’s die-hards want to put Las Vegas on pickleball map
Taylor Bern - Las Vegas Sunday
Sunday, June 19, 2016
About seven years ago, John Sloan was in St. George, Utah, when he first heard pickleball. Not heard of it, an explanation that would come later, but literally heard it, the little pops and pongs of paddle thwacking ball as teams dinked and slammed against one another on a court a quarter the size of tennis’ playing surface. Click HERE to read the full article.
Las Vegas Ambassador John Sloan awarded Las Vegas Citizen of the Month
May 4, 2016
In May, John Sloan accepted the Las Vegas Citizen of the Month award. The council chambers was packed with local pickleball players who have multiple places to play thanks to the hard work of John Sloan.