Pickleball

Sunrise brings you one of the fastest growing sports in the nation, Pickleball. This fun and social game is perfect for all ages, easy to learn and provides a great physical workout. If you are interested in learning more about Pickleball or want to improve your game then you have found the right place! 

 Rusch Park is home to 6 fully dedicated and fenced-in pickleball courts! These courts are lighted and open until 10:00pm. These newly resurfaced courts are home to two annual pickleball tournaments, held in the Spring and Fall.

 

 Sunrise Pickleball Club

Established in 2017, the Sunrise Pickleball Club provides a fun, healthy, recreational activity for over 200 members. The club aims to enhance the Pickleball experience through social, educational and competitive events. All ages and ability levels are invited to come play with us at rusch park in Citrus Heights, California. 

Club Drop-In Play Schedule 

  • Mon-Fri & Sun                   7:00am - 12:00pm

*You must be a member to attend club drop-in sessions. (Play up to 3 times as a guest)

Interested in joining? Please visit http://sunrisepickleballclub.org/ or click here

 

Pickleball Lessons

Beginning Pickleball Lessons

The focus is on mastering the essential shots so players can start to enjoy the game and improve quickly. learn the history, equipment, scoring, rules, game play/strategy, and more. 

Location :Rusch Park Pickleball Courts

Fee: $60

DaysM/W 

Instructor: Doug Koch 

 
First session

Dates: 4/9 - 4/18

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

 
Second Session

Dates: 6/4  - 6/13

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

 

Intermediate Pickleball Lessons

The focus is on mastering the essential shots so players can start to enjoy the game and improve quickly. learn the history, equipment, scoring, rules, game play/strategy, and more. 

Location :Rusch Park Pickleball Courts

Fee: $60

DaysM/W 

Instructor: Doug Koch 

 

First session

Dates: 5/7 - 5/16

Time: 11:00 - 12:00

 
Second Session

Dates: 7/9  - 7/18

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

 

 

Pickleball Tournaments 

Sunrise Recreation and Park District is proud to offer 2 Annual Pickleball Tournaments!! The Sunrise Spring Smash is offered the third weekend in May every year, while the Sunrise Fall Classic is offered the last weekend of October every year. Both of these recreational tournaments span 3 days (Fri,Sat,Sun) and are loads of fun! 
 

2nd Annual Sunrise Spring Smash 

Dates: 5/18 - 5/20

 

Fee: $35 for the first event, $15 for each additional event.

Friday 5/18: Womens' Doubles

Friday 5/18: Mens' Singles

Saturday 5/19: Mixed Doubles

Sunday 5/20: Mens' Doubles

Sunday 5/20: Junior Doubles

Sunday 5/20: Womens' Singles

 

* Format is double elimination

* Tournament ball is Onix Pure 2

* Referees Provided

* Brackets divide by skill first and then age if the size of the bracket permits

* Format with brackets with 5 or fewer teams will be round robin

 

3rd Annual Sunrise Fall Classic

Dates: 10/26 - 10/28 

Fee: $35 for the first event, $15 for each additional event.

 

Friday 10/26: Womens' Doubles

Friday 10/26: Mens' Singles

Saturday 10/27: Mixed Doubles

Sunday 10/28: Mens' Doubles

Sunday 10/28: Junior Doubles

Sunday 10/28: Womens' Singles

 

* Format is double elimination

* Tournament ball is Onix Pure 2

* Referees Provided

* Brackets divide by skill first and then age if the size of the bracket permits

* Format with brackets with 5 or fewer teams will be round robin

 

 

Rusch Park Pickleball Courts