Pickleball growing in Bend

By Elise Gross/The Bulletin
Published April 29, 2013

Click on the above headline to see the full text of the article. This article does a good job of summarizing the growth of pickleball in Bend and the surrounding area.


Pickleball Court Fundraising Underway in Bend

By Ben Botkin / The Bulletin
Published February 13, 2013

The Bend Pickleball Club has raised $25,000 for eight new pickleball courts to be constructed in
the city.

That puts the club one-fourth of the way toward its goal of raising $100,000, which is half the
cost of the courts. The Bend Park & Recreation District is covering the balance of the project. More 


Bend to boomers: Let the games begin

City is expected to host the Oregon Senior Games starting in 2014

By Rachael Rees / The Bulletin
Published: February 20. 2013

Pickleball, being played by here in July by one of the founding members of the Bend Pickleball Club, could be an event in the Oregon Senior Games, which are expected to be held in Bend in 2014. The National Senior Games, as well as those in California and Washington, feature the event. More


New Pickleball Courts in Bend

Bend Pickleball Club raises $25,000 toward new courts

Pickleball is a fast-growing sport in Central Oregon, and the Bend Pickleball Club is taking action
to see that eight new courts are developed in Bend. Working in partnership with Bend Park &
Recreation District, the club has committed to raise $100,000, or half the cost of the courts,
with the district contributing the balance. Community members are already making pledges
and donations. More